Proposed Bell mobile tower at New Life Church Milton

Bell proposes cross-shaped cell tower for Milton

An application has been made by Altus Group Limited (on behalf of Bell Canada) to install a new cell tower in Milton in front of New Life Church.

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Silicon Halton

Silicon Halton February Meetup

This month, Silicon Halton is back in Milton. The February track is business optimization. Join Silicon Halton at Ned Devine's on February 14th to learn the Top 10

Silicon Halton

Silicon Halton meetup November 8th at Ned Devine’s

Silicon Halton's November meetup brings the group back to Milton, specifically Ned Devine's Irish Pub at Derry and Ontario St. The November Track: Networking. LinkedIn will be presenting: Leverage

RIM Blackberry outage Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie

RIM says BlackBerry services fully restored

BlackBerry smartphone email, texting and Internet services are back to normal after four days of outages around the world. Mike Lazaridis, co-CEO of Research In Motion, the company behind

RIM layoffs

RIM to cut 2,000 jobs

Waterloo, Ont.-based Research in Motion plans to cut about 2,000 jobs, the company announced Monday. Once Canada's high-tech darling, the BlackBerry maker is cutting about 11 per cent of

Silicon Halton

Making Halton the next Silicon Valley

Chris Herbert and Rick Stomphorst want Halton to become the next Silicon Valley. With a handful of highways criss-crossing the region, which encompasses Oakville, Burlington, Milton and Halton Hills,

Google revamps to fight cheaters

Google Inc., long considered the gold standard of Internet search, is changing the secret formula it uses to rank Web pages as it struggles to combat websites that

Canada the most-engaged nation online

A new report confirms Canada is hanging on to its status as the most-engaged nation online. And it’s older folks, who were slower to embrace the web but are

The real reason we pay so much for Internet

Internet law columnist Michael Geist, who holds the Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, explains the situation and how

Usage-based internet billing: a global comparison

Only two out of 30 countries surveyed by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) offer their citizens no Internet subscriptions with unlimited downloads. Canada is one of

Ottawa to reverse CRTC Internet billing decision

A controversial CRTC decision that effectively imposed usage-based Internet billing on small service providers will be reversed. “The CRTC should be under no illusion — the Prime Minister and

Net usage allowances slashed after CRTC ruling

The amount of video or data that can be streamed or downloaded by some internet customers under their current price plans is being cut almost 90 per cent

Netflix worried by Canadian Internet download caps

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says he’s “definitely worried” that download caps set by Canadian ISPs could be “a significant negative for Netflix.” In a conference call discussing the company’s

The Beatles on iTunes

The Beatles are on iTunes — who isn’t?

Now that music from The Beatles is available on iTunes, who are the remaining major holdouts? The following artists are dead against digital downloads including (and, apparently, especially)  iTunes: AC/DC Aerosmith

Silicon Halton November Meetup

The next event is Tuesday November 19th, 7pm, at Ned Devine's in Milton, located at NE corner Ontario St. & Derry Rd. This is a free event. The Program:

Konrad von Frickenstein CRTC

Teksavvy: CRTC ruling handcuffs competitive market

Thanks to a CRTC ruling, telecommunications giant Bell will soon be allowed to charge Internet service providers such as Teksavvy (probably the most popular wholesale ISP in Milton)

Google street view car

Google breached Canada’s privacy laws

And here we have exhibit A as to what has many concerned over Google's might. In the company's quest to catalogue any and all available information on our fine

Twitter closes web hole after attack hits up to 500,000

Engineers at social network Twitter.com plugged a vulnerability in the company's main Web page after attacks that exploited the hole may have hit more than 500,000 users. The security

Internet Explorer 9: Lean, fast, modern

The final version of IE9 is still some months off — Microsoft wouldn’t commit to a definite time frame for the browser’s release when we asked. But we’ve

Apple iPad

Is the iPad worth the iWait?

Between its much-hyped January unveiling to record U.S. sales announced last month (a million units in just 28 days), one question is on many a Canadian gadget lover’s

Apple passes Microsoft in Market Cap

Back in March, Microsoft was over $50 billion ahead of Apple in market cap. That gap was still huge, but it was the closest the two had been

Pac-Man 30th anniversary marked by Google Doodle

From the Daily Telegraph: Google's first ever interactive doodle allows people to play Pac-Man on the search engine's home page, to mark the game's 30th birthday Google has transformed the

Silicon Halton Meetup at Ned Devine's May 18

From Silicon Halton: The Next Silicon Halton event (Meetup #7) is Tuesday May 18, 7pm, at Ned Devine’s, located at the old southerly-most end of Milton, about a 10

Milton whiz kid has most-downloaded iPhone app

Congrats to Milton's own Naveen Sidhu, who at the tender age of 18 currently has the most downloaded iPhone app. The app he designed and developed, 'The Impossible

Canada takes gold in race for most Olympics-related Google queries

From TechCrunch: This year’s Winter Olympic games have come to a close, and while we may have hated the way its broadcast was handled by NBC, that didn’t stop

What Canada winning the men's hockey gold medal looked like on Facebook

From TechCrunch: If you’re either American or Canadian (or just a hockey lover), chances are you were watching the gold medal hockey game yesterday. And with over 400 million

Make your laptop your home entertainment hub

// From Wired.com: There's a wealth of high-def video available on the web these days. There are big content houses like Hulu, CBS and Comedy Central that have popular

Has Google become Microsoft's evil twin?

// From PC World: The backlash over Google Buzz reveals an even bigger problem: The people behind the people's search engine are deeply out of touch If you work at

Digital Magazines: Bonnier Mag+ Prototype

// From Bonnier: This conceptual video is a corporate collaborative research project initiated by Bonnier R&D into the experience of reading magazines on handheld digital devices. It illustrates one

Wireless Cogeco hotspots in Milton

Out and about in Milton and need your internet fix? Well, right off the bat we'll give you two great places you can get a caffeine fix along with

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