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Here’s what you need to know about the end of three-year cellphone contracts for Canada’s wireless industry:
Is there a rule banning three-year contracts in Canada?
Three-year contracts are not illegal, but thanks to the national wireless code the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications …
Retirement. Days of sleeping late, playing bridge, golfing, sailing, traveling, enjoying grandkids and other long-delayed pleasurable pursuits.
Here’s a conundrum for boomers: Why are you so testy about the Millennials you work with because they exhibit the same behaviors you instilled in your Millennial kids as a parent?
That’s the vexing question Lauren Stiller Rikleen answers in her intriguing new book with the plaintive title, You Raised …Human Resources
Heartbleed, that super destructive bug that revealed nearly everyone’s encryptions, passwords, user names and data to hackers has a new kryptonite. Say goodbye to the days of incessantly changing your passwords or, heck, trying to remember what they are in the first place. Say hello to a new …Security
Baby boomers adopt tablets, wearable devices and other technologies just as energetically as younger users, according to participants at the Booming Tech forum, which focused on technology use of that generation.
Those born between 1946 and 1964, “are not a generation new to technology,” said Joseph …Baby Boomers
If marketers and advertisers of technology products are really serious about capturing the Baby Boomer’s wallet, they need to stop thinking we all …Baby Boomers
iMessage is the name of Apple's proprietary instant messaging (IM) service that lets you send and receive free text, photo, video, and audio messages …iMessage
These days, smartphones are a one-stop payment, personal health, work, gaming, productivity, texting, tweeting, Facebook-checking machine. We use …Financial Technology
Wireless internet access is available now more than ever, with everyone from your favorite coffee shop to the restaurant down the street offering free access. While connecting to networks on the go can be convenient, public wireless networks are rarely as secure as your network at home.
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Peering into the future and with high hopes of what the Internet will unfold, this KRON-TV news report in 1981 gives a …
Back in the 1970’s, Jane Pauley and Tom Brokaw brought us the news of the day as co-anchors of The Today Show. But last night, the long-time friends, now ages 63 and 73 respectively, reunited at the 92nd Street Y in New York City as Brokaw interviewed Pauley about her new book, Your Life Calling: …New York City
Millennials (age 18-32) and Boomers (age 49-67) may be generations apart but when it comes to shopping using new technology and media they are not as …