The News: Sunday, January 22 Edition

It's been a heck of a week around here. There was some work, there was some down time, and then on Friday morning my dad passed away. So I'm not going to write much here, just get to the reviews. BCC Hardwar...

Prepare to Pay a "Netflix Tax" in Canada

When you get cell phone service from Telus, you pay sales tax. When you get cable TV from Shaw, you also pay sales tax. The same is true with the CraveTV streaming service by Bell. It's the price of doing busin...

Microsoft Surface Phone Patent Leak

Patent reveals are always tricky, because patents routinely never become anything more than patents; they just remain safeguarded ideas that never come to fruition. In this case, however, we have a patent from ...

The News: Sunday, January 15 Edition

Nothing much to report from here this week, really. There was a little bit of work and I ran away from home to spend a couple of days with my niece and her family, but that's about it. So since I'm pretty borin...