Customers try out Huawei’s Mate 60 and Mate 60 Pro+ series smartphones during the Huawei new product launch conference in Beijing in September 2023.
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Chinese technology advancements cannot be contained, and the country is increasingly an education and research powerhouse.
Children are not equipped to deal with the information overload that comes from using digital devices
Have conversations with your child about online safety – and reassure them you will help them with any problems they encounter online.
Optus says the unprecedented outage last week was caused by a ‘routine software upgrade’. An expert explains why this points to more serious problems with the network.
Optus suffered one of the largest telecommunications outages in Australian history today. Here are the factors that can cause such events.
The National Party wants a blanket ban on cellphones in school. But international research suggests improving student engagement is complex, and such a policy might even be counterproductive.
UNESCO’s new report calls for corporate responsibility and stronger governance to regulate education technology.
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A new report from UNESCO analyzes the many challenges of the growing presence of technology in education and notes 14 per cent of countries have policies that ban mobile phones.
Academic performance improves when schools ban smartphones, research shows.
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The 2023 Global Education Monitoring Report proposed restrictions on the use of technology in the classroom.
Lingering on the tarmac once you get off a plane through the rear door is unadvisable for many reasons – here’s why the staff want your phone in your pocket.
Using your phone when you’re on the toilet is a horrid habit.
Your mobile phone is 10 times dirtier than a toilet seat. Here’s what to do about it.
Privacy concerns over the emergency alert? Here’s what you need to know.
Emergency alerts system: a lifesaving service or a threat to privacy?
Rogers’ takeover of Shaw has been approved by the Canadian government, but the deal comes with stringent conditions.
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The new conditions that have been heaped onto Rogers as a result of the Rogers-Shaw merger could end up benefiting Canadian consumers and the economy at large.
Your phone doesn’t even need to ping for you to be distracted. Here’s how to reclaim your focus.
5G can also be deployed in ‘private’ networks, but it is still very expensive. Solutions for both private and public networks.
The deployment of 5G networks depends on the compatibility of the instruments and protocols of a handful of industry players.
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Some contracts are set to rise by more than inflation, here’s how to reduce the cost of living impact of such bills.
The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Department in Wentworth, N.C., is among the law enforcement agencies the AP found using the Fog Reveal location tracking tool.
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Some US law enforcement agencies are using a commercial app that tracks people all day long via their phones – without a court order or oversight.
Same app, same app store, different risks if you download it in, say, Tunisia rather than in Germany.
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Mobile apps are sometimes ‘regionalized’ to better serve the needs of users, functioning differently in, for example, China than in Canada. But some of those differences pose security and privacy risks.
Is it true our phones are dangerous for aircraft navigation? An expert explains.
People walk on the road near Kibumba, north of Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, as they flee fighting between Congolese forces and M23 rebels in May 2022.
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Canada is connected to the Democratic Republic of Congo through the global economy, international peacekeeping efforts and migration. We must not ignore violence because it’s far away.
Classrooms should not be a free-for-all TikTok fest. But we need to support children to learn how to concentrate and function in a digitally-saturated world.