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.
One option is for schools to develop mobile phone policies together with children and parents.
Mobile devices are becoming ubiquitous in Africa.
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To date, the program has provided nearly $10 million to roughly 137,000 of the country’s poorest citizens.
Mobile operators also offer money sending and receiving services.
The introduction of these technologies in Ghana has created an enabling platform for consumers to use their mobile phones to pay for goods and services
Many drivers still use mobile phones despite the fact that it’s illegal.
The idea seems to make sense: if the system can predict your intended word before you type it, this should save you time. But that’s not necessarily the case.
Real-time surveillance has been key to the global pandemic response.
A post-pandemic healthcare service in Ghana and beyond may usefully incorporate elements of mobile health programmes.
Mobile phones help internally displaced people in Nigeria to function better.
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Mobile phones are enhancing the lives of internally displaced people in Nigeria.
Wireless earphones have freed us from devices. It’s tempting to wear them all day for phone calls, podcasts and music but research into hearing aids suggests this can create a sticky problem.
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Watch Lotti Tajouri explain how mobile phones are vectors for bacteria and viruses, why this is a problem in our hospitals, and how you can sanitise your phone to help stop the spread of disease.