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I didn't get a chance to write about this when it first hit my inbox, but I just can't resist saying something about the ridiculous "study" that a consulting firm called Precursor did of the bandwidth that Google supposedly uses but doesn't pay for. The headline on the email I got -- which I assume…

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Hats off to Erick Schoenfeld -- ex of Business 2.0, and now the Numero Duo over at TechCrunch -- for his post about Apple and the iPhone. At the risk of getting flamed again (or having my server melt down from the Digg-storm), I have to say that I think he has put his finger…

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It's all well and good that our dollar officially hit parity with the U.S. greenback today, but it sure would be nice if we could get something approaching real competition in the mobile telecom market in Canada. Then maybe certain carriers who shall remain nameless -- but whose names start with a B and rhyme…

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I know that Forrest Gump said "Stupid is as stupid does," but there's really no other word for what Verizon is doing with its much-heralded launch of YouTube video on cellphones. I mean, really. How much stupider could this get? The answer, to paraphrase Nigel Tufnel in Spinal Tap, is none -- none stupider. Fred…

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Ottawa-based Iotum, whose software allows phone networks to offer "presence"-based services, announced a partnership this morning with AOL's voice-over-Internet service AIM Phoneline -- details are here. Iotum CEO Alec Saunders, who blogs at saunderslog.com, says that being part of AIM Phoneline will give Iotum access to the more than 43 million U.S. AIM users through…

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