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Arts and Entertainment, Politics, Society

Ontario: No phones in classrooms

In an announcement Tuesday, Ontario’s Education Minister said mobile phones will not be allowed in school classrooms starting in September which is the beginning of the next school year. The reason is the claim that cell phones are a distraction» 

Economy, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Future not bright for cable/satellite TV, landline telephones

The traditional home telephone wired in to a network, and cable television, once almost standard fare in all homes, are facing a bleak future. A new survey of Canadians by the Angus Reid Institute  shows about a third of respondents have» 

Health, Society

Injuries from mobile-device overuse ‘debilitating’

Medical health professional are seeing an increasing number of injuries from overuse of mobile phones and other handheld devices and poor posture. Most common are injuries in the neck and thumbs. Studies have shown that looking down at a phone»