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Health, Internet, Science & Technology

Smartphone producers need to do more to stop kids from getting addicted to devices

Apple and other smartphone producers need to do more to fight addiction to these ubiquitous devices among children, says a Canadian global affairs analyst and a former spokesperson for UNICEF. Michael Bociurkiw’s call comes as two major Apple investors – »

Society

How young is too young for a smartphone?

As Canadian children get ready for the imminent return to school, many parents are wondering at what age it is appropriate to give them a smartphone. In the U.S., there is one online campaign to discourage smartphone use until children »

International, Internet, Science & Technology

Blackberry bails from making smartphones

The Canadian high-tech firm BlackBerry is considered by many to be the father of the smartphone industry. At one time ubiquitous among business people, and the “hip”. BlackBerry had been losing market share as other manufacturers created more attractive technologies. »