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Internet safety for seniors
CTV News
In Canada, seniors are the fastest growing group of internet users. Those over the age of 65 are using e-mail and social media, more than ever before. Ottawa-based internet security company, Trend Micro, recently hosted a free information session to educate local seniors.
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Geist: Canada complicit in undermining Internet privacy
Toronto Star
As the tidal wave of disclosures on widespread U.S. surveillance continues — there is now little doubt that the U.S. government has spent billions creating a surveillance infrastructure that covers virtually all Internet and wireless communications — the question of Canada's role in these initiatives remains largely shrouded in secrecy.
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Crowdsourcing healthcare
Chartered Management Institute
I've written a few times about the use of crowds in healthcare. For instance, a site called CrowdMed are aiming to crowdsource medical diagnosis. It takes the form of a prediction market whereby community members are invited to place bets on the correct diagnosis from a range of suggestions. The success or otherwise of these suggestions go into building up the profile of participants, with their reputation growing (or falling) as a result.
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How can social media help drive traffic to websites
Digital Journal
These days, it seems as though every single business has a Facebook page and Twitter feed. The Facebook and Twitter icons appear everywhere. They appear on food packaging, on print advertising, and even on our television screens. Social media marketing has become a vital part of any company’s advertising campaign. This is especially true for the youth market.
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Why analytics matter
Copper & Blue
The other day, while helping a friend at work prepare for a pool, I directed him to the multitude of hockey analytic sites on the web. After emailing him the information I went over to his desk in an attempt explain which stats he should focus on and which were essentially noise. As I was explaining this to him the guy across from him piped up, "Those fancy stats are crap! The only number I need is 149!".
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Internet safety for seniors
CTV News
In Canada, seniors are the fastest growing group of internet users. Those over the age of 65 are using e-mail and social media, more than ever before. Ottawa-based internet security company, Trend Micro, recently hosted a free information session to educate local seniors. Some basic suggestions:

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How pro sports teams are using data analytics to draft better players
Financial Post
Every summer when the National Hockey League unveils its schedule for the coming season, Bill Nowicki can tell almost immediately which matchups are going to be difficult to market to fans of the Carolina Hurricanes.

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10 ways to protect your workplace from Twitter hacking
The Globe and Mail
To prevent the hacking of social media accounts becoming a regular occurance for small business, the best thing you can do is arm your employees with best practices and guidelines to minimize risks of using social media networks like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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U.S. school district aims to stop bullying by watching kids social media use
Global News
A Southern California school district is trying to stop cyberbullying and a host of other teenage ills by monitoring the public posts students make on social media outlets in a program that has stirred debate about what privacy rights teenage students have when they fire up their smartphones. Glendale Unified School District hired Geo Listening last year to track posts by its 14,000 or so middle and high school students.
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5 steps for choosing the right VoIP business phone service
Firmology
There are a lot of factors that you need to consider as a business owner before switching to VoIP wholeheartedly. Most VoIP service providers cater to small businesses and large corporations, so that's not something to worry about, but below are some things to consider before switching:
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