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‘311 Toronto’ Mobile App Launches, Lets You Request Over 600 City Services

The City of Toronto has launched a dedicated 311 Toronto app for iPhone and Android users, offering residents the ability to request from over 600 city services, everyday of the year 24/7. "Use the app to make requests for more than 600 different services including Animal Services, Bylaw Violations, Service Complaints, Graffiti Removal, Noise Complaints,...

First Tesla V3 Supercharger in Toronto Has Started Construction

Image credit: @MarcoRPTesla Tesla has started construction of the first V3 Supercharger in Toronto, Ontario, located in the Hotel X parking garage at 111 Princess Boulevard, near Liberty Village (via Tesla North). The location is primed for 12 of Tesla’s fastest V3 Superchargers, capable of 250kW charging speeds, or up to 1,600 km per hour....

Apple Maps Cars are Still Driving Around the Streets of Toronto

Back in the spring of 2019, a fleet of Apple Maps cars were driving across Canada to improve the iPhone maker’s mapping app. These Apple Maps vehicles had cameras mounted on top to record street imagery and more. Apple Maps cars were seen in many Canadian cities such as Toronto at the time, and now...

The Source Reportedly Pressured Senior to Buy Bell Products, Services

The Source, a consumer electronics store owned by Bell Canada, reportedly sold a Bell Fibe TV package, a landline, a tablet with two-year contracts for high-speed internet, and a cell phone to an 85-year-old, who was visiting the store in Toronto, Ontario, to originally buy a television, reports CBC News. Ross Miller suffers from Alzheimer’s...

Toronto’s University Health Network Launches New Apple Watch Study

Toronto-based University Health Network (UHN) has announced a new Apple Watch study, led by Dr. Heather Ross. The clinical Apple Watch study, in partnership with Apple, will see if remote monitoring via the wearable can help detect early signs of worsening heart failure. According to UHN, data from Apple Watch collected by health sensors, mobility...

OpenMedia Supports Idea of Toronto Building its Own Fibre Internet Network

The City of Toronto will consider the idea of building its own community fibre internet network, to fill gaps left by existing internet service providers. On February 2, 2021, City Council will debate the ConnectTO broadband proposal and OpenMedia has now created a campaign to easily contact Toronto councillors to support the idea. According to...

Rogers Deemed Most Reliable 5G Network in Greater Toronto Says Study

According to a new study from Germany’s umlaut, Rogers has been crowned the most reliable 5G network in the Greater Toronto Area. It's worth noting the Q4 2020 audit report from umlaut was commissioned by Rogers. According to the firm, it "tested and measured the performance of Data services using the latest 5G capable smartphones,...

Amazon Tech Hubs in Vancouver and Toronto to Create 3,500 New Jobs

Amazon has announced its tech hubs in Vancouver and Toronto will create 3,500 new jobs in the coming years. According to Amazon, these new corporate and tech jobs "will support existing teams across Amazon, including AWS, Alexa, Amazon Advertising, and Retail and Operations Technology." “Amazon’s investment has tangible benefits for the broader economy and community – from...