Open Data flourishes in Canada

November 10th, 2010

Canada has become an open data and data journalism powerhouse, the reported. The Canadian government is consulting on an open data policy and recently, Canada’s biggest open data sites – Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa and Edmonton – have started getting together to set a
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Cell phones applications: the apps culture rises slowly says Pew survey

September 21st, 2010

The most recent Pew Internet & American Life Project survey (see below) asked a national sample of 1,917 cell phone-using adults if they use apps and how they use them. Broadly, the results indicate that while applications are popular among a segment of the adult cell phone-using population,
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