CBC Radio column: RIM stock dives, what’s next for the BlackBerry maker?

It looks like my predictions about Blockbuster and RIM are coming true. In this alberta@noon column on CBC Radio One with host Donna McElligott I discuss what options are available to Research in Motion, maker of the BlackBerry, in the shadow of a massive stock price drop. We talk about what this means for the…

CBC Radio column: A stolen laptop and the future of criminal justice

In this alberta@noon column on CBC Radio One with host Donna McElligott I talk about the future of crime fighting. Specifically we discuss the saga of Sean Power and his stolen laptop. He had free tracking software that he used to see what the thief was doing and live-tweeted the entire event. His followers, friends…

CBC Radio column: Time to change Elections Canada’s arcane rules

In this alberta@noon column on CBC Radio One with host Donna McElligott I talk about Elections Canada’s ban on reporting the results of a federal election in a time zone where the polls have not closed yet. Topics include the $25,000 fine, the difference between media and people using social media, #tweettheresults becoming the most used…

CBC Radio column: The tablet computer market and the BlackBerry Playbook

In this alberta@noon column on CBC Radio One with guest host Holly Preston and I talk about the BlackBerry Playbook, calling it a cross between a tablet and a smart phone, while highlighting it’s touch border, lack of apps, user interface, and it’s need to tether to a BlackBerry. We also discuss the GSlate and other…