Television cord cutting hits record level in 2016 for Canada’s big providers: report

A record numbers of customers cancelled their television subscriptions to Canada’s publicly traded TV providers last year, according to data from an Ottawa-based research firm. Approximately 202,000 TV subscribers cut their cable and satellite packages from seven of the largest providers in 2016, Boon Dog Professional Services reported this week. That’s between 30,000 and 40,000…

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McDonald’s serves up one more, calling Trump a ‘disgusting excuse of a President’ on Twitter

It was a direct reply, but when the world’s second largest restaurant chain slides into the Trump’s mentions to call him “a disgusting excuse of a President,” people are going to take notice. And screenshot the hell out of it. Billions and billions served, indeed. McDonald’s has since deleted a tweet reading, “@realDonaldTrump You are…

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Tucows emerges from decade-long slumber in deepening effort to win disgruntled U.S. mobile customers

After a decade-long hibernation following the dot-com crash, Canada’s Tucows Ltd. is roaring back to life with an acquisition and a deepening effort to win over disgruntled U.S. mobile phone customers. The Toronto-based internet services provider is the largest re-seller and manager of domain names after Scottsdale, Arizona-based GoDaddy Inc. Its customers are firms like Squarespace…

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