There are nearly a dozen carriers on tips of Canadians' tongues — Rogers, Bell, Telus and their flankers, Fido, Virgin Mobile, Koodo; regionals like SaskTel, MTS, Videotron, Eastlink; and national upstarts like Wind — but in many cases, there are very few ways to differentiate them. The Canadian mobile market can be defined using two simple words: fast, and expensive. We have some of the consistently fastest networks outside of Asia, with providers adopting standards like LTE-Advanced and Voice Over LTE before those in the U.S. and Europe. But we also pay a premium for that privilege, resulting in some of the highest average revenue per user (ARPU) per carrier in the the world. As much as Canadians complain about their telecom providers, a growing number are spending an increasing amount of their devices. Basically, we're all addicts, and the telcos are our dealers. So if you're going to go with one, which one should it be, iPhone users? We've got the scoop. Important note: … [Read more...] about Which Canadian iPhone carrier and plan should you get: Bell, Rogers, Telus, or another option?
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By Brad Plumer and Jim Tankersley, New York Times Published 5:03 pm, Monday, June 18, 2018 Photo: Ryan Dorgan /Associated Press Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 In this Jan. 9, 2014, file photo, rail cars are filled with coal and sprayed with a topper agent to suppress dust at Cloud Peak Energy's Antelope Mine north of Douglas, Wyo. The president’s attempts to boost domestic steel manufacturing and coal mining have come largely through policies that limit foreign competition, like tariffs, and proposals to prevent coal-fired power plants from closing. Those efforts have produced only modest job gains so far in two blue-collar sectors that Trump championed in his run to the White House. less In this Jan. 9, 2014, file photo, rail cars are filled with coal and sprayed with a topper agent to suppress dust at Cloud Peak Energy's Antelope Mine north of Douglas, Wyo. The president’s … [Read more...] about Motivated by nostalgia, Trump aids coal and steel
While other Oklahoma cities saw slowed population growth or even lost residents last year, Bixby bucked the trend with an increase not seen in 15 years.The population in the south Tulsa County city increased by 1,113 during the period of July 1, 2016, to July 1, 2017, bringing its total number of residents to 26,724, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau estimates. Some other suburban cities and towns experienced growth, while Tulsa’s population dipped 0.4 percent.The growth pace made Bixby the fastest-growing city in the region and second-fastest overall in the state.The last time Bixby added this many residents in one year was in 2002, when 1,269 were added. During the prior one-year period, 2015 to 2016, the Bixby population increased by 770, and it was the fastest-growing city in the state in 2012.Bixby City Manager Jared Cottle attributed the continued growth in large part to the Bixby School District. He noted that the city has added an average of about 275 to 300 new … [Read more...] about Bixby tops area cities in population growth, while Tulsa shrank, according to U.S. Census Bureau
NEW ORLEANS—From the parades strolling through the showroom floor on its final day to various official evening meet-ups at hallowed French Quarter hotel bars, the annual Collision Conference has increasingly embraced its New Orleans home over the past three years. The setting, combined with the conference's eclectic programming—featuring tech execs and developers, startups and investors, athletes and musicians, city planners and Hollywood types, plus Al Gore(?!)—has made Collision a unique and popular calendar addition. It's easy to believe in the organizing team's favorite moniker: "North America's fastest-growing tech conference." But nearly as soon as the curtain rose on the 2018 Collision Conference, attendees learned things would be changing for 2019. Sparked by feedback and the experience of the event's international attendees, Collision's European-based organizers announced their decision to take things north to Toronto, Canada, moving forward. "New Orleans, … [Read more...] about Four days at the wild, AI-filled Collision Conference—before it bails for Canada
By Alyssa Pereira, SFGATE Published 4:15 pm, Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Photo: Courtesy Anchor Brewing Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Anchor Brewing debuted its collaboration beer with San Franpsycho. Anchor Brewing debuted its collaboration beer with San Franpsycho. Photo: Courtesy Anchor Brewing Beer in the Bay: Allagash's Saison Day comes to Berkeley, Anchor releases San Franpsycho IPA 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Every Wednesday morning, SFGATE finds the biggest headlines in local (and sometimes national) beer. Check back here weekly for news, events, and information about special releases from your favorite local breweries. SFGATE has launched a beer newsletter! Called the Taploid, it will contain some key stories from this column, as well as other, more nationally-spanning industry news. To sign up, head … [Read more...] about Beer in the Bay: Allagash’s Saison Day comes to Berkeley, Anchor releases San Franpsycho IPA