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Canada:

Canada’s broadband [loading, please wait…] lag.

Telefilm wants YOU! If you’re an American movie star, that is. Hey, it worked for Cronenberg

Canada can has video calling?

Rogers says “me too” to DRM-free mobile music store.

How Canadian MPs use Twitter — well, they’re tweeting the budget, for starters..

The Shat in The Shit.

The World:

Who’s afraid of open source? IIPA is.

Singapore (and others) quite happy to keep ACTA under wraps.

10 billion songs served to people who can’t figure out P2P.

But those cheap iPods come at a price.

No moar boobies on iPhone? O RLY?

Apps are crap, anyway.

Facebook patents the news feed. Wait, what?

Sites of the Week

Anth – Stopp ACTA, okk?
Andrew – LibraryThing
Mike – C O D E O R G A N

Music

“Bolingbroke Road” by Silver Creek.

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Is MS-Win7 really just OSX?

Could there be a MS Ducati 7 theme in your future?

Are Canadian networks taking localtvmatters too far?

The Global Broadband Phenomena says P2P is dying off.

Has Twitter become the new TV development tool?

Movies

Anth goes to see 2012.

Here’s a low-cost movie marketing PR campaign: Bit Torrent!

Will Calgary become a new Hollywood North… West… Central?

Websites of the Week

Mike – gets possessive with apostrophe.me

Jason – plays the Hollywood stock market with hsx.com

Anth – jolts our creativity with Brainstormer

Music

Thanks to paperbagrecords.com for letting us share Little GirlsYouth Tunes from the latest CD Concepts.

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Thanks to Jason Whyte from efilmcritic.com, Andrew Currie from andrewcurrie.ca, and Jason Finnerty for coming back for a second week in a row… yay Mike, we didn’t scare him away!

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How much does Canada REALLY love the internet?

Are there some unforeseen dangers with new Twitter Lists?

Does Facebook really care for your input on their TOS?

Is Steve Jobs trying to become the next Rupert Murdoch of publishing?

How did Family Guy scare off Microsoft?

Would you get your computer serviced at Wal-Mart?

Who kept Globalive out of Canada? Are Canadian telcos too big?

Movies

Canadian films trend well at the box office.

November film releases coming to a screen near you.

Websites

Andrew – asiansploitation.com – Toronto Pan-Asian sketch comedy troupe.

Jason – viralblog.com – Figure out if something supposedly “viral” is worth your time.

Mike – howitshouldhaveended.com – Animated reimaginings of blockbuster film endings.

Anthony – rendeznew.com – Pick 2, 3, or 4 geographic spots and find a suitable meetup place in the middle.

Music

Edmonton’s The Public Library – “No Reason to Send Letters”

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Welcome Jason Finnerty @brandscaping of www.thetelecomblog.com, www.brandscaping.ca and www.windows7help.org and Andrew Currie @acurrie whose aggregated work can be found at www.andrewcurrie.ca

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Windows 7 rolls out and usurps memories of Vista

Apple rolls out a whack of new products to usurp memories of Windows 7

Google rolls out a bunch of new services to usurp memories of Apple hardware

Bing and Google each strike deals with Facebook and Twitter

Is Mozilla’s Raindrop the Wave Killer before Wave even becomes something worth killing?

If Hulu will never get to Canada, do we care that the US has to pay for it?

49th Perpendicular

Net Neutrality discussions north and south of the 49th parallel

Mobile Mashup

The new Droid phone… is this finally the winner for Android?

Is Nokia’s Maemo phone a strong alternative?

Symbian exec rips Android.

Websites of the Week

Jason – knowyourmeme.com – stay hip without staying current.

Anthony – www.atdhe.net – live streaming of sports… unless it gets DMCA’ed

Mike – measy.com – helps you find the perfect gadget

Music

Ox from weewerk records with the title track Burnout from their upcoming November release

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Happy Thanksgiving Canada!

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Don’t plan on starting you turkey cooking with “Kindle-ing” in Canada
Michael Jackson sings from the grave
Google Streetview comes to the Great White North
The growing divide between the Apple and Google boards
Musicians to have recall rights on their publishing?
Netflix boss calls the two-year death watch for DVDs

Television

CTV and Global Fall Seasons

Websites of the Week

Anth – www.weburbanist.com – very cool content that will look better in your RSS feed than on the site
Mike – www.snagfilms.com – getting indie films and docs to your desktop

Music

Lovely Killbots with their track Crushed Orange Warrior from their cd Primrose Lane

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Are you cool enough to get invited to the Google Wave party.

Will Apple try to force Google off the iPhone with Mac maps?

Is a new Hulu for magazines on the way?

Canadian Comedy Awards hand out the hardware.

The Ottawa Animation Festival comes out this week.

Leo Laporte – the TWiT who became a millionaire.

Television

Letterman taps more than the late night ratings.

Our Canadian television preview starts with CBC.

Websites of the Week

Cubeecraft – pop culture goes paper cubey.

Odosketch – web art goes elegant retro.

Music

Bravestation – with their song “Southern Company”

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Are U Having a Windows 7 Party?
Archos 9 Tablet Drops for $499
Google Sidewiki’s Websites
Google Docs is Back to School
Ignore RIAA lawsuit for your best bargain on P2P

Television

The Season and Series Premiers keep rolling on. What did we watch? What did we think?

Websites of the Week

CTV’s Retro Minisodes – 6 minute retro television episodes that kick ass!
Artwiculate – playing a Twitter word-of-the-day game.

Music

Alistair Blake Bundale – “Routine Things” – Facebook

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Websites of the Week

  • Mike – bookseer.com – a simple recommendation engine for your NEXT read
  • Anth – theusermanualsite.com – ever lost a user manual for a gadget or appliance? Find it here.

Music

Laura Smith – I Spy a Monster – www.laurasmithmusic.com

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CRTC stays out of the Internet biz.
Apple to drop some knowledge on the “core” fans.
Mac gets dipped in Chrome.
The loud bird calls come from a small flock of Tweeters.
MS Seven… there’s a head in the box.
Avast Ye Scurvy European Union.
Tetris turns 25.

Movies

Ferrell Lost in the Box Office of the Lost

Websites of the Week

SimilarSites.com – Like a website and want to find more like it?
Prezi.com – Flash-based presentations on the web or on the go.

Music

Gord Phillips – Old Man War