Mark Stone

Before switching careers to writing, Mark spent many years in information technologywearing several hats, including five years as an Information Security Analyst with the provincial government in Manitoba.

When Mark moved to Kelowna, he began writing columns about information security and realized he had a knack for writing. Mark wrote a fiction novel, which was published in 2008, and was also a finalist in a TV pilot screenwriting contest for Spike TV.

In addition to writing about tech, he's been covering the entertainment world for five years.


Articles by Mark Stone

Women in Technology: How Far Have We Progressed in One Year?
Could Netflix Spur Telus to Charge Canadians More for Their Internet?
Why Apple and Microsoft are Upset About Google's 'Project Zero'
Facebook's Latest Privacy Policy Should Probably Concern You
Amazon Entering Movie Business a Nightmare for Hollywood
Apple's Biggest Hits and Misses of 2014
'The Interview' May Not Be the Best Movie of 2014 - But It's the Most Disruptive
Android Devices Gain Appeal with Launch of Cool New Photography Apps
Sony Data Becomes Hackers' PlayStation: The Implications are Far-Reaching and Just Beginning
Soil Mate Uses Online Dating Model to Connect Consumers with Their Local Farmers
How This Mobile App Can Double the Efficiency of Bartenders
Why Is Everyone Suddenly So Pessimistic About Samsung?
Startup Chooses BC Over Silicon Valley, Scores Deal with NHL's Chicago Blackhawks
Online Translation Service Combines Best of Humans and Robots
Australians Join Canadians in Streaming of US Netflix Content En Masse
The Tweets That a Cost Multi-Millionaire Shock Jock His Job at Sirius XM
Canadian Justice Department Employees Fall Hard for Phishing Scam, Prompting Security Concerns
How Coding Schools May Finally Buck the Trend of No Women in Tech (and Why We Need Them To)
Study of Facebook Brand Pages Reveals Companies Talk to Us Like 10-Year-Olds
Ebook or Paper? BitLit Lets Consumers and Publishers Finally Have Them Both
Sixth-Annual Metabridge Conference Lives up to Its Own High Expectations with Solid Array of Startups
Apple Employees Out Top Managers as 'Arrogant' in Scathing Report
Sleazy Fratboy Billionaire: Is the CEO of Snapchat the Worst Man in Tech?
To Be a Glasshole or Not to Be: The Strange New World of Wielding Wearable Tech in Public Places
Netflix Closing in on Total Viewership Numbers as Cable Networks Shake in Their Boots
Medical Student Sells Virginity Online for $800,000, Then Pulls Out
Canadians Snubbed Once Again by Amazon with Latest HBO Partnership
If You Think 4G LTE is Fast, 5G Wireless Speeds Will Blow You Away
Google Owns You. But You Already Knew That, Right?
Biggest Fans of Samsung's New Galaxy S5? Apple iPhone Users, it Seems
Is Netflix's Vision of the Future Technical Magic or a Total Nightmare?
Too Much Twitter Can Kill Your Marriage, Study Finds
If You're Spending More Than $10 on an HDMI Cable, You're Getting Ripped Off
Think Canadians are Less Immune to Government Spying Than Americans? Think Again
Daughter’s ‘Suck It!’ Facebook Post Costs Father $80,000
In Unexpected Twist, Google Looks to Israel to Beef Up Online Security
The Ebook vs. Paperbook Fight Rages On: Will There – Or Should There – Ever be a Winner?
Will the Rogers-NHL Deal Bring Hockey to your Smartphone and Tablet, or Will Rogers Blow It?
Okanagan Tech Firm Turning Math on Its Head with Innovative Learning App
Turns out We're Not Actually Cord-cutting: Why Canadians are Still Clinging to Cable
Canadians Take a Beat-ing with Inability to Access Streaming Services Like Pandora and Hulu
Why a US Net Neutrality Court Case May Affect Canadians Too
As Siri Gets Sexier, Will We be Willing to Die for Her?
Rogers to Take on Netflix and Hulu with Launch of Video-streaming Service
Is Twitter Evil, or Just The People Using It?
Four Important Things You Must Do to Protect Yourself Online This Year
Why Sex and Technology Don’t Mix
This Holiday Season, Microsoft is Putting the Scrooge in Scroogled
How Canadians Can Watch US Netflix
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