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Android’s Hidden ‘Panic Button’ to Help Fight Malware

Have you ever gone onto an app on your phone and suddenly your phone is unresponsive and the app takes control of your device? Google has just released that Android Nougat update 7.1 which will have a sort of Panic Button for these circumstances. Google mentions that once you are in an application or opening an [...]

Mattagami Heights Website Launch

Congratulations on your official new website launch! Thursday, May 25th, 2017, NEOnet team members Paul Ouimette and Phil Barton were among many that attended.  The community came out in force to enjoy "Happy Hour" at the Full Beard Brewing Company, to sample a local beer and burger.  Not just any burger, but a delicious, grass-fed, [...]

May and June Outreach and Education Events

Starter Company Workshop On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017, Kait-Lynn Gooch, presented to the Starter Company and Starter Company Plus participants at the Timmins Business Enterprise Centre. There were 12 participants with hopes of becoming entrepreneurs and interested in starting their own businesses. The content of the presentation included Branding, Marketing, Social Media and the importance [...]

LinkedIn workshop with Javed S. Khan

On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017, Kait-Lynn Gooch attended a presentation hosted by Newbie Media Marketing & Design and Javed S. Khan. This workshop addressed the Social platform LinkedIn, and Javed went through the features and functions of the platform, how to create a profile, the importance of LinkedIn, and how to use it as a [...]

NEOnet is Hiring!

Program Coordinators, Seniors Digital Literacy  2-Year Contract Position (Full Time) Job Description Overview The Seniors Digital Literacy Coordinators (2) will develop digital literacy curriculum to be used to facilitate workshops and utilized by volunteers for one-on-one and peer training material for use for education of seniors.  Responsibilities will also consist of connecting with organizations throughout [...]

First Business and Technology Grant Awarded

NEOnet and the Northern College Entrepreneurship Centre have partnered to launch The Business and Technology Grant Award. This program is for young entrepreneurs, to assist them in reaching their next technological milestone. We are pleased to announce that we have awarded our first benefactor Anthony Gillen and his company Mine Safety Solutions. In the past [...]

Another Successful and Well-attended NEOnet AGM

On Thursday, April 20th, 2017, we held our 2016 Annual General Meeting was a success! Forty-five people were in attendance, comprised of NEOnet members to staff and partners from across the region. These represented our Stakeholders, staff and Board of Directors; MPP Gilles Bisson was also in attendance.           NEOnet [...]

NOVA’17 Awards

The NOVA ‘17 awards, presented by the Timmins Chamber of Commerce, took place on Thursday, May 11, 2017, at the McIntyre Arena. NEOnet attended and supported the event by sponsoring the table centrepieces. It was a spectacular evening, with activities before the Awards and beverages true to the theme. Appetizers and beverages were prepared for [...]