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3 Hours Ago   Google’s sister company Sidewalk Labs has submitted the master plan for its smart city project dubbed Quayside, but Waterfront Toronto won’t publicly release it for another week.

23 Hours Ago   Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) Minister Navdeep Bains’ proposed policy, which directs the CRTC to make decisions that will foster affordability for consumers directive, has been signed off by the Governor General.

2 Days Ago   Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai says it’s too hard to try and fix YouTube’s issues with harmful content. In an interview on CNN, Pichai said it was difficult to try and remove all the harmful content 100 percent of the time because of how big YouTube is.

2 Days Ago   Instagram users will be able to relax a little if they’re account gets hacked. The photo-sharing digital company is testing an in-app account recovery process that will make it easier for users to reaccess their account.

2 Days Ago   Huawei’s founder Ren Zhengfei says his company could face a revenue dip of $100 billion ($134 billion CAD) this year and the next as a result of U.S.

5 Days Ago   Ice Wireless has partnered with Huawei to deliver 4G LTE services to the town of Inuvik in the Northwest Territories. Services will be functional by the end of June 2019.

5 Days Ago   Huawei has applied to trademark its operating system in nine countries, including Canada, Reuters reports. The company filed to trademark “Hongmeng” in Cambodia, South Korea and New Zealand, according to documents from the U.N.

6 Days Ago   Bell customers weren’t the only ones that suffered during game 5 of the NBA finals. Turns out so did Rogers’ customers watching on Sportsnet Now. According to a Canadian Press article, customers experienced seeing an authentication error message when they tried to log into their account during the first half of the basketball game between...

6 Days Ago   As Rogers’ new Infinite unlimited data plans roll out today, the president of wireless services at the carrier says this move benefits subscribers and says Rogers will see a growth in subscriber metrics.

7 Days Ago   Northwestel, the local exchange and distance carrier in Northern Canada, has reached a settlement with the CRTC and agreed to spend $5 million in new and unplanned investments to upgrade its network infrastructure.

7 Days Ago   Taking a page from U.S. carriers and Freedom Mobile, Toronto-based national carrier Rogers will begin offering unlimited data plans with no overage charges starting tomorrow. Rogers said that later this summer it will also launch new financing options that will give customers “more affordable smartphone and device opportunities.” Rogers’ Infinite plans with unlimited wireless data...

7 Days Ago   According to new polling results from OpenMedia, 75 percent of Canadians would support ‘Right to Repair’ legislation and only three percent would oppose it. That break down includes 45 percent strongly supporting the legislation and 31 somewhat supporting it, according to the poll.

7 Days Ago   Facebook will soon start compensating people for participating in an app program that collects data from ads that are presented to the user. In a news release, Facebook said it is “offering transparency, compensating all participants, and keeping people’s information safe and secure,” through the new program called ‘Study.’ Users will be given the option...

8 Days Ago   A Vancouver resident wants there to be a city limit to the number of car sharing vehicles that are parked in residential parking spots. Dan Pressler, who lives in a condominium a block away from the Pacific National Exhibition, said the number of cars being parked in his residential parking lot has increased exponentially in...

8 Days Ago   Several thousand Bell customers lost TV connection in the last 30 seconds of game five of the NBA championship finals. The Toronto Raptors lost to the Golden State Warriors by one point with a final score of 106 to 105.

9 Days Ago   The New Democrat Party has unveiled its plan for cheaper cellphone and internet bills in Canada. “We know that Canadians rely on cellphones and access to the internet in their day to day lives.

9 Days Ago   The G20 finance ministers have signed an agreement that will place a tax on tech giants by 2020 in an effort to stop companies from using tax loopholes to pay less tax than local businesses.

9 Days Ago   Several tech giants are telling their employees to stop talking to their counterparts at Huawei about technology and technical standards. Citing anonymous sources, Reuters reported that companies are doing this in response to U.S.

9 Days Ago   The Chinese government rallied big tech companies to detail what severe consequences they could face if they side with U.S. President Donald Trump’s ban. The list of tech giants included Microsoft and Dell from the U.S.

9 Days Ago   Facebook Canada is launching its ad transparency tools that will begin to roll out later this afternoon in an effort to comply with the new obligations set forth in Canada’s Elections Act.

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12 Days Ago   Facebook will no longer allow Huawei to pre-install its app on its smartphones, according to a Reuters report. Those who already own a Huawei phone will still be able to use the app and will still have the app on their phone.

12 Days Ago   With an impressive score of 111, the OnePlus 7 Pro is the first OnePlus smartphone that has landed in the upper echelon of DxOMark smartphone camera ranking board.

12 Days Ago   Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould sent a strong warning to Twitter and urged it to take more responsibility ahead of Canada’s federal election. “We know that their platform has been used and manipulated by foreign and malicious actors and we’re still waiting to hear what their plans are here in Canada,” Gould told reporters in...

12 Days Ago   Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou’s extradition case will likely run until October 2020, based on plans set forth by both the defence and prosecution during a court hearing on June 6th.

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