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Musk reveals Apple’s threat to remove app from App Store

Elon Musk has accused Apple of threatening to remove Twitter from its App Store without providing a reason, and that the iPhone maker has stopped advertising on Twitter, prompting him to question whether the tech group hates free speech.

Research reveals extent of attention social media users give negative comments

According to a new psychology report published in the journal Computers in Human Behavior and authored by Susann Kohout, Sanne Kruikemeier, and Bert N. Bakker, people pay more attention to negative comments on social media than positive ones.

Ireland Data Protection Commission slams Meta with $276 million fine

Another fine has visited tech giant Meta, as Ireland’s Data Protection Commission slammed the company with a €265 million fine (about $276 million) after an April 2021 data leak exposed the information of more than 533 million users to so-called data scrapers.

Partners takes advantage of general availability of AWS

The general availability of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Data Security Platform on AWS Marketplace, a digital catalog that customers can use to find, buy, deploy, and manage third-party software, data, and services to business solutions and run their business on AWS, is boosting Amazon’s partnerships and connecting partners with the parent cloud.

Apple shares drop following Foxconn crisis

Apple shares fell about 2.6 per cent on Monday, making it one of the Nasdaq 100 index’s biggest percentage losers, weighing on the broader market as growing unrest at a key Chinese plant spread fears of a bigger hit to already limited production of higher-end iPhone 14 models due to unrest at a Foxconn factory in China.

Trump’s Twitter snub explained

After Donald Trump said he had no interest in returning to Twitter, despite a slim majority voting in favor of reinstating the former U.S. President, who was banned from the social media service for inciting violence, in a poll organized by new owner Elon Musk, a variety of explanations for Trump’s refusal to rejoin Twitter have circulated.


Bolster your first line of defence – 5 tips to foster a security culture

While the shift to hybrid work and the rise of interconnected systems have created new opportunities for business, this evolution exposed organizations to new...

Understanding Current Cybersecurity Challenges in Law: Legal Considerations for Artificial Intelligence and Technological Development (Article 6)

With strong competition among countries around the world to become cutting edge leaders in AI, artificial intelligence has been a driving force of innovation...

9 Must-Take Actions as Recession Fears Loom

Even as recession indicators sound the alarm, financial analysts and even central banks remain split on the likelihood of a recession. In July, Scotiabank...

Fighting the cyber war: how secure is your enterprise?

Most Canadian companies that are victims of cyber incidents lack even basic recommended security measures. Fortunately, there are achievable steps to take that greatly improve an organization’s cyber security posture.

Succeeding in the post-COVID world of work

A chief information officer (CIO) can lead their organization as it changes to succeed in the revised post-COVID world of work. The most significant...

The impact of COVID-19 on tech employment in Canada

The global pandemic has impacted and challenged labor markets worldwide. In March and April 2020, over 3 million Canadians lost their jobs. However, over...

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Coffee Briefing November 29, 2022 – Toronto mortgage fintech company announces partnership; BMO and...

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada’s editorial team! Missed...


How Mastodon may succeed as the Twitter alternative where others have failed

The micro-blogging site Mastodon has seen explosive growth in the past few weeks, as Twitter users in the hundreds...

Microsoft to launch payments app in Teams in December

Microsoft is introducing a payment system within Teams, to be rolled out in public preview in December. The Payments...

Four million Canadians want to switch to 5G in 2023, reveals Ericsson study

Ericsson, a leading 5G network service provider in Canada, has released the Canadian results from its largest consumer study...

High-performance computing and quantum technologies move to the forefront of sustainable energy solutions

EDF, Exaion Inc, PASQAL, and the Quantum Innovation Zone are joining forces to open the first center of excellence...

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Cyber Security Today, Nov. 28, 2022 -Twitter breach may be worse than first reported, a US college victimized by ransomware and more

This episode reports on tne latest Twitter data breach numbers, ransomware and surveys by Dell and OpenText

Cyber Security Today, Week in Review for Friday, November 25, 2022

In this episode Terry Cutler and I discuss the theft of funds from customers of the DraftKings betting site, ransomware and tips for safe online holiday shopping

Hashtag Trending Nov.28 – Tesla’s Self-Driving test fail; Twitter breach worsens; breached WhatsApp records up for sale

A recent safety test reveals that Tesla’s Full Self-Driving feature will hit a child in a stroller, a Twitter breach from last...

Hashtag Trending Nov. 24 – iPhone factor protests; Hearing to discuss Ticketmasters monopoly; HP layoffs

Protests break out at an iPhone factory in China, U.S. senate to hold a hearing to discuss the lack of competition in...

Deeper Dive: The Metaverse: Episode 5 – Future Proofing and Resource Guide

In this episode we explore the near-term future of the metaverse and what we need to be doing to understand it in...

Leadership Coaches Weigh in on the New World of Work

The world of work was already changing before the pandemic, but COVID accelerated trends ranging from staff burnout and mental health issues to...

The symbol Forrester uses to describe CIO-CMO relations in 2015 says it all

The analyst firm publishes an infographic that suggest improvement in the partnership between IT and marketing, but there's one gaping hole

Amazon announces release of new devices and updates in Canada

  Yesterday, Amazon announced new updates and devices at the 2022 Devices and Services event. The company says that these...

Innovative Calgary information technology startups

Calgary’s tech innovators and entrepreneurs are leading digital transformation across the province and the world. Calgary is growing alongside Alberta into a global tech hub.

International Women’s Day: Five tech training courses that aim to break gender inequality in Canadian tech sector

women are still largely underrepresented in the tech industry. This slideshow details education and training resources to help women advance in the IT field.

International Women’s Day: Seven women who changed technology

You may find it difficult to believe in today's male-centric tech industry, but in the early days of IT, it was often the women who were the pioneers


Data has created a new ethical frontier that financial institutions must address

Data is one of the most valuable assets financial institutions have in today’s market. But as more data is collected and consumed, we must...

Alberta innovator teaching oil and gas companies how to fish

With low commodity prices, growing environmental concerns, and difficulties with market access and supply chains, the pressure is now on oil and gas companies...

Alberta company part of green solution in Canadian oil and gas

Customer-centricity in business is hardly new, and CEOs will talk all day long about the importance of doing right by the customer as a...

Advancing construction management in the cloud

The construction industry does not immediately spring to mind when we think of industries pursuing digitally-enabled growth. However, construction management is an area of...

The Business Case for Beefing Up on Cybersecurity

by Suzanne Robicheau Canadian business leaders experience a dangerous disconnect as they navigate the evolving pandemic. They know that cyberattacks are rampant, and they recognize...

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