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Hashtag Trending – Amazon’s facial recognition software fails a test; Trump accuses Twitter of bias; Facebook loses billions in value

Amazon’s facial recognition software matched 28 members of the U.S. Congress to criminal mugshots. Donald Trump accused Twitter of liberal...

July 27th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood
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BlackBerry CEO urges U.S. Senate to pass driverless car legislation

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has signed a letter addressed to members of the U.S. Senate, urging them to pass legislation...

July 24th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

CRTC lays down first-ever fines for malware-infected ads

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is fining two companies $250,000 for their involvement in installing malicious software through...

July 24th, 2018 Meagan Simpson
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Canadians using Bitcoin for investment purposes, Bank of Canada says

More Canadians are now using Bitcoin, but it's mainly for investment purposes, according to a Bank of Canada study. The...

July 23rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Email mistakes by U.K. inquiry lead to $345,000 privacy fine

Technology can do wonders to strengthen the security and privacy activities of an organization, but it can only go so...

July 19th, 2018 Howard Solomon

New minister of digital government gets thumbs up from Trudeau, ITAC

The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) is pleased with the latest cabinet shuffle in Ottawa, especially the appointment of...

July 18th, 2018 Alex Coop

Former Canada Post CEO joins Drone Delivery Canada

The former Canada Post CEO who shepherded the crown corporation through a fruitful period of digital transformation has joined Canada's...

July 18th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Canada’s ICT sector falling behind: government report

Canada's ICT sector is the smallest in the G7 and is continuing to fall behind other developed nations, according to...

July 18th, 2018 IT World Canada Team
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Hashtag Trending – 12 Russians charged with hacking US election, Jeff Bezos is richer than you, Amazon Prime Day worker strikes

12 Russians have been charged with interfering in the 2016 US election, Jeff Bezos is the richest person in modern...

July 17th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

It’s time we talked … about the new PIPEDA rules coming November 1st

Are you ready for Canada’s new privacy rules? A recent survey by the federal Privacy Commissioner’s office shows that most...

July 17th, 2018 ITWorld Canada Team