Opinion Archives - Page 2

Your devices are germ magnets – here’s how to keep them clean

Given our dependency on our electronics, it’s no surprise that they’re a great harbour for grime, germs and viruses. During...

March 20th, 2020 Tom Li

An open letter to our audience – COVID–19: A balanced approach to carrying on

It is not business as usual. The last 12-weeks have demonstrated how fragile and truly interconnected the world has become...

March 20th, 2020 Staff

Journalist who uncovered Cambridge Analytica data scandal to deliver keynote at True North Festival 

Communitech this week announced that the Pulitzer-nominated journalist Carole Cadwalladr who exposed the 2018 Cambridge Analytica data scandal will be...

February 21st, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Trudeau government pushes streaming giants to support Canadian content

Released this week, a report commissioned by the federal government in 2018 suggests U.S. tech companies, including Amazon, Netflix and...

January 29th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Can a Chromebook replace a Windows PC? A week with the Google Pixelbook Go

When Google announced the Pixelbook Go at its Made by Google event in October, I was too enamoured with the...

November 1st, 2019 Tom Li
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Hashtag Trending – Oracle’s Hurd dies, Zuckerberg talks free speech, Air Force ditches floppy disks

Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd passes away, Facebook’s CEO gives a talk about how Facebook promotes and regulates free speech, and...

October 21st, 2019 Alex Coop

Cybersecurity experts weigh in on Capital One breach

This week's news of the breach at Capital One Financial Corp. rocked the world and has cybersecurity experts buzzing to...

August 2nd, 2019 Buckley Smith
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Hashtag Trending – AI and the Beatles, British Airways gets fined, Steve Jobs was a ‘wizard’

AI helps unlock some of the Beatles greatest secrets, British Airways gets slapped with a fine by the GDPR, and...

July 9th, 2019 Alex Coop

Canadian tech community mourns loss of John Reid, the tech sector’s tireless advocate

John Reid navigated the complicated waters of federal procurement and championed the rights of businesses with such grace, an outsider...

July 2nd, 2019 Alex Coop
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Hashtag Trending – Google drops tablets; Amazon leases more planes, Samsung wants Apple to pay fine

Google abandons tablet market, Amazon leases more cargo planes, Samsung asking Apple to pay fine.   Trending on Reddit, Google...

June 24th, 2019 Alex Coop