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Google’s ad-blocking might be user-friendly, but it’s also unfair to publishers

I have no doubt that Google's decision to block auto-play video ads in the latest version of its Chrome browser...

January 29th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Balancing opportunity and the public interest in the age of Big Tech

OPINION We are at a turning point in our relationship with Big Tech. Once seen as liberators and champions of...

January 20th, 2018 David Crane

10 practical privacy resolutions you can make for the New Year

The day after New Year's was always my favorite growing up, and not because my birthday is January 2nd (worst...

December 20th, 2017 Arianne Martin

Ottawa-area consultant pays ransomware with bitcoin – and actually gets his files back

This is a guest contribution by Bill Dunnion, director of the Cyber Resilience Office at Calian Group. Sometimes, your work...

December 18th, 2017 IT World Canada Staff

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The lean Jedi: An agile approach to training with the Force

** SPOILER ALERT ** -- This recovered Jedi text was written by a Jedi master and contains spoilers for Star...

December 18th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Looking into the face of Canada’s new technology leadership

When I started my first interview for this series, I sat down with Corey Cox and Karim Ramji in the...

November 15th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Are SR&ED tax changes another punch in the teeth for Canada’s tech sector?

Canadian governments are fond of making grand pronouncements that "technology innovation and the jobs it brings are key to future...

August 29th, 2017 Jim Love

Why it’s time for Shopify to stop supporting Breitbart’s online store

On the heels of the Nazi protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, many are calling for companies to step up and stop...

August 18th, 2017 Nicole Simone

No good reason to ask employees to implant technology, even voluntarily

A Wisconsin vending machine company's choice to allow employees to implant a RFID microchip simply for the purchase of buying snacks...

July 28th, 2017 Brian Jackson