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Hashtag Trending – Pinterest ad sales nearing $1 billion USD; Uber/Lyft ban driver for filming riders; Tesla asking suppliers for refunds

Pinterest’s ad sales are approaching $1 billion - with a B - USD in revenue. Uber and Lyft cut ties...

July 24th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

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Hashtag Trending – ZTE shuffles leadership team; facial recognition technology failing test run; the cost of doing business with Amazon

ZTE shakes up its leadership team. A London, England-based test run of facial recognition technology has only a two per...

July 6th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

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

March Networks launches hybrid video recording platform

Ottawa-based intelligent IP video provider March Networks has unveiled a new hybrid video recording platform that supports high-definition (HD) analog...

September 6th, 2017 Gary Hilson

Snowden support signs

Snowden can stay in Russia longer

Former NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden will be allowed to stay in Russia three more years and allowed to travel, according...

August 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Hacker claims to have infiltrated Internet surveillance provider

Gamma Group, a controversial Munich-based supplier of the FinFisher/FinSpy Internet surveillance software to governments and law enforcement agencies has been reportedly...

August 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Experimental malware uses inaudible sound to transmit data

If you think that not being connected to a network will keep you safe from surveillance, think again. Two German...

December 3rd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

B.C. social mapping firm helps find security leaks

It’s been less than two month since the launch of echoSEC, but the Victoria, B.C.-based social network mapping company says...

August 28th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Tech companies, civil liberties groups pressure U.S. government over surveillance

Tech companies, civil liberties groups pressure U.S. government over surveillance

Tech giants and civil liberties groups want the U.S. government to relax the secrecy surrounding its requests for user information. Microsoft,...

July 18th, 2013 IT World Canada Staff