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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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Hashtag Trending – Increased tech use could lead to ADHD in teens, IBM sues Groupon, human-machine mind control may be a reality

Teens who use a lot of tech may be at an increased risk of developing ADHD, IBM is suing Groupon...

July 18th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

How to attempt to influence an election: Start with a spear-phishing campaign

Canadians worried about the possibility of a foreign government trying to secretly use the Internet to influence politics here could...

July 16th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Hashtag Trending – Startup Genome to release 2018 report; Toronto mayor’s Silicon Valley tour; Backpage shut down

A prominent think tank is releasing the latest edition of its annual startup report; Toronto Mayor John Tory is embarking...

April 16th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

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Hashtag Trending – Net neutrality could be repealed in the US, Google is tracking Android users

The Federal Communications Commission is looking to repeal net neutrality, Google is collecting location data from Android users behind the...

November 22nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Risk management, shared services highlight Trump cyber security order

On the campaign trail last year candidate Donald Trump vowed to make U.S. federal IT systems “as secure as modern...

May 12th, 2017 Howard Solomon

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Ex-HP boss Carly Fiorina announces plans for U.S. presidency

The former chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard and an outspoken critic of net neutrality, Carly Fiorina has announced her bid...

May 4th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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Brits do IT better: White House CTO

The government of the United Kingdom is years ahead of that of the United States in adopting new technology, according...

April 22nd, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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Potential impact to Canada of planned U.S. data breach law

The U.S. government is planning to bolster protection of consumer data through a new law requiring companies to report data...

January 20th, 2015 Candice So