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Canada’s Semiconductor Council releases its action plan recommendations

Canada’s Semiconductor Council released its recommendations to reinforce Canada’s semiconductor supply chain on Nov. 23. The report summarized the council’s suggestions for Canada’s short, medium...

VMware and Mitacs collaborate on sustainable 6G development

Cloud solutions provider VMware announced a partnership with Mitacs, a non-profit organization that connects industries with Canadian academia, to chart a path towards sustainable...

Cisco Canada, STEM Fellowship launch cybersecurity training for 40,000 Canadian students

Cisco Canada and STEM Fellowship launch a cybersecurity program for high school students to address the growing need for cybersecurity awareness and education.

58 per cent of shoppers sticking to online shopping this holiday season: Google trends

As a busy holiday shopping season kicks off this week with Black Friday, Google Canada is revealing the top Canadian Black Friday and Cyber...

Canada’s first Automobility Hub launches in Windsor-Essex

Today, Invest WindsorEssex (IWE), the lead economic development organization for the Windsor-Essex region, announced the launch of Canada’s first Automobility Hub, a public-private partnership...

Best of the Web

Tencent Ordered to Halt Rolling Out New Apps in China

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) recently ordered technology giant Tencent to suspend the launch of new apps and a temporary suspension of product updates.

How to Delete Your Last 15 Minutes of Google Search History

In order to better guarantee user privacy, one of Google's features in 2021 will allow users to delete their Google search history from the last 15 minutes.

Fairphone Beats Android With Six Years of Support

Fairphone recently announced that it will ship Android 10 for Fairphone 2, a six-year-old device originally intended for Android 5.

Japanese Companies Test a Bank-Backed Cryptocurrency in 2022

Japan is taking a giant step toward a digital currency. A group of about 70 Japanese companies announced this week a plan to create a yen-based cryptocurrency in 2022, a project provisionally called "DCJPY" and supported by the country's three largest banks.

Discord Malware Campaign Aims For Crypto and NFT Groups

Discord users have been targeted with a new malware campaign that primarily uses the Babadeda crypter to hide malware.

SENIOR CONTRIBUTORS

Enabling innovation through low-code development

The desire for today’s workplace to be digitally savvy and interconnected continues to be on the rise. Low-code development platforms are enabling a new wave of citizen developers to build digital workflows that solve key business problems.

Kudos to the latest Facebook whistleblower

Exploring the latest Facebook whistleblower news, and company responsibilities.

9 steps to control your cloud costs

Many organizations experience unanticipated costs when moving to the cloud. This article details nine steps you can take to control your cloud costs.

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Hashtag trending Nov. 26 – Instagram CEO to appear before Congress; U.S. government blocks China’s quantum compute companies; France wants to hide Wish

Hashtag trending Nov. 26 - Instagram CEO to appear before Congress; U.S. government blocks China’s quantum compute companies; France wants to hide Wish

Hashtag trending Nov. 25 – Stripe Looks at Crypto; Calls for EU to Ban Crypto Mining; Tesla Self Driving

Stripe flirts with the idea of accepting crypto, climate experts call for European Bitcoin ban, and Tesla self-driving will require video collection.

When good enough is no longer good enough

Prior to the pandemic, people went to the office. They may have complained about the commute, and they may have wished they had more discretionary...

High spectrum cost a barrier to affordable mobile plans, say experts

At the Canadian Telecom Summit 2021, experts from across the telecom industry underpinned poor regulatory decisions for the sky-high spectrum prices that could trickle down...

How SMBs are using technology to turn crisis into opportunity

When raw material costs skyrocketed, Kendra Cruson seized the moment to transform her steel manufacturing company in Saskatchewan. She felt it was time to adopt...

SaskTel advances smart city initiatives with IoT provider eleven-x

Saskatchewan-based telecommunication provider SaskTel has extended its partnership with Internet-of-Things (IoT) provider eleven-x to build smart cities faster. Under the extended partnership, eleven-x will continue to...

Cyber Security Today, Nov. 24, 2021 – A new Windows zero-day bug is found, a cybersecurity support program for Canadian teachers and students and...

Today's episode reports on the discovery of new Windows zero-day bug, new cybersecurity resources for Canadian teachers and a holiday warning from the FBI

Hashtag trending Nov. 24 – GoDaddy breach; Samsung’s new chip plant; Amazon and Apple anti-competition

GoDaddy’s managed WordPress service was breached, Samsung is expected to announce a new chip plant in Texas, and Italy fines Apple and Amazon for anti-competitive...

Qualcomm announces new Snapdragon SoCs naming scheme

Qualcomm, a leading mobile system-on-chip (SoC) manufacturer, has announced a new naming convention for its venerable Snapdragon family of SoCs. With the announcement, the company will...

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The bar has been raised on videoconferencing

As more employees return to the office, they are noticing lots of changes beyond mask and vaccine requirements. One major difference is that their...

Seeing is believing: The power of a hands-on digital demo

The pandemic has proved that any space can become a workspace. Making that space inclusive and productive is another matter. As companies equip themselves...

Enter Optiv MXDR. Rest easy. We’ve got this.

In today’s cyber world, feeling isolated is not only natural but something the legions of attackers might actually be after. When organizations, CISOs and...

Securing your journey to the cloud

By David Senf, Senior Cybersecurity Strategist, Bell, and Dominique Gagnon, General Manager, Cyber Security Practice, Bell The move to the cloud has forced organizations to...

New rapid screening technology powered by Microsoft eases return to work for top Canadian organizations

The new hybrid work model contains a sort of paradox: people want the flexibility of remote work and the ease and creative "flow" of...

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