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Canada banned WeChat and Kaspersky on government devices due to security and privacy concerns. Citing the apps' extensive data collection, Canada enacted the bans to protect the government.
The NVIDIA GeForce Now PC cloud gaming service is raising prices for all of its subscription plans in Canada and Europe starting on November 1. Prices will remain the same in the US.
It is yet another goof-up by Artificial Intelligence this time by Microsoft's. In a recently published travel guide for Canada, the AI recommended going to a food bank on an "empty stomach".
The decision by Meta to block links from news outlets to Canadian audiences comes as the country's Online News Act, which requires they make deals with news media, is now in effect.
Google will remove news links from its products for Canadian audiences due to the passage of the government's Bill C-18 into law which requires Google to make commercial deals with news media.
Meta has announced that it will cut access to news for the Canadian users as the company refused to go along with the government's plan to have social media companies pay publishers for news articles.
Tesla opens Superchargers to other EVs in Canada, starting with Ottawa-Sudbury route. Also, Canadian government supports EV charger expansion with 3,000 chargers. Here are the details.
Hacker Gary Bowser from the infamous Team-Xecuter Nintendo piracy group has been released early from prison. However, he will likely be paying off fines to Nintendo for the rest of his life.
Meta is threatening to stop news access on Facebook and Instagram in Canada if the proposed Online News Act passes in its current form. Canadian news outlets, however, support the bill.
No Canadian government mobile device will be allowed to have TikTok installed starting Feb. 28, with the government saying the app has an "unacceptable level of risk to privacy and security".
For a long time Netflix has reluctantly lived with subscribers who share their password with others. However this is about to change as it cracks down on password sharing in four more countries.
It will now be easier for Apple Maps users on iPhone and Mac to reserve a parking spot, as Apple has recently integrated parking reservation company SpotHero's services into the app.
Apple's iPhone 14 line-up can now use Emergency SOS via Satellite in the U.S. and Canada. The company said that it will launch the feature in France, Germany, Ireland, and the UK next month.
Oracle is laying off staff in the United States. It's also planning to cut jobs in Canada, India, and Europe as it struggles to deal with a worse economy. Employees in SF Bay Area were affected.
Adobe Photoshop has a web version which is now available under a freemium model. The company hopes more users will try the platform and eventually pay to access the full version in the future.
Roku is the top TV streaming platform in Canada according to a study performed by the Hypothesis group. The study has 2,510 respondents and the results were based on hours of content consumed.
According to a report from the York police, car thieves in Canada are reportedly using AirTags in their heists. They are being leveraged to track cars so they can be stolen under conducive conditions.
Motorola has announced the Moto G Power, its next budget device that's due to land in the coming months. It will be available to customers in the United States and Canada from $200.
TikTok is going to replace its current content moderation system with a new process that relies heavily on algorithms. The system will be able to delete content right after it is uploaded.
Mozilla has announced that Canadian Firefox users will see DNS-over-HTTPS be enabled by default from July 20. The rollout will be fully complete by September but it may be enabled for you earlier.
Twitter Blue has officially debuted in Canada and Australia, where the monthly subscription costs CA$3.49 or AU$4.49. For that price, subscribers have access to features like undo tweets and more.
OneWeb has formed a partnership with the Canadian firm ROCK Networks. OneWeb is due to begin providing connectivity to ROCK Networks' customers, including Canada's military, in November.
While Microsoft had already announced that the Surface Duo handset is coming to Europe in early 2021, the company today announced pricing and availability for the UK, France, Germany, and Canada.
Amazon Future Engineer has launched in Canada to help students gain important skills in computer science. The firm will invest $3 million over three years which will benefit over a million kids.
Netflix has announced price hikes for its standard and premium subscription plans in Canada. The rates will apply to new subscribers immediately and to existing customers in the coming weeks.
iPhone users in the UK and Canada can now have a central repository of all their medical health information with the launch of Apple's Health Records feature within the Health app.
Amazon has announced that it has 100,000 job vacancies in the United States and Canada. The roles are based in its fulfillment and logistic network and pay a minimum of $15 per hour plus benefits.
The ride-hailing platform announced on Tuesday that all vehicles on its platform will be electric by 2040. It also pledged to contribute $800 million through 2025 to help drivers switch.
Online home rental platform Airbnb has announced its latest initiative in partnership with local tourism promoting bodies. The campaign is based in Vancouver and aims to help the city's economy.
Aggregate newsreader platform Flipboard has added 15 new metros to its news coverage locations situated in the US and Canada. The new additions bring the total areas covered to 50 cities.
In December 2018, Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's CFO, was arrested in Canada at the request of the United States. Today, a court in Canada has finally made its decision about what should happen.
Plex and Endemol Shine Group have announced a partnership which will see more free content arrive on Plex. Films including Mr Bean will be available in a number of countries including the U.S. and UK.
Today, Microsoft announced that beginning on January 29, its Project xCloud game streaming service will be available in Canada. With over 50 games, the cloud-based service is still in preview.
Uber has launched Uber Pro to the rest of the United States, and for the first time in Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. Uber Pro offers rewards to dedicated drivers, such as savings on fuel.
It has been revealed that Yandex was attacked in October and November last year with Regin malware that is thought to be developed by Five Eyes nations including the United Kingdom and United States.
Earlier today, Apple released a statement online and in Canadian newspapers disclosing plans to improve its navigational application, Apple Maps. Apple will start mapping Canada by road this month.
To celebrate the upcoming Elsweyr expansion pack for The Elder Scrolls Online, Xbox Game Pass is organizing a giveaway via Twitter of an Xbox One X, plus a year of Game Pass and Xbox Live Gold.
Lyft is expanding its Grocery Access Program to 14 more cities across the United States and Canada, offering families living in food deserts cheaper transportation to grocery stores.
Samsung's One UI (based on Android Pie) is now rolling out to the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ in Canada via the country's major carriers including Rogers Communications, Bell, Telus, and Videotron.