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.
Huawei's founder, Ren Zhengfei, has claimed that his firm does not spy on behalf of the Chinese Government. Despite this, he said he's still loyal to China and the ruling Communist party.
Huawei's CFO Meng Wanzhou has been arrested in Canada at the behest of U.S. law enforcement for allegedly violating sanctions against Iran. Huawei claims that it is not aware of any wrongdoing.
Two years after its maiden launch in the U.S., Amazon Music Unlimited is now available in Canada for both Prime and non-Prime members. It includes millions of songs and thousands of playlists.
Microsoft's Brad Smith said that the firm could move jobs abroad if the U.S. sticks to its current trajectory on immigration. He said the workforce makes Microsoft valuable so they need protecting.
Facebook has released Messenger Kids in Canada and Peru, bringing support for English, French, and Spanish in all the countries that it is available in. The update brings several new features too.
Apple has announced that it helped put together a joint venture between Alcoa Corp. and Rio Tinto in order to develop a much cleaner aluminium smelting process that releases oxygen instead of CO2.
Motorola today announced the list of carriers in the U.S. and Canada that will be offering the Moto G and Moto E line of devices. The phones will also be available from retail stores in the U.S.
Nokia has joined forces with Smart City Capital in order to help develop smart city projects in Canada to meet the Smart Cities Challenge programme criteria set out by the country this year.
Sidewalk Toronto has announced several dates in which the general public can meet with the team to put forward ideas for Quayside. Project updates will be shared by Sidewalk Labs at the meetings.
The retail giant has finally launched its voice assistant and the associated smart home line of products to the Great White North, along with a Canadian accent. Prime Music will also make its debut.
One of Uber's main rivals, Lyft, has decided to expand out of the United States for the first time. Next month, people from Toronto will be able to use the ride hailing service. Pricing isn't known.
The company officially slashed the price of the Essential Phone in Canada to CAD $650 which launched earlier this year, a price drop of CAD $400 compared to its original CAD $1050 price tag.
Google has reported that its Chromebooks are now the hottest piece of technology in Canadian schools. Canada joins the US, Sweden, and New Zealand where Chromebooks are the go-to option in schools.
The Alphabet company, Sidewalk Labs, is partnering with Toronto in order to build a futuristic neighbourhood which will re-imagine transport and city design in order to make life better.
The ride-hailing service is willing to negotiate but currently, will not renew its license, as it feels new regulations from the local authority are too rigorous and unsuitable for the company.
Facebook and the Canadian minister of democratic institutions will announce "election integrity efforts" at an event next week. This stems from fake news and misinformation problems found in 2016.
Seemingly taking several pages out of the playbook written by Microsoft, BlackBerry has made its intentions clear that it is aiming to license out its in-house fork of Android to device makers.
The Supreme Court of Canada has ordered Google to remove search results from its worldwide service following an intellectual property case decision. Google can't appeal to the top court's order.
The CRTC announced that starting on December 1, Canadian carriers will no longer be able to charge customers to unlock their mobile devices and will have to sell them unlocked models going forward.