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Feature Electronics Manufacturing General
September 10, 2020  

Five trends in industrial communication technology

Connectors are smaller, smarter and can be customized.

News Electronics Government General Sustainability
September 10, 2020  

German study highlights carbon footprint of video streaming

Looks at the amount of CO2 produced by data centres and by the transmission technology streaming it to consumers.

News Electronics Government Manufacturing General Technology
September 8, 2020  

Chinese chipmaker SMIC denies military ties as US steps trade feud

US is considering adding SMIC to a list of foreign buyers needing permission to acquire technology or components.

News Electronics General
August 20, 2020  

Apple reaches $2T market value as tech fortunes soar

Comes amid a devastating pandemic that has shoved the economy into a deep recession and caused unemployment rates to soar.

News Electronics Government Manufacturing General Technology
August 20, 2020  

Huawei, long resilient, suffers under tougher US pressure

Washington intensifies its campaign to slam the door on access to foreign markets and components in its escalating feud.

News Electronics Manufacturing General Technology
August 18, 2020  

Trump administration imposes new Huawei restrictions

New rules will further block Huawei from accessing US chip technology.

News Electronics General Technology
August 12, 2020  

Microsoft back in the smartphone business with its new Duo

Pitching it as a more useful tool than a conventional smartphone, enables users to multitask with two separate apps or web pages at a time.

News Electronics Manufacturing General Sustainability
August 11, 2020  

CREATE SEED initiative to tackle e-waste and promote eco-design

Will optimize reclaiming valuable materials while rethinking how the electronics supply chain functions.

News Electronics General
August 10, 2020  

Trump bans dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat

Bans take effect in 45 days and could bar the apps from the Apple and Google app stores, effectively removing them from U.S. distribution

News Electronics General
August 10, 2020  

Capital One fined US$80M in data breach

The bank’s own internal audit failed to identify “numerous weaknesses” in its management of the cloud environment

News Electronics General
August 10, 2020  

Huawei: Smartphone chips running out under U.S. sanctions

Washington cut off Huawei’s access to U.S. components and technology including Google’s music and other smartphone services last year

News Electronics General
August 5, 2020  

Facebook launches its new TikTok clone, Instagram Reels

The new Instagram feature will let users record and edit 15-second videos with audio, and will let users add visual effects

News Automotive Electronics Transportation General
August 5, 2020  

Ex-Google exec sent to prison for stealing robocar secrets

Former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski helped steer Google’s self-driving car project before landing at Uber

News Electronics General
August 4, 2020  

Tampa teenager accused in Twitter hack pleads not guilty

Graham Ivan Clark, 17, is accused of using the hijacked Twitter accounts to scam people around the world out of more than US$100,000 in Bitcoin

News Electronics Government General
August 4, 2020  

TikTok sale puts Canada between Trump and China, again, experts say

On Aug. 3, Trump told reporters he would ban TikTok in the U.S. unless Microsoft or another American company bought the app by Sept. 15

News Electronics General
August 4, 2020  

BlackBerry releases free reverse engineering tool to fight cyber attacks

PE Tree reduces the time and effort required to reverse engineer malware

Feature Electronics Manufacturing Technology
August 3, 2020  

Smarter factory: Putting digital technology to work in your plant

How digitization and networked systems power maintenance and warehousing.

News Electronics General
July 30, 2020  

In reversal, CES gadget show won’t be in person after all

The announcement July 28 is another blow for Las Vegas

News Electronics General
July 28, 2020  

Canada’s out-of-date online privacy rules aren’t protecting you

The regulation of user privacy must consider potential future applications of any collected data

News Electronics General
June 30, 2020  

Tims mobile ordering app under investigation by privacy agencies

Concerns about how it may be collecting and using data about people’s movements as they go about their daily activities.

News Electronics General
June 30, 2020  

New Hootsuite CEO replaces founder amid ‘reckoning’ for social media

Former Zendesk COO headquartered in San Francisco will take over as of July 6.

News Electronics Government General
June 24, 2020  

Pandemic era tech changes should become permanent, says Toronto mayor

The mayor of Canada’s largest city also played up the vibrancy of its technology sector

News Electronics Manufacturing General
June 8, 2020  

Rittal partner Aztec adds a Perforex to its service capabilities

Machining centre compresses panel production from 10 hours to 90 minutes.

News Electronics General
June 4, 2020  

Marketing automation an investment priority for digital solutions: report

Rising importance of chatbots and increasing use of virtual and online channels to result in 15.7% growth of the MAS market.

News Electronics Manufacturing General
June 4, 2020  

Memory, power and AI semiconductors in 5G to hit US$15.03B by 2025

The market is rapidly transitioning to a growth stage driven by increasing data traffic, technological advancements.

News Electronics General
June 4, 2020  

Conspiracy theories about 5G networks have skyrocketed since COVID-19

Some extreme right-wing groups are linking the technology to the pandemic.

News Electronics Manufacturing General
June 3, 2020  

Bell, Telus award 5G contracts to European firms, shutting out Huawei

Ottawa continues its review of Huawei’s role in Canada’s 5G networks over security concerns related to its relationship with China’s government.

News Electronics Government Manufacturing General
May 28, 2020  

China-Canada divide widens after Meng ruling, Beijing denounces decision

A judge ruled the allegations against her could constitute a crime in Canada.

News Electronics Manufacturing General
May 26, 2020  

China demands US withdraw sanctions on tech suppliers

Measures expand a US campaign against Chinese companies including tech giant Huawei.

News Electronics Government General
May 26, 2020  

Feds hope to endorse single contact tracing app: PM

Google and Apple are working on a fix for apps that drain phone batteries because they must be open to work.

News Electronics General
May 21, 2020  

Facebook pays $9.5M to end Competition Bureau’s privacy probe

Social media site gave the false impression privacy settings would give users control over who could see and access personal information.

News Electronics Manufacturing General
May 20, 2020  

Celestica to make 7,500 ventilators for Starfish Medical

Contract manufacturer will deliver the devices to Health Canada in the fourth quarter of 2020.