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May 19, 2020  

US restriction on chipmakers deals critical blow to Huawei

Chinese smartphone and network equipment maker needs time to “understand the impact” of the latest restrictions.

News Electronics Manufacturing General
May 13, 2020  

Yorkville Sound partners with StarFish Medical to produce ventilators

Their goal is to help increase the availability of open source ventilators across Canada.

News Electronics General
May 12, 2020  

Sidewalk Labs’ smart-city plans for Toronto are dead. What’s next?

Google company is withdrawing from its partnership with Waterfront Toronto, and a neighbourhood called Quayside.

News Electronics Manufacturing General Technology
April 27, 2020  

Maintain social distance on the plant floor

Small wearable device sends alert when proximity is too close.

News Electronics Government Manufacturing General
March 31, 2020  

Huawei warns more US pressure may Chinese spur retaliation

Chairman says American pressure on foreign suppliers “will be destructive to the global technology ecosystem.”

News Electronics Manufacturing General
March 11, 2020  

Semiconductor automated testing equipment to reach US$6B by 2026: report

Need for cost-efficient testing to increase profit margins and boost growth opportunities for semiconductor test equipment, finds Frost & Sullivan

News Electronics Manufacturing General
March 10, 2020  

Gadgets for tech giants made with coerced Uighur labour

Companies outside China are benefiting from coercive labour practices.

News Electronics Manufacturing General Production
March 9, 2020  

Microart expands its Markham electronics manufacturing operations

20,000 square-foot space will support the company’s 42,000 square-foot main facility.

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March 1, 2020  

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News Electronics General
February 25, 2020  

Mitacs, tech partners work on 5G development program; providing interns

The ENCQOR 5G network is working to advance the always-on Internet connection required to support 5G initiatives

News Electronics Manufacturing General
February 13, 2020  

Rittal introduces ‘Advancing Women in Tech’ scholarship

Two female undergraduates interested in careers in the electrical industry will get $1,750 each.

News Electronics General
February 11, 2020  

Hardware Catalyst Initiative silicon incubator hits the ground running

Provides support to southern Ontario firms developing hardware solutions; first cohort of eight companies has been announced.

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February 11, 2020  

Chinese military members face charges in Equifax breach

A 2017 breach saw the personally identifiable information of at least 19,000 Canadians stolen from the credit monitoring company.

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February 11, 2020  

Cybercriminals use coronavirus-themed emails to deliver malware: report

Campaign uses Microsoft Word attachments designed to trick recipients into installing a type of malware known as AZORult.

News Electronics Manufacturing General
February 6, 2020  

York Region’s ventureLAB funding silicon tech innovation

Companies to develop healthcare technology, consumer electronics, telecommunications, smart energy and connected transportation.

News Electronics General
February 3, 2020  

Amazon is big … really, really big; U.S. workforce hits 500K

Amazon’s growth comes with increased scrutiny, as some U.S. presidential candidates want to break it up

News Electronics General
February 3, 2020  

Internet code of conduct goes into effect for 10 big service providers

The code is the CRTC’s answer to a soaring number of complaints about internet services, such as “bill shock” caused by unexpected extra fees or price increases

News Electronics General
February 3, 2020  

TCL Communication will stop selling BlackBerry-branded devices

No further rights to design, manufacture or sell any new BlackBerry devices.

News Electronics General
January 28, 2020  

Ryerson University organizations launch cybersecurity accelerator

Initiative is billed as Canada’s first commercial accelerator specifically designed for scale-up companies in cybersecurity and related fields.

News Electronics General
January 28, 2020  

Bell Canada invests $400M in Internet for Hamilton

Will bring direct fibre network connections to more than 200,000 homes and business locations throughout the city.

News Electronics General
January 24, 2020  

Mastercard to build new cybersecurity centre in Vancouver

The feds say the centre will support 380 jobs and 100 co-op positions.

News Electronics General
January 22, 2020  

Nova Scotia electronics firm qualifies for $2.5 million payroll rebate

Ultra Electronics Maritime Systems must hire 150 people over five years to qualify.

News Automotive Electronics Manufacturing General
January 7, 2020  

An unclear path for Canada’s auto sector as electric age approaches

Will have to fight for the next generation of product commitments needed to sustain itself.

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January 1, 2020  

Some businesses thrived, many lagged during pandemic in 2020

Here are the lists of winners and losers

Tech Centre Electronics Manufacturing General Technology
December 16, 2019  

Laser meter goes the distance

Fluke’s 417D measures up to 40 metres.

News Electronics General
December 16, 2019  

Wisconsin governor: No tax credits for new Foxconn plant

Foxconn originally proposed building a massive flat-screen plant in Mount Pleasant that would eventually employ 13,000 people.

News Electronics Manufacturing General Technology
November 28, 2019  

Panasonic leaves semiconductor business with Taiwan sale

Its chipmaking has struggled in recent years amid competition from cheaper rivals in South Korea and the rest of Asia.

News Electronics General
November 11, 2019  

Spy agencies must be transparent about new data crunching, analyst warns

By next year, some 50 billion devices will be connected to the internet.

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November 11, 2019  

OpenText Corp. to buy cloud-focused Carbonite Inc. for US$1.42B

Acquisition will be the ninth cloud-focused acquisition for Waterloo, Ont.-based OpenText.

News Electronics General
November 7, 2019  

CGI not worried about another U.S. government shutdown, says CEO

Company begins its strategic plan to double its size within five to seven years.

News Electronics General
October 29, 2019  

Shopify reports US$72.8M third quarter loss, revenue up 45% [UPDATED]

Revenue totalled $390.6 million for Ottawa-based e-commerce firm.

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October 24, 2019  

Startup Edmonton announces collaboration with Microsoft

Community of companies will benefit from Microsoft for Startups expertise and resources.