BlackBerry Ltd. reports US$44M Q2 loss, revenue up 16% from year ago
The recently acquired Cylance operation contributed $35 million in revenue.
Looking to hire 30,000, Amazon plans nationwide job fairs
Amazon said the hiring events will take place Sept. 17 in six locations.
North Korea cyber hackers raised up to US$2B: UN
It’s launching increasingly sophisticated attacks to steal funds from financial institutions and cryptocurrency exchanges.
CGI Group grows earnings and revenue to meet analysts’ expectations in Q3
Revenues grew nearly 7% to $3.12 billion year over year.
US issuing hacking alert for small planes
Aviation cybersecurity has been an issue of growing concern around the world.
Made in Canada: Microart services makes it big in PCB assembly
Smaller customers, smaller volumes and connectivity are driving growth.
Huawei says sales up 23% despite US controls
Export curbs threatened Huawei’s smartphone sales by disrupting access to the Android operating system supplied by Alphabet Inc.’s Google unit.
Canada invests $85M into advanced satellites to connect rural, remote regions
Feds have set a goal of ensuring all Canadians are connected to high-speed internet by 2030.
Equifax to pay up to US$700M in data breach settlement
The breach was one of the largest ever to threaten private information.
Huawei Canada says it met federal Arctic 4G security requirements
Chinese telecom is waiting for a federal decision on supplying equipment for next-generation 5G wireless networks.
Cryptocurrencies, digital tax top the agenda for G-7 meeting
Group of Seven rich democracies will weigh risks from new digital currencies and debate how to tax tech companies like Google and Amazon.
Firan Technology completes $4M acquisition of Colonial Circuits
It adds US manufacturing capacity for products used in aerospace and defense applications.
Identifiers need revamp for digital age, Desjardins CEO tells MPs
The breach, revealed in June, saw the leak of names, addresses, birthdates, social-insurance numbers and other private information from roughly 2.7 million people and 173,000 businesses.
Amazon, seeking more skilled workers, will do the training
Amazon and other companies have struggled to find technically qualified U.S. employees.
Privacy watchdogs launch investigation over Desjardins privacy breach
Accessed data includes social insurance numbers, names and addresses of 2.7 million individual members and 173,000 business members.
Report: Apple to shift assembly of Mac Pro from US to China
Apple is still spending US$1 billion on a corporate campus in Austin, Texas.
Liberals look at quick changes in strategies targeting rural Canada
Working to expand broadband access.
US jury rules against Huawei in trade secrets case [UPDATED]
Ruled that Huawei stole technology from a Silicon Valley startup
BlackBerry expands partnership with LG Electronics as it reports Q1 results
BlackBerry QNX software will be used in infotainment systems, digital instrument clusters and telematics systems for internet-connected vehicles.
Lawyers for Huawei CFO ask Canadian justice minister to help
A spokeswoman for David Lametti noted the case is before the courts and declined to comment.
Alberta government looking to speed up job accreditation for foreign workers
Manitoba, Ontario and Nova Scotia already have similar laws.
Huawei warns US would hurt itself by cutting off tech ties
Number 2 smartphone maker denies its products would be used for China’s cyberespionage.
Former BlackBerry employees OK for severance class action
Ontario judge clears the way for suit that alleges the tech company attempted to avoid paying the employees what they were owed.
Some tech giants sign onto Canada’s declaration on electoral integrity
Facebook, Google and Microsoft agreed to combat disinformation and promote transparency.
Amazon rejects facial recognition, climate change proposals
Earlier this month, San Francisco banned the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments.
Bains promises privacy law reviews as digital charter released
Innovation Minister committed to a review of the federal privacy law for private-sector organizations.
Huawei: US controls have ‘no impact,’ talking to Google
Huawei and Google are discussing possible “emergency relief measures” for its smartphone business.
Experts say Canada lacks laws to tackle life and death problems posed by AI
Canada has yet to develop a regulatory regime to deal with issues of discrimination and accountability to which AI systems are prone.
NATO researchers consult federal government on foreign election meddling
Canadians have to avoid knee-jerk reactions to avoid succumbing to malevolent foreign actors, says expert.
Canada introducing digital charter to combat hate speech, misinformation
Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains is expected to provide more details at a summit on digital governance in Ottawa in late May.
Power and data for IIoT
A panel for use in hazardous locations
Playing it smart: Meet the Ontario Exporter of the Year
Laipac Technology takes on the world with smart and engaging consumer electronics.