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News Electronics General
September 26, 2019  

EBay CEO clashes with board, steps down

Ebay, facing increasing competition from Amazon and other online stores, has been pressured to sell off some of its sites.

News Electronics General
September 26, 2019  

Best Buy sees growth in health care technology for elderly

In five years it hopes to provide sensors placed throughout a home and pendants worn around the neck.

News Aerospace Electronics General
September 24, 2019  

Can a new space race connect the world to the internet?

More than a dozen companies have asked U.S. regulators for permission to operate constellations of satellites that provide internet service.

News Electronics General
September 24, 2019  

BlackBerry Ltd. reports US$44M Q2 loss, revenue up 16% from year ago

The recently acquired Cylance operation contributed $35 million in revenue.

News Electronics General
September 10, 2019  

Looking to hire 30,000, Amazon plans nationwide job fairs

Amazon said the hiring events will take place Sept. 17 in six locations.

News Electronics Government General
August 6, 2019  

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.

News Electronics General
August 1, 2019  

CGI Group grows earnings and revenue to meet analysts’ expectations in Q3

Revenues grew nearly 7% to $3.12 billion year over year.

News Aerospace Electronics General
July 30, 2019  

US issuing hacking alert for small planes

Aviation cybersecurity has been an issue of growing concern around the world.

Feature Electronics Manufacturing General Technology
July 30, 2019  

Made in Canada: Microart services makes it big in PCB assembly

Smaller customers, smaller volumes and connectivity are driving growth.

News Electronics General
July 30, 2019  

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.

News Electronics Government General
July 25, 2019  

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.

News Electronics General
July 23, 2019  

Equifax to pay up to US$700M in data breach settlement

The breach was one of the largest ever to threaten private information.

News Electronics Government Manufacturing General
July 22, 2019  

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.

News Electronics Government Manufacturing General
July 16, 2019  

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.

News Electronics Manufacturing Technology
July 16, 2019  

Firan Technology completes $4M acquisition of Colonial Circuits

It adds US manufacturing capacity for products used in aerospace and defense applications.

News Electronics General
July 16, 2019  

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.

News Electronics General
July 11, 2019  

Amazon, seeking more skilled workers, will do the training

Amazon and other companies have struggled to find technically qualified U.S. employees.

News Electronics General
July 9, 2019  

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.

News Electronics Manufacturing General
July 2, 2019  

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.

News Construction Electronics General
June 27, 2019  

Liberals look at quick changes in strategies targeting rural Canada

Working to expand broadband access.

News Electronics General
June 26, 2019  

US jury rules against Huawei in trade secrets case [UPDATED]

Ruled that Huawei stole technology from a Silicon Valley startup

News Automotive Electronics General
June 26, 2019  

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.

News Electronics General
June 25, 2019  

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.

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June 20, 2019  

Alberta government looking to speed up job accreditation for foreign workers

Manitoba, Ontario and Nova Scotia already have similar laws.

News Electronics Government Manufacturing General Technology
June 6, 2019  

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.

News Electronics Manufacturing General Technology
May 29, 2019  

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.

News Electronics Government General
May 28, 2019  

Some tech giants sign onto Canada’s declaration on electoral integrity

Facebook, Google and Microsoft agreed to combat disinformation and promote transparency.

News Electronics General
May 23, 2019  

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.

News Electronics Government General
May 23, 2019  

Bains promises privacy law reviews as digital charter released

Innovation Minister committed to a review of the federal privacy law for private-sector organizations.

News Electronics Government General
May 21, 2019  

Huawei: US controls have ‘no impact,’ talking to Google

Huawei and Google are discussing possible “emergency relief measures” for its smartphone business.

News Electronics General
May 21, 2019  

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.

News Electronics Government General
May 21, 2019  

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.