Alberta smartphone plan to enforce quarantines raises privacy questions
One plank of a “relaunch strategy” to get COVID-19 under control so economic activity can resume.
US plans to allow some technology sales to Huawei: report
Loss of access to American components and support threatens Chinese tech company’s its smartphone sales.
Democrat ‘incredibly frustrated’ with leader over Foxconn
Barca was one of three Democrats to vote for a $3 billion tax incentive package for Foxconn Technology Group Aug. 17.
Uber launches fleet of mapping vehicles in Vancouver ahead of rollout
Information will better match customers with drivers, navigate quicker routes and more accurate timing estimates.
Wisconsin wouldn’t break even on Foxconn incentives for 25 years
Governor bill would hand the company up to $2.85 billion in tax credits, based on the number on the number of jobs generated.
Foxconn steering clear of Trump’s $30 billion investment claim
US President says Foxconn’s CEO told him of plans to invest $30 billion across the US was “off the record,” company won’t confirm details.
Wisconsin working on incentives to lure iPhone-maker Foxconn
Taiwanese manufacturer is considering a $7 billion US plant that could employ up to 10,000 people.
Samsung to recover rare metals, components from Galaxy Note 7s
Will retrieve 157 tons of gold, silver, cobalt, copper and other metals from millions of recalled phones.
Samsung says Note 7 battery design, manufacturing caused fires
Samsung permanently dropped the phone in October, at an estimated cost of at least $5.3 billion.
US, Canada ban Samsung Galaxy Note 7 from airliners
Those who try to evade the US ban by packing the phones in checked luggage may be subject to criminal prosecution and fines
Samsung Note 7 recall to cost at least $5.3B
Electronics-maker has slashed its Q3 profit forecast by $2.6 billion, which could wipe out its entire mobile business profit.
BlackBerry to stop making its signature smartphones
Hardware development will be outsourced to the company’s partners.
BlackBerry launches smartphone with emphasis on beefed up security
DTEK50 fends off cyberattacks with features built-in malware protection and encryption of all user information.
Apple to open app development centre in India
Development lab gives tech-giant an in-road to one of the world’s fastest growing smartphone markets.
Gorilla Glass appearing on cars as automakers try to improve fuel efficiency
BMW will also use the super-strong glass for an interior panel in its i8 hybrid sports car.