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April 9, 2020  

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.

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October 10, 2019  

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.

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August 21, 2017  

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.

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August 10, 2017  

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.

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August 9, 2017  

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.

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August 2, 2017  

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.

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July 21, 2017  

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.

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July 18, 2017  

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.

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January 23, 2017  

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.

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October 17, 2016  

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

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October 14, 2016  

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.

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September 28, 2016  

BlackBerry to stop making its signature smartphones

Hardware development will be outsourced to the company’s partners.

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July 27, 2016  

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.

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May 18, 2016  

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.

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December 16, 2015  

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.