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Equifax to pay up to $700M to U.S. over 2017 data breach  Global News · 1 hour
Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the U.S. and states over a 2017 data breach that exposed the personal information... more
White House to host tech execs to talk Huawei ban: sources  Global News · 3 days
A White House official confirmed the meeting would take place, noting that Google and Micron would attend, but said it had been called to discuss economic... more
Rise of doorbell cameras an ‘unmitigated disaster’ for neighbourhood privacy: experts  Global News · 3 days
Critics complain that the systems turn neighborhoods into places of constant surveillance and create suspicion that falls heavier on minorities. more
‘Just walk away from it’: The scary things companies like FaceApp can do with your data  Global News · 3 days
Once your identity has been stolen, it's nearly impossible to reverse the impact on your life. more
U.S. lawmakers call for privacy investigation into FaceApp  Global News · 4 days
Poland's digital affairs ministry and cyber authorities in Lithuania are also looking into concerns over inadequate protections of privacy, AFP reports. more
Why the ‘aging challenge’ might come back to haunt FaceApp users  Global News · 5 days
A Russian developer appears to be collecting vast amounts of data thanks to the viral FaceApp aging challenge. more
How countries are protecting themselves from attacks in space  Global News · 6 days
The United States is one country that has identified space defence as a national security priority. But what are the specific threats it faces in space? more
Trump says he will ‘take a look’ at claims Google is working with China  Global News · 6 days
Over the weekend, billionaire investor Peter Thiel said the FBI and the CIA should open an investigation into Google. more
Canadians find it hard to unplug but is it necessary to ‘go off the grid?’  Global News · 1 week
It’s getting harder to do things offline, but experts say why we’re online is circumstantial and can be... more
Contract workers regularly listen to, review Google Assistant recordings  Global News · 2 weeks
The company acknowledged that humans can access those recordings after some of its Dutch language audio snippets were leaked. more
Trump criticizes tech firms at White House’s conservative social media summit  Global News · 2 weeks
Trump lashed out in a Twitter post before the event on Thursday at some social media companies and traditional news firms, saying, "The Fake News is... more
Most Canadians can’t disconnect from their smartphones, annual survey finds  Global News · 2 weeks
At least 46 per cent of Canadians are using their mobile devices in the bathroom, according to the Canadian Internet Registration Authority's survey. more
Twitter back up after service disruption  Global News · 2 weeks
Twitter users attempting to logon to the app or site were being greeted by a message that reads "something is technically wrong." more
Trump is hosting a social media summit, but Facebook and Twitter aren’t invited  Global News · 2 weeks
Trump lashed out in a Twitter post before the event on Thursday at some social media companies and traditional news firms, saying,... more
What can be done to tackle aviation emissions?  Global News · 2 weeks
With a 50 per cent global growth in air travel over the past six years, what can we do to limit our own carbon footprints? more
Close call between planes at Montreal airport caused by staff shortage, deviation from procedure: TSB  Global News · 2 weeks
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada did not recommend any safety action be taken in order to avoid... more
David Saint-Jacques gets hero’s welcome in return to space agency headquarters  Global News · 2 weeks
Astronaut David Saint-Jacques was met with thunderous applause as he returned to a hero's welcome at the Canadian Space Agency headquarters. more
New early quake detection in California could automatically halt trains  Global News · 2 weeks
The back-to-back earthquakes in California ended a period of relative seismic calm and brought renewed awareness to development of the state's early warning system. more
British Airways faces $229 million fine after 2018 breach of passenger data  Global News · 2 weeks
The scam saw customers diverted to a fake website where credit card details were harvested by the attackers. more
Here’s why Facebook says user photos have ‘automatic’ descriptions  Global News · 3 weeks
Facebook said it has been using "automatic alt text" since 2016 in an effort to make the social media network more accessible.  more
Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are down and users are voicing outrage  Global News · 3 weeks
Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are down and officials are "working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible." more
Facebook fined $2.3 million under Germany’s new hate speech law  Global News · 3 weeks
The Federal Office for Justice said the social networking company had failed to meet transparency requirements for its handling of hate speech complaints. more
Facebook will ban ads that discourage voting in U.S. ahead of 2020 election  Global News · 3 weeks
Facebook pledged to put its new "don't vote" policy prohibition into effect in the fall, before the 2019 U.S. elections on Nov.... more
Health Canada recalls Medtronic insulin pumps deemed vulnerable to cyberattacks  Global News · 3 weeks
The agency says cyberattacks could affect the device's settings which could result in an incorrect dose of insulin, but the agency is not aware of such incidents occurring. more
Cybersecurity of medical devices under scrutiny after FDA recalls insulin pumps  Global News · 3 weeks
According to experts, however, this is not an anomaly. Medical devices, including medical implants, are likely vulnerable to cybersecurity breaches due to an absence of clear... more
Facebook’s digital currency could gain traction in developing world  Global News · 3 weeks
The currency, Libra, provides a universal, stable currency that is easily transferrable between persons or businesses without involving setting up an entire payment infrastructure. more
15-inch MacBook Pros recalled in Canada over fire and burn risk  Global News · 4 weeks
Health Canada explained Thursday that batteries in the laptops can overheat and pose a fire hazard.  more
Tweets from world leaders that break the rules will now come with warnings  Global News · 4 weeks
Twitter said the new policy applies to all government officials, candidates, and similar public figures with more than 100,000 followers. more
Canadian contribution to Apollo 11 celebrated with commemorative stamps  Global News · 4 weeks
Canadian contributions to the historic Apollo 11 mission that landed humans on the moon for the first time are being honoured by Canada Post. more
Pro-Trump Reddit channel ‘quarantined’ over threats of violence  Global News · 4 weeks
Visitors to r/The_Donald on Reddit see a warning page explaining that the subreddit has been "quarantined" over "significant issues with reporting and addressing violations" of the site's content policy. more
NASA unseals moon rock collection for the first time in decades  Global News · 4 weeks
What better way to mark this summer’s 50th anniversary of humanity’s first footsteps on the moon than by sharing a bit of the lunar loot. more
Fly passport-free between Canada and the Netherlands? It’s happening  Global News · 4 weeks
Flying passport-free between Canada and the Netherlands? Oh, it's happening. more
Twitter bans political ads during pre-campaign period ahead of federal vote  Global News · 4 weeks
Twitter Canada announced its ad-transparency policy Wednesday, several weeks after being called out by Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould for not committing to help ensure the... more
China hacked 8 major technology firms in elaborate ‘Cloud Hopper’ attack: report  Global News · 4 weeks
The hacking campaign was the subject of a U.S. indictment in December that accused two Chinese nationals of identity theft and fraud. more
David Saint-Jacques doing well after return to Earth, Canadian Space Agency says  Global News · 4 weeks
The 49-year-old Quebec native boarded a NASA plane during the night and is expect to arrive in Houston later today after a brief stopover... more
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In the country where mukbang was invented, this YouTuber is pushing the genre
In the country where mukbang was invented, this YouTuber is pushing the genre
In the country where mukbang was invented, this YouTuber is pushing the genre
Tom Hanks is your friendly neighbor in first trailer for Mister Rogers biopic - CNET
Tom Hanks is your friendly neighbor in first trailer for Mister Rogers biopic - CNET
This Brother P-Touch personal label printer is a steal at $10 - CNET
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Google Pixel XL and Pixel 3a get ‘see-through’ wallpapers courtesy of iFixit
Apple Pay: How to set it up and use it on your iPhone, Apple Watch and Mac - CNET
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It’s 20 years since Apple’s first consumer laptop, and the launch of Wi-Fi [Video]
It’s 20 years since Apple’s first consumer laptop, and the launch of Wi-Fi [Video]
French inventor will attempt to cross English Channel on jet-powered hoverboard
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