Facebook, Twitter try to limit U.S. regulation at hearing

Senior executives of Facebook and Twitter faced a Congressional committee Wednesday morning trying to limit the amount of regulation the U.S. government might impose on social media companies in the wake of increasing

Published on: September 6th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Uber and Lyft expand Toronto services to Pearson Airport

Toronto's leading ride-sharing services have expanded their market. On Tuesday, the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) announced the launch of a pilot project allowing Uber and Lyft to pick up and drop off

Published on: June 13th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

CRTC says CASL is here to stay, seeks help in investigating fraud

For anyone holding out and hoping that the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) was a fad, the message from the public regulator this week was clear - it's not. At a downtown forum Tuesday

Published on: March 22nd, 2016 Dave Yin

Keep your premium low – don’t be a schmo

As you head into the new year, you may be looking to renew your insurance and here is something you should watch for: the schmo tax! That’s what people are calling insurers’ practice

Published on: January 20th, 2016 Monica Goyal

Virtual currencies have to be regulated, says security expert

There's no shortage of people who have opinions on the virtual currency called Bitcoin. This week alone you could find a headline on Mashable that read, "Retailers Who Take Bitcoin Love It," while

Published on: August 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HootSuite enters managed services with Security & Compliance

Vancouver-based social media dashboard firm HootSuite Media Inc. is expanding its business today with a new managed service aimed at managing the risk that comes with a growing corporate presence on social media.

Published on: February 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Minister endorses Bitmaker Labs, backpedals on regulatory requirement

Minister of Training, Colleges, and Universities Brad Duguid visited the offices of Toronto-based coding bootcamp Bitmaker Labs today to signal a truce has been reached following a dispute that saw the firm cease

Published on: July 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Passing the buck on mobile privacy

Users of mobile apps need more information about the ways those apps use their personal information, a group of experts agreed Thursday, but they didn't agree on who is most responsible for protecting

Published on: May 3rd, 2012 Grant Gross

RIM gets reprieve in India

BANGALORE- India said that Research In Motion's BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service will continue to be available after Oct. 31, the deadline the government had given RIM to provide interception of communications to Indian

Published on: November 1st, 2010 John Ribeiro

RIM tries to head off Blackberry ban, makes India an offer

Research In Motion has offered to lead an industry forum in India focused on supporting the lawful access needs of law enforcement agencies, while preserving the legitimate information security needs of corporations and

Published on: August 27th, 2010 John Ribeiro

Top tech quotes of 2009

As the year draws to a close, we thought about the memorable quotes related to IT and offer, in no particular order, 15 that stuck with us.Hey! You! Get off of my cloud!"If

Published on: December 9th, 2009 Nancy Weil

Anti-trust expert hired to probe Google/Yahoo deal

The U.S. Department of Justice has hired a high-profile antitrust attorney to help it review, and possibly challenge, Yahoo's agreement to outsource part of its search advertising business to Google, The Wall Street

Published on: September 10th, 2008 Juan Carlos Perez