Update Canada’s privacy laws, but don’t look to Europe or the U.S. for guidance, experts say

Even Justin Trudeau thinks Canada needs to update its data privacy laws for the 21st century, but the recently passed E.U.-U.S. Privacy Shield probably isn't providing the guiding light he might be hoping

Published on: July 20th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Are giant fighting robots the next big spectator sport?

There's a startup in Oakland, Calif. that is making every sci-fi nerd's dreams come true. MegaBots Inc. is literally bringing giant robot fighting to the real world after raising $2.4 million in seed

Published on: May 13th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Major tech brands form coalition in response to PRISM leaks

In the wake of government surveillance programs leaked by National Securities Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden, major tech industry firms are forming a coalition and calling on governments worldwide - starting with the

Published on: December 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Twitter releases first transparency report

The Canadian government asked Twitter to hand over information about its users 11 times since the beginning of the year, the social networking Web site revealed today. Twitter has released its first ever transparency

Published on: July 3rd, 2012 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

U.S. “woefully unprepared” for a cyber catastrophe

A crystal-clear denouement of U.S readiness to combat threats in cyberspace came at a hearing held March 10 by the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security. After about an hour of listening to

Published on: April 28th, 2009 Jaikumar Vijayan

Obama inauguration

As Barack Obama raises his hand to be sworn in as the 44th U.S. president on Tuesday, could the millions worldwide watching the historic event on the Internet be left out? The answer:

Published on: January 20th, 2009 Matt Hamblen

Insiders reveal tech secrets behind Obama’s winning campaign

See related story: Obama's creaming McCain – if you follow politics on the Internet New media played a pivotal role in Barack Obama's incredibly successful presidential campaign, according to experts closely associated with

Published on: January 15th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod