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US tech expanding in Canada
Published in News
Friday, 22 March 2019 12:29

US tech expanding in Canada


Avoiding Trump’s immigration policy

US companies are going to keep hiring foreign tech workers, even as the Trump administration makes doing so more difficult.

Facebook threatening Europe and Canada
Published in News
Monday, 04 March 2019 11:52

Facebook threatening Europe and Canada


We will withdraw investment if you don’t do what you are told.

Facebook threatened to pull investment projects from Europe and Canada if lobbying demands from COO Sheryl Sandberg were not met.

Canadian ISPs no longer have to pass on Big Content threats to pirates
Published in News


Copyright trolls abused the whole process

ISPs don’t have to pass along the millions of notices of alleged copyright infringement that demand payment, according to a new amendment to the Canadian Copyright Act.

China arrests 13 Canadians
Published in News
Friday, 04 January 2019 11:25

China arrests 13 Canadians


Tit for Tat for Huawei arrest

Canada said 13 of its citizens had been detained in China since Huawei Technologies Co-Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was arrested last month in Vancouver at the request of the United States.

Huawei CFO is probably a Trump trade hostage
Published in News
Thursday, 13 December 2018 10:45

Huawei CFO is probably a Trump trade hostage


Very Game of Thrones

The Chinese are seeing the arrest of Huawei’s CFO Meng Wangzhou as an attempt by the US government to take a hostage in the ongoing trade negotiation with China.

China demands release of Huawei executive
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 07 December 2018 12:15

China demands release of Huawei executive


This is getting serious

China has formally demanded the release of a senior executive at tech giant Huawei Technologies after she was detained in Canada on extradition charges to the US.

Canada arrests Huawei CFO
Published in News
Thursday, 06 December 2018 11:13

Canada arrests Huawei CFO


Dragged off to a US court

Canadian coppers have arrested the chief financial officer of Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies over allegations she violated US trade sanctions against Iran.

Zuckerberg ignores UK and Canada
Published in News
Thursday, 08 November 2018 11:40

Zuckerberg ignores UK and Canada

Sorry I'm washing my hair

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has rejected a request to appear before an international parliamentary committee delving into the questions around fake news.

Canadian music industry wants internet tax
Published in News
Monday, 08 October 2018 11:08

Canadian music industry wants internet tax


Which will pay for our poor business model

The Screen Composers Guild of Canada is calling for a copyright tax on all broadband data use above 15 gigabytes per month. The music composers argue that this is warranted because composers miss out on public performance royalties.

US IT headed towards Canada
Published in News
Friday, 09 February 2018 10:37

US IT headed towards Canada


IT industry lured over the border

The US is facing a concerted drive from Canada to poach its IT industry, and there are signs that it is paying off, thanks mostly to the current stance on immigration.