OTTAWA – Of all the economic fears that could keep Stephen Poloz awake at night, the threat of a cyberattack is perhaps the one that troubles him the most. The Bank of Canada governor can talk all day about household debt and how a global recession would slow down the
Freedom Mobile, the wireless brand that Shaw Communications bought last year, says its customers can now use iPhones on its network, along with a much wider variety of other LTE devices. In a conference call to discuss the company’s quarterly results with analysts on Thursday, the Calgary-based company announced that
Humanity may once again find itself living in caves after a new study out of Japan found evidence that the moon is home to caves and possibly tubes cut out from lava, which could protect future astronauts from harmful space radiation. Human bodies weren’t made for space. We have evolved under the protection
A Montreal woman is appealing to Apple, Amazon and T-Mobile to release data obtained from her 22-year-old son’s iPhone and e-reader to assist with locating him, after he went missing in Peru. Alisa Clamen has already been in Peru for several days after her son Jesse Galganov went missing over three
A Canadian lawyer representing Chelsea Manning has formally requested the Canadian government reconsider its decision to block the American leaker of classified documents from entering the country. In support, more than 40 civil liberties groups, human rights advocates, privacy scholars, and academics have sent letters to the Canadian government highlighting Manning’s advocacy
The Trump administration is proposing a bill to roll back restrictions on oil drilling in offshore waters along its coast, including the Arctic.This wipes out regulations that were put in place after the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. The bill threatens coastal ecosystems, including those in Canada.
Facebook has launched an “election integrity initiative” to help promote authentic dialogue and civic engagement in the lead-up to the 2019 Canadian federal election. The social media giant has come under heavy scrutiny over the use of its platform to display fake news stories and advertisements designed to influence the
Facebook said on Thursday it has signed up 10 news publishers including the Washington Post and The Economist to take part in a trial that gives its mobile app users access to a limited number of articles a month and then the option to subscribe via the publishers’ own websites.
It’s a phantom that’s haunted the subsurface waters of the frozen Arctic for untold millennia in secret — until now. University of Manitoba researcher Aurelie Delaforge accidentally discovered a new form of Monstrillopsis zooplankton in the cold aquatic environment of Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, in 2014. The findings were published in the journal ZooKeys on
Twitter vowed to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweet-storm that the company was “still” not doing enough to protect its users. The policy changes were specifically aimed at protecting women who unknowingly or unwillingly had nude pictures of