Tag Archives: Tech

Canada’s tech sector could see more interest from workers due to U.S. immigration crackdown – National

Canada’s tech sector could see more interest from workers due to U.S. immigration crackdown - National

A fast-track visa program that Canada launched in 2017 has attracted a growing number of tech workers, and U.S. President Donald Trump‘s latest immigration crackdown is set to further boost intake once COVID-19 restrictions ease, lawyers say. The number of successful applicants to Canada’s Global Skills Strategy (GSS) program rose …

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Trudeau to speak at Collision tech conference amid COVID-19 – National

Trudeau to speak at Collision tech conference amid COVID-19 - National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be among some 600 prominent politicians, business leaders and journalists featured at one of the world’s largest tech conferences. The two-day Collision conference begins Wednesday and Trudeau is to take part in a question and answer session with a Financial Times editor on Thursday. Read …

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Mayor Tory says Toronto’s tech sector confident COVID-19 pandemic will foster innovation – Toronto

Kenney says many Alberta school boards were planning layoffs before his government announced them

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 23, 2020 12:18 pm Updated June 23, 2020 12:19 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Toronto’s mayor says the city’s technology community is optimistic that the COVID-19 crisis will …

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Mayor Tory says Toronto’s tech sector confident pandemic will foster innovation – Toronto

Kenney says many Alberta school boards were planning layoffs before his government announced them

Posted June 23, 2020 12:18 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Toronto’s mayor says the city’s technology community is optimistic that the COVID-19 crisis will be followed by a period of rapid innovation like the one that …

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Coronavirus tracing app not yet OK’d by privacy watchdog, but outside experts give thumbs up

Coronavirus tracing app not yet OK’d by privacy watchdog, but outside experts give thumbs up

The federal government’s newly announced coronavirus contact-tracing app hasn’t yet been approved by the federal privacy watchdog but outside privacy and cybersecurity experts are already giving the digital tool an early thumbs up. The app, announced Thursday by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, will be beta tested in Ontario starting on July …

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Coronavirus contact tracing app to launch nationally in coming weeks: Trudeau

Coronavirus contact tracing app to launch nationally in coming weeks: Trudeau

A smartphone app developed to help with coronavirus contact tracing efforts will be launched nationally in the coming weeks, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Thursday. Trudeau said the app, which will be tested in Ontario, will notify users if they’re been exposed to COVID-19 and its use will be …

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Germany launches coronavirus contact tracing app ⁠— Here’s how it works – National

Germany launches coronavirus contact tracing app ⁠— Here’s how it works - National

Germany on Tuesday becomes the latest European country to launch a smartphone app that seeks to break the chain of coronavirus infection by tracking encounters between people and issuing a warning should one of them test positive. A growing number of countries in the region have opted to use Bluetooth …

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Canada’s auction of 5G wireless spectrum to telecom firms delayed due to coronavirus – National

Canada’s auction of 5G wireless spectrum to telecom firms delayed due to coronavirus - National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 5, 2020 4:41 pm Updated June 5, 2020 4:45 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The federal government is delaying its auction of wireless spectrum that will be critical …

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Slow Wi-Fi? How to boost your internet when everyone is working from home – National

Slow Wi-Fi? How to boost your internet when everyone is working from home - National

Millions of Canadians have been working from home for months now, setting up makeshift home offices until all workplaces are allowed to reopen amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. But as many office employees know, most work now relies on technology — a reality which can often come with its fair …

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It’s not just Trump — Twitter fact-checking thousands of tweets, many about coronavirus – National

It’s not just Trump — Twitter fact-checking thousands of tweets, many about coronavirus - National

In addition to disputing misleading claims made by U.S. President Donald Trump about mail-in ballots this week, Twitter has added fact-checking labels to thousands of other tweets since introducing the alerts earlier this month, mostly on posts about the coronavirus. The company does not expect to need additional staff for …

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