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Lawsuit requires Pegasus spyware to provide code used to spy on WhatsApp users

NSO Group, the developer behind the sophisticated Pegasus spyware, has been ordered by a US court to provide...

Pornhub operator broke Canadian privacy law, watchdog rules

Site trusted word of boyfriend that woman agreed to have intimate images of her uploaded. It agreed after her complaint to delete the images, but they continued

Canadian police need a search warrant to get your IP address: Supreme Court

An IP address is the key to unlocking a user's internet identity the court's majority

Healthcare sector “stretched thin” in fight against cyber attacks warns CSO of Health-ISAC

In an interview Errol Weiss talks about the challenges facing hospitals a

Hashtag Trending Feb.28- OpenAI says New York Times hacked ChatGPT; Apple cancels plans to release electric car; Your Voice is Power teaches indigenous youth...

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OpenAI claims New York Times manipulated ChatGPT “fabricate data”

OpenAI has challenged the New York Times' copyright lawsuit, asserting the newspaper manipulated ChatGPT to fabricate evidence. The...

Wendy’s leverages digital tech to test “surge pricing”

Wendy's is set to experiment with Uber-like surge pricing, a concept referred to as "dynamic pricing," starting in...

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Howard Solomon
Currently a freelance writer, I'm the former editor of ITWorldCanada.com and Computing Canada. An IT journalist since 1997, I've written for several of ITWC's sister publications including ITBusiness.ca and Computer Dealer News. Before that I was a staff reporter at the Calgary Herald and the Brampton (Ont.) Daily Times.

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Canada’s privacy watchdog investigating hack at Global Affairs

Inquiry will look into adequacy of data safeguards at the federal

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Companies experiment with four day work week enabled by AI

The dream of a four-day workweek is becoming a...

Nvidia CEO says we no longer need to teach children to code

At the World Government Summit in Dubai, Nvidia CEO...

Major companies monitoring virtual platforms using AI

A recent report has brought to light that major...

OpenAI acknowledges “ChatGPT had a melt down”

ChatGPT had what witnesses are describing as a "meltdown"...

OpenAI faces social media backlash with launch of Sora for text to image

OpenAI's launch of its new text-to-video model, Sora, has...

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IMF reports that 40 percent of global employment could be disrupted by AI

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has issued a stark...

Reverse ATMs becomes solution for cashless business

To accommodate the expanding number of cashless companies, reverse...

Shopify teams up with Melio to launch bill pay tool

Melio, a B2B payments firm, has teamed with Shopify...

Federal Budget 2023: Millions to fight foreign interference, threats and covert activities

A new National Counter-Foreign Interference Office will be created if the bud

Fintech Plaid adds identity verification to Canadian service

A U.S.-based data aggregator that allows consumers to connect their accounts with a variety of financial institutions through one app has now added its identity verification service for Canadian organizations. Last week, Plaid Financial began offering its Identity Verification and Monitor, a global verification and know-your-customer (KYC) solution, to help digital finance apps and services

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Meta is gathering data on Quest virtual reality users

Meta's latest policy update reveals plans to start collecting "anonymized" data from its Quest headset users, intensifying concerns about privacy and data security in the virtual reality (VR) domain. This development aims...

Apple pulls the plug on autonomous electric vehicle

Apple has decided to cancel its electric car project, a venture it had been exploring for over a decade with significant financial investment. The decision, surprising to the project's team of around 2,000...

Hashtag Trending Feb.27- Will AI enable a four-day week?; SpaceX under scrutiny for allegedly blocking satellite internet services in Taiwan; How much does it...

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SpaceX under scrutiny for suspicion of blocking satellite internet in Taiwan

SpaceX, run by Elon Musk, is under scrutiny for possibly blocking satellite internet in Taiwan, raising alarms over a potential breach of contract with the U.S. government, as reported by The Wall...

Proposed Canadian law puts burden on large internet providers to police child porn, hate

Designated social media providers, adult sites streaming services would have to remove some content withi

Cyber attack on Hamilton knocks out municipal phone, email

One of Ontario’s biggest cities is in the second day of dealing with a cyber attack. Hamilton, a municipality of about 570,000 on the shore of Lake Ontario, said Sunday it had suffered a city-wide phone and email “disruption” to municipal and public library services, which included the Bus Check Info Line and the HSRNow

LockBit claims it’s back, blames failure to patch vulnerability for police attack

Rambling message apparently from a LockBit insider, says "I became very lazy" after "swimming in money" and women on

Hashtag Trending Feb.26-Cybersecurity firm selling your data? AT&T outage; Microsoft’s updates may no longer force you to reboot your computer

A cybersecurity firm selling your data? AT&T says a flawed network update caused last week’s major outage. Self checkout may be watching you more closely using AI. And Microsoft has announced that updates may no longer force you to reboot your computer.    All this and more on the “ah, come on, Reboot? I’m late

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