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Take hard line on Canada's digital tax, online laws, tech associations urge Biden

Take hard line on Canada's digital tax, online laws, tech associations urge Biden

WASHINGTON — A high-tech industry coalition in the United States is urging President Joe Biden to take a hard line against Canada's approach to digital services. The group says the proposed digital services tax unfairly targets U.S.
Tech sectors expects collapse of SVB to have 'chilling' effect on investments

Tech sectors expects collapse of SVB to have 'chilling' effect on investments

TORONTO — Members of Canada's technology sector say they're worried the collapse of the Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) will have a chilling effect on investments in the already-hampered sector.
Cashback, reward apps helping Canadians save, but where is the data going?

Cashback, reward apps helping Canadians save, but where is the data going?

TORONTO — When it comes to saving on groceries or trips to the mall, Nichole Schaubroeck is a pro.
Meta to block access to news on Facebook, Instagram if Online News Act adopted as-is

Meta to block access to news on Facebook, Instagram if Online News Act adopted as-is

OTTAWA — Canadians would no longer be able to access news on Facebook or Instagram if the federal government's proposed Online News Act passes in its current form, the parent company behind the two popular social media platforms said.
Ottawa company teaching autonomous vehicles to 'see' snow, drive in bad weather

Ottawa company teaching autonomous vehicles to 'see' snow, drive in bad weather

When a major snowstorm hits Ottawa, most residents retreat indoors, griping about the weather and the heaping piles of snow they'll soon have to shovel.
TikTok is Canada's least trusted social media platform: TMU study

TikTok is Canada's least trusted social media platform: TMU study

TORONTO — TikTok is experiencing the fastest rate of growth among Canadians, but is also the least trusted social media platform in the country, a new report said.
Don't expect a biopic: 'BlackBerry' filmmakers on walking a line of fact and fiction

Don't expect a biopic: 'BlackBerry' filmmakers on walking a line of fact and fiction

TORONTO — When the Canadian filmmakers behind “BlackBerry” set out to make a feature-length movie about the beloved smartphone’s meteoric rise and fall, they weren’t necessarily interested in getting all the facts right.
Timeline of the ransomware attack against Canadian bookstore retailer Indigo

Timeline of the ransomware attack against Canadian bookstore retailer Indigo

TORONTO — It's been one month since a ransomware attack hit Canada's biggest bookstore chain. The hack kicked Indigo Books & Music Inc.
T.O. software engineering salaries grew faster than those in many U.S. areas: report

T.O. software engineering salaries grew faster than those in many U.S. areas: report

TORONTO — A new report shows software engineering salaries in Toronto grew faster than most U.S. markets last year.
NorthStar Gaming to list shares on TSXV next week, completes Baden Resources takeover

NorthStar Gaming to list shares on TSXV next week, completes Baden Resources takeover

TORONTO — NorthStar Gaming Holdings Inc. says it will list its common shares on the TSX Venture Exchange next week. The Toronto-based sports betting company says shares will trade under the BET symbol.