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Uber to allow Canadian teens to set up ride-share accounts this summer

Uber to allow Canadian teens to set up ride-share accounts this summer

TORONTO — Canadian teens will soon be able to hitch a ride with Uber as the ride-hailing app works to expand its market. The U.S.
Binance to stop serving Canadian market, blames new stablecoin guidance

Binance to stop serving Canadian market, blames new stablecoin guidance

Cryptocurrency exchange giant Binance says it will be withdrawing its services from Canada. In a tweet, it blamed its decision to depart the country on new guidance related to stablecoins and investor limits provided to crypto exchanges.
'BlackBerry' pockets rave reviews as tech leaders say phone story doesn't ring true

'BlackBerry' pockets rave reviews as tech leaders say phone story doesn't ring true

TORONTO — “BlackBerry” director Matt Johnson is enjoying the controversy simmering around his latest film.
CBC resumes activity on some of its Twitter accounts after hitting pause over labels

CBC resumes activity on some of its Twitter accounts after hitting pause over labels

The CBC and Radio-Canada are returning to Twitter after pausing activity last month over their designation as "government-funded media" by the social media platform.
Facebook resistance to paying for news links 'deeply irresponsible': Trudeau

Facebook resistance to paying for news links 'deeply irresponsible': Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Facebook's resistance to paying publishers for articles posted on the platform is "deeply irresponsible" and "out of touch.
Metaverse to contribute at least $45.3B to Canada's annual GDP by 2035 says Meta

Metaverse to contribute at least $45.3B to Canada's annual GDP by 2035 says Meta

TORONTO — When Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg changed his company's name to Meta less than two years ago, he placed a multi-billion-dollar bet on a virtual but interactive realm where he believed people would work and play for generations t
Shopify layoff comes as some say it's taking longer for people to find jobs

Shopify layoff comes as some say it's taking longer for people to find jobs

TORONTO — Shopify Inc.'s layoff this week will add a slew of new workers to the job-hunting pool at a time when experts say candidates are taking longer to find their next gig.
Google Canada tells Senate Bill C-18 would create unreasonable financial liability

Google Canada tells Senate Bill C-18 would create unreasonable financial liability

OTTAWA — Google Canada has told senators that it would be reasonable to reconsider whether it shares links to news sites if the government's online news bill becomes law, but it is not promising to block them.
Canadian Twitter users on why they decided to pay for their blue check mark

Canadian Twitter users on why they decided to pay for their blue check mark

TORONTO — When Elon Musk took over Twitter last November, he quickly turned his attention to the platform's highly sought-after status symbol: the blue verification check mark.
Apple, Google partner to combat creepy tracking tactics

Apple, Google partner to combat creepy tracking tactics

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple and Google are teaming up to thwart unwanted tracking through Bluetooth devices that were created to help people find lost keys, keep tabs on luggage or to locate other things that have a tendency to be misplaced or lost.