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More provinces banning TikTok on government-issued devices pending federal assessment

More provinces banning TikTok on government-issued devices pending federal assessment

Saskatchewan and three Atlantic provinces became the latest jurisdictions Wednesday to ban the use of the TikTok social media app on government-owned devices. The moves came pending the results of a threat assessment by the federal government.
Shopify creates new career tracks with even compensation for managers and 'crafters'

Shopify creates new career tracks with even compensation for managers and 'crafters'

OTTAWA — Shopify Inc. is revamping its staffing and compensation model. The Ottawa-based e-commerce company says staff will now be split into two career tracks: managers and crafters.
TikTok ban should make companies review social media, device policies, experts say

TikTok ban should make companies review social media, device policies, experts say

TORONTO — The federal government's move to ban TikTok on its phones should make companies think twice about their data policies and consider blocking the app on its own devices, academics say.
What is TikTok doing with my data and should I ditch the app?

What is TikTok doing with my data and should I ditch the app?

TORONTO — TikTok has been in the spotlight this week after the federal government announced it was banning the social media app from its devices days after Canadian privacy commissioners began investigating the company.
Retro rock tale 'Daisy Jones,' comedy 'Big Door Prize' among March streaming picks

Retro rock tale 'Daisy Jones,' comedy 'Big Door Prize' among March streaming picks

Here's a roundup of standout TV series and films debuting on subscription streaming platforms in March: “Daisy Jones and the Six” Rock ‘n’ roll dramas set in the 1970s seem a dime a dozen and yet this adaptation of the bestselling novel by Taylor Jen
TikTok investigation sign of data privacy, geopolitical climate: academics

TikTok investigation sign of data privacy, geopolitical climate: academics

TORONTO — An investigation into TikTok launched by Canada's Privacy Commissioner this week is a symptom of growing unrest around data privacy, but also a sign of the extent of geopolitical tensions, academics say.
Hootsuite to ditch free plan, begin charging users for social media tool

Hootsuite to ditch free plan, begin charging users for social media tool

VANCOUVER — Hootsuite says it will eliminate the free tier of its social media management tool next month.
Federal and three provincial privacy commissioners launch TikTok investigation

Federal and three provincial privacy commissioners launch TikTok investigation

GATINEAU, Que. — Federal and several provincial privacy authorities say they will jointly investigate TikTok. The Privacy Commissioner of Canada says it has teamed up with the offices of the information and privacy commissioners in B.C.
New Netflix password sharing rules prompt consumers to rethink subscriptions: experts

New Netflix password sharing rules prompt consumers to rethink subscriptions: experts

TORONTO — Netflix's recent move to clamp down on password sharing could push customers to re-evaluate their subscriptions, say digital media experts.
'No cuts coming': Shopify president says company has no plans for another layoff

'No cuts coming': Shopify president says company has no plans for another layoff

TORONTO — As a growing number of tech companies carry out successive rounds of layoffs, Shopify Inc.'s president says there are no more cuts in the works for the Ottawa-based e-commerce company.