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House passes bill that would lead to a TikTok ban if Chinese owner doesn't sell. Senate path unclear

House passes bill that would lead to a TikTok ban if Chinese owner doesn't sell. Senate path unclear

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Wednesday passed a bill that would lead to a nationwide ban of the popular video app TikTok if its China-based owner doesn't sell, as lawmakers acted on concerns that the company's current ownership structure is a natio
B.C. class action alleges menstruation cycle tracking app breached users' privacy

B.C. class action alleges menstruation cycle tracking app breached users' privacy

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia Supreme Court judge says a class-action lawsuit can move forward over alleged privacy breaches against a company that made an app to track users' menstrual and fertility cycles.
B.C. Supreme Court approves $14.4-million settlement of iPhone class-action lawsuit

B.C. Supreme Court approves $14.4-million settlement of iPhone class-action lawsuit

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia Supreme Court has approved a countrywide multimillion-dollar settlement of a class-action lawsuit against Apple over software updates that allegedly slowed down older iPhones. "We're pleased with the results," said K.
Make the most of loyalty programs by timing purchases, combining offers: expert

Make the most of loyalty programs by timing purchases, combining offers: expert

TORONTO — Diana Skakavac is so serious about deal hunting, she considers saving one of her love languages.
'Rewarding you for the stuff you buy': How personalized offers shape grocery shopping

'Rewarding you for the stuff you buy': How personalized offers shape grocery shopping

TORONTO — When Diana Skakavac scrolls grocery store loyalty apps, she's always looking for her "unicorn": personalized offers for Tide laundry powder. "My grandma is a very strict user of the Tide powder.
Canada's AI reputation at risk if it doesn't speed up adoption: tech community

Canada's AI reputation at risk if it doesn't speed up adoption: tech community

TORONTO — Members of Canada's tech community say they're worried the country is adopting artificial intelligence too slowly, threatening its reputation as a leader in the sector, if the trend persists.
Worried about a cyberattack? Here are tips to help protect your digital assets

Worried about a cyberattack? Here are tips to help protect your digital assets

TORONTO — The number of cyberattacks victimizing Canadians has been steadily growing over the last decade and is projected to keep rising.
Personal cyber insurance nascent but growing in demand as digital crimes increase

Personal cyber insurance nascent but growing in demand as digital crimes increase

TORONTO — When it comes to protecting against cyberattacks, identity theft and other digital crimes, Canadians have been hearing the same advice for years: vary your passwords, use two-factor authentication and consider a virtual private network to m
Dax Dasilva returns to Lightspeed as interim CEO, JP Chauvet steps down

Dax Dasilva returns to Lightspeed as interim CEO, JP Chauvet steps down

Lightspeed Commerce Inc. founder Dax Dasilva is back at the helm of the company he started and he has a mission: profitability and boosting the stock price. "When I took the company public in 2019, our revenue was US$77.
Corporate profits must not trump public interest on AI: UN tech envoy

Corporate profits must not trump public interest on AI: UN tech envoy

MONTREAL — The United Nations’ top tech official fears that corporate interests may undermine the push to rein in artificial intelligence, exacerbating social divisions and encroaching on human rights.