Would we have seen the proliferation of ‘stalkerware’ if there were more women in tech?

When development teams are homogeneous, we see the proliferation of online tools with dangerous consequences See the original article on CBC.ca from May 30, 2017 You’ve probably heard stories of governments tracking the online actions of persons of interest through surreptitious digital means. But now, the very same tools are being used by tens of thousands

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Google plans to ‘fix’ Toronto by building smart city

Underdeveloped waterfront ideal location to start building smart city See the original article on CBC.ca from May 20, 2017 Google has its sights set on piloting its vision for the smart city of the future in Canada’s largest urban centre. But its reasons for picking Toronto are not necessarily the ones we might first assume.

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Using the wrong emoji can cost you — literally

A recent case in the Israeli courts saw a defendant pay $3000 over a few texts and emojis See the original article on CBC.ca from May 2016, 2017 Imagine if an emoji — one casually fired off in a text-message conversation — ended up costing the sender thousands of dollars. Or $3,000, to be exact.

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Facebook kind of, somewhat continues to crack down on fake news

Does Facebook really want to stop the spread of fake news, or does it just want to stop being blamed for it? See the original article on CBC.ca from May 10, 2017 Another election, another cycle of fake news. And Facebook is, once again, caught in the middle. In the U.S. presidential election, the rise

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