Canadian 'hacker-for-hire' pleads guilty in Yahoo breach

A Canadian man pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges stemming from a massive breach at Yahoo that authorities say was directed by two Russian intelligence agents and affected at least a half billion user accounts.

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Canadian university falls victim to email phishing scam, loses $9.5M to fraudsters

MacEwan University in Edmonton has confirmed that it lost 11.8 million Canadian dollars (US $9.5 million) after falling victim to a phishing attack.

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Google is my lawyer: How a Canadian man used Street View to fight a speeding ticket

A Canadian man used images from Google’s Street View to fight a speeding ticket in court. The judge dropped the ticket, but the police maintains that the driver was going nearly 20 kilometers an hour over the limit in a school zone.

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Apple poaches Telus executive to manage Canadian sales operations

Article Image Apple added new blood to its Canadian management team in February with the hire of Brent Johnston, a longtime Telus executive who handled the regional telco’s consumer segment.

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Canadian Apple Pay launch set for Nov. 17, credit card representatives say

Article Image Apple Pay’s Canadian launch is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 17, according to customer service representatives with American Express.

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Rumor: Microsoft interested in acquiring BlackBerry

Microsoft is rumored to be talking with investment firms about the prospect of buying out Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry, likely motivated by a desire to deepen its foray into the mobile enterprise and gain access to BlackBerry’s patent trove.



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New book says BlackBerry ignored iPhone threat because it misunderstood market

An excerpt from an upcoming book on the rise and collapse of Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry suggests that while the company — then known as RIM — had some appreciation for 2007’s first-generation iPhone, it did not see the device as a threat given RIM’s core customers.



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BlackBerry sells just 1.6M smartphones in Q4 as software, services grow

Canadian device maker BlackBerry on Friday revealed yet another quarterly decline in hardware sales, moving just 1.6 million smartphones in its fiscal fourth quarter as its once-dominant device business continues to retreat.



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BlackBerry staggers back into the tablet market with Samsung hardware and IBM software

Downtrodden Canadian device maker BlackBerry has revealed its latest effort to maintain some semblance of grip on the enterprise with the SecuTablet, a modified Galaxy Tab S 10.5 with security software provided by IBM and encryption hardware from Secusmart, a German firm acquired by BlackBerry in December.



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Federal court levies near-$1M fine against Ryan Seacrest's 'Typo' iPhone keyboard

Typo, makers of a BlackBerry-like keyboard accessory for the iPhone, were ordered Wednesday to pay the Canadian smartphone maker $860,000 plus attorneys’ fees and costs after failing to heed a sales injunction handed down last March.



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