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Jul 31, 2018

Uber drivers have been declared employees for unemployment purposes. U.S. intelligence warns that Gmail’s latest update puts 1.4 billion users at risk. And a German academic researching e-transfer app Venmo learned way more than she wanted to.

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Jul 30, 2018

Amazon caused a frenzy when it announced plans to build a second headquarters somewhere in North America earlier this year.

The $5 billion dollar investment and a promise of creating 50,000 jobs spurred more than 230 proposals from cities across the continent.

Jul 27, 2018

Amazon’s facial recognition software matched 28 members of the U.S. Congress to criminal mugshots. Donald Trump accused Twitter of liberal bias. And Facebook and its founder had a really bad Thursday.


Jul 25, 2018

Toronto’s tech scene is hot - even hotter than San Francisco. Uber is being sued by London cab drivers for more than one billion pounds. And streaming services like Netflix and Spotify may soon be included in the U.S.’s emergency alert system.