Category Archives: Sci/Tech

Internet surveillance bill cancelled but new one likely News, Sci/Tech

By Amber Daugherty The federal government this week canceled a controversial Internet surveillance act, Bill C-30, in a move that has critics cheering – and others wondering what will come next. “This is a victory for every Canadian!” Ann Cavoukian, Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner, said about the move Monday to scrap the bill. “The

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Blackberry’s new phone hits Europe Business, News, Sci/Tech

By Brandon Humber & Nicholas Camilleri Despite a decline in RIM’s stock following its announcement of Blackberry 10, the company will be trading under its new name “Blackberry” as of Feb. 4. Blackberry, formerly known as RIM, launched its latest phone in Europe on Thursday, the touch-screen Z10 model. An additional model, the Q10, which features

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Data Privacy Day: a look into Humber’s student’s online protection News, Sci/Tech

By Kaite Boivin and Stephen Donkers In the digital age we live in passwords are commonly the only thing keeping the rest of the world out. Be it Facebook or Twitter, online banking or Internet shopping, protection is key yet not so commonly understood. So in light of Data Privacy Day, Humber News reporter, Kaite

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iPhone5 manufacturers falling behind Sci/Tech

By Adriano Mancini Multinational electronics manufacturer, Foxconn, has admitted it has fallen behind its worldwide demand in the manufacture of Apple’s iPhone5. “It’s not easy to make the iPhones.,” said Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou in an interview with Reuters Canada on Wednesday. “We are falling short of meeting the huge demand. We can’t really fulfill

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