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Emails reveal months of TikTok spyware fears at B.C. cybersecurity department

Emails reveal months of TikTok spyware fears at B.C. cybersecurity department

A year before U.S. lawmakers targeted TikTok, B.C. government cybersecurity department scrambled to remove the app.
Rob Shaw: B.C. ready to get tough on tech titans with sweeping legislation

Rob Shaw: B.C. ready to get tough on tech titans with sweeping legislation

From sextortion to eating disorders, province targets platforms and companies endangering youth
Federal government reveals it ordered national security review of TikTok in September

Federal government reveals it ordered national security review of TikTok in September

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals ordered a national security review of popular video app TikTok in September 2023 but did not disclose it publicly. "This is still an ongoing case.
AI will be ‘transformative’ for B.C.'s engineering industry

AI will be ‘transformative’ for B.C.'s engineering industry

B.C. engineering firms exploring ways to increase efficiency, address labour shortages.
Plenty of Fish founder Markus Frind becomes CEO at Cymax

Plenty of Fish founder Markus Frind becomes CEO at Cymax

Frind, who founded Plenty of Fish, owns about 70 per cent of e-commerce furniture-seller Cymax
UNBC Innovation Hub to test latest AI wound care technologies

UNBC Innovation Hub to test latest AI wound care technologies

The Centre for Technology Adoption for Aging in the North (CTAAN) at UNBC will introduce new technologies in healthcare aimed at advancing patient outcomes and equity in treatment.
Kelowna using robots, drones to help orchards with crop management

Kelowna using robots, drones to help orchards with crop management

Orchards get a high-tech makeover as pilot project ushers in precision farming
MPs to move on AI bill without testimony from Canadian companies: business group

MPs to move on AI bill without testimony from Canadian companies: business group

OTTAWA — The Canadian Chamber of Commerce says it is seriously concerned Canadian businesses weren’t able to testify on proposed federal artificial intelligence legislation.
Bezos-backed Figure AI attracts Vancouver investment

Bezos-backed Figure AI attracts Vancouver investment

KITS CEO Roger Hardy has invested $3 million in the humanoid robot venture
Bitcoin briefly touches all-time high before retreat

Bitcoin briefly touches all-time high before retreat

TORONTO — Bitcoin briefly touched an all-time high Tuesday of more than US$69,000 before losing thousands of dollars of value within hours.