Police

Report: BlackBerry Routinely Hands Over BBM Messages to Assist Police

A new report from CBC News suggests BlackBerry has been "enthusiastically" helping law enforcement agencies across dozens of countries. An investigation conducted by CBC News found that a "specialized unit" inside BlackBerry has been cooperating with law enforcement agencies for years. In fact, the publication cited "a number of insiders" who confirmed the findings and...

Authorities Briefly Evacuate Apple’s European Headquarters

According to a repot by Reuters, Apple's European headquarters in Ireland were briefly evacuated by Police today, as they searched the premises following a security alert that Apple staff said had been completed, and they had returned to work. While a staff member informed the publication that the employees had returned to their desks, Irish police, who were...

Distracted Driving Tickets Issued Increase in Cape Breton

According to a report from CBC, the number of tickets issued for distracted driving is now twice the amount of tickets issued for drinking and driving in Cape Breton Regional Municipality. Sgt. Joe Farrell of the traffic safety division said that more than 80 tickets were issued for impaired driving in 2015, while 177 tickets were...

Niagara Police Threaten to Charge Uber Over Violation of Region’s Bylaw

According to a new report from CBC, Niagara Regional Police threaten to charge Uber drivers if there are complaints about the ride-sharing service operating against the region’s bylaw. Superintendent Scott McLean said the ride-sharing service is not operating in compliance with Niagara’s regional bylaw. McLean says that if Uber charges a customer and accepts the...

Lead Detective in Oscar Pistorius Case Sent to Apple HQ for Assistance

Just days before the murder trial, the lead detective investigating Oscar Pistorius over the shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, has flown to the Apple headquarters in order to seek assistance in accessing password protected messages on the athlete's iPhone 5, The Telegraph is reporting. The police has been struggling for months to access text and Whatsapp messages on...