United States

Canadian Privacy Threatened by U.S. Border Searches

Canadian privacy could be in jeopardy by apparent plans from the United States government to demand cellphones as well as social media passwords from foreign visitors by U.S. border agents. According to a new CTV report, privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien told a House of Commons committee yesterday that U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers can look...

Foxconn Considers U.S. Display Factory with Apple Worth $7 Billion

Taiwan technology giant Foxconn is considering teaming up with Cupertino, California-based Apple to set up a display-panel manufacturing facility in the US with an investment of $7 billion, Nikkei reported on Monday. It’s expected investment in the facility will top $7 billion, and long-time partner Apple will assist Foxconn in its funding, construction and operation. “Apple is […]

Apple Has Created 2 Million Jobs in the U.S. Since the iPhone

President-elect Donald Trump has said in the past he wants companies like Apple to bring their manufacturing jobs back home to the United States. “I’m going to get Apple to start making their computers and their iPhones on our land, not in China,” he said. For obvious reasons, Apple will most likely not bring its factories […]

Samsung’s Note 7 Failure to Cost $5.3B; U.S. Bans Phone from Air Travel

In an announcement this morning, the Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration said that Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 will be banned from all flights in the United States. In a statement, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said: "We recognise that banning these phones from airlines will inconvenience some passengers, but the safety of all those...

Calgary-Developed ‘Peeple’ App Launches in North America

Calgary-developed ‘Peeple’ app, which allows users to rate other humans on a scale of one to five stars, is now available in North America. The app, which is basically Yelp-like service for people, allows users to rate and provide reviews for people they come in contact with in their professional, personal, or dating life. Peeple...