Technology

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Home Depot gave personal data to Meta without valid customer consent: watchdog

OTTAWA — The federal privacy watchdog says Home Depot shared details from electronic receipts with Meta, which operates the Facebook social media platform, without the knowledge or consent of...

Industry committee set to hold meeting on Rogers-Shaw deal

OTTAWA — The House of Commons industry and technology committee is set to meet today to look at Rogers Communications Inc.'s proposed takeover of Shaw Communications Inc. The committee previously...

Competition Bureau set to try to overturn Rogers-Shaw decision at Fed Appeal Court

OTTAWA — The fate of Rogers Communications Inc.'s proposed takeover of Shaw Communications Inc. goes before the Federal Court of Appeal today as the Competition Bureau seeks to overturn the...

Tech industry job cuts come rapidly and in big numbers

In just the past month there have been nearly 50,000 job cuts across the technology sector. Large and small tech companies went on a hiring spree in over the past several years due to a demand for...

Hootsuite lays off 7% of staff, names Irina Novoselsky new CEO

VANCOUVER — Social media technology company Hootsuite Inc. is laying off seven per cent of its staff in its third job cut in the last year and replacing its chief executive. The Vancouver company...

Microsoft cuts 10,000 jobs, about 5% of global workforce

Microsoft is cutting 10,000 workers, almost 5% of its workforce, in response to “macroeconomic conditions and changing customer priorities.” The company said in a regulatory filing Wednesday that...

Ballard to co-develop zero emission mine truck in India

Ballard, Adani Enterprises, Ashok Leyland partner up on fuel cell mine truck

Oscar-winning DNEG taps VFX supervisor of Marvel’s Eternals as new Vancouver GM

One of Vancouver’s most decorated visual effects (VFX) studios is getting a new general manager. Double Negative Ltd. (DNEG), the VFX company that helped bring Oscars to Vancouver last awards...

Vancouver agri-tech lands $6M in seed financing

Terramera to spin out new soil analysis subsidiary

General Fusion demo plant gets municipal approval in UK

General Fusion aims to commission new fusion machine in UK in 2026