CANADA

July 30th, 2010

Apple iPhone 4 Makes Canadian Debut

Despite well publicized antenna issues with the iPhone 4, that didn’t seem to stop many Canadians who waited in line at Apple stores around the country today for the official launch. Apple’s latest product is being brought to the wild north over a month after its USA release and will be featured on all three [...]

March 9th, 2010

Canadians Approved for Class Action Lawsuit Against Microsoft

It seems the “nice” Canadians aren’t being so nice when it comes to Microsoft’s perceived monopoly in the marketplace. A B.C. Provincial Supreme Court judge has approved a lawsuit to be classified as class action against Microsoft Canada that alleges anti-competitive practices and could seek more than $1 billion in damages. The plaintiffs, Pro-Sys Consultants, [...]

October 7th, 2009

Google Maps Street View Service Launches in Canada

For our neighbours south of the border (The U.S.A), Google Street View has been a tool that many have utilized for the better part of a year in most major urban areas, but those in the great white north have not been so priviledged, with the ground view map abruptly ending at the border. Today [...]

July 17th, 2009

Facebook Faces Possible Legal Action From Canada Regarding Privacy

The Canadian Privacy Commission has publicly called out Facebook for its breach of the country’s privacy laws; in specific, failing to properly handle a user’s personal information. The commission released a report on Thursday (July 16th) wherein Jennifer Stoddart, the commissioner herself, blasted the world’s largest social networking website about their privacy guidelines that fly [...]