Disney Plus, Cable Minus: Analysts say streaming service may escalate cord cutting

TORONTO — The Walt Disney Company is swooping into the Canadian market with its powerful new streaming platform Disney Plus in November, and analysts say...

CRTC lowers wholesale broadband rates to boost competition among providers

OTTAWA — Canada's telecoms regulator says it has lowered the rates for wholesale broadband access as it looks to increase competition among internet providers. The lower...

Toronto researcher developing selfie-based blood pressure monitor

TORONTO — You can learn a lot about someone from the videos they take of themselves. One day, these recordings may even be able...

Square brings new checkout device to Canada as competition in sector increases

TORONTO — Canadian checkout counters could soon look quite different as a Silicon Valley giant looks to shake up the retail payment space — dominated by the ubiquitous grey...

Poll suggests Canadians ready for more health-care technology, virtual care

TORONTO — A new poll suggests the majority of Canadians are ready to embrace more technology in health care, and it seems many would even...

Canadians benefit from independent ISPs competing with big internet networks: study

OTTAWA — The Competition Bureau says smaller internet service providers play an important, positive role in Canada's telecom market even though only a small minority of consumers...

Ontario woman files suit on behalf of Canadians affected by Capital One data breach

TORONTO — A prominent Ontario personal injury law firm has filed a class action on behalf of Canadians affected by the huge Capital One data breach...

Digital token seller Kik Interactive fires back at SEC in U.S. court filing

KITCHENER, Ont. — Ontario-based Kik Interactive Inc. says it has asked for an early court date to formally challenge allegations levelled against it by...

Electric car sales climb in wake of new $5,000 federal rebate program

OTTAWA — Transport Canada data shows more than 14,000 electric vehicles were purchased nationwide during the first three months of the federal government's new rebate program. On...

Goodale unveils details of $22 million to combat child abuse online

OTTAWA — Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says provincial and municipal police forces will receive $15 million to combat the exploitation of children online. The...

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