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Canadian antitrust watchdog reaches ebook agreement with Apple, publishers

Canadian antitrust watchdog Competition Bureau reached an agreement with Apple and several book publishers over ebook price fixing. This allows Amazon and other to discount more ebooks than before.
Mobile

Canada ends two-year inquiry, finds Apple didn’t violate anticompetition laws

A 24-month probe finally ended on Friday after Canada's Competition Bureau on Friday said it was unable to gather sufficient evidence to prove Apple had taken part in anti-competitive practices.
Computing

Internet access declared a 'basic service' in Canada

On Tuesday, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) declared broadband access internet service to be a "basic telecommunications service for all Canadians."
Web

The Internet Archive gears up for the Trump era by creating a backup in Canada

The Internet Archive is seeking donations to create a backup in Canada. Internet Archive founder Brewster Kahle seems worried about the upcoming "radical" changes in Washington, D.C. once the Donald Trump administration arrives in office.
Cars

Canada finally joins the self-driving club, with a car called ‘Autonomoose’

Ontario in Canada has become the first province in the country to oversee trials for self-driving cars on its roads. Three teams are involved, including one from the University of Waterloo with a car called "Autonomoose."
Mobile

Canadian cellular firms face new competition from Freedom Mobile’s LTE networks

It looks like the Canadian carrier market is set to finally get another competitor -- Freedom Mobile, formerly known as Wind Mobile, is finally getting LTE. Initially, only the LG V20 and ZTE Grand X4 will work on the network, and only in…
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Following Trump's election, some are seeking Canadian housing on Zillow

Google Trends has reported spikes in search traffic for "move to Canada" in the U.S. And now, Zillow Group has reported that folks are responding to the election of Donald Trump by looking into Canadian real estate.
Cool Tech

Everything you need to know about the Large Hadron Collider

Lately, it seems as though every discovery made using the Large Hadron Collider threatens to overturn our understanding of the universe. But what exactly is the machine, and what does it do? Our handy guide will tell you everything you need…
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The first Canadian reseller for Tesla Powerwall home battery packs is in Toronto

Tesla sells Powerwall home battery packs through authorized resellers, unlike its company stores for car sales. The first Canadian reseller is in Toronto. Mpower Energy Solutions will sell Tesla Powerwall batteries starting in late 2016.
Mobile

Canadian court rules that your text messages are not as private as you think they are

The Ontario Court of Appeal denied a defendant's appeal, arguing that you give up your privacy once text messages are sent and received by the recipient. The decision has the potential to set a precedent for future cases.
Mobile

Ontario considers motion to ban phone use while crossing streets

Toronto's city council requested the Ontario government to ban texting while walking, only to have that request squashed. However, Toronto could create a bylaw that adheres to the proposed ban.
Cars

No one seems to want to test driverless cars in Ontario, Canada

There may be a race going on in the automative and tech worlds to get self-driving cars on the road, but that race isn't moving to Canada. Not a single company has applied to take part in Ontario's program to test autonomous vehicles.