Facebook is introducing quoted replies to Messenger conversations

Facebook is reportedly updating Messenger today and introducing a new feature with the new update now Facebook is adding the ability to quote and reply to specific messages in a conversation, making it easier to keep track of things (especially in larger group chats), as reported by VentureBeat. The feature comes as an expansion of […]

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Microsoft is reportedly planning to increase the limit of Skype group video chats participants

Microsoft is reportedly planning to increase the number of people that can participate in a Skype group video call. The company is testing a new change to Skype that will raise the limit from 25 people all the way up to 50 participants. Now this new change will help smaller companies that rely on services […]

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New facial recognition bill prohibit companies from sharing data without consent

A new bill has been introduced in the Senate today which would prohibit commercial companies using facial recognition technology from collecting or sharing people’s data without their explicit consent. The bipartisan Commercial Facial Recognition Privacy Act is sponsored by Senators Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Roy Blunt (R-MO) and is the first of its kind when […]

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Google shuts down Android TV photo sharing after account privacy issue

Google has reportedly shut down Google Photos sharing to Android TV devices after a bug was discovered that revealed hundreds of user accounts to other users. Until the bug is resolved, Android TV owners won’t be able to set Google Photo albums as their screensaver or view pictures with Google Assistant on their set-top devices […]

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Ontario Realtors and home builders urge province to loosen zoning rules around transit hubs

Ontario’s realtors and home builders say the province could address a housing supply crunch if it allowed a greater range of developments around 200 transit hubs. The associations that represent Ontario’s realtors and home builders are calling on the provincial government to change zoning rules around the transit stations. They say permitting different uses of […]

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Verizon will reportedly launch 5G in 30 cities this year

Verizon announcement today that it will launch its next-gen 5G wireless technology in 30 cities by the end of 2019. The company didn’t say anything about in which cities it would be launched or when exactly the launch would begin, but the company confirm that each launch would include some deployment of super fast millimeter […]

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Fare evasion cost TTC $64M in 2018: AG reports

TTC has lost $64 million to fare evader in 2018, which includes $3.4-million due to faulty Metrolinx equipment says the city’s Auditor General. Auditor General Beverly Romeo Beehler also issued a warning saying if issues with the use of the relatively new child PRESTO fare cards are not resolved, a new method of fare evasion […]

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NDP candidates push for stronger climate action as Singh supports LNG Canada

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is recently facing calls from within the party for a stronger stance on climate change as he defends his support of the $40-billion LNG Canada project in northern British Columbia. Svend Robinson, the New Democrat candidate in Burnaby North-Seymour in the general election, opposes any new oil and gas infrastructure. Julia […]

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Federal Government will introduce its pre-election budget on March 19

Finance Minister Bill Morneau has recently said that the federal government will introduce its pre-election budget on March 19. It will be the Trudeau government’s fourth budget since the he won the 2015 election and the final one before October’s federal election. The announcement was made today by Morneau in the House of Commons. The […]

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