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UPDATED: Canadian Privacy Agency to Investigate US Facial Recognition Firm

Update #1: The company in this story, Clearview AI, has just been hacked and more than 2,200 organizations spanning law enforcement to universities have their information accessed. Clearview has clients such as US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Department of Justice, the FBI, Macy’s, Best Buy. In Canada multiple police agencies have used them such … Continue reading UPDATED: Canadian Privacy Agency to Investigate US Facial Recognition Firm

Data OF 15 Million LifeLabs’ Canadian Customers Compromised

Lifelabs , Canada’s largest provider of health diagnostic testing services, acknowledged that more than 15 million of accounts have been compromised in a recent hack. However Lifelabs has mentioned that they have negotiated with hackers and paid a ransom fee to get the data back. Information of more than 15 million of customers in British … Continue reading Data OF 15 Million LifeLabs’ Canadian Customers Compromised

Vancouver to Seattle Highspeed Train Almost a Reality

Update: While High speed train is being studied by both provincial and state governments, a private company, Harbour Air Seaplanes, has launched a seaplane that gets you in Seattle in around 1 hour from Vancouver. The tickets are around $400 but if speed is what you are after – this will be the best option … Continue reading Vancouver to Seattle Highspeed Train Almost a Reality

Amazon To Hire 1,000 IT Pros in Vancouver, Open 2nd Office

No no, This is not their 2nd HQ office. Amazon is opening a second office in Vancouver to grow their team from 1,000 tech professionals to 2,000 within the next few years. Alexandre Gagnon, Amazon Canada VP said: “Amazon is excited to continue growing our workforce throughout Canada. We are among the largest employers of … Continue reading Amazon To Hire 1,000 IT Pros in Vancouver, Open 2nd Office