Google Inc announces first Canadian ‘cloud region’ in Montreal, allows sensitive data to stay within borders

TORONTO — Google is building its first cloud region in Canada, which it says will allow businesses to keep sensitive data within the country while also speeding up services like machine learning that helps better analyze information.  Located in Montreal, the first Canadian Google Cloud Platform Region was announced during a keynote Thursday at the…

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Under The Influence

You couldn’t make it up. It’s brunch time in Mayfair and I’m sitting with influencer Camille Charrière (Instagram followers: 494,000 and rising) on a plush teal velvet-upholstered chair. She’s wearing Vetements and Gucci, and we have frothy lattes and two orders of poached eggs and smashed avocado on toast before us. It’s an Instagram cliché…

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BlackBerry Ltd’s software used in more than 60 million cars is a target for the CIA to hack: WikiLeaks

As BlackBerry Ltd. vies to position itself as a leader in secure automotive systems, its QNX software has turned up on a list of potential targets for the Central Intelligence Agency to hack, according to documents released by WikiLeaks. CIA meeting notes mention QNX as one of several “potential mission areas” for the organization’s Embedded…

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