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Downloading Illegally in Canada? It Can Cost You

Hollywood studios have found a new way to track down and sue illegal downloaders in Canada. Canadian government and Canadian courts are fine with it. Your ignorance will not be taken into an account. Movie studios have started sending registered mail to houses and apartments associated with an IP of people illegally downloading movies and … Continue reading Downloading Illegally in Canada? It Can Cost You

Spotify Users in Canada Can Get Free Google Home Mini

In order to attract more users Spotify in Canada is giving out free Google Home Mini to their premium members. Google Home Mini is a smart speaker with the Google Assistant built in. It is currently listed in Google Store at $79 Canadian dollars plus taxes. This is a new promo Spotify launched and will … Continue reading Spotify Users in Canada Can Get Free Google Home Mini

Montreal French Quebecor Violated CRTC Regulations

Update: CRTC said that during disputes – it is illegal for channel owners to just switch off their signal and owners should be penalized. Quebecor, Pierre Karl Péladeau, said that he does not recognize CRTC authority. Bell said that Quebecor license should be suspended immediately and for duration of hockey playoffs. CRTC said that it … Continue reading Montreal French Quebecor Violated CRTC Regulations

Canadian Govt Eyes Regulating Facebook, Other Tech

The Canadian government said it might start regulating social media and other tech companies like Facebook, Google, Amazon and Twitter in Canada soon. Minister of Democratic Institutions, Karina Gould, mentioned that she thinks that Canadians are fed up with tech giants and want the government to do something about it. Gould’s announcement is coincided with … Continue reading Canadian Govt Eyes Regulating Facebook, Other Tech

Toronto Drug Dealer To Pay $1.9m Bitcoin To Ontario

The largest Canadian bitcoin bust happened this week. Toronto court ordered a drug dealer to pay $1.9m bitcoin found on his computer to the province. Superior Court Justice Jane Kelly ruled that way due to the fact that Matthew Phan, local drug dealer, used the money to buy guns and drugs. Phan did not agree … Continue reading Toronto Drug Dealer To Pay $1.9m Bitcoin To Ontario

Transport Canada is Funding 45 min Toronto – Montreal Hyperloop Train Study

Transport Canada is funding a study to see if it is feasible to build an electric tunnel to take passengers from Toronto to Montreal on speedy hyperloop train in just 45 minutes. The Hyperloop is a new intercity transportation concept. Promoters are engineering the design to provide travellers with a travel mode featuring very high … Continue reading Transport Canada is Funding 45 min Toronto – Montreal Hyperloop Train Study

3 Reasons Why Toronto Tech Scene is Thriving

Toronto has been in the news a lot due to its growth when it comes to technology businesses. American and Canadian companies have been investing heavily into Toronto, for example just in one month alone, September 2018, more than $1.4 billion dollars was invested into the city. So what drives companies to come and invest … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Toronto Tech Scene is Thriving