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Over 1,000 U.S. businesses affected by same cyber attack that hit Target

Globe Top Technology - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 6:08pm
Hackers are secretly pilfering data from millions of consumers’ payment cards, according to Homeland Security

Kenya: Where dead floppy disk drives are reborn

Globe Top Technology - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 1:59pm
Electronic waste generated globally last year is enough to fill 100 Empire State Buildings; much of it ends up in developing countries

Top links: Science, tech grad? You still might end up a barista

Globe Top Technology - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 9:35am
The stories from around the Web that our market strategist is reading online

New .quebec domain names coming this fall

Globe Top Technology - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 6:38am
Province will be the only Canadian jurisdiction with its own signature as an alternative to old standards, like .com and .ca

Apple iPhone 6 screen snag leaves supply chain scrambling

Globe Top Technology - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 5:24am
Need to redesign key component disrupted panel production ahead of next month’s expected launch, sources say

Data-mining retailers prove it’s hip to use Square

Globe Top Technology - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 6:06pm
Knowing that 79 per cent of your customers are going to say no to large or small beverages (cold or hot) is the kind of customer insight Square is trying to impart to its cohort of Canadian merchants

Snapping kid pics is the new faux pas

Globe Top Technology - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 3:39pm
In an era when most adults give away our personal information and images like they’re penny candy, many people (parents and public officials alike) are drawing the line at small children

CRTC plans include ‘pick-and-pay’ TV

Globe Top Technology - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 1:08pm
Regulator issues several proposals to alter the structure of Canadian broadcasting service, saying ‘considerable change’ is on the way

EBay considering spinning off PayPal: report

Globe Top Technology - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 12:11pm
An independent PayPal could attract retailers wary of eBay, some investors feel

Post PC? As HP sales jump CEO Whitman mulls shopping spree

Globe Top Technology - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 9:03am
The Silicon Valley giant is undergoing a major overhaul aimed at cutting costs and re-orienting itself toward higher-margin businesses such as computing infrastructure

Wind cuts roaming rates following Ottawa's price caps

Globe Top Technology - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 5:00am
Company also upgrades roaming network to 3G, while cutting charges for data roaming to 5 cents a megabyte

Tesla ‘Gigafactory’ plan sparks a hot contest to host a job generator

Globe Top Technology - Wed, 20/08/2014 - 6:56pm
As electric-car company plans for a major factory to increase battery production, the location short list is now California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas

Ready to rove on Mars

Queen's news - Wed, 20/08/2014 - 1:55pm
Post-doctoral fellow Brian Lynch part of team partnering with Canadian Space Agency for hands-on experience with Mars Rover.

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German chip maker Infineon to buy U.S. firm for $3-billion

Globe Top Technology - Wed, 20/08/2014 - 1:48pm
Germany company’s cash purchase of Silicon Valley-based International Rectifier is its biggest acquisition ever

Canada's top doctor ready to tackle complex health-care issues

Queen's news - Wed, 20/08/2014 - 12:34pm
Chris Simpson, professor and chief of cardiology at Queen's, becomes president of the Canadian Medical Association.

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Private equity stalks Shutterfly in latest billion-dollar tech buyout

Globe Top Technology - Wed, 20/08/2014 - 11:49am
Silver Lake Partners and Bain Capital said to be interested in photo book printing company

The ethics of driverless cars

Queen's news - Wed, 20/08/2014 - 10:55am
With the possibility of driverless cars taking to the streets in coming years, PhD candidate Jason Millar discusses some of their ethical implications.

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Remember Heartbleed? Massive hospital hack linked to bug

Globe Top Technology - Wed, 20/08/2014 - 9:03am
Community Health Systems Inc. had 4.5 million patient records stolen in first known large-scale cyber attack using the flaw

Apple soars to record amid optimism about new products

Globe Top Technology - Tue, 19/08/2014 - 4:12pm
Tech giant's shares surpass 2012 peak as investors anticipate bigger screen iPhones, wristwatch-like device

Parents keeping kids’ identities off social media amid privacy concerns

Globe Top Technology - Tue, 19/08/2014 - 1:37pm
An increasing number of parents are bucking the trend by consciously keeping their children’s photos, names and entire identities off the Internet.

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