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Rogers-Shaw deal goes to federal court; Competition Bureau says proposed sale of Freedom to Vidéotron is ‘parasitic’

Today, the Competition Bureau is making its case in front of the Federal Court of Appeal in Ottawa, in its latest attempt to kill...

Good news-bad news scenario for Ericsson, firm’s latest financials reveal

There was a mix of good news and alarmingly bad news in Ericsson’s Q4 2022 results, as the Swedish telecom’s revenues were up significantly...

TekSavvy asks CRTC to block proposed sale of Freedom Mobile to Videotron, says it violates Telecommunications Act

TekSavvy is not backing down. The Ontario-based independent internet service provider (ISP) is asking the CRTC (Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission) to review the...

Rogers-Shaw merger blocked again as Competition Bureau gets temporary stay of Tribunal’s decision from Court of Appeal

The Rogers acquisition of Shaw Communications has hit yet another roadblock. Yesterday, the Federal Court of Appeal granted the Competition Bureau an “emergency interim...

Updated – the battle continues: Rogers-Shaw merger battle: 2022 roundup

The Rogers-Shaw merger saga continued along its bumpy path in 2022, following pushbacks from more than one competition watchdog, some short-lived wins, new ventures,...

Legal minds explore risks associated with technology contracts

The signing of a long-term technology agreement is certainly common enough, but according to a group of lawyers with Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP,...

Channel Bytes November 11, 2022 – New Auvik CEO; NortonLifeLock rename; Sungard asset sales; and more

Staying informed is a constant challenge. There's so much to do, and so little time. But we have you covered. Grab a coffee and...

SolarWinds to pay US$26 million over Orion compromise

The cost to American companies from shareholder and regulator lawsuits for being hit by cyber attacks is being revealed. SolarWinds said it has entered into...

Attorney General of California announces lawsuit against Amazon for anti-competitive practices

California Attorney General Rob Bonta has announced a lawsuit against Amazon, alleging that the company is causing increased prices across California with anticompetitive practices,...

Analyst reacts strongly to news Oracle has ‘surveillance machine’

The case of a software giant selling personal data to a third party is troubling, Iris Akwetey, senior research analyst with Info-Tech Research said...

Fake Cisco network gear sold during supply chain shortage

With files from Lynn Greiner A Florida man has been arrested and charged for reselling fake Cisco networking equipment. The scam reportedly earned over US$100...

UPDATED – Class actions filed in Quebec against Rogers following last Friday’s outage

Montreal law firm LPC Avocat has requested authorization to file a class action against telecommunications giant Rogers Communications following the outage of its network...

HashtagTrending: Cannabis and machine learning; ‘Weed-dating’; and tracking consumption

It’s October 17th and unless you’ve been living under a rock you probably know what that means. Recreational cannabis is now officially legal across...

Hashtag Trending – Washington sues Google and Facebook; ZTE strikes deal with U.S.; Sonos’ new Alexa-enabled speaker

The state of Washington has sued Google and Facebook for allegedly not disclosing who purchased election ads. Chinese smartphone manufacturer ZTE’s U.S. operations officially...

Hashtag Trending – Uber/Waymo trial settled; Amazon’s new delivery service; Facebook testing downvote button

The Uber and Waymo trial ends with a settlement. Amazon goes after FedEx and UPS with its new delivery service. And Facebook is finally...

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