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Two arrested after Kijiji cellphone sellers robbed, assaulted

Two Ottawa-area men face a number of charges for allegedly luring online classifieds users with the intention of robbing and assaulting them.

The Ottawa police robbery unit say the two overnight robberies both started with the sale of cellphones using the free classified ads website Kijiji. 284 more words

Local News

'Do not publish': Apparent accidental BlackBerry leak hints at new high-end device on the way

TORONTO — BlackBerry has apparently leaked details about another new, high-end smartphone on its own website a week before CEO John Chen’s self-imposed deadline to make the company’s slumping hardware business profitable again. 251 more words


Apple Inc's iPhone 7 release could dampen margins for Big Three wireless carriers: analyst

The latest iPhone may have consumers flocking to Canada’s Big Three wireless carriers to upgrade their smartphones, but the providers’ margins could take a hit in the next quarter due to the anticipated increase in sales, according to one Bay Street analyst. 447 more words

FP Tech Desk

Apple Inc sees biggest rally in years, adding more than $60 billion in market value this week alone

Apple Inc. stock is on its biggest winning streak in years as the company prepares to roll out sales of its new iPhone 7 on Friday. 536 more words


Samsung to recall Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in U.S. following 92 reports of battery overheating, agency says

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will recall Galaxy Note 7 smartphones due to serious fire and burn hazards, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said. 105 more words

Personal Tech

Software developer says City of Edmonton apps miss the mark

The City of Edmonton has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on smartphone apps to engage with the public, but some users are frustrated by the technology. 856 more words

Local News

Apple Inc stocks hit 2016 high on iPhone 7 optimism, company market value peaks above US$600 billion

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple’s stock hit a 2016 high on Wednesday, with its market value peaking above US$600 billion for the first time since April as Wall Street bet the technology company’s newest iPhone would help shore up falling sales. 353 more words