Facebook has declined to accept responsibility in a recent hack that compromised the phone numbers of 533 million users. In an April 6th blog post, Facebook product management director Mike Clark attempted to address the hack, which was first discovered on April 3rd by Alan Gal, of the cybercrime intelligence firm Hudson Rock. Gal noted that birth dates, locations, email … [Read more...] about Facebook blames users for hack that compromised 500 million phone numbers
Nokia is revamping its phone line into three distinct brands: the mid-range X-series, the step-down G-series and the low-end C-series. So far, the company hasn’t revealed specific release dates, markets or Canadian pricing, but MobileSyrup has reached out to the company for more information. The X-series consists of the X20 and the X10. The two smartphones are powered by … [Read more...] about Nokia reveals six new entry level phones for 2021
At first glance, Quiq and Snaps might sound like similar startups — they both help businesses talk to their customers via text messaging and other messaging apps. But Snaps CEO Christian Brucculeri said “there’s almost no overlap in what we do” and that the companies are “almost complete complements.” That’s why Quiq (based in Bozeman, Montana) is acquiring Snaps (based in New … [Read more...] about Quiq acquires Snaps to create a combined customer messaging platform – TechCrunch
The Ontario government has sent out a stay-at-home order emergency alert stating that people should “only leave home for essential purposes such as food, health care, vaccines, exercise or work.” The notification reminds Ontarians that “it’s the law” and to “stay home, save lives,” before including a link to the province’s official COVID-19 information website. Amid rising … [Read more...] about Ontario government sends out stay-at-home order emergency alert
Rogers announced plans to expand its wireless network in B.C. along Highway 16 and Highway 14. The project will close existing gaps in wireless coverage and should help make the route safer for travellers. As it stands, there are coverage gaps where, if your car breaks down or if you run into other trouble, you may not have reliable coverage to call for help with your … [Read more...] about Rogers to expand wireless network along Highway 14 and 16 in B.C.