December 16, 2017

DoJ now in favor of using search warrants to access user email

The United States Justice Department seems to be listening to cries from Google (among others) that the 1986 ECPA (Electronic Communications Privacy Act) should be revised to reflect the vastly different universe that we now live in. DoJ attorney Elana Tyrangiel testified before the US House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland … [Read more...]

Eric Kessler announces AirPlay support for HBO Go and Max Go apps, says à la carte HBO access still isn’t economically viable

Eric Kessler, President & COO at HBO, just announced that a long-awaited feature will be going live today during his interview at D:Dive Into Media 2013. HBO Go and Max Go users with Apple products filling the home will now be able to enjoy AirPlay beaming. Straight from the man himself: "Our long-term goal for Go is to be on all platforms … [Read more...]

John van Dongen gets access to more BC Rail documents

BC Conservative MLA John van Dongen is continuing his mission to connect Premier Christy Clark to the controversial sale of BC Rail.  Van Dongen has been granted access to transcripts of some of the court hearings in the case.  "We'll review these transcripts and see what they tell us in terms of information that may or may not be helpful … [Read more...]

Unauthorized access of health clinic files at BCIT

There's been a security breach at BCIT. School officials say an unauthorized third party managed to access a computer server connected to the student health services medical clinic at the Burnaby campus. Records on the server contained patient contact information and medical data of patients who used the clinic. So far, nothing indicates any … [Read more...]

Windows Phone 8 updates coming over the air, early access to ‘registered enthusiasts,’ 18 month support program announced

Tired of plugging your Lumia 900 into your PC or Mac in order to apply software updates? Tough luck -- you'll still be doing it while future buyers snack on Windows Phone 8. Harshness aside, Microsoft made clear at today's Windows Phone Summit that all WP8 updates will be delivered over the air, with an available program to give "registered … [Read more...]

BC’s Education Minister clarifies mediator Charles Jago’s access to, and role in, Bill 22.

BC's Education Minister says the government appointed mediator in the teachers contract dispute did indeed get a sneek peek at Bill 22 but not in the way the BCTF is suggesting.  In a statement Education Minister George Abbott says he did meet with Charles Jago before tabling Bill 22.  Abbott adds it was after identifying Jago as a … [Read more...]

Nokia Drive gets full offline access, Maps / Transport also updated

For the smattering of hardcore argonauts on staff here at Engadget (guilty as charged), we've clung tightly to Android when it came time to navigate on the move. Why? Google Maps Navigation, that's why. To date, there's simply no better all-around navigational app from a global perspective -- one that gets updated daily in the cloud gratis, and one … [Read more...]

Merging Media ACCESS 360 Monetization Workshop

Increase your ROI Using Social Media and Gamification Figuring out how to increase your ROI online? Here’s a good place to start. Merging Media & CMPA will present MM: Access 360 Monetization Workshops - Increase your ROI using Social Media and Gamification focused on monetization, financing, developing virtual economies using Social Media and … [Read more...]