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What's new on Netflix Canada, CraveTV in December

What's new on Netflix Canada, CraveTV in December

A monthly look at what's scheduled to be added to the catalogues of streaming services Netflix Canada and CraveTV: TOP PICKS Netflix's award-winning Royal Family drama "The Crown" is back for a second season on Dec. 8.

That's cheating! Video-game companies suing crooked players

RALEIGH, N.C. — A video-game maker is suing online gamers for designing or using computer code allowing them to crush competitors playing the popular "Fortnite" survival video game.
PokerStars owner sells its stake in NYX Gaming for $35 million to Scientific Games

PokerStars owner sells its stake in NYX Gaming for $35 million to Scientific Games

TORONTO — The Stars Group Inc. (TSX:TSGI) has agreed to sell all of its stake in NYX Gaming Group Ltd. for $35.5 million cash to a company that's been working on a friendly takeover of the Las Vegas-based company (TSXV:NYX).
Internet activist says Trudeau government should enshrine 'net neutrality' in law

Internet activist says Trudeau government should enshrine 'net neutrality' in law

TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's support of "net neutrality" is encouraging but the concept should be enshrined in federal law to protect it from being dismantled, an open-internet activist said Thursday.

What happens once 'net neutrality' rules bite the dust?

NEW YORK — The Federal Communications Commission formally released a draft of its plan to kill net-neutrality rules , which equalized access to the internet and prevented broadband providers from favouring their own apps and services.
Uber hack raises disclosure concerns, calls for stronger data protection

Uber hack raises disclosure concerns, calls for stronger data protection

The theft of details on millions of Uber customers, and the company's efforts to cover up the breach, have raised alarms among privacy experts and renewed calls for better data protection laws in Canada.
Freedom Mobile announces iPhone X dates, provides update on network rollout

Freedom Mobile announces iPhone X dates, provides update on network rollout

TORONTO — Freedom Mobile will begin taking orders for the Apple iPhone X and iPhone 8 models starting Friday, with the smartphones in its stores on Dec. 8.

Survey suggests more Canadians plan to do holiday shopping online this year

A new survey suggests more Canadians are planning to do some or all of their holiday shopping online this year.

Iran-based hacker charged with trying to extort HBO

NEW YORK — U.S. prosecutors say a member of an Iran-based hacking group tried to extort HBO out of $6 million in digital currency by stealing unaired episodes and scripts of hit shows like "Game of Thrones.
Consumers with shared wireless accounts advised to watch out for overage fees

Consumers with shared wireless accounts advised to watch out for overage fees

TORONTO — Consumers are being advised to vigilantly check their wireless data consumption and roaming fees, as it looks increasingly unlikely that Canadian telecoms will implement notification methods required under a new wireless code by the Decembe