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Round 3: Privacy concerns emerge after FBI breaks into iPhone

Round 3: Privacy concerns emerge after FBI breaks into iPhone

It looks like the FBI didn’t need Apple’s help after all. The United States government has asked a federal judge to remove the dispute order over Apple after the FBI successfully bypassed the security encryption on an iPhone recovered from a domestic terrorist attack last winter. The order has ended what was being anticipated as a long […]

Apple pleads their case at latest launch; the FBI remains crafty

Apple pleads their case at latest launch; the FBI remains crafty

The latest renditions of the iPhone and iPad weren’t the only things on display at Apple’s latest product launch in Cupertino, California. CEO Tim Cook used the stage to acknowledge the company’s proactive stand against the FBI, ensuring his customers that Apple will do whatever it can to protect the privacy and data of its users. The comments […]

UBC’s Engaging Students in Open Education: a social media snapshot

UBC’s Engaging Students in Open Education: a social media snapshot

Open education continues to be a hot topic across the province, most notably when the Province allocated over $500,000 to the development of free and affordable textbooks. This past week at UBC carried on the momentum for the open learning movement, marking the campus’ inaugural Open Education series, highlighted by a panel of provincial leaders […]

Why all the kids are flocking to the ephemeral web

Why all the kids are flocking to the ephemeral web

It seems like just yesterday Generation Y’ers like myself would hide from our parents on the private recluse that is the world-wide-web. Our obnoxious dial-up modems opened new channels of communication that extended far beyond the household landline. Suddenly I could hold private conversations with my friends while building a solid network of contacts on old-school […]