Facebook’s plan: One messaging service to rule them all

Facebook’s decision to unite the technical guts of its three giant messaging services could not only cement its dominance of instant messaging but also help fend off future break-up attempts by antitrust cops. Why it matters: Uniting the back-end technology that…
Samsung to shift from plastic to paper

Samsung Electronics has announced it is taking steps to reduce its environmental impact by switching from plastic packaging materials to paper and other environmentally-sustainable materials – including for its smartphones, tablets, and wearables. With global temperatures rising and the overwhelming…
Samsung brings Galaxy Watch features to Gear S3 and Gear Sport

Christmas has come early for Samsung Gear S3 and Gear Sport users, with Samsung releasing a hefty upgrade for its older smartwatches, offering even more functionality and convenience. The update brings features over from the Samsung Galaxy Watch, the Korean brand’s…
US set to seek extradition of Huawei CFO

The US government is expected to begin proceedings to formally extradite Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou (pictured) from Canada, following her arrest in December 2018 over alleged violations of sanctions on Iran. Speaking to The Globe and Mail, Canada’s ambassador to the US,…