Surveillance plane circling Ottawa during convoy protests was military training exercise, Trudeau says

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons in Ottawa on May 4.Sean Kilpatrick / The Canadian Press Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says a surveillance plane circling Canada’s capital during the convoy protests was merely a military training operation and was not spying on those blockading Ottawa’s downtown core. He … Read more

NY eyes facial recognition to ‘card’ for alcohol, cigarettes

This could put a real dent in the fake ID market. The New York State Senate is moving forward with proposed legislation that would allow bars and restaurants to use facial recognition or fingerprint scanners to verify someone’s age before they buy alcohol, tobacco or electronic cigarettes. “This is the new frontier of age verification,” … Read more

Sorry Eric Adams but New Tech Won’t Stop New York’s Old Guns and Terror Problems

A nightmare unfolded in our subways on Tuesday. As a New York City child, taking the train to school every morning, my half-awake mind would sometimes wonder what might happen if someone turned violent, our train car transformed into a moving cage, trapping us inside. It happened on Tuesday, when at least 10 people were … Read more

Sorry Eric Adams but New Tech Won’t Stop New York’s Old Guns and Terror Problems

A nightmare unfolded in our subways on Tuesday. As a New York City child, taking the train to school every morning, my half-awake mind would sometimes wonder what might happen if someone turned violent, our train car transformed into a moving cage, trapping us inside. It happened on Tuesday, when at least 10 people were … Read more

SEE IT: Camera spots 2 people smashing glass, stealing cash drawers from DC Ace Hardware – WJLA

SEE IT: Camera spots 2 people smashing glass, stealing cash drawers from DC Ace HardwareWJLA .

Toronto has been using data from your flushed poop to track the pandemic’s spread

Everyone poops. It’s not just the title of a classic 1970s children’s book, but a fact of life. And it looks like Toronto’s flushed and forgotten feces-filled effluent is actually doing some good in the community, as the city harnesses the power of poop to monitor public health. Hmmm … gross. Toronto Public Health is … Read more

NYC crime: Search on for group that robbed Bronx bodega, stabbed employee

BRONX (WABC) – Police released video of a violent attack inside a bodega in the Bronx in hopes someone may recognize the group of suspects. The incident happened early Saturday morning around 3 am inside a store on Grand Concourse. Police say five suspects walked in and showed firearms and knives. They allegedly assaulted multiple … Read more

How worried should you really be about logging on to Netflix on a laptop?

Photo: Diego Cervo (Shutterstock) Employee Monitoring Software—which you can safely expect to be installed on your work computer—Allows your workplace to see all the websites you visit, every email you send, and even all the personal passwords you store. Perhaps you have already come to terms with the fact that privacy expectations have essentially been … Read more