Shooting of unarmed 18-year-old black man by a white police officer brought back disturbing memories of America’s barbaric past
Dec 23, 2014
Research released Tuesday found that of a company’s customers who use social media, roughly 85 per cent of all posts about the brand are generated by only about 30 per cent of the people
Dec 09, 2014
Protests over unequal justice speak to segregation by income as much as by race
Dec 07, 2014
Stewart Butterfield, co-founder of Flickr, founder and CEO of Slack
Dec 05, 2014
TD will announce a partnership with Moven, a company whose namesake app monitors users’ spending habits
Nov 30, 2014
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Nov 28, 2014
Jay Nixon orders 2,200 troops to Ferguson in hopes of halting more violence over grand jury’s decision
Nov 25, 2014
Facing pressure from investors, the company plans to transform its business so it can join the big leagues of big data
Nov 21, 2014
Smartphone maker announces enterprise-focused partnerships, deal with Samsung
Nov 13, 2014
Voters in several cities and states approve an increase, suggesting widespread support across political spectrum
Nov 05, 2014
Omar El Akkad is The Globe's technology reporter, based in Portland, Oregon. He has been with The Globe since 2005. Prior to becoming the newspaper's technology reporter, he worked at The Globe's Ottawa bureau and the Toronto desk.
He has also reported from foreign assignments in Guantanamo Bay, Afghanistan and Egypt, as well as numerous locations within the United States.
Omar is the recipient of a National Newspaper Award for investigative reporting and the Edward Goff Penny Memorial Prize for young Canadian journalists, and has been nominated for several National Magazine Awards. He is a graduate of Queen's University with a BSc (Hons) in Computing.