Top Canadian stories from the past week, plus other news from around the web

This week saw Rogers take the prize for the most talked about mobile story with their 6-hour outage. In addition, BlackBerry unfortunately removed over 600 Canadians from employment. As for devices, the Nexus 5 leaked online and a few launch dates and prices were revealed for a number of Canadian carriers. Below are the top Canadian mobile stories from the past week, plus notable news from around the web:

– Bell partners with Samsung to bring KNOX to Canadian businesses [Read here]
– Rogers decides to release the BlackBerry Z30! [Read here]
– Rogers Moto X software update now available to download [Read here]
– BlackBerry shutting down Nova Scotia office [Read here]
– Samsung announces the curved 5.7-inch Galaxy Round [Read here]
– Xperia ZL OS 4.2.2 upgrade now available on WIND and Videotron [Read here]
– Apple attempts to lure talented BlackBerry employees to Cupertino [Read here]
– Apple will reportedly unveil iPad 5 and iPad mini 2 on October 22nd [Read here]
– Here’s TELUS’ BlackBerry Z30 pricing, available October 15th [Read here]
– Rogers outage was caused by ‘an unprecedented surge in our signaling traffic’ [Read here]
– KnowRoaming aims to disrupt travelling with a little SIM sticker [Read here]
– iPhone 5s Review [Read here]
– Nexus 5 stars in 7-minute video [Read here]
– Win a Bell Sony Xperia Z Ultra! (Contest) [Enter here]

Around the web:
– If you use Google services, you could become an ad next month [Engadget]
– Facebook announces Facebook for Android alpha testers program [AndroidAuthority]
– Don’t Despair Over The Ugly iPhone 5c Case Any Longer [TechCrunch]
– Coming from Apple in 2014: sharper iPad? [9to5Mac]