Top Canadian mobile stories from the past week

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Every week we bring you the latest in Canadian mobile news. Listed below is a quick overview of the top stories from the past seven days.

  • The Pixel 2 goes big in Japan: a photo essay [Read here]
  • Telus joins Rogers in asking for extension to December 1 Wireless Code deadline [Read here]
  • McDonald’s Mobile Ordering makes its way to Ottawa and Calgary [Read here]
  • Google has been collecting location data even when location services are disabled, report says [Read here]
  • Report reveals that telecom industry networks are vulnerable to hacking [Read here]
  • Rogers’ Extreme Text Messaging customers experiencing multi-week outage ‘due to a technical issue’ [Read here]
  • Bell announces partnership with eSIM company G+D Mobile Security [Read here]
  • Samsung to reportedly unveil the Galaxy S9 and S9+ at CES 2018 [Read here]
  • Spotify discounts Premium service to $0.99 for a limited time [Read here]
  • LG G6 Plus is now available in Canada exclusively through Vidéotron [Read here]
  • Freedom Mobile to launch iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X on December 8, pre-orders start November 24 [Read here]
  • Canadian cities not in the top 10 choices for Amazon HQ2, analysis finds [Read here]
  • Are Sony’s latest premium mobile shooters worth the price tag? [Read here]
  • Here are the best Canadian Black Friday 2017 deals [Read here]
  • OnePlus 5T now available in Canada [Read here]
  • Rural Quebecers to receive $290M in funding for broadband internet [Read here]
  • City of Toronto announces partnership with traffic app Waze [Read here]
  • Here are Canadian carriers’ 2017 Black Friday deals [BlackBerry COO Marty Beard to depart the company [Read here]