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Video Replay in Sports. Yay or Nay? – Tech in Sports Ep. 15

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week, including NBA virtual reality. Then they debate the video replay controversy in FIFA. Stories of the week: FIFA

Published on: October 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Google’s new tech-focused Toronto neighbourhood, voting app disrupting the government

Google is investing in a new tech-focused Toronto neighbourhood, Netflix ups its funding for original content, and a Colorado-based political candidate is disrupting the government with an app. From Twitter today, Google’s urban

Published on: October 18th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

HP shows off workstation designed for Adobe Creative Cloud

HP Inc. has a new detachable notebook, and it's designed to give creators more performance and mobility in Adobe Creative Cloud. At the Adobe Max conference, the tech giant revealed the HP ZBook

Published on: October 18th, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft Paint is not dead. It just has a new home

TORONTO – Mark Twain once said: “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”. The same can be said for Microsoft Paint. The 32-year old software program that has come standard in most Windows

Published on: October 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft updates Windows 10 with mixed reality features

TORONTO – Microsoft’s fourth iteration of Windows 10, launched today, will have a major upgrade featuring mixed reality tools. Called the Creators update, Microsoft is bringing in more of a 3D look and

Published on: October 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

The next BlackBerry smartphone won’t be available in Canada for now

The latest BlackBerry-branded TCL smartphone is a keyboard-less version of the KeyOne with a giant battery, but those in Canada may have to wait awhile to get their hands on it. If you

Published on: October 16th, 2017 Alex Radu

How to turn your podcast into an Alexa Flash Briefing Skill

Podcast producers often refer to the podcast industry as divided into two distinct eras - pre-Serial and post-Serial. Published in 2014, Serial is a podcast produced by some This American Life alumni that is the

Published on: October 13th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Ottawa, BlackBerry team up to test Canada’s first self-driving vehicle on a public road

The nation’s capital was home to the first autonomous vehicle to drive on a public road in Canada this week. City of Ottawa mayor Jim Watson, City councillor Marianne Wilkinson, and Blackberry GM John

Published on: October 13th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Top Canadian researcher says AI robots deserve human rights

Should artificially intelligent robots have the same rights as people? Yes, says one of Canada’s top artificial intelligence (AI) entrepreneurs. Suzanne Gildert is co-founder and chief scientific officer of Kindred AI, a Vancouver

Published on: October 11th, 2017 Christine Wong

Government begins national tour unveiling supercluster short list

The Canadian government has selected nine consortiums for its supercluster program shortlist. Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, is currently on a cross-country tour to announce successful applications. His first

Published on: October 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – ZTE Blade Z Max, battery science breakthrough, Pictogon

A new smartphone that respects your wallet. The secret to a long life is discovered – long battery life that is. And an easy way to make image maps. Rice University adds a

Published on: October 6th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Google’s compelling smartphone pitch – Pixel 2 first impressions

On stage at Google's hardware event in San Francisco on Wednesday, hardware chief Rick Osterloh put the current state of smartphones in 2017 best. "Smartphones might be reaching parity in terms of specs,"

Published on: October 5th, 2017 Alex Radu

Vancouver’s chief technology officer keeping the city ahead of the digital curve

Jessie Adcock is in the midst of preparing Vancouver’s application for the Canadian Smart City Challenge, which is yet another step for one of Canada’s first municipal chief technology officers (CTO) in digitally

Published on: October 5th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Sonos One to launch in Canada with no promises for Alexa support

Sonos Inc. will launch its new "voice-controlled speaker" in Canada without any promise for support from Amazon Alexa, according to the connected speaker maker. The Sonos One will be available in Canada on

Published on: October 5th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Google reveals Pixel 2, Pixelbook, Google Home Mini, and more

Google's been busy over the past couple of years, today announcing an entire portfolio of devices that range across all types of devices you could need to the point where Google products could

Published on: October 4th, 2017 Alex Radu