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Instagram will now let you reply using photos and videos

A newly added Instagram feature will allow you to reply with a photo or video to specific posts in Direct. This is triggered simply by tapping ‘reply’ as you would normally on any other post. A sticker will also be included automatically in a reply.Split-screen replies can also be made by tapping on the included...

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Sat, 19 Aug 2017 01:02:05 +0000
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Google researchers publish scientific paper on watermark vulnerabilities

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Watermarks might not be the best way to prevent people from stealing stock photos online. At least, that’s what a Google research paper presented at the 2017 Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference (CVPR 2017) suggests. While it’s difficult for a computer to remove the watermark from an individual image — and while it can...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 23:43:28 +0000
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LG shows how it made its V-themed wallpapers for the V30

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LG will announce the V30, its upcoming flagship device, on August 31st at the IFA conference in Berlin. While the V30 is less than two weeks away, LG has given us a look at how the company made its V-themed wallpapers. The video shows how the company uses a large cutout of the letter V,...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 22:26:18 +0000
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Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon might bring trainers to the Kanto region

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After a couple months of silence the Pokémon Company is treating its Pokémon fans to three new trailers regarding its upcoming game Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon. The first of the three videos is a story trailer that provides viewers with little insight into the next game except for one potential tidbit: during a scene with the man...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 22:09:16 +0000
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Google Home now supports free Spotify accounts

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Google has updated its Home smart speaker to open it up to free Spotify account holders. Previously, only those with a Premium account could take advantage of Home’s Spotify compatibility. To add your Spotify account to Home (whether it’s a Premium or free account), launch the Home app (available on iOS and Android), navigate to...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:24:13 +0000
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Instant Apps is now enabled on more than 500 million Android devices

Android Instant apps

Instant Apps, a feature that allows Android users to run an app without first installing on it on their smartphone, is now enabled on more than 500 million Android devices. According to Google, the feature, which first started rolling out earlier this year, is currently compatible with Android 6.0 devices and higher, though not every compatible...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:26:05 +0000
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SyrupCast Podcast Ep. 134: One Essential Phone and too many streaming apps

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This week on the SyrupCast, Igor Bonifacic, Rose Behar, Dean Daley, Sameer Chhabra, and Brad Shankar discuss their thoughts about the Essential phone and discuss the direction streaming video platforms are headed. Igor recently got his hands on the Essential phone and outlines his first impressions of the device on the podcast. Is it possible for...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 19:34:54 +0000
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Quebec man trying to sue Netflix, claims company failed to properly notify about price hike

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A Quebec man is attempting to sue Netflix on the grounds that the company failed to adequately notify its customers before its increasing its fees in 2016, as per the province’s Consumer Protection Act. The suit document was filed by Montreal law firm Kugler Kandestin on behalf of Frederic Seigneur and other Quebecers — approximately...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 19:09:59 +0000
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Andy Rubin says Essential Phone will receive updates for two years

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Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone will combat Android fragmentation by offering owners two years of system updates and three years of monthly security updates. Rubin made the announcement in an August 16th, 2017 blog post, where he also explicated the Essential Phone’s guiding philosophies. “Technology moves so quickly that companies rush to release a new phone...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:18:51 +0000
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The official name of Android O is Oreo, according to tipster Evan Blass

Android 8.0 will be officially known as Android Oreo, according to prominent leaker Evan Blass. In a tweet sent out just moments ago, Blass writes “Happy Eclipse.” Accompanying the tweet is a picture of an Oreo cookie. Once you see the picture, everything starts to make sense. Happy Eclipse. pic.twitter.com/6X2HsamS8N — Evan Blass (@evleaks) August...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:05:11 +0000
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New BlackBerry KEYone devices now require ‘extra brute force’ to remove displays

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There is now no need to be concerned about the screen falling off of the BlackBerry KEYone. JerryRigEverything’s newest video about the KEYone reveals that the displays of the newer units will not pop off. Back in June, YouTube producer JerryRigEverything published a video showcasing how fragile the KEYone was, revealing that it lacked any sort of...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:55:07 +0000
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Virtual Training Company is Offering Lifetime Access To 1000+ Tech Training Courses

Offering training in fields, such as animation, business applications, networking, security, programming, graphics, game design, the Virtual Training Company can prepare you for work in a number of different industries.

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:00:00 +0000
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Google teases official August 21st Android O official announcement

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Google has launched a teaser website with a countdown to August 21st. The company says it will officially unveil Android O then at a special event in New York City, under the auspices of the full solar eclipse that’s expected to happen that day. “On August 21st, a solar eclipse will sweep across the entire...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:40:10 +0000
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Best Buy Mobile’s ‘Friends and Family Sale’ reduces iPhone 7 to $0 with trade-in

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Best Buy Mobile’s recurring weekend-long ‘Friends and Family Sale’ is bumping the price of an on-contract 32GB iPhone 7 down to $0 with a $50 trade-in through Rogers, Bell and Telus on Premium plans. Beginning August 18th and running until the 20th, customers can also get the most recent of Apple’s flagships without trading in...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:13:06 +0000
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Freedom mobile offers $40/6GB and $50/8GB weekend promos for new customers

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Right off the heels of their clap back at Public Mobile, Freedom Mobile’s announcing two more deals for new customers, just for this weekend. The plans are not compatible with hardware upgrade and rate plan changes — they’re only for new Freedom customers. Starting August 18th, 2017 until August 21st, 2017, new customers will be...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:20:49 +0000
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Essential Phone now available to pre-order in Canada via Telus

Essential phone in hand

After what seemed like an interminable wait, the Essential Phone is now available to pre-order in Canada via Telus. Andy Rubin’s first smartphone post-Google starts at $290 CAD down on one of the carrier’s two-year Premium Plus plans. It’s also available for $490 on a two-year $85 per month plan. Alternatively, Canadian consumers can also buy...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:01:07 +0000
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Galaxy Note 8 revealed in series of hands-on photos

As the date of launch draws nearer, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 has been leaked yet again. This time, hands-on photos have been posted on Chinese social media platform Weibo, offering some of the first good quality, non-promotional shots of the device. The pictures confirm the placement of some external hardware elements. At the top the...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:39:21 +0000
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24 hours with the Essential Phone

Essential Phone

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:00:53 +0000
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How to turn your phone’s camera into a Pixel camera

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Google has touted its Pixel camera as one of the best available on smartphones, and now Android users with modern devices can download a modified version of the app. The modded app was posted by Ukrainian developer B-S-G to the 4PDA developer forum, but there is a single caveat to the modification: it only works...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:02:10 +0000
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Torontonians will be able to dispute parking violations online after August 28th

City of Toronto

Starting August 28th, the City of Toronto is introducing the ‘Administrative Penalty System’ for fighting parking tickets online. Instead of disputing tickets in court, it will be done through the City instead. Torontonians will have the option to submit their tickets online, but also have the opportunity to dispute their tickets in-person if that is...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:03:34 +0000
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News for Canada

Canadian killed in Barcelona attack identified

Ian Moore Wilson

A Canadian citizen was killed and four others injured in the attack in Barcelona, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed Friday.


Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:29:54 EDT
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State of emergency extended until Sept. 1 as B.C. wildfire crisis continues

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The B.C. government has extended a state of emergency for a third time since it was originally declared on July 1.


Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:14:14 EDT
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Karim Baratov, alleged Yahoo hacker, to be handed over to U.S. marshals

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In court Friday morning, Karim Baratov waived his right as a Canadian to an extradition hearing. Baratov's lawyer says his client wants to deal with the charges in the U.S. as quickly as possible.


Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:08:40 EDT
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3 drivers charged with stunting after free-wheeling funeral procession

Burnouts in Enfield

Police in Enfield, N.S., have charged three people with stunting after some mourners in a funeral procession raced down a highway lined with people while doing doughnuts, leaving thick smoke in the air and black skid marks on the road — all in honour of their friend.


Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:58:41 EDT
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Deadpool 2 stuntwoman thrown from motorcycle through a window, says WorkSafeBC

Fatal crash on the set of Deadpool 2

British Columbia's workplace safety agency has released the first official account of a Deadpool 2 stuntwoman's death, saying SJ Harris was thrown from her motorcycle and propelled through a plate glass window.


Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:48:03 EDT
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Buildings renamed, monuments fall as Indigenous oppression is acknowledged

Langevin Block for AIH

While Canadians observing the violent protests in Charlottesville, Va., can rest assured this country does not have hundreds of U.S. Civil War monuments, some statues and buildings divide Canadians along similar lines.


Fri, 18 Aug 2017 05:00:00 EDT
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Minor leak balloons into major web outage at StatsCan: documents

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Internal documents obtained by CBC News show Statistics Canada needed 30 hours to restore its website in June after a relatively minor incident triggered escalating IT problems. A former head of the agency blames Shared Services Canada for failing to upgrade and maintain aging equipment.


Fri, 18 Aug 2017 05:00:00 EDT
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Bill Boyd should release raw video of China presentation: ethics expert

Bill Boyd at campaign office

Democracy Watch spokesman Duff Conacher says there's an easy way for Saskatchewan MLA Bill Boyd to clear the air about a business presentation he made in China — release the video.


Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:25:27 EDT
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'We will help you,' sister pleads to Cape Dorset, Nunavut, man on the run since June

David Mikkigak

David Mikkigak was charged with offences including assault and forcible confinement in June. After he allegedly fired a high-powered rifle at boaters on Monday, he has also been charged with firearms-related offences.


Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:33:37 EDT
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Canada's annual inflation rate rises to 1.2% in July

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Canada's annualized inflation rate in July was 1.2 per cent, up from 1 per cent in June, largely driven by higher prices for gasoline.


Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:57:37 EDT
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Calgary's millennials own more real estate than those elsewhere in Canada, Royal Lepage survey suggests

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Calgary's millennial generation owns more real estate than millennials anywhere else in Canada, according to a new real estate survey done by Royal Lepage.


Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:00:00 EDT
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Indigenous warriors find a new weapon: the cellphone

KAMAO CAPPO protest canadian tire

Kamao Cappo, an Indigenous man, was thrown out of a Canadian Tire store in Regina last month after being accused of theft. We've heard this story over and over again, but something was different this time: Cellphone footage that Cappo himself took showed the accusation was unjustified.


Fri, 18 Aug 2017 05:00:00 EDT
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Western farmers worry they'll pay the price of saving supply management under NAFTA

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Western grain farmers worry that Ottawa will protect supply management in dairy, eggs and poultry at their expense.


Fri, 18 Aug 2017 05:00:00 EDT
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Yazidi refugee boy's reunion with his mother brings kudos — and concerns

Emad Tamo

A Montreal man is getting much of the credit for reuniting a Yazidi mother and her 12-year-old son in Winnipeg, but there are concerns about some of his tactics.


Fri, 18 Aug 2017 05:54:00 EDT
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RCMP says it has intercepted 3,800 asylum seekers crossing illegally into Quebec since Aug. 1

Crossing to Canada

To accommodate the growing number of migrants crossing into Quebec, federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau and Quebec Immigration Minister Kathleen Weil have announced new measures for housing and security.


Thu, 17 Aug 2017 06:23:19 EDT
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Andrew Scheer won't grant interviews to The Rebel under current 'editorial direction'

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Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said at an event in B.C. on Wednesday night that he won't grant further interviews to Rebel Media if the outlet's editorial direction remains "as it is."


Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:09:48 EDT
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Immigration board to audit long-term detention process after 'endless circle of mistakes'

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The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada says it will carry out an independent audit of the process used to reassess the long-term detention of permanent residents and foreigners after two recent court decisions raised concerns that the rules may not always be applied fairly.


Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:05:42 EDT
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Cornwall mayor accepts federal plan to resettle migrants in his city

nav centre cornwall

The mayor of Cornwall, Ont., says he has no problem with hundreds of asylum seekers temporarily settling in the eastern Ontario city, and that the centre chosen to house them is perfectly capable of doing so.


Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:59:23 EDT
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Federal government program to match funds for East Africa garners $21.3M in donations

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International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau says a federal program to match donations for the East African famine generated $21.3 million from Canadians.


Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:26:40 EDT
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UN refugee agency checks on asylum seekers in Emerson

United Nations refugee agency reresentative  Jean-Nicolas Beuze

The United Nations refugee agency has sent a representative to Manitoba to check how asylum seekers are being processed near the border with the U.S.


Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:08:38 EDT
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