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Sphero stops making Disney licensed products like BB-8 and R2-D2

Sphero

If you’re hoping to purchase one of Sphero’s licensed products this holiday season, including Star Wars-themed toys like BB-8, R2-D2, as well as other Disney-related products like Cars’ Lightning McQueen and a talking Spider-Man, you should act fast. Sphero is in the process of clearing out its remaining licensed inventory and has no plans to restock,...

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Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:35:40 +0000
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Microsoft makes Windows 10 October 2018 Update available for everyone

Microsoft

Microsoft says the Windows 10 October 2018 Update is officially available for everyone. The company halted the update after reports of file deletion following the initial roll-out in October. Microsoft later re-released the update in November but continued to block it on some PCs if the company detected the potential for issues. The list of...

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Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:17:01 +0000
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BlackBerry announces seven Canadian finalists for its L-Spark program

BlackBerry and L-Spark accelerator program

Blackberry has announced the seven Canadian finalists that will join its L-Spark software-as-a-service accelerator program. The program, which hopes to grow the next great global tech company, will help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) grow their businesses. Further, it will help companies bring products to market that utilize BlackBerry’s QNX technology. L-Spark will see BlackBerry...

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Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:49:52 +0000
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YouTuber builds glitter bomb in HomePod box to thwart package thieves

YouTuber and engineer Mark Rober got fed up with having his packages stolen so he built what might be the world’s most sophisticated glitter bomb into a fake Apple HomePod box. Rober had a package stolen from his doorstep. He then went to the police but was told they couldn’t do anything to help him. So, he...

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Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:06:15 +0000
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Best Buy Canada Boxing Day 2018 tech deals [Complete list]

Best Buy Canada is currently running its pre-Boxing Day sale now, but if you’re patient enough you can score these deals below from the retailer’s actual upcoming Boxing Day promotions. The deals officially start online at 6PM EST on December 24th, and physical locations will open its doors at 6AM local time on December 26th. You can...

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Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:03:06 +0000
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Amazon opens Toronto hub, creating 600 new jobs

Amazon opens Toronto hub

Amazon opened a brand new shiny office in downtown Toronto to “accommodate the company’s continued job creation in Ontario.” A December 18th, 2018 press release said the tech hub is planning to create 600 new tech jobs in fields including software development, machine learning, cloud computing, digital advertising, and artificial intelligence. The new 113,000 square...

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Tue, 18 Dec 2018 14:58:20 +0000
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LG and Samsung to debut 5G-capable smartphones at MWC

Both LG and Samsung will debut their first 5G-capable smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2019, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The annual trade show, scheduled to start on February 25th this upcoming year, sees the entire mobile industry descend upon Barcelona, Spain. Earlier this year, Sprint announced it was working with LG to bring a 5G...

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Tue, 18 Dec 2018 14:20:05 +0000
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SnoHub snow clearing service makes its way north to Calgary

SnoHub app

Consumer technology company SnoHub is bringing its snow removal service to Calgary, Canada. The service, which is currently available in 19 states and 31 markets in the U.S., is now in Canada for the first time. SnoHub brings a seamless booking process, secure mobile payments and more. The service relies on a backend system that...

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Tue, 18 Dec 2018 13:06:01 +0000
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Uber, MSLE team up to improve the game-day experience for Torontonians

Uber Eats app

Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MSLE) has announced a partnership with Uber and Uber Eats. The goal is to elevate the game-day experience for fans of all the MLSE teams. That includes the Toronto Maple Leafs, Raptors, FC and Argonauts. The three-year partnership will make Uber the official ride-sharing app of all the MLSE sports...

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Tue, 18 Dec 2018 12:09:21 +0000
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Dell rolls out Boxing Day Presale deals on laptops, desktops and more

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Dell has joined several companies in rolling out some Boxing Day deals before December 26th. The company’s Boxing Day Presale deals offer some significant discounts on laptops and desktops. Check out our list below for some of the standout deals. Laptops Inspiron 15 5000 – $679.99 down from $917.99 Inspiron 15 7000 – $1,199.99 down...

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Tue, 18 Dec 2018 02:08:05 +0000
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Amazon to build new fulfillment centre in Alberta, creating 600 full-time jobs

Amazon opens Toronto hub

Amazon has announced plans for a new fulfillment centre in Leduc County, Alberta. The e-commerce giant says the one-million-square-foot fulfillment centre will create 600 full-time jobs “with opportunities for career training and development” by 2020. This will be Amazon’s second fulfillment centre in Alberta; the first, located in Rocky View County, currently employs 1,500 full-time associates. Amazon...

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Tue, 18 Dec 2018 01:02:27 +0000
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Google Maps gets a new, faster sharing menu with Material Design

Google Maps new sharing menu

Following an earlier promise to speed up Android’s sharing menu, it looks like a fix may be incoming. The newest version of Google Maps (version 10.6.1) sports a fresh new sharing menu that’s both faster and features Google’s new Material Design. One of the main issues behind the sharing model’s slow load times was the...

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Tue, 18 Dec 2018 00:13:30 +0000
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Uber, Lyft might undergo mandatory driving training again

The Toronto city council voted to reinstate that Uber and Lyft drivers might have to go through mandatory training. Global News reported on December 17th, 2018 that a motion was passed unanimously requesting that city staff to create a list of recommendations that would include “a consideration of all measures to increase public safety and...

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Mon, 17 Dec 2018 22:52:44 +0000
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Apple signs exclusive TV deal with ‘Fast and Furious’ director Justin Lin

Justin Lin The Fast and Furious

Apple has signed an exclusive TV series production deal with director Justin Lin’s Perfect Storm Entertainment. Lin is best known for directing the third, fourth, fifth and sixth entries in The Fast and the Furious franchise, as well as 2016’s Star Trek Beyond.  Lin also spent six years with Sony Pictures Television, where he produced three series for...

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Mon, 17 Dec 2018 21:46:01 +0000
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CRTC’s low-cost data-only plan decision is a ‘slap in the face,’ say advocates

CRTC

Public interest advocates say the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s (CRTC) affordable mobile wireless services decision is “extremely disappointing” and a “slap in the face.” The CRTC announced on December 17th, 2018 that Canada’s Big Three, Bell, Rogers and Telus, will begin offering a range of lower-cost data-only mobile wireless mobile plans in the next...

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Mon, 17 Dec 2018 21:23:27 +0000
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Netflix hits 500 million installs in the Play Store

Though Google doesn’t typically release metrics related to app installs, it’s relatively easy to view how many times an app has been installed by looking up its details in the Play Store. Netflix, for instance, just hit a major milestone, with the streaming video platform hitting 500 million total installs, as first reported by Android...

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Mon, 17 Dec 2018 21:19:54 +0000
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Google Assistant will soon be able to predict flight delays

Google Assistant is adding new family features

Google Assistant is set to get a new feature that frequent fliers will find helpful: it will soon be able to predict flight delays. These flight predictions are already available through the Google Flights web app, but now users can access predictions through the Assistant. Questions like “Hey Google, is my flight on time?” or...

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Mon, 17 Dec 2018 20:28:34 +0000
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Microsoft Canada kicks off early Boxing Week sales

Surface Pro 6 Type Cover

Microsoft Canada has kicked off a suite of Boxing Week deals well ahead of December 26th. Below is a list of some of the most notable offers: Accessories BOSE QuietComfort 35 II Headphones (Black) — $399 (regularly $449) JBL Go 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker — $49.95 (regularly $59.95) Samsung SmartThings Outlet — $44.99 (regularly $49.99)...

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Mon, 17 Dec 2018 20:28:20 +0000
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This $33 Animation Bundle Can Teach You How to Land an Animation Career

Cute, attractive animations are an effective form of marketing products and ideas, which is why you'll find everywhere from YouTube to your favorite websites. As such, freelance animators are in high demand, and you can take advantage of this by learning how to create animations with this $33.45 CAD ($24.99 USD) bundle.

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Mon, 17 Dec 2018 20:00:00 +0000
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Apple patent suggests future iPhone could feature both Face ID and Touch ID

If there’s any truth to this recently uncovered patent, it looks like Apple is listening to the complaints regarding the Face ID facial recognition authentication featured in its more recently released iPhones, including the iPhone XS, iPhone XR and the 2018 iPad Pro. The patent, initially spotted by Patently Apple, first discusses the issues 2D facial recognition systems...

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Mon, 17 Dec 2018 19:42:50 +0000
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News for Canada

Tragedies in Arctic hamlet sparking talk of a Franklin 'curse'

Franklin search

The tiny Arctic community of Gjoa Haven, NU, grieved over six tragic deaths in just two weeks in August. Now, CBC News has learned that some in the community are afraid that the tragedies are somehow linked to Parks Canada divers "disturbing" the newly discovered wrecks of the HMS Erebus and the HMS Terror.


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 04:00:00 EST
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Canadian house price slump makes buyers wary for 2019: Don Pittis

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Falling real estate costs were supposed to attract buyers who had been priced out of the market. But that's not usually how markets work.


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 04:00:00 EST
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Critics ask why rules to protect air passengers are still waiting in the wings

BRITAIN AIRPORT SCENE

Transport Canada has unveiled a draft of new rules to protect air passengers. Critics question why, after two years in the making, those rules have yet to take effect.


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 04:00:00 EST
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Ottawa offers $1.6B aid package for ailing energy sector

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The federal government is promising more than $1.6 billion to support the ailing energy sector, just as tensions in the Ottawa-Alberta relationship are rising.


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 12:19:29 EST
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'I don't want to die alone in an alley': Toronto overdose prevention site offers sanctuary for users

Moss Park

A rare look inside the government-sanctioned overdose prevention site in Toronto's Moss Park neighbourhood to meet people who work there and those who use it.


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 04:00:00 EST
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Nova Scotia rejects $900K request for cancer treatment covered by Ontario

Hailey and Stephen

After three lines of chemotherapy and a clinical trial failed to cure Stephen Saunders, his doctors offered him hope: to send him to Boston and modify his T-cells to attack the cancer that's otherwise left him months to live. But the Nova Scotia Health Department denied the request.


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 05:00:00 EST
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Energy assessment law needed to avoid another Trans Mountain impasse, PM says

Trudeau interview

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is overhauling how Canada assesses big energy projects in a bid to ensure new projects can get built without the government having to buy them to make that happen.


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 09:09:02 EST
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Trusted caregiver jailed for stealing $260K from elderly B.C. couple

Care worker pushes elderly woman in seniors care home stock image

Fifty-year-old Antonette Dizon of Burnaby pleaded guilty earlier this year to a single count of fraud over $5,000, admitting that she regularly withdrew $1,000 in cash a day from the couple's chequing and savings accounts.


Mon, 17 Dec 2018 16:18:46 EST
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'An amazing Christmas gift:' 6-month-old hears for first time

Francesca Jones

A six-month-old girl is the first patient at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children to benefit from a new test that detects an infection that can cause hearing loss.


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 04:00:00 EST
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Children's entertainers Sharon and Bram owed thousands of dollars by B.C. promoter

Sharon (Hampson) and Bram (Morrison) have been touring the country on their final tour.

For decades, Sharon and Bram have entertained Canadian children with songs such as Skinnamarink and Who stole the cookies from the cookie jar? Now, in their mid-to-late 70s, they’re wondering what happened to thousands of dollars owed to them for the B.C. leg of their final national tour.


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 04:00:00 EST
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Consumer group that battles the big telcos blames CRTC for its 'dire' financial troubles

John Lawford

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre, the voice behind some of the country’s most important consumer protections, is at risk of having to close its doors for good. And it says the CRTC, the regulator it has so often prodded over the past 42 years, is to blame for its financial troubles.


Mon, 17 Dec 2018 06:00:00 EST
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Drunk driver who killed mother and daughter on 401 sentenced to 8 years

Sarah Payne and Freya Payne

The impaired driver convicted of killing London's Sarah Payne, 42 and her five-year-old daughter Freya on the 401 has been sentenced to eight years in prison. A judge handed down the decision Monday in a St. Thomas courtroom following a series of emotional victim impact statements.


Mon, 17 Dec 2018 13:30:12 EST
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Quebec man sentenced to 8 years, 5 months in Australian prison for smuggling cocaine

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André Tamine was arrested along with fellow Quebecers Mélina Roberge and Isabelle Lagacé, two young women who made headlines around the world for posing as travellers on a luxury cruise, when in reality they were involved in an international drug-smuggling operation.


Mon, 17 Dec 2018 21:37:56 EST
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Pro-pipeline protesters boo Nenshi at mentions of Quebec, climate change during Calgary rally

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An estimated crowd of 2,700 packed into Calgary's Municipal Plaza on Monday for a noon rally to show support for Canada's beleaguered oil industry.


Mon, 17 Dec 2018 16:22:39 EST
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Bye-bye buck a beer? Just 1 company left selling $1 bottles

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Loon Lager, a buck a beer toasted by Premier Doug Ford this summer, is now selling for $1.65 per can.


Mon, 17 Dec 2018 13:29:30 EST
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Modern sex-ed curriculum has huge support among Ontario parents and students, consultations show

Ontario sex ed walk out

An overwhelming majority of those who weighed in on Ontario's sex education on the first day of public consultations opposed Premier Doug Ford's repeal of a modernized curriculum introduced by the previous Liberal government.


Mon, 17 Dec 2018 17:35:29 EST
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Kathy Dunderdale was told $500M overrun worst-case scenario for Muskrat

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Former Newfoundland and Labrador premier Kathy Dunderdale says she pushed hard to find out what the real cost for Muskrat Falls might be.


Mon, 17 Dec 2018 17:18:02 EST
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'The next chapter of our story': Ottawa pens agreement with Alberta Métis

Métis​ Settlements General Council

Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett has signed a framework agreement with the Métis​ Settlements General Council, a group that represents eight Métis​ settlements in Alberta, touting the move as an important step on the road to reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.


Mon, 17 Dec 2018 13:12:11 EST
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Saskatchewan's apology for Sixties Scoop is just 'the tip of the iceberg,' says one survivor

Rod Belanger

Premier Scott Moe will apologize to Sixties Scoop survivors early in the new year.


Mon, 17 Dec 2018 18:40:13 EST
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Semi drivers start letter writing campaign for mandatory federal training

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The growing chorus demanding mandatory training for semi drivers now includes some of the drivers themselves.


Mon, 17 Dec 2018 12:36:52 EST
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