Germain Hutchinson

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Yahoo looking to buy YouTube content provider for $250 million: Sky News

(Reuters) - Internet giant Yahoo has put in a bid of around $250 million to buy Fullscreen, a company which creates content for YouTube channels, Britain’s Sky News reported on Thursday.<p>A Yahoo logo is pictured in front of a building in Rolle, 30 km (19 miles) east of Geneva, in this file picture …

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'OK, Google' everywhere in the latest Google Search update

Google Search has received a major update this week centred on voice search. Android users can now use the “OK, Google” voice search hotword from …

Gunmen assassinate prominent female Libyan activist

One of Libya's most prominent female activists was assassinated in the restive eastern city of Benghazi when gunmen stormed her house, the state news agency reported Thursday, in slaying that stunned many Libyans.<p>Salwa Bugaighis, a lawyer and rights activist, was at the forefront in the 2011 …

Google removes first search results after EU ruling

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Google has begun removing some search results to comply with a European Union ruling upholding citizens’ right to have objectionable personal information about them hidden in search engines.<p>A Google logo is seen at the garage where the company was founded on Google's 15th …

Sony to buy Britain's CSC media group in TV network push

TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp’s movie and TV unit will snap up Britain’s CSC media network, adding to a string of acquisitions by the Japanese company to shift its focus from movies to higher-margin television programming.<p>Sony Corp's President and Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai addresses its …

BlackBerry is ready to 'fight back' against the competition, launches 'BlackBerry Fact Check Portal'

BlackBerry is known within the wireless industry for its iconic QWERTY keyboard and its device encryption and security. The company is back on track …

Bar code turns 40: Next-generation codes move past grocery stores

George Laurer had no idea his design would reach well beyond retail outlets when he created the black line and number sets known as the modern bar …

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Hands-on with the Moto 360 smartwatch (video) | MobileSyrup

Despite coming out later this summer, the Moto 360 is the star of the Android Wear show, with a large, circular display that promises to show as much …

CRTC to work with allies abroad to catch rogue telemarketers

The head of the CRTC says the agency is exploring a range of new investigative tools, including international operations to catch rogue telemarketers who operate outside of Canada.<p>CRTC chairman Jean-Pierre Blais says the federal telecom regulator and its allies in other countries will deploy …

Ottawa eliminates international musician fee

Ottawa has effectively eliminated a fee charged to international musicians that critics complained was deterring acts from abroad from playing in Canadian bars, pubs and restaurants.<p>The removal of a work permit requirement for foreign musical acts, part of the government's overhaul of the …

Government challenged on right to revoke citizenship

A Toronto lawyer is challenging the Conservative government's right to revoke the citizenship of Canadians with dual nationality, including those born in this country, if they commit serious crimes such as terrorism here or abroad.<p>Rocco Galati filed the challenge in Federal Court on Wednesday, …

Poor turnout in Libyan parliament vote as prominent lawyer killed

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Fewer than half of the eligible Libyans voted in a parliamentary election on Wednesday overshadowed by violence, officials said, with the paltry turnout reflecting disillusion with chaos pervading since Muammar Gaddafi’s overthrow in 2011.<p>A man casts his vote at a …

U of T student’s detention abroad raises issue of schools’ responsibilities

The case of an international student at the University of Toronto detained in Tajikistan is raising alarm about academic freedom and the responsibility of universities to protect students working in unstable countries.<p>The student, Alexander Sodiqov, is a citizen of Tajikistan who has been studying …

Story of Alberta woman held hostage in Somalia bought by Hollywood film company

A best-selling memoir by an Alberta woman held hostage in Somalia has been optioned by a Hollywood movie production company and Oscar-nominated actor Rooney Mara.<p>Amanda Lindhout's "A House in the Sky" details torture and abuse the freelance journalist endured while she was held captive for 15 …

Madonna Launches "secretprojectrevolution" Film and Flipboard Magazine

Madonna Launches “secretprojectrevolution” Film and Flipboard Magazine<p>Inside Flipboard / September 25, 2013<p>Yesterday, Madonna unveiled Art For …

News of the World

Inside Flipboard / October 7, 2013<p>The watershed moment for cable news was the Gulf War, in 1991: Who can forget Wolf Blitzer & Co.’s live reports—the …

The Week in Review: Snowden Leaks Into Europe

Inside Flipboard / November 1, 2013<p>Edward J. Snowden remains in the news this week with the latest batch of files released proving the United States …

The Week in Review: Twitter Goes Public

Inside Flipboard / November 8, 2013<p>Twitter’s initial public offering yesterday saw the tech company soar into dizzying new heights. The company and …

JFK: A Look Back

Inside Flipboard / November 21, 2013<p>Fifty years ago, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was slain by a madman’s bullet. The assassination of the popular and …

Remembering Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>Nelson Mandela, the human rights leader, Nobel Laureate and first black African president of South Africa, died …

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We'd Like to Know More About You

We’d Like to Know More About You<p>Inside Flipboard / February 25, 2014<p>You can search for anything on Flipboard, but when it comes to what we recommend …

Log in With Google

Inside Flipboard / March 5, 2014<p>Today’s Android update includes the smoothest way yet to create a Flipboard account: simply log in with Google. If …

To Chill for Infinity: A Flipboard Story on a Hip-Hop Classic

Inside Flipboard / March 13, 2014<p>Tajai Massey had a choice: sell crack or find an escape. This was around 30 years ago, and Massey, a kid growing up …

From Germany With Love

Inside Flipboard / April 9, 2014<p>On May 3, 1953, German president Theodor Heuss went on Deutsche Welle, the country’s first international broadcasting …

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