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Angry Uber and Lyft drivers just launched their own app, and it's almost identical to Uber

An ongoing period of unrest between the taxi apps and its drivers over cuts in pay and concerns over driver safety has seen strikes and protests against the start-up and now a band of disgruntled drivers fed up with the situation are going it alone with their own competing app.<p>The Uber Drivers …

UberEats Expansion Could Hurt Yelp

UberEats is diving deeper into the food delivery market, and if it's successful, the service will have to put a dent in another company's business. Which delivery start-up might take a hit? It may be Yelp's Eat24, according to Market Watch.<p>"Our concern is from deep pocketed, win-at-any-cost …

Humans take note: Artificial intelligence just got a lot smarter

Today's artificial intelligence may not be that clever, but it just got much quicker on the uptake. A learning program designed by a trio of researchers can now recognize and draw handwritten characters after seeing them only a few times, just as a human can. And can do it so well that people can't …

The PlayStation VR Games Sony Announced Today Look Amazing

During its PlayStation Experience (PSX) event in San Francisco today, Sony unveiled some new information about the PlayStation VR and showed off some new titles. Unfortunately we’ve gotten no more information on dates aside from early 2016. However, the games we saw during today’s keynote look …

Canadians support reforms to voting system, poll suggests

Most Canadians believe the federal electoral system needs to be changed, and those who advocate reform want to ensure that winning parties occupy the amount of space in Parliament that is proportionate to their level of support across the country, a new poll suggests.<p>With the Liberal government of …

Microsoft HoloLens to provide AR demos in Volvo showrooms

Microsoft and Volvo have joined forces, thankfully not for the sake of creating a gaudy car-themed phone, but to equip the automaker's showrooms with HoloLens headsets. Starting next year, Volvo will be able to showcase things not usually possible to demo instantly and indoors -- say, its cars' …

Cop pulls over Google self-driving car, finds no driver to ticket

<b>(CNN) —</b> No driver? No ticket.<p>That, at least, was the result when a police officer pulled over one of Google's self-driving cars Thursday in Mountain View, California.<p>The car wasn't speeding. On the contrary, it was driving too slowly -- 24 miles per hour in a 35 mph zone, according to the Mountain …

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Sunnybrook doctor first to perform blood-brain barrier procedure using focused ultrasound waves

Dr. Todd Mainprize leaned over and peered through his wire-rim glasses at a computer screen showing the brain scan of his brain cancer patient, Bonny Hall, who lay in a magnetic resonance imaging machine (MRI) in the adjacent room.<p>"This has gone exactly the way we hoped," the neurosurgeon said, …

Gamescom 2014: The Vanishing of Ethan Carter: A Wonderfuly Horrifying Adventure Game

Somewhere in-between H.P. Lovecraft and Gone Home, Ethan Carter's opening 30 minutes is simply fantastic.<p>The opening 30 minutes of The Vanishing of …