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Free PS4 Multiplayer This Weekend across Europe

Online multiplayer access for PlayStation 4 games will be free this weekend across Europe, Sony has announced.<p>Starting from Friday February 13 at 6am, and running until 6am on Monday, online multiplayer will be open to anyone within Europe. While this service is already free on PlayStation 3 and PS …

PlayStation Network Maintenance Scheduled for Thursday

Ahead of the upcoming PlayStation 4 free play weekend, Sony will perform regular maintenance on the PlayStation Network, the company has announced.<p>The network maintenance is scheduled for Thursday, February 12 from 9 AM-12:30 PM PDT. That's 12 Noon-3:30 PM EDT or 5 PM-10 PM UK.<p>"During this time we …

The 8 mobile app analytics tools the most successful developers use

When it comes to mobile app KPIs, what developers value most is one thing; what they use most is another. Sound like a recipe for self-destruction? That’s just one of the unforeseen results revealed in VB Insight’s recent webinar highlighting its Mobile App Analytics Report. The report looked at …

Marvel Needs To Make 'Spider-Man' Cool Again

Spider-Man is quite possibly the most famous and most popular comic book character of all time. There’s not a soul over three who doesn’t recognize Marvel’s web-slinging super-hero.<p>Only Batman has inspired as much brand loyalty over the years, and even that’s a toss-up.<p>Superman hasn’t really been a …

Debt: Here's why Canadians need to kick the overspending habit

Listen to these voices if you think high personal-debt levels in Canada are nothing to bother about.<p>"Our debt is a black cloud hanging over us," an applicant to our Globe and Mail financial boot camp wrote us (check it out here). Another wrote: "We have had [debt] for so long, we have become numb …

First impressions of the Sony Smartwatch 3: So far, so good

Earlier this week, I noted that I finally pulled the trigger on buying my first Android Wear watch. I had previously used review units of different …

Sony hack leaked 47,000 Social Security numbers, celebrity data

"[Corporations] think they are protected by firewalls and perimeter security, but the border is becoming blurred, and attacks get through."<p>Todd Feinman, CEO, Identity Finder

BlackBerry unveils new software, announces Samsung partnership

Confirming its transformation from a smartphone-maker to a mobile software provider, BlackBerry Ltd. is teaming up with a company that, just a few months ago, was among its fiercest rivals.<p>At a media event in San Francisco on Thursday, BlackBerry announced it is partnering with Samsung Electronics …

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Canadian officials deny reports of secret fighter jet purchase

Senior Canadian government officials say Canada will under no circumstances be purchasing F-35s on an expedited basis and that no decision has been made on which new warplane to buy.<p>In the face of a U.S. military report that Ottawa has made a secret decision to buy U.S. F-35 stealth fighters, …

Ottawa shooter toured Parliament before attack, official says

The gunman said to have killed Corporal Nathan Cirillo before storming Parliament took a tour of the building 18 days before his attack, a federal official says.<p>Video footage gathered as part of an ongoing review of the attack shows Michael Zehaf-Bibeau in Centre Block on Oct. 4, said Heather …

'Sergeant' Franck Gervais scandal: Why people impersonate soldiers

Some individuals who impersonate police officers, firefighters or soldiers may be narcissistic and depressed, seeking to bypass their mundane life …

Harper Says War On ISIS Shouldn't Be Interpreted As War On Mideast Countries

AUCKLAND, New Zealand - On the eve of a G20 summit in Australia expected to focus in part on the crisis in Syria and Iraq, Stephen Harper says Canada …

The Week in Review: Violence in Gaza

Since the murder of three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank last month, simmering tensions between Israel and Palestine have risen to a boil. …

The Week in Review: Big Names Say Farewell

A comedic force and a movie star were among those we lost this week.For almost four decades, Robin Williams challenged his audiences and brought them …

Exclusive Clip from Fury Director on Flipboard

In support of its upcoming movie, WWII drama Fury, Sony Pictures has included a special clip that’s exclusive to Flipboard in its brand magazine. The …

Fake Canadian soldier goes into hiding after storm of public outrage

OTTAWA — Canada’s most famous non-soldier, facing a storm of public outrage and the launch of a police investigation, has decided to lay …

Moment iPhone 6 lens add-ons are big, bold and feel a bit dangerous

Moment Lens asks the question: How committed are you to high-quality iPhone photography?<p>Its two, $99-a piece iPhone 6 add-on lenses require a …