Andrew Bell

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Advertisers know where you are—all of the time

My friend's phone pinged the other day.<p>"Near Bar 43?" asked the notification, with a certain forced casualness, as if his phone didn't know full well that Bar 43 was right around the corner. Then it justified itself: "Because you like nachos," it said, showing him a little ad from Bar 43 (which, he …

First flight of Bombardier’s C Series Monday

Years of planning will be put to the test Monday when Bombardier's C Series commercial jet is set for its maiden flight, nine months behind schedule.<p>With the final on-the-ground tests nearing completion as of Friday afternoon, the aerospace manufacturer said it was "targeting" Monday for the first …

In defence of Frosh Week

Emma Teitel champions all that’s good in the first week of first year<p>Russell Smith, in the <i>Globe and Mail</i>, would like you to know Frosh Week is …

The untold story of how Canada survived the financial crisis

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United Airlines says people will get to fly on the $0 tickets it sold by mistake

United Airlines says it will honour the tickets it accidentally gave away for free.<p>The decision is good news for people who snapped up the tickets on …

A brief history of Twitter and its IPO in 140 characters or less

Three years, two months and one day: The time it took from the first tweet to the billionth tweet.<p>NEW YORK, N.Y. – Twitter has redefined the way we …

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Checking the math on Energy East

Our in-house economist finds higher minimum savings and lower maximum savings than recent reports suggest<p>One of the main selling points of …

Drink Your Way into the Middle Class

Straight Up<p>How Johnnie Walker Conquered the World<p>Foreign Policy<p>At a gathering of Beijing techies, on a cruise up the Nile, at a four-day wedding in Jaipur, or among members of Iraq’s Baath Party. These are all places where Johnnie Walker whisky has been poured — and, according to Afshin Molavi, the …

A Photographer’s Take On The iPhone 5S Camera

The iPhone 5S announcement this week was punctuated with a lot of specs and buzzwords. Much of it centered around the new Touch ID fingerprint scanner and the 64-bit processor. But the most intriguing to me was the camera advancements.<p>Apple has been putting a major focus on the camera in the iPhone …

With iBeacon, Apple is going to dump on NFC and embrace the internet of things

At WWDC in June, Apple (s aapl) quietly announced iBeacon, one of the more prominent features of iOS 7. Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice …