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Google, Amazon, Netflix mount lobby crusade on Trudeau Liberals

U.S. tech giants including Google, Amazon and Microsoft have held more than 100 separate meetings with influential members of Canada's Liberal …

Celebrate Canada Day By Looking At These 10 Incredible Houses In Canada

It’s Canada Day today and we want to celebrate Canadian Architecture, so we we’re doing our part to celebrate by sharing some popular Canadian houses …

Architecture

16 Inspirational Backyard Landscape Designs As Seen From Above

Backyards offer a place to relax, play, and socialize. No matter their size, they’re a great way to get in touch with nature without leaving your …

Meta-Analytic Comparison of Brain Abnormalities in ADHD and OCD

This meta-analysis examines whether behavioral deficits in inhibitory control are associated with shared or disorder-specific structural and …

How to drink coffee like a true Italian

Visitors to Italy contemplating their first <i>real</i> cappuccino should remember that they’re in quasi-sacred territory.<p>The Italians pretty much invented the way the rest of the world confects, serves and imbibes coffee, from the lingo (cappuccino, latte, <i>macchiato</i>) to the steam-driven espresso machine …

HBO hunts down Game of Thrones pirates but some Canadians say they have no choice

HBO is hunting down <i>Game of Thrones</i> pirates. Its weapon: warning letters.<p>The TV network wants to stop people from illegally downloading its hugely …

Android Wear 2.0 Fixes What’s Wrong With Wearables

Two years into the smartwatch business, Google is giving its wearables a direct line to the cloud.<p>Smartwatches are still sort of dumb, and that’s mostly because they haven’t been designed so much as platforms in their own right, but as second screens to your smartphone. So you get a text message on …

Nvidia’s Tesla M10 graphics chip can deliver virtualized apps to 64 users at once

Nvidia is announcing today that its new Tesla M10 graphics chip will lead to big advances in delivering virtualized applications to remote enterprise users.<p>The new graphics processing unit (GPU) can deliver virtual apps to as many as 64 users per board, and a dual-board server will be able to …

Virtualization

Google is giving away the tool it uses to understand language, Parsey McParseface

Okay, Google. Okay. We get it.<p>Say hello to Parsey McParseface.<p>Yes, to get you to pay attention to what would otherwise be a fairly dense and nerdy thing, Google is using an homage to Boaty McBoatface for one of the software tools it's releasing today. But don't just laugh (or groan) at the name, …

Out of the enterprise, into your house: Ubiquiti’s new Amplifi 802.11ac gear

Home router kit with two extenders coming this summer and starting at $199.<p>I’ve been pretty happy with my switch to Ubiquiti Unifi enterprise (or …

Chromecast is Google's hugely successful Trojan Horse into your home

A Google-made go-between for all our dumb objects<p>Google's secret weapon for getting inside our homes and deeper within the fabric of our daily lives is not smart appliance maker Nest or even its ubiquitous Android operating system. It's a $35 HDMI stick that lets everybody else in the tech industry …

Under Siege

The end of a truce between El Salvador's government and street gangs has turned the country back into a war zone where dozens of people – including the innocent – are murdered every day, reports Stephanie Nolen in San Salvador<p>Forty people were killed last Sunday in El Salvador. Forty-two on Monday, …

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