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These foods will lower your risk of heart disease

Low-fat or low-carb? Butter or margarine? Avocado oil or coconut oil? Bombarded with contradictory media reports on the ever-changing landscape of …

Nutrition

In a history littered with political corpses, Trump’s assassination hint is a dangerous new low

<i>Sarah Kendzior is a St. Louis-based commentator who writes about politics, the economy and media.</i><p>Several days ago, a video circulated comparing the reactions of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to potential threats on the campaign trail. Alerted to danger, Mr. Trump flails desperately, hiding …

Google Fires At Sonos, Adds Multi-Room Support To Chromecast Audio

Back in September, Google came out of nowhere with Chromecast Audio. The idea: take the Chromecast concept (tap a button, send a video to your TV and control it from your phone) and make it audio-only, letting you add some Wi-Fi-enabled smarts to any stereo system you’ve already got wired in your …

Marijuana firm CEN Biotech share selloff occurred prior to statement

When the markets reopened Thursday morning, and retail shareholders were able to react to the news for the first time, a mass selloff resulted. More than 20 million shares were traded in the first 11 minutes of trading, pushing the penny stock down nearly 30 per cent from the previous day’s close …

How a Canadian whiz kid plans to upend the smartphone market

Simon Tian is your typical millennial in some respects: He still lives with his parents in Brossard, Que., a city on Montreal's south shore, and he had to hustle extremely hard to land his first job.<p>But that job is CEO and founder of a wearable technology startup, and Mr. Tian, who turns 21 next …

If I get a ticket from a private company, do I have to pay it? - Canada Q&A

From Oren Williamson, On Twitter<p>On Twitter, Oren Williamson ‏asks: “If I were to get a parking ticket from a private company and not the government, do I still have to pay it?” We ask drive expert Jason Tchir:<p>Those parking tickets from private companies aren’t really tickets and the fines aren’t …

New credit card phishing scam hits Canada

A new twist on credit card phishing scams has emerged in Canada that targets people early in the morning when they are sleepy and potentially …

Identity Theft

Magzter takes on Next Issue with new $9.99/month all-you-can-read magazine subscription

There’s another player in the all-you-can-read magazine ring starting today, as New York-based Magzter launches Magzter Gold, a $9.99 per month …

This is your future smart home — and no, it doesn't look like 'The Jetsons'

LAS VEGAS — In just a few years, you'll awake in the morning to the sound of your alarm, and the hidden sensors in the room will know you're getting …

E-commerce explosion coming for 2014 holiday shopping

Canadians of all ages will set new records shopping online this holiday season, according to a number of industry insiders.<p>Canadians are coming a bit …

eCommerce

Nest acquires Revolv for its 'unbelievable' team

Revolv has announced that it has been acquired by Nest. The company’s website now displays a splash page confirming the acquisition and revealing …

High-tech options replace the lowly loyalty punch card

For a while, the stamp card was the currency of customer rewards at Presotea Co. Ltd., a bubble tea retailer with 12 locations in the Greater Toronto Area. The system was simple: Card holders got an ink stamp for every bubble tea they bought and were rewarded with a free beverage after so many …

Ashton Kutcher helped develop a Lenovo tablet with an integrated pico projector

It’s been a year since Ashton Kutcher was revealed as Lenovo’s newest employee, and now the company is keen to show off what he’s been up to for the …

Blood sugar testing goes wireless, painless for diabetes patients

Now that is cool: Testing your sugar without needles and without blood droplets.<p>In Europe, the medical company Abbott has just released its FreeStyle Libre system, which may usher in a revolution in diabetes care. And both doctors and patients can't wait.<p>Prabahar Gopalakrishnan, 26, is a type 1 …

Almost 50% of Canada’s Internet Usage Now via Mobile Devices: comScore

New data from comScore says 49% of growing internet usage in Canada is now tied to mobile devices only, while we also rank second in the world at 33 …

49 percent of Canada's time online is spent on mobile devices

Smartphones and mobile data have made it much easier for us to get our internet fix. Before, we had to plant ourselves in front of a computer, be …

TTC passenger claims she was assaulted after seat-hogging dispute

A TTC passenger claims she was assaulted after confronting a man who was taking up a seat on a busy bus with his backpack.<p>The alleged victim says she …

Business cards grow a brain with SwivelCard

Most business cards end up in the recycle bin or tucked away in a drawer, discarded and forgotten. That's why there have been some creative attempts at making business cards more interesting, like the playable Tetris business card. The latest shot at a smart business card has appeared on …

All arms on deck: hands-on with the Myo Gesture band

Thalmic Lab’s Myo is one of the most anticipated wearables of the year. The armband has set some hefty expectations of making “Minority Report-style” …

PUSH ships at the end of July, gyms will never be the same

Get ready to pump some iron in a much smarter way. PUSH, the first wearable tech band to measure strength, is preparing to ship to backers …

Universal Smartphone Car Mount on Sale for 51% Off, Shipped Free [Deals]

It’s illegal to use your cellphone while driving in most places and it’s also dangerous. Too many times people are staring down at their laps trying …

New private calling plan for the surveillance age

VIENNA (Reuters) - Silent Circle, a company known for mobile apps designed to thwart government surveillance, is introducing a fixed price, secrecy-cloaking service on Thursday that lets customers make and receive private phone calls.<p>The secure voice-and-data calling plan works on Apple iOS and …

Customers

How to Watch Netflix USA in Canada with This Free VPN on iPhone, iPad

If you’re a Netflix Canada subscriber, you may already know the U.S. Netflix has a greater selection when it comes TV shows, movies and more.<p>If you …

Confessions of insider trader Scott London

Here’s one way to avoid doing jail time for securities fraud: Don’t pass on classified information to a third party or trade on it. To some people, …

McGill University

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Muku Shuttr Remote Camera Shutter for iOS/Android Sale: 33% Off, Shipped Free [Deals]

Are you always the one taking photos on your iPhone but never actually in the shot? Yeah, that happens to most people because it’s hard to take a …

Cinematographers: FiLMiC Pro is Currently Free in the App Store ($4.99 value)

FiLMiC Pro allows users to shoot HD videos like a pro as it gives more control over your frames per second, focus, exposure, white balance plus more …

DouBBleTime USB cable will Charge Your Phone in 1/2 the Time [KickStarter]

A new KickStarter project by the name of <i>DouBBleTime</i>, is a USB charging cable that can charge your phone battery from 0 to 100% in 1/2 the time it …

Handybook's iOS-based home cleaning service expands to Toronto

A new startup has hit Toronto, and it’s going to be a boon for consumers and professionals alike.<p>Handybook, a New York-based startup that has raised …