Canadian Start-ups Head to London

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Description: Hundreds of Canadian technology start-up companies head to London to investigate the European city as a future place of business. Source: Techvibes Date: October 4, 2013 Techvibes spent that last week in London, England shadowing a handful of startups selected for UKTI’s Global Adventure Challenge and the C100UK’s inaugural 48 Hours in London.  Read Rest of… Read more »

Grand Theft Auto 5 boosts billion-dollar game industry

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Description: Grand Theft Auto set records last week by generating over $800 million US in the first 24 hours of sales. Behind this success is interactive Holly-wood style story telling and production. Source: CBC Date: September 17, 2013 Grand Theft Auto 5, which launched on Tuesday, generated about $800 million US in worldwide sales in the first day… Read more »

‘The Bachelor’ Gets Social With Real-Time Tweets on TV

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Description: The way we watch TV has changed. Today, viewers sit on the couch with the TV remote in one hand and their mobile device in the other. This new socially connected audience is bringing about a major change in programming. Source: Mashable Date: March 13th, 2013 The 17th season of ABC‘s quest-for-love reality TV show “The Bachelor” wrapped… Read more »

Scientists Track Sharks With Underwater Robots

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Description: Scientists are tracking sharks using a robot and tag system. Once attached to a shark’s dorsal fin, a tag sends out an acoustic signal, like a “ping” from sonar. These pings then communicate the shark’s location to the stealthy underwater robot. Source: Mashable Date: March 6th, 2013 Humans aren’t good at following sharks. We’re noisy in the… Read more »

Is the Smartmouse too smart?

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Description: The Smartmouse almost has all of the features of a smartphone and more! The Smartmouse features an accelerometer, compass, gyroscope, touch sensor, embedded VGA camera, and cloud storage. Want one? Source: Mashable Date: March 7th, 2013 It’s a gadget we likely overlook everyday that has only seen incremental innovation in the last decade: the computer mouse. Now, a… Read more »

China Will Soon Become Apple’s Most Important Market

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Description: Apple CEO Tim Cook is currently visiting China to strengthen relations with the country’s mobile players. The visit comes after a nearly 3 month delay to roll out iPhone 5 to the worlds largest mobile market. Source: TechCrunch Date: January 10th, 2013 Tim Cook would like to get Apple on a faster boat to… Read more »