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Groundbreaking AI researcher hopes for ‘radically different’ ideas from Toronto lab

Groundbreaking AI researcher hopes for ‘radically different’ ideas from Toronto lab

One of the biggest names in machine learning research has high hopes for the Vector Institute, Toronto’s new artificial intelligence research hub.  Geoffrey Hinton, considered one of the fathers of…

Nanoleaf’s Aurora shines a light on tech design

Syd Bolton, Brantford Expositor Mar 19, 2017 , Last Updated: 1:34 PM ET Let’s face it, technology and design haven’t always mixed well. The earliest technology pieces looked like they…

Tips to safeguard your email in light of Yahoo hack

Mae Anderson, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Mar 19, 2017 , Last Updated: 1:35 PM ET NEW YORK — Many people are still not taking routine precautions to safeguard their email accounts…

Tiger crushed to death by rescue workers in northern India

Indian conservation authorities are investigating the death of a tiger that was crushed by an earthmover in a bungled operation by rescue workers to move the animal back to a…

Calling all students! Do a Google Doodle for Canada’s 150th

Glenn Harrop, Postmedia Network Mar 15, 2017 , Last Updated: 3:04 PM ET Calling all student fans of the Google Doodle. The internet search giant is inviting students from kindergarten…

‘The stage was set’: Arrival of first North American bison changed ecosystem, study finds

Scientists finally have been able to pin down when bison first arrived in North America and helped set the stage for the Great Plains that eventually supported the continent’s first…

How crooks are getting better at imitating texts, emails from banks

How crooks are getting better at imitating texts, emails from banks

As criminals use emails and texts to phish for people’s personal information in hopes of robbing bank accounts, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for the average customer to know what is legitimate communication…

Snapchat rockets higher in Wall Street debut

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Mar 3, 2017 , Last Updated: 12:06 AM ET NEW YORK — The company behind Snapchat is trading sharply higher in its Wall Street debut. Snap Inc.…

What happens when a Canadian border agent asks to search your phone?

What happens when a Canadian border agent asks to search your phone?

Cody Anderson was one of millions of Americans who cast his vote on election day last November. But unlike most Americans, he decided to watch the results come in from…

SpaceX to fly 2 people to moon by next year

People approached company asking for week-long trip The Associated Press Posted: Feb 27, 2017 5:05 PM ET Last Updated: Feb 27, 2017 5:05 PM ET Related Stories SpaceX says it…