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May 4th, 2017 by B00Mer
Cable companies sue 'free TV' Android box vendors
The ads are enticing: The promise of "Free TV" and the chance to "Say goodbye to cable bills forever." So it's no surprise Canada's cable giants are targeting upstart dealers selling loaded Android TV boxes. The devices enable users to access pirated...
Apr 29th, 2017 by B00Mer
AI can now duplicate anyone's voice in one minute
If you think we're getting fake news now, just wait for this............ Do you remember the Mission Impossible tech that lets Tom Cruise’s character Ethan Hunt mimic the voice of other characters using some nifty speech synthesis technology? ...
Apr 21st, 2017 by B00Mer
Happy 420, Canadian internet users
On Thursday afternoon, the CRTC dropped a bombshell ruling on the status of net neutralitythe principle that all web services should be treated equally by providers. And, blessedly, it's good news. The CRTC ruled that " service providers should treat...
Flying car to go on sale
Flying car to go on sale Milos Krivokapic And Angela Charlton, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS First posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017 03:34 PM EDT ...
Need help setting up a Light Ballast
Please dont judge me, i seriously need some help I have a 400W S51 HPS Ballast that i want to set up, but i have no idea where to start... Theres a diagram on my ballast but i dont understand it... The exact product number is V90J1911 Come on...
Apr 5th, 2017 by petros
Someone Is Learning How to Take Down the Internet
Over the past year or two, someone has been probing the defenses of the companies that run critical pieces of the Internet. These probes take the form of precisely calibrated attacks designed to determine exactly how well these companies can defend...
Apr 5th, 2017 by Murphy
We recently heard Yahoo has had a few million accounts hacked. My sister has a Yahoo email address. Is it enough to merely change her password or should she also change her email address?
Apr 2nd, 2017 by tay
Samsung's smart TVs arelistening to you
Let's go to another room so the TV can't hear us! Samsung's smart TVs don't just respond to your commands now they also tell a third party what you're saying while you sit in from of them. Sharp-eyed folks have spotted Samsung's confession to that...
Toronto Library Goes Worker Free
But think of the tax savings....... Millions of people walk into Toronto public libraries each year. The majority have a safe, educational experience. But recent disturbing, and at times, violent incidents at multiple libraries in the city has the...
Humanity 2.0 is on its way.
Elon Musk Just Confirmed That Hes Making Tech To Merge Human Brains and Computers Elon Musk is a very future-oriented tech...
Mar 24th, 2017 by Locutus
Facebook Reveals Master Plan - Control ALL News Flow
In recent months, Facebook has been quietly holding talks with at least half a dozen media companies about hosting their content inside Facebook rather than making users tap a link to go to an external site. The new proposal by Facebook carries...
25 Mind Blowing Colorized Photos That Will Take Your Breath Away
25 Mind Blowing Colorized Photos That Will Take Your Breath Away www.youtube.com/watch?v=SsAqZAPJAHM Published on Nov 5, 2016 Prior to 1970s, color photography was extremely rare and most of history before that is more or less remembered in black...
Mar 5th, 2017 by Murphy
"Smart" Hydro meters
There has been a little commotion lately about the pros and cons of the use of these meters. Do they make sense or not?
Feb 25th, 2017 by JLM
Phoenix payroll system.
It's probably been about 6 months that we've been hearing about the dismal failure of the Phoenix Payroll System. During that time Federal Gov't Employment have not been receiving their proper pay or indeed in some cases any pay at all. While all this...
Within the past 5 weeks the heater on our car has conked out twice. I would urge people before setting off on long trips in 30 and 40C below weather to consider that distinct possibility. It can obviously happen at any time.
The days of suicide bombers and terrorist snipers may be over, autonomous drones and/or autonomous weapons will change malcontents strategies, arm a drone(s) with victims' digital data and he/she will be endlessly hunted. A hawk like mccain must dream of...
LG threatens to put Wi-Fi in every appliance
How useless have humans become? Do you really need/want appliances like this........? LG threatens to put Wi-Fi in every appliance it releases in 2017 | Ars Technica UK
Cold forming steel
Cold forming sprocket teeth in a die at 12 tons, no two alike, help.
Ford: Electric cars will soon overtake Gas
Canada's prepared. Are you? Ford says electric vehicles will overtake gas in 15 years, announces all-electric 300-mile SUV, hybrid F-150, Mustang, and more Ford is making a big announcement in electrification today. CEO Mark Field confirmed...
Dec 28th, 2016 by tay
Police seek Echo data in Arkansas hot tub murder
I will never have one of these or a Nest or similar product in my house.... Amazons digital brain Alexa is an astute listener, and police in Bentonville, Ark., are seeking her help to build a murder case, but the company doesnt appear to be...
Move Over Marconi Meet The Real Father of Radio
Canadian Reginald Fessenden and his message was One Two Three Four is it snowing where you are Mr. Thiessen? If it is, telegraph back to me. How Canadian - he talked about the weather! While Marconi is often credited as being the, or at least,...
National Electricity Grid
With four hours spread of peak usage times across Canada a National Grid seems to be a winner to help keep electricity rates down. There is much talk about this kind of infrastructure but no apparent action. Why not?
'Web Of Trust' Browser Cannot Be Trusted
Pirate Party plans to offer Canadians VPN service
Pirate Party plans to offer Canadians VPN service Posted via Canadian Content After opening the way for users in politically controversial countries to access the Internet via Virtual Private Network (VPN), the Canadian Pirate Party has announced a...
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Nov 2nd, 2016 by JLM
I'm an old geezer pushing 74 and I do a lot of exercise most days, very often hiking 3 - 4 miles up and down steep hills up to 16% or so. Sometimes when I start out I feel lousy and short of breath just walking at moderate speed on the level, but I find...
London may get flying taxis
Egg-shaped taxis which float approximately two feet above water are currently being created which could change the way city-dwellers get about town. The fibreglass and high-density foam pods, designed by French yachtsman Alain Thťbault, can carry up...
The phonebox of the future is coming to London
BT is preparing to roll out a futuristic new phone box that offers free calls and WiFi. The ultramodern Link kiosks will open on major high streets across London next year and will come complete with charging points, maps access and tourist...
Oct 22nd, 2016 by pgs
Thanks to Vancouvers Gigapixel The Surveillance
state has a clearer image of you. Look at the picture below, a Gigapixel rendering of a 420 pot protest on Vancouver's waterfront. Click on the link below and use your mouse pointer, click and scroll in. See every face in the crowd up close and...