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August 12, 2018 11:45 PM Bargain hunting for school supplies starts early

School supply lists are getting longer and parents can feel financially frazzled by the pressures of back-to-school shopping. The average Canadian family spent a whopping $890 on supplies and clothing, according to a recent survey by RetailMeNot Inc. Driving up those costs, which are double that spent five years ago, are tech items like software, tablets 18

June 28, 2018 11:01 PM Science fiction master Harlan Ellison dies at 84

His short story, I Have No Mouth & I Must Scream, is about the last humans, eternally tortured by a malevolent, godlike computer. It was made into a computer game, with its author providing the machine’s voice. Ellison disliked computers and worked on old manual typewriters, although he denied being anti-technology. Sometimes, for promotional purposes 23

April 21, 2018 9:44 PM Russia says not yet served with Democrat lawsuit over alleged collusion with Trump campaign

'It seems to be a kind of attempt by the Democrats to justify their defeat,' says foreign ministry Russia has not been officially notified about the U.S. Democratic Party's lawsuit over the results of the 2016 presidential election in the United States, the foreign ministry said on Saturday. The Democratic Party sued the Russian government, U.S. President 28

November 10, 2017 3:08 PM IBM says it's reached milestone in quantum computing

IBM has announced a milestone in its race against Google and other big tech firms to build a powerful quantum computer. Dario Gil, who leads IBM's quantum computing and artificial intelligence research division, said Friday that the company's scientists have successfully built and measured a processor prototype with 50 quantum bits, known as qubits 125

November 8, 2017 9:19 AM Forensic officer to testify at Laura Babcock murder trial

TORONTO - The Crown's star witness at a murder trial in the case of a woman who vanished five years ago is expected to delve deep into his forensic analysis of computers seized from the home of one of the accused. Retired Ontario Provincial Police Det. Sgt. Jim Falconer will continue to go through a massive trove of data from three computers found at Dellen 45

November 7, 2017 3:51 PM Volkswagen, Google co-operate on quantum computing research

BERLIN -- German automaker Volkswagen and Google have announced plans to co-operate in exploring possible uses in the auto industry for quantum computers. Quantum computing, a technology that's still in its early phases, uses the quirks of quantum physics to perform calculations at far higher speeds than current computers. Volkswagen said Tuesday that specialists 60

October 19, 2017 10:51 PM Only 10% of iPhones Are Sold via Apple Retail [Chart]

Only 10% of iPhones are sold via Apple Retail, according to research on Apple's retail sales business by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners. CIRP found that depending on the product the share of sales at Apple's retail stores and website varies considerably. In the overall market, Apple Stores and Apple.com sell the highest proportion of Mac computers 49

October 19, 2017 6:17 PM How a slow response hurt Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Before Hurricane Maria tore through the rest of this island, it came to Mayor Jorge Márquez’s home. The storm ripped through improvised plastic shutters, shook the windows and sent his panicked family, including his grandchildren, scurrying to a bathroom to hide. For four hours, as the fiercest of Maria’s winds roared through his mountain town in southeast 39

October 13, 2017 2:01 PM Sears Canada’s demise shows why size matters: Olive

If the Sears Canada failure is to have any meaning, retail in Canada will have to pick up the pace of its reinvention. The demise of Sears Canada, announced this week, is a reminder that size works powerfully against a large enterprise’s ability to reinvent itself. General Motors failed to reinvent itself, and the erstwhile world’s biggest corporation 51

October 13, 2017 12:14 PM Intel flaunts new 17-qubit quantum computing chip

Intel has brought the quantum computing race on the front lines again by showing off a new 17-qubit chip – a move that is indicative of the semiconductor company’s intentions of getting a head start in the advanced computing arena. The new chip has been developed at Hillsboro, which is Intel’s most advanced research and manufacturing site. The new chip that holds 54