Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «launch»

June 20, 2018 7:20 PM Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTube

Instagram moving further from its roots as a photo-sharing service as it dives into longer-form video Facebook's Instagram service is loosening its restraints on video in an attempt to lure younger viewers away from YouTube when they're looking for something to watch on their smartphones. The expansion announced Wednesday, dubbed IGTV, will increase 10

June 20, 2018 5:10 PM National Film Board funds 35 Indigenous-led projects; says more work to be done

Backing Indigenous-led projects, launch of Indigenous cinema screening site among highlights The National Film Board of Canada says it has made gains towards fostering Indigenous talent, but there's more work to be done. The board says it backed 35 Indigenous-directed projects, representing 10 per cent of overall production spending, in the first year of its Indigenous 27

June 17, 2018 8:00 AM How we can prevent outer space from becoming the Wild West

Experts say that some sort form of regulation is needed, and soon In January, an Indian rocket arced across the sky over the island of Sriharikota as it soared into space. On board were several satellites, including an Indian mapping satellite, one from Canada and one from an asteroid mining company. But if you're not allowed to launch from the U.S., why not launch 6

June 15, 2018 5:46 PM Apple announces multi-year content deal with Oprah Winfrey

Apple says the programs will be released worldwide as part of a lineup of original content Apple says it has reached a multi-year deal with Oprah Winfrey to create original programs for its streaming service. Apple said Friday the programs will be released worldwide as part of a lineup of original content. Apple has yet to launch its service, whose major 17

June 15, 2018 2:01 PM McDonald’s to switch to paper straws in U.K., Ireland

NEW YORK—McDonald’s said Friday it will switch to paper straws at all its locations in the United Kingdom and Ireland, and test an alternative to plastic ones in some of its U.S. restaurants later this year. The burger chain and other fast-food companies are facing increasing pressure from customers and environmental activists to stop using plastic straws 6

June 13, 2018 6:02 PM Swim star Oleksiak helps Special Olympics celebrate milestone anniversary

Midway through a 90-minute training session at the University of Toronto, a group of Special Olympians climbed out of the pool to sing happy birthday to Olympic swimming star Penny Oleksiak, who led Wednesday morning’s practice. Oleksiak recently moved her training base to Gainesville, Fla., but returned to Toronto for a densely-scheduled week that included 10

June 8, 2018 3:40 PM Soyuz capsule with 3 astronauts on board docks with International Space Station

Spacecraft also carrying more than 200 science experiments on board A Russian space capsule carrying three astronauts has docked with the International Space Station two days after it was launched from Kazakhstan. The Soyuz capsule docked with the station at 9:01 ET Friday some 410 kilometres above Earth. It is carrying Serena Aunon-Chancellor of the United 11

June 5, 2018 8:44 PM Federal panel to review broadcasting rules for the internet era

OTTAWA — A federal review into Canada’s broadcasting and telecommunications laws will examine the “disruptive and dramatic change” facing media industries — and what that change means for the country’s democratic institutions. The Liberals government announced Tuesday that it will launch a wide-ranging, 18-month review into Canada’s broadcasting and telecommunications 15

May 27, 2018 11:00 AM Tabloids: Jessica, Miranda, Carrie and Justin all pregnant?

Cover: An insider says Carrie Underwood is pregnant with twin girls and Miranda Lambert — who has repeatedly suggested she didn’t really want kids — is now keen to make a baby with her current, and currently married, boyfriend. Suuure. I believe the tabs have found their replacement for 49-year-old Jennifer Aniston, whose uterus they have been badgering 18

May 23, 2018 6:44 PM China's plan to land on the far side of the moon could be historic, experts say

The ambitious plan by the Chinese space agency faces numerous challenges China's ambition to soft-land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon later this year faces considerable challenges, but if successful would propel the country's space program to the forefront of one of the most important areas of lunar exploration, experts say. China hopes to be the first 29