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March 22, 2018 8:16 PM Kidde recalling 40,000 smoke detectors in Canada

Recall includes almost half a million in U.S. and Canada for possibly having a defective sensor Kidde is recalling almost half a million smoke detectors because a yellow cap left on during the manufacturing process can cover one of the two smoke sensors, making them unable to properly detect fires. The company says it is recalling two types of dual-sensor 56

February 13, 2018 7:34 PM Watch robot skiers race down snowy slopes

8 teams compete for $10,000 prize in the Ski Robot Challenge in South Korea Robots of all shapes and sizes skied, and in some cases tumbled, down a course at the Welli Hilli ski resort, an hour's drive west of Pyeongchang. Robot Tae Kwon V skies during the Ski Robot Challenge at a ski resort in Hoenseong, South Korea, February 12, 2018. Eight robotics 65

February 1, 2018 2:07 PM Toyota recalling 4,570 vehicles in Canada over air bag issue

Automaker says issue could prevent side and front air bags from deploying Toyota has announced a safety recall in Canada involves 2016 Toyota Prius and Lexus RX vehicles, and 2015 and 2016 Lexus NX vehicles. (Gary Cameron/Reuters ) Toyota is recalling about 645,000 vehicles worldwide — affecting about 4,570 cars in Canada — to fix an electrical problem 35

December 13, 2017 5:39 PM Blue Origin launches, lands Mannequin Skywalker with upgraded spacecraft

7th flight of New Shepherd suborbital vehicle used new booster, crew capsule with big windows Private space company Blue Origin has successfully launched and landed an upgraded rocket and a new crew capsule that it bills as having "the largest windows in space." The seventh flight of the company's New Shepard suborbital spacecraft at the company's West Texas 103

October 17, 2017 11:43 PM With Toronto, Alphabet looks to revolutionize city-building

Alphabet Inc. is best known for its signature product, the Google search engine. But it is useful to think of it as a company that builds platforms – software that serves as a foundation for a growing array of technologies and services that people use every day. It practically owns the web advertising market through its search platform, it is a leading 35

October 17, 2017 7:15 PM Google firm wins competition to build high-tech neighbourhood in Toronto

Once officially confirmed, Sidewalk Labs, sister company of Google, will construct the neighbourhood on the east downtown waterfront. Sidewalk Labs, sister company of Google, is officially confirmed to have won a competition to build a new high-tech neighbourhood called Quayside on the east downtown waterfront. Waterfront Toronto, Prime Minister Justin 28

October 12, 2017 12:25 PM Nubia Z17S, Nubia Z17 miniS With Four Cameras Launched: Price, Specifications

ZTE's Nubia brand has launched two new smartphones, the Nubia Z17S and Nubia Z17 miniS, in China. ZTE Nubia Z17S is the company's new flagship, and comes with top-of-the-line specifications, and can be expected to compete with the likes of other premium smartphones from Apple, Samsung, and LG. Nubia Z17 miniS, on the other hand, packs mid-range specifications 37

September 29, 2017 1:42 PM Nokia 8 May Get Android 8.0 Oreo Update by October End: Report

HMD Global's Nokia 8, the premium offering in the company's portfolio, is finally being announced in different markets. While announcing the Nokia 8 in Taiwan, a company manager reportedly revealed that the smartphone may receive Android 8.0 Oreo update by end of October. At this moment, there are no specific dates or release schedule for the Nokia 8's Oreo update 34

September 14, 2017 7:36 AM HTC to soon announce new U11 Life phone with Android One: Report

After Xiaomi, HTC is reportedly working on a phone with Android One program. Reports are that HTC and Google are coming together to bring an Android One version of the HTC U11 Life. The phone, going by the leaked reports are already in works. Alongside HTC, Motorola is also working to bring a Moto - Android One phone very soon. If reports are anything 35

September 12, 2017 7:36 PM 'Making invisible things visible': With iPhone 8 and iPhone X, Apple kicks off the augmented reality wars

With new phones purpose-built for AR experiences, Apple believes that how we use our phones is about to change ​If you want to know where technology is heading, imagine a tape measure. You can drag it across the floor, or run it along the frame of a doorway. Except this tape measure is virtual — it exists solely on the screen of an iPhone — and it's about 63