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International, Internet, Science & Technology

Blackberry bails from making smartphones

The Canadian high-tech firm BlackBerry is considered by many to be the father of the smartphone industry. At one time ubiquitous among business people, and the “hip”. BlackBerry had been losing market share as other manufacturers created more attractive technologies. »

Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Password problems: most are easy to crack

New computer software is making it easier to hack passwords, so old advice may not work anymore. Conventional wisdom was that a password should include upper and lowercase letters and at least one number. A new report suggests that it »

Health, International, Internet, Science & Technology

Potential Canadian breakthrough in “lazy eye” treatment

It’s a potential new cure for amblyopia, or lazy eye which affects about three percent of the population. Canadian university researchers and tech companies have developed an entirely new technique and technology to treat the condition using video games. Robert »