WATERLOO, Ont. — After BlackBerry helped build its reputation as the epicentre of Canada’s technology sector, Waterloo, Ont., is working against the odds to find jobs for hundreds of employees who have been laid off by the smartphone company.
NEW YORK — Remember a time before “Angry Birds,” the iPad and the iPhone? No?
When Sony and Microsoft last came out with new video game consoles — seven and eight long years, respectively, the companies touted the machines’ high-definition graphics, powerful processors and ability to play DVDs, and in Sony’s case, Blu-ray discs.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The swirling lines from Linden Bateman’s pen have been conscripted into a national fight to keep cursive writing in American classrooms.
Cursive. Penmanship. Handwriting.
In years gone by, it helped distinguish the literate from the illiterate.
GROTON, Conn. — It could dive deeper than any other submarine, and when it reached the ocean floor, the one-of-a-kind Navy vessel could roll on wheels with lights illuminating the depths outside its windows.
WASHINGTON — With most of its 137 million objects kept behind the scenes or in a faraway museum, the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum complex, is launching a new 3D scanning and printing initiative to make more of its massive collection accessible to schools, researchers and the public worldwide.
Internet giant Google says it is exploring using a large barge as an interactive learning centre.
A statement released Wednesday from Google’s press centre may help end weeks of speculation about the purpose of structures on two barges, one being built in the San Francisco Bay, another off Portland, Maine.
NEW DELHI — India is aiming to join the world’s deep-space pioneers with a journey to Mars that it hopes will showcase its technological ability to explore the solar system while seeking solutions for everyday problems on Earth.
TORONTO—Ontario soon will join three other provinces with new rules for wireless contracts that the governing Liberals say will end the “horror stories” consumers report after opening their cellphone bills.
Government legislation aimed at addressing those complaints passed unanimously in the provincial legislature yesterday and is expected to take effect in the spring.
HADERA, Israel — When Israel’s military chief delivered a high-profile speech this month outlining the greatest threats his country might face in the future, he listed computer sabotage as a top concern, warning a sophisticated cyberattack could one day bring the nation to a standstill.
TORONTO — A new study confirms kids do have it good nowadays, at least when it comes to having access to tech toys.
Parents are more likely to purchase smartphones, tablets, video game consoles and subscribe to Netflix than the average consumer, suggests a report by the Media Technology Monitor.