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Facebook stirs emotion in controversial study, Report

Facebook stirs emotion in controversial study, Report

Facebook is facing criticism following the revelation that it secretly conducted an emotional manipulation study. The study took place during one week in January 2012 on nearly 700,000 users, without their knowledge. The world’s largest social media site collaborated with Cornell University and the University of California at San Francisco which published details of the research recently. The researchers manipulated ... Read More »

Google Map image of destroyed Lac-Megantic ‘disgusting’ (Photo)

Google Map image of destroyed Lac-Megantic 'disgusting'

It’s been almost a year since the July 6 train derailment in Lac-Megantic, Que., but the reminders for the people who live there are near-constant. As the cleanup of the disaster enters its second phase, some of Lac-Megantic’s residents have discovered yet another reminder: An aerial view of the scorched earth in their town where the disaster occurred, displayed on ... Read More »

Samsung launches iPad Air killer Galaxy Tab S with WQHD resolution, Report

Samsung launches iPad Air killer Galaxy Tab S with WQHD resolution, Report

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd today announced the Galaxy Tab S, Samsung’s thinnest and lightest tablet to date. This Super AMOLED tablet combines the most advanced display technology with a full range of premium content for an unrivaled entertainment experience. The Galaxy Tab S is also powered with enhanced productivity features for effortless multitasking, all elegantly housed in a highly stylish, ... Read More »

Nissan Micra returns to Canada, Report

Nissan Micra returns to Canada, Report

It’s been 21 years since the Nissan Micra disappeared from Canada. Now it’s back with a new generation and its set to take on the sub-compact market. The 2015 version of Micra has been exclusively tailored and fine-tuned for Canada. It’s not available in the U.S. although it’s sold in 160 countries worldwide. Read More »

EBay : Hacked databases show need for better security

EBay : Hacked databases show need for better security

Yet another cyber attack on a corporate database has online security experts calling on companies to improve the way they keep our private information private – and possibly replace traditional passwords. EBay revealed Wednesday that a database containing encrypted passwords had been compromised, giving hackers access to the names, email addresses, physical addresses and phone numbers of many of the ... Read More »

China Bans Windows 8 For Government Use, Report

China Bans Windows 8 For Government Use, Report

China has reportedly banned government use of Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system, according to a report by a Chinese news agency this week. The Central Government Procurement Center issued the ban on installing the OS on government computers as part of a notice on how to use energy-saving products. Read More »