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Friday, July 21, 2017
  

US Genomic Proposal Approved by Congressional Committee

BRUSSELS – TECH – A Bill that would allow companies to require employees to undergo genetic testing and disclose the results to their employers, or risk having to make health insurance...

Ransomware Threat Has Officials Worried

An ambulance waits next to a police car, outside the emergency department, at St Thomas’ Hospital in central London, Britain May 12, 2017. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth By Dustin Volz and Eric Auchard WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT (Reuters)...

Presidential Yacht Potomac FDR’s Floating White House

The “Floating White House” the Potomac was used by FDR and then later owned by Elvis Presley SAN FRANCISCO – The presidential yacht, Potomac, that was used by President Franklin D. Roosevelt...

Poor and Careless Behaviour at Core of Fatal Accidents

Ontario Provincial Police THUNDER BAY – NEWS – “Our traffic data is compelling evidence that poor, careless behaviour is at the core of the majority of the fatal collisions and incidents we...

Quiet Solar Energy Revolution in New York

Solar panels on the rooftop of a building in Brooklyn are connected to startup LO3 Energy’s TransActive Grid in this undated picture. Photo courtesy of LO3 Energy/Handout via Thomson Reuters Foundation By...

Drone Delivery Canada Signs Agreements to Develop Vision Based Navigation

  Drone Delivery is rapidly becoming increasingly possible and affordable.23 Toronto, ON – TECH – Drone Delivery Canada has announced that it has entered into a Sponsored Research and Collaboration Agreement with the University...

WikiLeaks Releases US CIA Documents – What Do You Need to Know?

The Consulate General of the United States of America is pictured in Frankfurt, Germany March 8, 2017. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski (Reuters) – WikiLeaks, the website that specializes in exposing secrets, released thousands of...

WikiLeaks – Cyber Security and Your Automobile

The lobby of the CIA Headquarters Building is pictured in Langley, Virginia, U.S. on August 14, 2008. REUTERS/Larry Downing/File Photo By Alexandria Sage SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – WikiLeaks documents showing the U.S. Central...

Writing on your computer is easy and is the way to go in today’s...

THUNDER BAY – Writing in digital format can be both scary and exciting for those that haven’t done much of it except for maybe instant messaging or social media messages. Or all...

Apple Shares at All Time High

An Apple iPhone 7 and the company logo are seen in this illustration picture taken in Bordeaux, France on February 1, 2017. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo By Stephen Nellis SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – When...

Trump Decision on Immigration Impacts Tech Jobs

TORONTO – TECH – The Canadian tech community wrote an open letter to the world, responding to the executive order that bans travel from seven Muslim-majority countries for 90 days and suspending...

Red Bull Air Race – The Game – Download for Free

Peter Besenyei of Hungary performs during the qualifying day of the fourth stage of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Budapest, Hungary on July 4, 2015. – Samo Vidic/Red...

Your Home Planet, as Seen From Mars

Planet Earth As Seen from MarsFrom the most powerful telescope orbiting Mars comes a new view of Earth and its moon, showing continent-size detail on the planet and the relative size...

New Year’s Eve Comet Visible After Sunset

Comet to zip across night sky on New Year’s EveEven if it’s going to be a little chilly on New Year’s Eve, you may want to grab your binoculars and step...

Smart Cities Need Greater Resilience

Robust resource allocation to build resilience into connected critical infrastructures.CREDIT Walid Saad/Virginia Tech THUNDER BAY – TECH – When Superstorm Sandy lashed New Jersey in 2012, Narayan B. Mandayam lost power in...

Studying The Big Bang Theory at CERN

Research laboratory at CERN is shown.  CREDIT: Professor Niels Madsen CERN – TECH – Swansea University scientists working at CERN have made a landmark finding, taking them one step closer to answering...

CRTC Declares Internet Essential

KENORA – Bob Nault, Member of Parliament for the Kenora riding, expressed his optimism following the declaration today by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) that access to high-speed Internet is now...

ID Fraud is growing & what can be done about it [Infographic]

  Every single day, billions of pieces of personal data are shared online. This creates more opportunity than ever before for criminals to intercept and use this information to commit financial fraud...

New Smart Window Technology Coming

THUNDER BAY – TECH – The future and science fiction from movies and books often seems later to come true. Developing smart technology is changing our lives, and in many ways...

Thinnest Lightest MacBook Pro Ever

Cupertino, California — Apple today introduced the thinnest and lightest MacBook Pro ever, along with a breakthrough interface that replaces the traditional row of function keys with a brilliant, Retina-quality Multi-Touch...