BlackBerry has announced that its new Q10 smartphone — the one with a physical keypad — will make its global debut in Canada on May 1.
A Canadian-led study has found that playing video games with both eyes can dramatically improve vision in adults with lazy eye — a condition thought to be all but untreatable in adults.
The general manager of the social linking site Reddit has apologized for the "witch hunts and dangerous speculation" that were generated in posts attempting to identify the Boston Marathon bombers.
Delivering the same popular features as previous models with a few new bonuses, the Samsung Galaxy S4 is a successful franchise on cruise control, reviewer Peter Nowak says.
Want to spend the rest of your life on Mars? Mars One, which plans to send humans to establish a permanent settlement on Mars in 2023, began accepting online applications this week.
Rogers Communications Inc. delivered a 15 per cent profit increase in the first quarter, helped partly by more subscribers upgrading their smartphones while its television operations felt some pressure.
Earthquakes, polluted air, cancer clusters near industrialized centres. China seems to be undergoing a scourge of almost biblical proportions, Patrick Brown writes. And don't think its people — or its new leaders — haven't noticed.
Environmental monitoring data from Alberta's oilsands region is now accessible online at a web portal launched on Earth Day by the federal and Alberta governments.
Waterloo based Kik Interactive announced it has acquired $19.5M in funding, which it says will drive the startup towards monetization.
A study for the federally funded organization set up to monitor and improve the use of information technology across Canada's health care system has found that increased use of electronic medical health records has saved $1.3 billion over the past six years.
One of the high-tech tools that helped police capture the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing was an infrared camera that can see through materials such as plastic.
Social media sites like Reddit and 4chan were alive this week with posted images and speculation about possible suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings, and in at least one case drew attention to someone who was not involved. Is this the kind of thing that helps law enforcement, or does it just encourage vigilantism?
A German data protection agency fined Google Inc. 145,000 euros ($194,000) for illegally recording information from unsecured wireless networks — an amount it acknowledged is "totally inadequate" as a deterrent to the multinational giant.
Canadians and Americans are more concerned about securing the continent's energy needs than they are about environmental concerns over fossil fuels, a new poll suggests.
Gesture control devices such as Waterloo, Ont.-based Thalmic Labs' Myo armband have been making headlines. But will we really soon be waving our hands at our computers instead of typing or clicking a mouse button?
The federal government is marking Earth Day today by opening a long-awaited public information portal that will give access to environmental data from the oilsands. Here's a quick look at that portal and other enviromental changes the federal government has undertaken in the past year or so.
Ubisoft's Far Cry 3 was the biggest winner at the fourth annual Canadian Videogame Awards this weekend, taking home six prizes including Game of the Year. Awards were handed out in 16 categories in Vancouver.
Efforts underway today in China's mountainous Sichuan province after a quake Saturday that killed at least 188 people showed that the government has continued to hone its disaster reaction — long considered a crucial leadership test in the country — since a much more devastating earthquake in 2008
A company contracted by NASA to deliver supplies to the International Space Station successfully launched a rocket on Sunday in a test of its ability to send a cargo ship aloft.
Joe Schlesinger, the master storyteller, has been a journalist for 65 years and now, he says, his main job is being a patient patient. He is on his third hip replacement and takes oodles of pills, but no 'mewling' for him. When you've witnessed history, you always have a stake in the future.