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First methane, now oxygen: gaseous mysteries on Mars puzzle scientists

Scientists expected oxygen to behave predictably, but “it didn’t” — unlike nitrogen and argon, which followed a “predictable seasonal pattern.”…

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Several researchers denied visas for Canadian AI conference

A spokesperson from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada says the government understands the disappointment of those whose visa applications were…

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SpaceX launches 60 mini satellites in quest for global internet coverage

SpaceX is among several companies interested in providing broadband internet coverage worldwide, especially in areas where it costs too much…

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With ‘spike’ in spoofed phone calls, telecom companies prepare to implement solutions

“[Scamers] can make any number they want appear on that call display, so you really can’t trust caller ID today.”…

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Thousands of Valentine’s Day texts arrived late, causing heartbreak

A server issue in the United States left nearly 170,000 text messages frozen in time for nine months. Read More…

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More than 28 million Canadians impacted by a data breach in past 12 months: privacy watchdog

The OPC said that almost six in 10 reported breaches (58 per cent) — or 397 reports — were related…

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Using an old iPhone? Update soon or you could lose internet access

It might be time to pull the trigger on that iPhone upgrade you’ve been putting off. Read More source

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Apple resumes human review of Siri audio, but adds option to decline

Now, Apple is giving consumers notice when installing the update, iOS 13.2. Individuals can choose “Not Now” to decline audio…

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FlightHub banned from ‘false or misleading’ marketing during Competition Bureau probe

None of the allegations have been proven and FlightHub says it is co-operating with the bureau’s ongoing investigation. Read More source

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Australian consumer watchdog sues Google over Android location data

The Australian consumer watchdog is taking Google to court alleging the technology giant broke consumer law by misleading Android users…

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There’s now a phone case made of ‘humanlike’ artificial skin

The creator claims that “human skin is the best interface for interaction.” Read More source

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Alberta Indigenous youth raise enough money to attend robotics competition in Dubai

After donations poured in, a group of Alberta students is heading to Dubai this week to represent Canada in an…

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Fortnite wipes out game map, livestreaming a black hole in its place

The game’s Twitter account features a pinned tweet, streaming the same video of the black hole. Read More source

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UBC student uses engineering skills — and YouTube videos — to invent special wheelchair for brother

A UBC student has used his engineering skills to create a device to help his older brother make his way…

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TransUnion privacy breach underscores rise of third-party cyberattacks 

The credit monitoring agency confirmed this week that the personal data of 37,000 Canadians was compromised when someone illegally used…

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In wake of data breaches, hunt for SIN alternatives intensifies

The Social Insurance Number (SIN) has proven to be vulnerable to easy identity theft if the wrong person gets a…

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TransUnion says 37,000 Canadians may have had personal info compromised

The credit monitoring agency said it has notified those whose information may have been accessed as well as the privacy…

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Facebook can be forced to delete content worldwide, EU court rules

The European Court of Justice ruling, which cannot be appealed, is seen as a defeat for Facebook and similar online…

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