Category Archives: Sci/Tech

Data Privacy Day: a look into Humber’s student’s online protection News, Sci/Tech

By Kaite Boivin and Stephen Donkers In the digital age we live in passwords are commonly the only thing keeping the rest of the world out. Be it Facebook or Twitter, online banking or Internet shopping, protection is key yet not so commonly understood. So in light of Data Privacy Day, Humber News reporter, Kaite

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Oil Sands dirty business, study says News, Sci/Tech

By Jessy Bains It appears the oil sands really are a dirty business – even dirtier than uranium. A recent study by an Environment Canada scientist, David Muir, revealed that contaminants are settling up as far away as 100 km from oil sands operations in northern Alberta. There are also several old uranium mines within

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iPhone5 manufacturers falling behind Sci/Tech

By Adriano Mancini Multinational electronics manufacturer, Foxconn, has admitted it has fallen behind its worldwide demand in the manufacture of Apple’s iPhone5. “It’s not easy to make the iPhones.,” said Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou in an interview with Reuters Canada on Wednesday. “We are falling short of meeting the huge demand. We can’t really fulfill

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Wind energy to grow by 20 per cent in 2012 Sci/Tech

By Ryan Saundercook Wind power’s contribution to Canada’s electricity supply is expected to grow by more than 20 per cent by the end of this year, according to the Canadian Wind Energy Association. The association expects new wind energy to add almost 1,200 MW (million watts) of clean energy by the end of 2012. In

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