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Toronto in Time app looks back 200 years

October 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

By: Matthew Smith History buffs and tourism promoters have joined forces to place the story of Toronto in the palm of your hands – literally. Launched on Wednesday, Toronto in Time is a free Apple...

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Wind energy to grow by 20 per cent in 2012

October 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

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...

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Facebook reaches 1 billion users

October 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Kristin Andrews “Helping a billion people connect is amazing, humbling and by far the thing I am most proud of in my life.” – Mark Zuckerberg If you’re a member of the Facebook community,...

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Skydiver calls off jump from edge of space

October 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Patricia Brotzel Austria’s “Fearless” Felix Baumgartner was poised Tuesday to take a record-breaking jump into space – but the event was called off. The jump was scheduled to take place Tuesday morning over New...

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Google celebrates 14th birthday

September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Sarah MacDonald and Stacey Thompson Happy birthday Google! The site, first launched in 1998, celebrates its 14th birthday on Sept. 27. It celebrated with an animated birthday cake doodle. The search engine incorporated on...

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Hailo launches app-based taxi services in Toronto

September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

The launch this week of a new app to order taxis in Toronto is getting a lot of attention, but at the same time there are also safety concerns about unlicensed app based taxi companies....

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Extinct woolly mammoth could walk earth again

September 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Jeanette Liu The concept made popular in the film Jurassic Park, may no longer just be confined to the big screen. But no need to run, because scientists aren’t planning to bring to life...

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Apple iPhone 5 launch

September 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Reporter Sasha Lindsay and videographer Stacey Thompson went to speak with customers at Square One Shopping Centre in Mississauga, who lined up in anticipation for purchase of the Apple iPhone 5.  The phone launched on...

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  By Victoria Brown   The Heart and Stoke Foundation is giving a new meaning to creating a healthy lifestyle with a new free app. The app works to change the users lifestyle in 30...

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