Sci/Tech

Facebook unveils changes to its platform

March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Tashae Haughton and Tatiana Patterson Facebook has made new changes to its platform. A multiple content-specific news feed and larger advertisements will help advertisers promote their businesses. Humber reporter Tashae Haughton has more!...

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Dragon has landed. The supply capsule Dragon has docked at the International Space Station’s Harmony module, but not without issue....

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TED begins its largest conference yet

February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Compiled by Kaite Boivin Almost at year after TED set out on a global talent search for new speakers, its largest annual conference begins today. The five-day conference follows a shortened TEDx style with four...

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By Brandon Humber The explosion of a meteor over Chelyabinsk, Russia has left nearly 1,000 people injured. Early estimates of the meteor’s original size have it weighing around 10 tonnes. The explosion sent meteorite’s hurdling...

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By Kaite Boivin An asteroid the size of a football field will closely pass by Earth this Friday, missing us by just 15 minutes. The asteroid will not collide with Earth, but researchers say it’s...

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By Amber Daugherty The federal government this week canceled a controversial Internet surveillance act, Bill C-30, in a move that has critics cheering – and others wondering what will come next. “This is a victory...

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Technology survey explores relationships

February 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

McAfee surveyed Canadians to see how relationships affect the decision to share personal content over smartphones and laptops. Humber students and faculty weighed in with their own thoughts. ...

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Hadfield in Space: social media star

February 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

The first Canadian to walk in space has been sharing his view of the world, to the world....

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A hole in the Antarctic ozone has lead to intensified winds and, as a result, the ocean’s circulation and absorption of atmospheric gases have been affected, according to a study published in Science magazine Feb....

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Blackberry’s new phone hits Europe

January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Brandon Humber & Nicholas Camilleri Despite a decline in RIM’s stock following its announcement of Blackberry 10, the company will be trading under its new name “Blackberry” as of Feb. 4. Blackberry, formerly known as...

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