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2 Days Ago   Amazon is planning to open a new warehouse in Ottawa that will employ about 1,000 people, according to two members of Parliament. In an interview with CBC, Orléans MP Andrew Leslie confirmed that Amazon has proposed a large warehouse at 5371 Boundary Rd., near Highway 417.

2 Days Ago   First Vancouver and now the entire country — Seth Rogen says he wants to voice transit announcements across Canada. It all started earlier this week when Vancouver’s TransLink transit system announced that actor Morgan Freeman would be voicing Visa announcements in select stations and buses.

2 Days Ago   For a while now, YouTube users on iOS have been able to play a miniature version of videos in the bottom of the app, while also being able to pause the video within the mini-player.

2 Days Ago   Netflix has announced a partnership with Canada’s National School of Humour (NHS) on a ‘Screenwriting Development Program’ for TV and film comedies. Netflix’s support of the program is part of the company’s $25 million development fund for Canada that was announced last September.

3 Days Ago   Bell Media has announced the layoffs of a number of workers following the cancellation of two of its shows, Innerspace and Daily Planet. According to a memo obtained by the Canadian Press, Bell has eliminated 17 positions, including a director and taped segment producers, stating that the jobs were “declared surplus.” The memo adds that the...

3 Days Ago   Microsoft has revealed a revamped Mixer design and new features in celebration of the streaming service’s first anniversary. To start, Microsoft unveiled a refreshed Mixer design that will slowly roll out to Mixer Pro users over the coming weeks and all Mixer users in early summer.

3 Days Ago   Telus has revealed a new partnership with the Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada for a smartphone program that aims to support Ontario youth transitioning out of foster care.

3 Days Ago   Facebook users will soon see an alert in their News Feed asking them to review their privacy settings on the social network. Each user will receive a customized message detailing their preferences regarding the type of data Facebook can use for ads and whether they’ve opted into facial recognition.

3 Days Ago   PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds‘ long-awaited ‘Miramar’ update is now available to all Xbox One players. With the major May update comes the addition of Miramar, PUBG‘s second map that places players in 8x8km open desert plains.

4 Days Ago   Twitter has begun rolling out a suite of new features to the mobile version of Twitter, Twitter Lite, and Twitter for Windows. To start, Twitter users on these platforms will be able to take advantage of a ‘night mode’ to make reading in the dark easier on the eyes, as tweets appear in white on a...

4 Days Ago   Google has announced the launch of First Person, a video series that aims to profile some of the talent involved in the making of video games.

4 Days Ago   The province of Quebec has announced that a sum of $23.3 million CAD will be invested into improving telecommunications services in the Basse-Côte-Nord region. Specifically, the provincial government will contribute $11.05 million to the project through its Société du Plan Nord, while the federal government will make invest an equal amount through its Connect to Innovate program.

4 Days Ago   Microsoft has unveiled its latest update for members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha Ring, bringing with it new features and bug fixes. To start, the update builds on the ‘Pin’ system of favouriting games and apps by allowing users to add Pinned content into Groups for easier access.

4 Days Ago   A popular internet meme revolves around Morgan Freeman’s voice — specifically, how situations can be improved by listening to the sound of his dulcet tones. This has even led scientists to try to explain why the Academy Award-winning actor’s voice is so beloved around the world.

5 Days Ago   PlayStation’s new weekly sale has rolled out, offering discounts of up to 66 percent on many third-party games. Below is a highlight of some of the most notable deals of the ‘Extended Play’ sale, listed in Canadian dollars: BioShock: The Collection — $34.39 (regular $79.99) Deus Ex: Mankind Divided — Digital Deluxe Edition — $20.39 (regular $59.99)...

5 Days Ago   Amazon’s Alexa will now allow users to change calendar appointments through voice commands. With the new functionality, users can tell say “Alexa, move my meeting at 10am to tomorrow at 12pm” and Alexa will take care of the rest.

5 Days Ago   Netflix has announced that its next big-budget original endeavour will be Six Underground, an action film directed by Michael Bay (Transformers) and starring Vancouver’s own Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool).

5 Days Ago   Twitter has announced that it will be shutting down its Roku, Android TV and Xbox apps on May 24th. The company made the announcement in a May 22nd tweet.

5 Days Ago   Google has announced that Photos users will now be able to star photos to add them to a ‘Favourites’ album. The photos can then be viewed in a folder in Albums.

9 Days Ago   eBay has announced a new feature that creates a customized store based on which products users say they’re interested in through a questionnaire. With ‘Interests,’ eBay says it can help users more thoroughly go through the billion product listings it has on its site.

9 Days Ago   Google is reportedly developing an augmented reality headset powered by a Qualcomm chip, according to documents obtained by Winfuture. The German tech site reports that the headset is in the early stages of development with Taiwanese computer maker Quanta.

9 Days Ago   Developer Epic Games has announced that its massively popular Fortnite game is set to launch on Android this summer. While Epic didn’t confirm more specific release timing on Android, the company did announce a series of new features coming to the iOS version of the game.

9 Days Ago   One of the handy binge-friendly features of streaming Netflix on certain devices is the ability to skip a show’s intro sequence. Now, the feature has made its way to Chromecast as well.

9 Days Ago   eBay Canada is offering a number of summer tech-related savings to celebrate five years of its regularly rotating ‘Deals’ program in Canada. While there are promotions on a variety of products, including those in the home and garden and fashion categories, here are some of the electronics that are discounted from May 23rd to 30th:...

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