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6 Hours Ago   Canadian carriers have launched a free new video series to better support Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing (DDBHH) wireless customers. The videos aim to explain common wireless service terminology through both American Sign Language (ASL) and Quebec Sign Language (LSQ).

8 Hours Ago   Last month, Costco quietly began selling the iPhone SE on its website. Now, the wholesale retailer is selling Apple’s ninth-generation phone in its stores as well.

11 Hours Ago   A new ticket in Mozilla’s Bugzilla bug tracking platform suggests that the company is set to add an ad-blocker in Firefox Focus 9.0. Focus would previously only block some tracking-related ads.

15 Hours Ago   Annapurna Interactive has revealed the voice cast for Telling Lies, its upcoming interactive movie game and spiritual successor to Her Story. Logan Marshall-Green (Upgrade, Spider-Man: Homecoming) will play David, while Alexandra Shipp (X-Men: Dark Phoenix, Love, Simon) will portray Ava.

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3 Days Ago   Sony has kicked off a Flash Sale for this weekend focused on offering a variety of game for under $20. Note that many of the discounted titles are under $20, although there are others with a higher sale price.

3 Days Ago   Facebook is working on an app called ‘LOL’ that aims to bring in a younger demographic of users through a hub of funny and trending GIFs and videos.

3 Days Ago   Facebook is now rolling out its redesigned Messenger to all Android and iOS users. The redesign was first unveiled at the company’s F8 developer conference last year and began rolling out to a limited number of users last week.

3 Days Ago   Apple is nearing a deal for an original science-fiction series created and co-written by Simon Kinberg and David Weil, according to a report from Deadline. Specific details on the series are currently unknown, although Deadline notes that it is “a large-budget, ambitious, character-driven genre show that will go into production this summer.” Kinberg is best known for his...

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4 Days Ago   Financial services company Square has announced the ‘Square Card,’ a new debit card that makes it easier for businesses to access their Square funds. The card, which is offered for free through Mastercard, will allow users to withdraw and spend their Square money right away.

4 Days Ago   While increasing numbers of streaming services continue to be introduced over time, Netflix says it isn’t worried about the competition. In its quarterly letter to investors for Q4 2018, Netflix said it actually sees a video game as more of a player to be concerned about.

4 Days Ago   eBay is currently offering $15 off of orders $75 or more from Canadian sellers for today only. To take advantage of the promotion, enter the code ‘PARTYCA’ at checkout.

4 Days Ago   Mobile games brought in more than half of the overall worldwide digital games revenue in 2018, according to a report from gaming analytics firm SuperData. Of the $109.8 billion in total revenue generated by digital games, mobile accounted for $61.3 billion, says SuperData.

4 Days Ago   Have you been worried that robots might one day become smart enough to rebel against humans? If so, you may now have cause for even greater concern.

5 Days Ago   A recently detailed security flaw in Fortnite was allowing players to access each other’s accounts. As discovered by Check Point Software Technologies, the vulnerability enables hackers to log into another account to view that user’s personal information, speak to other players under the guise of that user, purchase in-game items and more.

5 Days Ago   Microsoft has announced that it will remove Cortana from search in the Windows 10 taskbar. This means that users will need to make voice commands by clicking on the Cortana icon in the taskbar.

5 Days Ago   Twitter has announced that Android users can now switch to a reverse-chronological order feed. Previously, Twitter would only show tweets that its algorithms have determined are the most relevant to users.

5 Days Ago   YouTube has banned content creators from uploading videos containing “harmful and dangerous pranks.” The move comes in response to a rising number of people performing risky stunts that are inspired by Netflix’s recent hit film Bird Box.

5 Days Ago   Electronic Arts has cancelled its open world Star Wars game that was being developed by EA Vancouver, according to a report from Kotaku‘s often-reliable Jason Schreier.

6 Days Ago   The National Basketball Association (NBA) has partnered with meditation and mindfulness app Headspace to offer Canadian Headspace users a free one-month membership. Until January 29th, Headspace users can visit ‘www.headspace.com/code‘ and enter the code ‘PTMENTALFITNESS.’ Headspace offers hundreds of sessions that guide users through exercises related to stress, sleep, anxiety and more.

6 Days Ago   The Canadian Bankers Association (CBA) says Canada must incorporate a digital identification system to “unlock the full potential” of banking and the economy. At a luncheon in Toronto, CBA CEO Neil Parmenter called for the federal government to do away with paper-based, face-to-face identification methods in favour of a more technological system.

6 Days Ago   YouTube is currently testing a new form of recommendations on the web and mobile that will suggest new videos to users based on various categories of content.

6 Days Ago   Bell Let’s Talk and the Government of Manitoba are investing a joint sum of $1 million over a five-year-period to the Strongest Families Institute (SFI) mental health support organization.

6 Days Ago   Instagram product designer George Kedenburg III has created a variety of augmented reality effects for the social media platform that are inspired by old technology. Specifically, Kedenburg’s filters take clear cues from 1990s-era PCs and computer programs, including Microsoft Paint.

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