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Teen shot dead after using app to track lost cell phone

Technically Incorrect: A Canadian teen leaves his phone in a cab. He tracks it down to three men in a car. They allegedly refused to give him the phone back. He is then shot dead.

By June 16, 2015

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Man arrested for refusing to give phone passcode to border agents

Technically Incorrect: A Quebec resident believes his cell phone is personal. So when Canadian border agents wanted to search it, he says no.

By March 6, 2015

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Sick of that tattoo? A simple cream could erase regrettable ink

The pain of laser tattoo removal could be a thing of the past if a doctoral student's tattoo-removal cream hits the market.

By February 17, 2015

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GoPro teams with NHL, NHLPA for real-time views from the ice

Starting with the 2015 National Hockey League All-Star Weekend, GoPro cameras will be used to deliver point-of-view video direct from the players to the viewers.

By January 23, 2015

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Syrian Electronic Army attack spreads pop-ups across news sites

"You've been hacked" messages appear at CNBC, the Boston Globe and UK newspapers. The attack comes through an Internet address hijacking involving startup Gigya.

By November 27, 2014

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Canada accuses China of hacking into National Research Council

The organization, which handles Canada's R&D efforts, is rebuilding its IT infrastructure and says the hack didn't extend into the rest of the government's networks.

By July 30, 2014

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Man trapped in Vegas airport makes iPhone music video

Traveler Richard Dunn is stuck overnight in Las Vegas' McCarran Airport. So what does he do? Channel Celine Dion, that's what.

By June 11, 2014

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Don't panic: Canada won't blanket its wilderness with Wi-Fi

Some backcountry enthusiasts are bristling at a plan that could mean wireless Internet access at a few parks starting this summer. The agency says visitors demand it and need it -- but it'll be limited to areas like campgrounds and visitor centers.

By April 29, 2014

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Canadian spy agency said to use airport Wi-Fi to track travelers

Canada's spy agency was able to track airport visitors long after they left the terminal using "game-changing" surveillance technology being developed with the help of the NSA, reports CBC News.

By January 30, 2014

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Google's surprising list of most photographed cities and sights

Using data from Google's map-based photo-sharing site Panoramio, a developer created a heat map of the most photogenic places on Earth, or at least the ones that draw the most shutterbugs. Tour our curated gallery.

By January 23, 2014