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Driverless cars will lead to more sex behind the wheel, says expert

Technically Incorrect: The co-founder of Canada's Automated Vehicles Center of Excellence fears more dangerously inflamed passions on the highway.

By May 2, 2016

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Cell phone video shows man didn't assault cops -- even though phone mysteriously disappeared

Technically Incorrect: A Toronto man is lucky that his phone automatically uploads images and videos to a Google account.

By September 28, 2015

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Twitter buys artificial intelligence startup Whetlab

Through the acquisition of Whetlab, developed by researchers at Harvard, Toronto, and Sherbrooke universities, Twitter can step up its machine learning efforts.

By June 17, 2015

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Gawker raises $200K to buy video of Toronto mayor allegedly smoking crack

This Indiegogo campaign has met a drug dealer's price for a video purporting to show Rob Ford getting high. But with the dealer incommunicado and police reportedly looking into a killing, we may not see the footage.

By May 27, 2013

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BlackBerry agrees to US$4.7bn buyout

BlackBerry has agreed to a buyout by Toronto-based financial holding company Fairfax Financial Holdings, which owns about 10 per cent of the mobile company's shares.

By September 23, 2013

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Man calls 911 to report cell phone use in movie theater

Blogger during the Toronto International Film Festival is so incensed about cell phone use during a screening that he calls the emergency line. Later, he explains that he thought the cell phoners were pirating the movie.

By September 10, 2013

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Man tweets he needs spliff; police reply 'awesome'

A Toronto mechanic is desperate for a little marijuana to ease him through the day. The police, however, see his tweet. He loses his job.

By August 16, 2013

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'Biowire' could be major step toward viable cardiac patches

Tech out of Toronto allows researchers to make mature tissue from human cardiac cell samples for the first time, which could eventually lead to biodegradable surgical patches that remain in the body.

By June 26, 2013

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Designer: Mirror API for Glass 'awfully prohibited and closed'

A limited app-programming interface doesn't deter Toronto-based design firm from dreaming up uses for Google's tech-savvy eyewear.

By May 14, 2013

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Minuum wants to redesign the touchscreen keyboard

A new start-up from the University of Toronto, Canada, is hoping to solve the problem of the touchscreen keyboard and introduce finger-free typing.

By March 18, 2013