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ORLANDO, Fla. — Honey, they shrunk the workspace. From working on your desk, to working on a desktop computer, a laptop or a tablet, your workspace has been getting smaller and smaller. The new workspace, according to Citrix CEO Mark Templeton, can be…
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Honey, they shrunk the workspace. From working on your desk, to working on a desktop computer, a laptop or a tablet, your workspace has been getting smaller and smaller. The new workspace, according to Citrix CEO Mark Templeton, can be carried in your pocket. It’s a trend that will see tomorrow’s workspace…
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DigiBC hosts its annual digital and tech industry awards tonight at Science World in Vancouver. Here are the top 25 companies nominated in five categories for NEXTBC 2015. Some of the nominees are long familiar in Vancouver’s tech and digital scene,…
DigiBC hosts its annual digital and tech industry awards tonight at Science World in Vancouver. Here are the top 25 companies nominated in five categories for NEXTBC 2015. Some of the nominees are long familiar in Vancouver's tech and digital scene, others are starting out and launching innovative ideas in everything from gaming to sports,…
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NEW YORK — Starting Tuesday, Canadian consumers will have a new option for a premium smartphone that comes without a contract, yet at a price comparable an iPhone 6 or other high-end phones with a wireless contract. In what could be a game-changing foray…
NEW YORK — Starting Tuesday, Canadian consumers will have a new option for a premium smartphone that comes without a contract, yet at a price comparable an iPhone 6 or other high-end phones with a wireless contract. In what could be a game-changing foray into the North American smartphone market, Taiwanese tech company Asus introduced…
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From my recent visit to the Vancouver Audio Show, here’s a tour of some of Sony’s audio technology. Sony Hi-Res Walkman Portable Music Players At the other end of the budget, there’s mobile music with Sony’s Walkman music players. They’re about the size…
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Honey they shrunk the workspace!@CitrixCEO demos the workspace that fits in your pocket. ‪#‎CitrixSynergy‬ 2015.
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Don’t want your customers to think your brand sucks? Well, if you want to avoid that online insult, you may have to pay up to $3,000 to secure the new “.sucks” domain. Already Yahoo, Apple, other major brands and many smaller ones have shelled out a large…
Don’t want your customers to think your brand sucks? Well, if you want to avoid that online insult, you may have to pay up to $3,000 to secure the new “.sucks” domain. Already Yahoo, Apple, other major brands and many smaller ones have shelled out a large fee to ensure no one else can sign…
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Talked to my students about this and other problematic TLDs a few weeks ago. Interestingly, some of the other problematic TLDs can be secured on the basis of trademarks. 
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Apple launched an updated 15-inch MacBook Pro and a new $2,400 27-inch iMac with a Retina 5K screen. The latest MacBook Pro follows up the earlier 13-inch version and it has the new Force Touch trackpad, a trackpad with built-in sensors that provide…
Apple launched an updated 15-inch MacBook Pro and a new $2,400 27-inch iMac with a Retina 5K screen. The latest MacBook Pro follows up the earlier 13-inch version and it has the new Force Touch trackpad, a trackpad with built-in sensors that provide feedback and let you customize your trackpad based whether you tap it…
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“He stated that he thereby caused one of the airplane engines to climb resulting in a lateral or sideways movement of the plane during one of these flights,” an agent said.
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It's been very interesting following this story over the past several days. It's especially interesting that a Canadian news outlet, APTN, is the only one to have nabbed a copy of the FBI warrant. 
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Vancouver’s gaming sector has undergone a transformation in recent years as console games have been replaced by mobile games. Tim Fields has been making games since 1995, working with major players including Electronic Arts and Microsoft, and the change…
Vancouver’s gaming sector has undergone a transformation in recent years as console games have been replaced by mobile games. Tim Fields has been making games since 1995, working with major players including Electronic Arts and Microsoft, and the change in his work mirrors the change in the sector. Fields is vice-president of mobile games maker…
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Always-on video portal by Perch has been adopted by hundreds of companies around the globe

Vancouver start-up Perch launched with a videomessaging service but it has morphed into an always-on video portal that allows companies with employees around the globe to create virtual offices. It’s the third incarnation for Perch’s product, first…
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Digital Life Writer, The Vancouver Sun, Postmedia News
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I write, work and play in technology. I walk that fine balance between owning and being owned by tech. You can find me at The Vancouver Sun and Postmedia News, where I write on Digital Life.
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I once went on a six-week digital detox and survived. Barely.
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