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Facebook to unveil major redesign this week

Facebook is planning to unveil a new redesign at the f8 developers conference this Thursday, reports Mashable.  The new user profile design will affect the over 750 million users signed on to...

Social media tool helps a mother fight cancer

When you are dealing with illness or disabilities, it can be difficult to ask for help. Perhaps, you do not know what you need...or maybe you do not want to impose. Fortunately, new media has...

Open Medicine: because health care information belongs to everybody

Open Medicine editor Anita Palepu: health care information should belong to all of us.

Vancouver – the place to be for 3D animation

Last month, Vancouver was host to the SIGGRAPH confrence, the world's largest 3D animation and technology conference. As big and successful as SIGGRAPH Vancouver was, it will always be...

Sharing songs through BlackBerry Messenger

The real cachet will be having the perfect 50-song list -- the one that defines you. And that everyone will want to share.

Launch @ GROW features exciting startups

Venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and techies gathered in town for the second annual Grow Conference. This year, a new addition to the conference is the competition for Canadian startups to...

B.C. struts its stuff at SIGGRAPH

SIGGRAPH 2011, Vancouver's largest convention to date, gave B.C. a chance to show the world what it could do.

The Internet Explorer hoax: Who are you calling stupid?

The Internet Explorer 6 hoax shows who the dumb ones really are.

Chinese paper says linking Beijing to cyberattacks on companies, governments 'irresponsible'

Government remains silent but newspaper says the US a more likely culprit.

Penticton assault: online vigilantes take to the web to catch suspect David Wesley Bobbitt

Users of online information aggregator site, Reddit, have come together to spread the word about David Wesley Bobbitt, a man accused of assaulting and detaining a 22-year-old Penticton woman...