Technology

Can Google Plus compete with Facebook?

Stephen Harper (and his cat) is on Google Plus. Should you?

Canadian software used to censor web abroad, help repressive regimes filter online content

Demand grows for Ottawa to establish a clear foreign policy for cyberspace as sex ed, human-rights sites blocked.

Apple's iPhone 4 Canada's most popular mobile phone, by a large margin

Tech giant battles it out with RIM for users with year of heavy mobile upgrading on horizon.

Geeks or cyberwarriors? Digital revolution underway in North Korea

Inside Pyongyang, there's a small but growing digital world. It's just not clear what the goal is.

Greg Berridge "proud" of local 3D talent at upcoming SIGGRAPH animation conference

The office door closes as outside, and the rumbling hubbub of Vancouver Film School students quiets down to a murmur.  As the door locks with a 'click', Greg Berridge, Senior...

Local 3D artists eagerly await SIGGRAPH, the world's largest animation conference

The SIGGRAPH trade show in Vancouver is considered by many to be an essential pilgrimage for anyone with even a passing interest in 3D technology and animation. It offers a glimpse into the minds...

Radiohead takes baby step onto China's heavily censored version of Twitter

Alt-rockers' touchy history as activisits and their desire to reach out highlight dilemma facing musicians courting Chinese fans.

Technology and art captivate at Mini Maker Faire

The first ever Mini Maker Faire in Vancouver brought together many strange creations and creators.

Technology important to homeless, but hard to access, researchers say

Digital technology has become so woven into our daily lives here in the West that it’s easy to to take it for granted. I have a mobile phone, a computer and high speed internet and so do most of the...

Padmapper.com makes apartment hunting easier

When I rented my first apartment in Vancouver, I simply bought the Vancouver Sun, looked in the rental listings, found a place close to where I worked, phoned the number given in the ad, arranged for...