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New app Biko rewards Vancouver's cyclists

A new mobile application, Biko, is on a mission to pay Vancouver cyclists by turning kilometres biked into rewards earned from local businesses. By downloading the free app on their smartphones...

New app will provide a look into city life more than 3,000 years ago

University of British Columbia archaeologists are working on a mobile app that will let users tour Bronze Age ruins and see reconstructed city buildings.

Zite, the Vancouver app that is reshaping how people read news

UBC law graduate Ali Davar and his colleagues at Zite are changing the way we read our news.

Facebook launches messenger app

There is a hot new app in town, and it's by Facebook. The messenger app is a new, stand-alone messenger application for your cell phone. Currently it is available for the Android and iPhone markets,...

CHI: Computer-Human Interaction shows stunning uses of interface technology

Coco the Therapy Robot was one of the stars of the 29th annual Computer-Human Interaction (CHI 2011) conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre.