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Ethan Hawke stars in two of the new films this week—one very good, the other very bad
Ethan Hawke is back with Julie Delpy, chatting, bantering brightly and arguing in Before Midnight.
Jun 7th, 2013
Lobby in Silicon Valley blocks Consumer Access to Information Act
A coalition of technology companies and business lobbies in the Silicon Valley, Including Facebook Inc. and Google Inc., has succeeded in blocking and amendment to California state legislation that...
May 6th, 2013
In China's Internet discourse on Southern Weekend, less is more: The SinoFile
Weibo users find another clever way to continue the discussion on Chinese press freedoms.
Jan 12th, 2013
Facebook's $5 billion IPO: overhyped?
Is Facebook becoming less a tool for social media users and more just a money-making business?
Feb 1st, 2012
Is Santa real? Kids turn to Google to find out.
In the countdown to Christmas, Google trends show a spike in "is Santa real" searches.
Dec 21st, 2011
Parents beware: it's that time of year when 'is Santa real?' searches spike
TORONTO _ Parents beware: with just a few days left till Christmas, it might be wise to keep the little ones away from the Internet. If past trends are any indication, Google is likely now...
The Canadian Press
Dec 21st, 2011
Facebook goes green. Greenpeace says, “Who’s next?”
As Facebook announces a shift to clean energy, Tzeporah Berman says a new Greenpeace campaign will target other tech leaders next spring.
Dec 15th, 2011
MC Hammer tweets love for Justin Bieber
Hammer challenges anyone that mocks his Belieber status to step outside. Sadly, no takers yet.
Dec 6th, 2011
Step aside, iTunes: Google Music challenges Apple with digital music store
Google has shown they're willing to compete with Apple in every field, and is planning to challenge iTunes for the digital music market. Here's more from The Canadian Press: Google is unveiling...
Nov 16th, 2011
Can Google Plus compete with Facebook?
Stephen Harper (and his cat) is on Google Plus. Should you?
Aug 1st, 2011