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Tech ignorance risks puts us all at risk, report warns

One example? Canada's Treasury Board and Department of Finance were hacked via emails containing malicious links.

Facebook's new timeline profile concerns users, but not to worry, expert says

Last week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg launched the new timeline profile (and other applications)  for his social network site. The new feature would act as a “chronological scrapbook” and...

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...

Me in Media: how media fosters the inclusion of minorities

Vancouverites gathered at Me in Media seeking answers about media and its role in defining society.

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...

Cowboys & Aliens, The Trip, Project Nim, The Smurfs, Werner Herzog in a cave in 3D, and more

Daniel Craig turns up an old west we’ve never seen before in this week’s biggest film, Cowboys & Aliens. (read more)

Judged in the court of Facebook

Move aside, VPD: Facebook is not just a helper in bringing Vancouver rioters to justice, but is becoming a virtual courtroom as well. Since the Stanley Cup riot, numerous pages such as Facebook riot...

Technology vs. a woman in a book store

In March, Fleabark launched a "little" project called  Share the Power.  In addition to many innovative projects, this Communication Arts Collective is sharing the voices of...

A look at some naughty (and lots of nice) events in Vancouver this week

As always, BeeVancity is excited to bring you the best events of the week. But there's something else we're excited about - we've just been nominated for the Best Events Blog of Vancouver at the 2011...