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Facebook's $5 billion IPO: overhyped?

Is Facebook becoming less a tool for social media users and more just a money-making business?

Windows 8 preview downloadable tonight

Curious about Microsoft's brand-new Windows 8? You can download a Windows 8 preview starting 8 p.m. Pacific Time from the Microsoft developer website. The latest version of Windows looks to be a...

Reinventing the Media: Hacks/Hackers Comes to Vancouver

On Wednesday, June 1, Vancouver joins the likes of New York and Boston with the launch of its own chapter of Hacks/Hackers.

In defence of the CRTC

Recent rulings suggest the electronic media regulator can do the right thing when faced with public pressure.

The iPad: a computer for the rest of us

Everything seems so much easier to do -- and to look at -- on the iPad.