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Amazon Prime hits Canada for CAN$79, but lacks Instant Video

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Eight years after launching Amazon Prime in the Lower 48, the Great White North finally has access to the unlimited two-day shipping service. It’s also available in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, and Japan, making Canada the sixth nation where Amazon’s swift-shipping logistics network reaches. Amazon Prime, which will...
Amazon Prime hits Canada for CAN$79, but lacks Instant Video
What it's like to drive a 1600-pound mechanical spider

LG to demo 5-inch unbreakable and flexible plastic OLED panel at SID 2013

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LG's got quite a bit in store for us this week at SID's annual display exhibition in Vancouver. In addition to that 55-inch curved OLED TV we first heard about last month, the company will be demonstrating a very nifty 5-inch OLED panel. Created for mobile devices, the display...
LG to demo 5-inch unbreakable and flexible plastic OLED panel at SID 2013

Reel Solar raises $4M for stealthy greentech

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Greentech startup Reel Solar has just alerted the SEC it’s raising a $4 million round of funding. The company doesn’t have a functional website and hasn’t announced any products, but we’re going way out on a limb and wildly guessing it has something to do with solar energy. The...
Reel Solar raises $4M for stealthy greentech

Craziness At SXSW: These People Crowd Surfed -- On An Actual Surfboard

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It looks like the SXSW Giftiki and Kiip party was insanely fun. Check out this video of someone actually crowd surfing... on a surf board. They used a Decentralized Dance Party, a portable battery system that lets thousands of people carry boomboxes, and play the same music. The DDP...
Craziness At SXSW: These People Crowd Surfed -- On An Actual Surfboard

Canon – big at the Vancouver Olympics

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Canon – big at the Vancouver Olympics

Descendez les pistes de ski des JO de Vancouver dans Google Street View http://ow.ly/19yx6 #vancouver

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Descendez les pistes de ski des JO de Vancouver dans Google Street View http://ow.ly/19yx6 #vancouver

How To Get There

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This is just a fan letter about the maps-and-directions software that I guess has been in GPS products for years and is now on every Internet-capable phone. I’m a little too close to most technology, particularly the sort you get over the Net: either I can see the glitches...
How To Get There

Fido starts roll out of 4G LTE coverage in Canada

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Wireless network carrier Fido is turning on 4G LTE for some of its Canadian customers. Users of the carrier are able to use LTE devices at speeds theoretically up to 150Mbps in Calgary, Montreal, Ottowa, St. John's, Toronto, and Vancouver from today onwards, with no added costs for people using...
Fido starts roll out of 4G LTE coverage in Canada

Vancouver Olympics: The Fans (photos) http://bit.ly/bESogK - hmm, may have spotted @shayman in one. :)

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Vancouver Olympics: The Fans (photos) http://bit.ly/bESogK - hmm, may have spotted @shayman in one. :)

http://bestc.am/Mm7Js Great seats for speed skating. Eat your heart out! Being so close is quite impressive. Love Vancouver!

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http://bestc.am/Mm7Js Great seats for speed skating. Eat your heart out! Being so close is quite impressive. Love Vancouver!

Escape From Silicon Valley

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Debbie Landa is the founder of Dealmaker Media, whose Grow Conference takes place in Vancouver next week. We caught up with Landa to learn more about why she thinks venture capitalists and startup founders alike should learn to get over Silicon Valley and look elsewhere to build, or invest in,...
Escape From Silicon Valley

Body of Andrew Koenig found in Vancouver

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Body of Andrew Koenig found in Vancouver
Fido turns on LTE network in Toronto, Vancouver, and other Canadian cities
Google Chrome the first browser hacked at Pwn2Own 2012

Two interviews on the open web from SXSW

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You must have an HTML5-capable browser to watch this video. You may also download this video directly. Funny how timing works out, but two interviews that I gave in March at SXSW have just been released. The first — an interview with Abby Johnson for WebProNews — was recorded...
Two interviews on the open web from SXSW

RT @christinelu: in other news: emergency shipment of condoms desperately making its way to Vancouver (no joke!) -- http://ow.ly/1ceC7 (h/t @GypsyRaven)

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RT @christinelu: in other news: emergency shipment of condoms desperately making its way to Vancouver (no joke!) -- http://ow.ly/1ceC7 (h/t @GypsyRaven)

Bug Hunter Hacks Chrome at CanSecWest; Earns Top Reward From Google

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During Google's Pwnium contest at the CanSecWest security conference in Vancouver on Wednesday, Russian bug hunter Sergey Glazunov demonstrated a Chrome exploit......
Bug Hunter Hacks Chrome at CanSecWest; Earns Top Reward From Google

Descendez les pistes de ski des JO de Vancouver dans Google Street View http://ow.ly/19yx6 #vancouver

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Descendez les pistes de ski des JO de Vancouver dans Google Street View http://ow.ly/19yx6 #vancouver

Google's 'biggest ever' Street View update doubles special collections, refreshes 250,000 miles of roads

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Google's eponymous mapping system has received plenty of good press recently, but the company knows it can't take some time out to enjoy its position. As such, Mountain View's pushing out what it calls the biggest update to Street View it has ever undertaken, refreshing 250,000 miles of road...
Google's 'biggest ever' Street View update doubles special collections, refreshes 250,000 miles of roads
Verisign seizes .com domain registered via foreign Registrar on behalf of US Authorities.

I uploaded a short video from a party in Vancouver http://flickr.com/scobleizer lots of fun. Canadians know how to party! Onto @sxsw

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I uploaded a short video from a party in Vancouver http://flickr.com/scobleizer lots of fun. Canadians know how to party! Onto @sxsw

Uber goes official in Australia as it ends 6 weeks of testing and launches in Sydney

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Uber has been testing its service in Sydney for months but the taxi booking startup has finally gone official in the Australia city today, marking its first full-scale launch in Asia Pacific. The US startup landed ‘down under’ in October in the “super secret stealth” mode that it adopts when it begins...
Uber goes official in Australia as it ends 6 weeks of testing and launches in Sydney

O, Canada: Amazon expanding Prime service north, but without Instant Video and e-book lending

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Amazon Prime is now available in Canada but without a few key benefits. The Seattle online retail giant announced today that Prime membership is launching in Canada for 79 CAD per year. Amazon Prime shoppers in Canada can now enjoy free two-day shipping. However, the Canadian version of Prime does not...
O, Canada: Amazon expanding Prime service north, but without Instant Video and e-book lending

In an age of instant recommendations, a case for taste

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If I’m looking for music recommendations, I can check out Apple and Pandora. For books, there’s Amazon or Goodreads.  For clothing, home goods, restaurants and other products, I can turn to services like Best Decision, Wantering, Wikets, Ness and others (or Amazon again), depending on what I’m looking for. Across...
In an age of instant recommendations, a case for taste
Ready SIM offers cheap, short-term, and disposable mobile service

Hotels.com - Vancouver from $70

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Hotels.com - Vancouver from $70

An Infographic Breakdown Of The World's Greenest Cities

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London, New York, Vancouver, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, and Stockholm: Which city gets the title?...
An Infographic Breakdown Of The World's Greenest Cities

EA plans to cut 1,000 jobs, close at least nine offices

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The struggling economy is finally hitting the video game industry, and hard. EA is preparing to undertake some rather drastic cost-cutting measures, including laying off 1,000 workers. That number represents 10 percent of its total employees, a large enough chunk that several titles and franchises will be getting the...
EA plans to cut 1,000 jobs, close at least nine offices

Canada wins gold chase at Vancouver Games

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Canada wins gold chase at Vancouver Games
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