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Google searches for ‘Move to Canada’ spiked after Donald Trump won Super Tuesday

The undeniably polarizing Donald Trump came away from Super Tuesday as the clear front-runner for the GOP nomination, but it would seem that those who didn't go to the polls on his behalf are now looking for a way to go ... elsewhere.
Cool Tech

How’s this for dystopian? A Canadian startup is selling bottled fresh air in China

In case you missed it, some cities in China are suffering real bad with pollution just now. The situation has become so dire in Beijing and other places that some people are now buying fresh air from Canada to get a whiff of how things used…
Cool Tech

Doublemint gum doubles as a cutting-edge medical sensor

The latest innovation in medical science may come from a surprising source --- chewing gum. As described in a recent paper, researchers from Canada have discovered a way to make a medical sensor out of chewing gum and carbon…
Mobile

Apple Pay finally ventures beyond US and UK, heads to Canada and Australia

Almost a year after Apple Pay launched, the mobile payments service has expanded beyond the US and UK, with Canada and Australia now added to the list. However, early adopters will need an Amex card to use it.
Music

Napster reemerges in Canada as a Spotify competitor

The Napster brand has returned, but this time as a subscription music streaming service that is currently only available in Canada through parent company Rhapsody, competing with the likes of Spotify and Apple Music.
Home Theater

Be jealous: Canadian cabler to broadcast 100 live sports events in 4K UHD with HDR

Canadian communications company Rogers has unveiled a pioneering new plan to broadcast 100 live sports events in 4K UHD with HDR. The company is calling the new plan 'the world's largest commitment to broadcasting in 4K with HDR.'
Mobile

Mexico Unlimited offers MetroPCS customers a cheaper way to text, call, and Websurf in Mexico

MetroPCS, T-Mobile's prepaid brand, unveiled an inexpensive data, calling, and texting plan for Simple Choice subscribers. It's available starting today for existing and new customers.
Cool Tech

The Global Beer Fridge speaks 40 languages and opens on command

A partnership between Google and Canadian beer company Molson has resulted in quite the lovechild -- the Global Beer Fridge, which is simultaneously a terrible tease and a phenomenal innovation.
Computing

Microsoft is opening new data centers in Canada to keep control of your privacy

Microsoft's latest data center moves see it locating two new data centers in Canada to address issues surrounding data residency, privacy, and security in the wake of US surveillance concerns.
Wearables

Apple Watch preorders are selling on eBay for as much as $13,499

Apple’s new smartwatch is turning out to be a good source of dough for shady eBay scalpers. If you missed out on the pre-orders and are looking to waste some currency, the Internet would be more than willing to oblige.
Cool Tech

Amazon Prime Air drone tests buzz U.S. border to spite FAA

In an apparent effort to highlight what it sees as the FAA's overly cautious approach to drone testing in the U.S., Amazon has revealed it's conducting Prime Air test flights in Canada, just feet from the U.S. border.
Mobile

Man gets detained at Canadian border for not coughing up his BlackBerry password

Quebec man Alain Philippon was detained at a Canadian airport for refusing to unlock his BlackBerry smartphone. Philippon did not provide authorities with the password because he considers the information as "personal."