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Goodbye, roaming fees: AT&T bids them adieu for Mexico and Canada

AT&T recently announced new Mexico and Canada roaming features that will let its customers roam in both countries for free. The new features will be available this Friday, May 20, for no additional monthly cost.
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Wildfire: Website lets Fort McMurray residents see the state of their home

The government of Alberta has launched a website showing satellite imagery of the damage caused by the recent wildfire in Fort McMurray. Residents can use it to check the state of their home, though officials warned that viewing the images…
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Smart home camera gives Canadian man front-row seat to fiery demise of his house

While evacuating the Fort McMurray wildfire, town resident James O'Reilly and his wife watched as their home burned down via a smart home security camera. The couple had owned the home for nearly two decades prior to its…
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Canada is using drones to discover the cause of its massive wildfire

As the Fort McMurray wildfire continues to burn, the Canadian authorities are hoping drone technology will be able to help it determine exactly how the devastating blaze started.
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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.
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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…
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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.
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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.