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2012-08-21, Business Insider

Faster software, tastier food, cooler robots - science and tech make the world better every day. If you’re interested in a science or tech career, contributing to a brighter tomorrow is not...

2012-08-20, The Record

The University of Waterloo is hosting a two-week summer school for 16 top Canadian female undergraduate students to give them a taste of graduate studies in math-related fields.

2012-08-17, Fast Company

Scientists are incorporating nanotechnology into food, from making food taste saltier without using more salt to making it harder for your body to absorb cholesterol.

2012-08-16, Toronto Star

A University of Toronto team took third place in an international contest to design a new toilet for developing countries. Sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the challenge for...

2012-08-15, Canada Newswire

The vast majority of Canadian teachers support allowing personal technology like tablets and laptops in classrooms, according to a Staples Canada survey. Nearly all (89 per cent) believe students...

2012-08-14, Vancouver Sun

Breakthroughs in technology and apps will revolutionize the shopping experience. A 10-second body scan will tell you the store where you will find the perfectly sized apparel item you are looking...

2012-08-13, Canada.com

A new survey shows more than half of Canadians agree that mobile devices are an "invaluable tool" for students, while fully two-thirds see smartphones as a way for students to conduct...

2012-08-10, IT World Canada

Canadian undergraduate students are being challenged to turn as many of their peers into tech nerds as possible by the Canadian Undergraduate Technology Conference (CUTC). In a contest, the CUTC...

2012-08-09, Toronto IT Staffing and Recruiting

Would you like to freshen up your programming skills but you are put off by high tuition fees? Some top universities are now offering free online technology courses.

2012-08-08, Reuters

Coaches at the 2012 Olympic Games have harnessed a new set of tools to land a coveted spot on the podium -- mobile apps. Gymnastics, diving and swimming coaches are using apps to analyze form,...

2012-08-07, CTV News

Canadians have reason to cheer an interplanetary achievement Monday, after NASA's Curiosity rover landed on the Martian surface with a critical piece of made-in-Canada technology on board.

2012-08-03, Ottawa Citizen

The general consensus these days is that Ottawa's game development industry is booming.  Over the last decade, game development programs have started at Algonquin College, Carleton, the...

2012-08-01, Reuters

Whether it is a live video stream of the 100-meter dash, on-demand replays or notifications of a medal win, the mobile app is playing a greater role in the 2012 London Olympic Games.

2012-07-31, Network World

IT job site Dice.com reports five areas as growing the most this year in terms of job openings. Thousands of companies are looking to hire cloud specialists and developers for iPhone, Android,...

2012-07-27, Computer World

Roomba, the robotic vacuum maker, unveiled a robot aimed at aiding hospital patients in emergency situations, especially during night hours when staffing is lower. The robot can be controlled by...

2012-07-26, National Post

Whether getting off a bus or reading a menu, a new app aims to make life easier for the blind or visually impaired. Called Georgie, the app for Android devices enables people with little or no...

2012-07-25, Daily Commercial News

Advances in nanotechnology continue to grow until it’s easy to think they are something out of science fiction. Researchers are manipulating carbon nanotubes, each about 50,000 times thinner...

2012-07-24, Business Insider

Demand is huge for workers with tech skills like programmers, software engineers and network engineers. But because digital has become so much a part of everything we do, technology workers are...

2012-07-23, IT World Canada

There’s a growing trend towards offering computer science courses online for absolutely nothing. And far from being of dubious quality, they’re being offered by some of the world...

2012-07-20, Global Montreal

The face most would associate with prominent CEOs is changing as more and more women join the droves of suits heading up businesses in Silicon Valley.

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