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US fires up X-ray tech to catch illegal drugs at the border - CNET

3 days ago   |   CNET

One drive-through scanner detected nearly 650 pounds of methamphetamine and the synthetic opioid fentanyl hidden under a load of cucumbers.
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Careteam aims to unite patients and healthcare providers with a platform approach

Careteam aims to unite patients and healthcare providers with a platform approach

6 days ago   |   TechCrunch

How best to untangle the Gordian knot that is navigating your own healthcare? It's a tricky question, and one that seems to have become only more complicated as technology...
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Telus launches ‘No Overage' $75 10GB unlimited data plans

Telus launches ‘No Overage' $75 10GB unlimited data plans

6 days ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   2 articles

Telus is the latest national telecom to provide unlimited data plans. The Vancouver-based carrier has updated its promotional plan offerings and removed overage charges from...
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Telus expands promotional offer, get 25GB for $95 per month

Telus expands promotional offer, get 25GB for $95 per month

10 days ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   2 articles

As the pricing war heats up, Vancouver-based national carrier Telus expands its bring your own device promotional plans and adds subsidized pricing for those who want to get a...
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Shameful plastic bag stunt backfires

Shameful plastic bag stunt backfires

10 days ago   |   Creative Bloq

Last week, we reported that a grocery store in Vancouver - East West Market - had come up with a novel way to discourage plastic bag use. It had printed supposedly 'shameful'...
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Microsoft will provide an update on ‘Age of Empires 4' later this year, according to VP of Gaming

Microsoft will provide an update on ‘Age of Empires 4' later this year, according to VP of Gaming

12 days ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   8 articles

Microsoft had quite a show at the Electronic Entertainment Expo this year, talking up Project Scarlet for the next generation of Xbox consoles and showing off trailers for Halo...
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Research reveals sustainable method to produce lifesaving opiate antidotes at reduced cost

13 days ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Overdose from opiates has skyrocketed. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, on average, 130 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose.1 The high cost...
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E3 2019: New Mario And Sonic At The Olympic Games Trailer Shown During Nintendo Direct

13 days ago   |   GameSpot   |   20 articles

Nintendo's E3 2019 Direct presentation has brought us plenty of Switch news, and one of the upcoming games the publisher showed off was a new Mario and Sonic at the Olympic...
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Vancouver man wants city to regulate parking locations for car share programs

Vancouver man wants city to regulate parking locations for car share programs

13 days ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   2 articles

A Vancouver resident wants there to be a city limit to the number of car sharing vehicles that are parked in residential parking spots. Dan Pressler, who lives in a condominium...
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They Just Won't Die: Dark Web Drug Sellers Resist Police Crackdowns

13 days ago   |   NY Times

The notorious Silk Road site was shut down in 2013. Others have followed. But the online trafficking of illegal narcotics hasn't abated.
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Apple's iOS 13 and iPadOS public betas are now available in Canada

Apple's iOS 13 and iPadOS public betas are now available in Canada

Hot on the heels of the developer betas, the public betas for the next version of Apple's mobile operating system, iOS 13, along with its new tablet-focused offshoot, iPadOS... Read more ...

Harry Potter Wizards Unite spell energy fix and iPhone error

Harry Potter Wizards Unite spell energy fix and iPhone error

Today there's a fix in the mix for the first major issue in Harry Potter Wizards Unite. There's a very apparent lack of spell energy in the world, and the issue is greater than... Read more ...

How to install iOS 13, iPadOS & macOS Catalina - and why you should wait

How to install iOS 13, iPadOS & macOS Catalina - and why you should wait

Apple's new public betas for iOS 13, iPadOS, and macOS Catalina are out, and the big question is: should you give beta software a try on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac? Only three... Read more ...

The macOS Catalina public beta is now available for you to test out

The macOS Catalina public beta is now available for you to test out

The public beta version of macOS is now available for free download from Apple to compatible Macs. Remember the mantra for beta software - we DO NOT recommend installing a beta... Read more ...

Steam ending support for Ubuntu over 32-bit compatibility

Steam ending support for Ubuntu over 32-bit compatibility

Future versions of the Linux distribution Ubuntu won't be supported by Steam, a decision that follows Ubuntu's announcement that it is ending support for 32-bit programs. ... Read more ...

Here are macOS Catalina's 5 best new features

Here are macOS Catalina's 5 best new features

While Apple's macOS updates are rarely as exciting as the new functionality the tech giant brings to iOS every year, the new version of the tech giant's desktop operating... Read more ...

How to watch SpaceX's challenging Falcon Heavy night launch live

How to watch SpaceX's challenging Falcon Heavy night launch live

SpaceX will launch a Falcon Heavy rocket Monday evening in its most challenging launch yet. The launch is scheduled for Monday June 24 at 8:30 p.m. PT, but is dependent on... Read more ...

Mars May Have Escaped Life-Threatening Impacts Early On

Mars May Have Escaped Life-Threatening Impacts Early On

A storm of cosmic impacts may have ended relatively early on Mars, suggesting that the Red Planet was habitable longer than scientists previously thought, a new study finds. Read more ...

Apple reveals that it only collects revenue from about 0.5% of Spotify...

Apple reveals that it only collects revenue from about 0.5% of Spotify subscribers

Over the past few months, Spotify has been exceedingly vocal and critical about the way in which Apple manages the App Store. Specifically, Spotify takes issue with Apple's 30%... Read more ...

Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs unveils its high-tech ‘city-within-a-city' plan for...

Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs unveils its high-tech ‘city-within-a-city' plan for Toronto

Sidewalk Labs, Alphabet's smart city subsidiary, released its massive plan Monday to transform a slice of Toronto's waterfront into a high-tech utopia. Eighteen months in the... Read more ...