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#FreeMilo sparks free speech debate after Twitter bans conservative writer

A debate over free speech erupted online after Twitter permanently suspended the account of a well-known conservative pundit.
Breitbart.com reported Tuesday that Twitter had permanently suspended the account of Milo Yiannopoulos. Yiannopoulos is a tech editor for Breitbart.com.
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#NoFilter: Curiosity rover snaps selfie on Mars

From red carpets to shopping malls to Parliament Hill, the ubiquitous “selfie” has become a nearly unavoidable facet to life on Earth.
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$8,800 Xbox bill 'disheartening,' gamer's dad says

A father in Pembroke, Ont., is holding up his latest credit card bill as a warning for parents whose children have Xboxes.
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#RIPVine, long live stardom: Canadians who cashed in on Vine

The timer has finally run out on Vine.
When Twitter launched the micro-video feature back in 2013, it quickly became a viral enigma, challenging users to cram as much comedy, or culture, into each 480×480 pixel frame.
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$9 computer raises $1.4 million through crowdfunding campaign

That $10 bill in your pocket could soon buy you a computer, thanks to a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign.
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#TRENDING: Drinking the Apple-flavoured Kool-Aid

Every time I think I'm out, they pull me back in.
Although let's face it, I never really wanted out.
Apple on Tuesday reminded the world why they're the most innovative electronics company in the world, and reminded me why I'll keep drinking the apple-flavoured Kool-Aid.
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'123456' still tops the list of Worst Passwords

As it does every year, SplashData has published its Top 25 Worst Passwords ranking, revealing the most used and most predictable combinations of characters on the web in 2014.
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$12.9B, 4.5 acres: Navy's next-generation aircraft carrier

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The Navy refers to its newest aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford, as "4.5 acres of sovereign U.S. territory." The $12.9 billion warship -- the first of the Navy's next generation of aircraft carriers -- is in the final stages of construction after cost overruns and a delay of more than one year.
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'3D audio' headphones promise to immerse wearers in sound

The audio world is currently in the grips of a minor revolution, as a new type of headphones is poised to bring a cutting-edge audio experience to the market.
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$13 million announced for space-related R&D projects

CAMBRIDGE, Ont. -- Research on a new instrument to more accurately detect radiation on board the International Space Station is just one of several dozen projects that will be funded under a Canadian Space Agency program.
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'A great day for ocean science': Government to hire 135 new aquatic scientists

The Liberal government is preparing to hire 135 new aquatic scientists, a major government hiring blitz that hasn’t been seen in the past decade.
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$20K Hackathon winner uses open data to design Career Path app

After 48 hours spent mining government data, designing an app, and writing computer code, this year's Canadian Open Data Experience winners came up with a way to help youth choose a career path.
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A new tool from Google is making clear just how much personal information its search engine and services like Gmail and YouTube are collecting every day.
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