• Researchers: Canadian firm helping Bahrain censor the web

    London - Researchers have identified a Canadian company at the centre of a small Arab nation’s online censorship system - a finding that sits awkwardly with Ottawa officials’ public support for digital freedoms. Specialists from Internet watchdog Citizen Lab said…

Professor Dina Katabi (center) explains how PhD student Fadel Adib’s (right) face is neutral but that EQ-Radio’s analysis of his heartbeat and breathing show that he is sad. (Photo: Jason Dorfman/MIT CSAIL)

Smartphone Emotions

What if your computer or smartphone could tell if you’re happy or sad? A new device developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of…

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Murder Conspiracy

Toronto police have charged four local men with conspiracy to commit murder, as well as extortion and weapons offences. Police say three of the…

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Bud Banking

A business owner in Woodstock says Scotiabank has cancelled his account because his store sells products related to marijuana. Nathan MacLellan’s Hemp Country is…

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Canada Post Reform

A task force studying Canada Post says the mail carrier isn’t financially viable under its current structure. The four-member panel warns that transformational changes…