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Advertisers lag Google’s move to mobile
Source: Tech blog | Posted on 17 April 2014 | 5:54 am
Americans fear rise of the machines, survey finds
Source: Tech blog | Posted on 17 April 2014 | 12:01 am
Is this the world’s first 3D printed house? – beyondbrics
Source: Tech blog | Posted on 15 April 2014 | 10:17 am
Twitter acquires firehose partner Gnip
Source: Tech blog | Posted on 15 April 2014 | 9:37 am
Heartbleed bug was consequence of “trivial error”
Source: Tech blog | Posted on 11 April 2014 | 7:28 am
Google Glass goes on general sale, sort of
Source: Tech blog | Posted on 10 April 2014 | 4:49 pm
Dropbox CEO gets ready for IPO
Source: Tech blog | Posted on 9 April 2014 | 7:56 pm
Apple confirms departure of prominent designer Greg Christie
Source: Tech blog | Posted on 9 April 2014 | 5:30 pm
Q: How can Quora achieve immortality? A: Cash
Source: Tech blog | Posted on 9 April 2014 | 10:10 am
Twitter’s redesign takes a page from Facebook
Source: Tech blog | Posted on 8 April 2014 | 5:17 pm
Zebra Technologies to Acquire Enterprise Business from Motorola Solutions for $3.45 Billion
Motorola to become singularly focused on driving continued leadership in mission-critical communications for Government and Public Safety customers
Canadian income tax by the numbers

Twitter Acquires Data Analyzing Partner Gnip
Gnip was the first official reseller of Twitter data, and the first to provide access to the full archive of public tweets.
Hexoskin Looks to Put Montreal on the Wearable Technology Map

Microsoft sued over browser miscue that led to $731 million EU fine

First Ever Annual Award from CITIZEN for North America
CIBC Poll: Declining Canadian Dollar has Small Business Owners Worried
As some businesses react by reducing costs or raising prices, most admit they have not taken any steps to protect their business from fluctuations in the dollar
Apple buys Novauris to fine-tune Siri
Apple reportedly acquired the speech-recognition firm last year, but, like many of the iPhone maker's acquisitions, the deal was never announced. Announces Appointment of General Colin Powell to its Board of Directors

BlackBerry ends T-Mobile US. Licensing agreement
BlackBerry Limited, a world leader in mobile communications, announced that it will not renew the T-Mobile U.S., Inc. license to sell BlackBerry products when it expires on April 25, 2014.
Head of IBM Analytics Product Strategy Joins Pentaho as chief product officer

WD Teams With Promark On Distribution Of Business Storage Solutions
WD Signs Agreement to Distribute WD Arkeia™ and WD Sentinel™ Product Families with Promark, One of the Longest-standing Specialist Storage Distributors in U.S.  
Microsoft and Dell sign patent licensing agreement
Microsoft Corp. and Dell announced a patent licensing agreement allowing the companies to share technology and build on each other’s innovations.
BlackBerry Still Losing Money, Yet Optimistic
Pleased that his company lost less money than expected, it seems that BlackBerry CEO John Chen is taking his company back to the future.
Facebook $2B Oculus Buy Angers Users
Some Oculus Rift users have no idea how to make sense of Facebook's $2 billion acquisition of the virtual reality company.
Altera and Intel extend manufacturing partnership to include development of Multi-Die devices
Collaboration Will Optimize Integration of 14 nm Tri-Gate Stratix 10 FPGAs with Heterogeneous Technologies into a Single System-in-a-Package
Cisco and Partners to Build World Largest Global Intercloud
Global Network of Clouds Represents Next Phase in Cloud Computing, Key Enabler of "Internet of Everything"
Seagate chief Luczo leaves Microsoft board

Cloudera Raises $160 Million From T. Rowe Price, Google Ventures, MSD Capital and Several Other Top-Tier Institutional Investors

Dropbox Buys Workplace Chat Provider Zulip
By acquiring workplace chat app Zulip, Dropbox is aiming to extend its capabilities to businesses.