Monthly Archives: June 2013

AI startup Anki raised $50M for its iOS-powered driving game, but its vision goes beyond entertainment

AI startup Anki raised $50M for its iOS-powered driving game, but its vision goes beyond entertainment: [from: The Next Web, June 10, 2013 by Harrison Weber via Insider United States News] If you watched Apple’s WWDC 2013 keynote today, you may … Continue reading

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Hands-On with iTunes Radio, Apple’s streaming music service [video]

Hands-On with iTunes Radio, Apple’s streaming music service : [from: 9to5Mac, posted June 11, 2013, 2:22PM] Apple has been long rumored to be launching a music streaming service, set up to compete with Pandora, and today, they delivered. iTunes Radio, … Continue reading

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NASA map shows what Antarctica would look like without ice – Technology & Science – CBC News

The image below is  “Bedmap2”, a high resolution image compiled from the British Antarctic Survey and NASA’s ICESat satellite.  It shows what Antarctica would look like minus its cap of ice and snow.  A fascinating map; imagine what minerals and … Continue reading

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I’m richer than that: Saudi Prince sues over Forbes ranking | Money | Banking and Money Investment News | | Herald Sun

[From: Melbourne, Herald Sun, news.com.au, Staff Writers, June 10, 2013, 2:21PM] Prince Alwaleed bin Talal of the Saudi Royal Family doesn’t like his ranking in Forbes Magazine’s latest listing of the world’s richest people.  And he’s mad about it.  So … Continue reading

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Edward Snowden comes forward as source of NSA leaks – The Washington Post

[By Barton Gellman, Aaron Blake and Greg Miller, Sunday, June 9, 10:52 AM] Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old tech specialist who has contracted for the NSA and works for the consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton, unmasked himself as a source after a string of stories in The Washington Post … Continue reading

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Know Your Rights – New Wireless Code for Canadians

New Wireless Code Allows Canadians to Cancel Their Contract After Two Years | iPhone in Canada Blog Canadians got a break from their CRTC (Cdn. Radio Telecommunications Commission) which, among other things, reduces contracts to two years and removes any … Continue reading

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Burger King raises the bar on laziness with hands-free Whopper holder | Daily Buzz – Yahoo! News Canada

Burger King raises the bar on laziness with hands-free Whopper holder | Daily Buzz – Yahoo! News Canada: “” (Via BUZZFEED, Lindsay Jolivet, Daily Buzz, Thu, 30 May, 2013; Image: screen capture, YouTube)   Burger King has invented the hands … Continue reading

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