1. cageymaru

    PlayStation 5 Gets Price Hike in Select Markets Due to inflation

    Sony has announced a price increase for the PS5 in select international markets. They also announced the USA MSRP will stay the same for now. New recommended retail price coming to select markets in the EMEA, APAC, and LATAM regions, plus Canada. Jim Ryan --- President & CEO, Sony Interactive...
  2. cageymaru

    America and Canada Ground All Boeing 737 MAX Planes

    President Trump has issued an emergency order of prohibition to ground all flights of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 including planes associated with that line after new evidence came to light. “'The safety of the American people, of all people, is our paramount concern,' Trump said, adding that...
  3. AlphaAtlas

    Report Claims Canadian Police are Tracking and Acting On "Negative" Behavior

    A recent report from Motherboard claims that some Canadian police departments are aggregating sensitive personal data from multiple sources and making it available to "partners cops, school staff, social workers, health care workers, and the provincial government." While the data is reportedly...
  4. AlphaAtlas

    Ann Cavoukian Leaves Google Urban Project in Protest

    Ann Cavoukian, former Ontario Privacy Commissioner, resigned from her consulting role at Sidewalk Labs to "make a strong statement" against the Google urban development project in Toronto. The former commissioner claims that a privacy framework she developed for the project is being overlooked...
  5. cageymaru

    Discord Officially Launches a Digital Storefront for Online Video Game Sales

    Discord has been growing at a tremendous rate as over 150 million gamers have signed up for the service. Compare this to Steam which boasts a user base of 125 million and suddenly you realize just how much clout and power Discord has with the gamer audience. Finally Discord has decided to...
  6. R

    Canadian Anti-Piracy Coalition Calls For Website Blocking

    For the first time in North America, a coalition of Canadian companies is calling for regulators to establish a piracy site blocking program. The coalition called "Fairplay Canada" consists of members including Bell, Cineplex, Directors Guild of Canada, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Movie...
  7. FrgMstr

    Canada Joining the Kodi Addons Crackdown with Home Search

    We have discussed the use of Kodi Addons at length this year. Many of these Addon programs that can be facilitate with the use of Kodi can easily deliver copyright content right to your TV, free of charge. Of course that is not cool with a lot of companies and a lot of laws as well. Ryan...
  8. M

    New World Record Set for Longest Sniper Shot

    Apparently, a Canadian sniper in the elite special forces, JTF 2, set the record for the longest confirmed kill shot at a distance of 3,450 meters (2.14 miles) away from the target, beating the old record by almost a 1,000 meters. The sniper used a McMillan TAC-50 sniper rifle, firing from a...
  9. Zarathustra[H]

    FBI Cannot Examine Megaupload Servers, Canada Appeals Court Rules

    And the saga continues. Back in 2012 when more than 1,100 servers were seized in the U.S, an additional 32 servers were targeted in Canada. Ever since then there has been a court battle over who will be able to access those servers. A court of appeals in Ontario has now decided the FBI will...