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Apple woos investors with stock split, buyback as sales surge

Globe Top Technology - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 4:33pm
Tech giant’s shares jump as iPhones fly off shelves and company announces buyback boost, higher dividend

Mobile ads buoy Facebook’s bottom line

Globe Top Technology - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 4:17pm
Social-network firm’s revenues were lifted by an increase in advertising and grew 72 per cent to $2.5-billion

IBM unveils new server model to tackle big data, analytics

Globe Top Technology - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 3:02pm
IBM dominates the higher-end server market with 57-per-cent market share

Is there anything to like about Datawind’s ultra-cheap $38 tablet?

Globe Top Technology - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 1:44pm
For a device that costs just over $50 all in, there’s a lot to like about the Ubislate 7Ci – assuming a buyer has very realistic expectations about what they’re getting

Facebook gets U.S. antitrust approval to buy Oculus

Globe Top Technology - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 11:15am
Pact to buy virtual reality goggle maker for $2-billion (U.S.) marks social media giant’s first hardware deal

Battling kidney stones through lifetime of research

Queen's news - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 10:14am
Glenville Jones' research celebrated by the Canadian Institute of Health Research.

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Four ways big data fights fraudsters in real time

Globe Top Technology - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 7:00am
SAS Canada’s security intelligence told us about four areas in which analytics are getting better at detecting fraudulent behaviour

The spy who hacked me: espionage attacks on the rise

Globe Top Technology - Tue, 22/04/2014 - 12:09pm
Groups or national governments from Eastern Europe playing a growing role in computer intrusions

Targeting drugs to reduce side effects

Queen's news - Tue, 22/04/2014 - 9:49am
Research review finds targeting cardiovascular drugs to different "flavours" of enzyme can limit side effects.

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Accessibility Arcade to help disabled video game lovers level up

Globe Top Technology - Tue, 22/04/2014 - 9:16am
Disabled war vet started AbleGamers in 2005 after seeing how difficult, expensive and frustrating it can be to experience the pleasures that many gamers take for granted. “These are real-life things for us.”

Cloud hangs over broadcasters as U.S. court weighs Aereo case

Globe Top Technology - Tue, 22/04/2014 - 7:03am
Supreme Court to decide whether company‘s use of dime-sized antennas to enable viewers to watch live TV on a mobile device or computer is an infringement of copyright

Technology that helps farmers cut waste and make more money

Globe Top Technology - Tue, 22/04/2014 - 5:00am
High-tech agriculture tools decide the right amounts of fertilizer and water to avoid waste while boosting the bottom line

BlackBerry barely holds on to Canada’s top tech spot

Globe Top Technology - Tue, 22/04/2014 - 5:00am
Firm ranked No. 1 on Branham300 for 2013 despite a 40-per-cent drop in revenue; CGI Group surges into second place

Queen's welcomes Canada's 'medical heroes'

Queen's news - Mon, 21/04/2014 - 8:27pm
Six medical professionals including alumnus Adolfo de Bold will be inducted into The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame on April 24 at a ceremony hosted by the Faculty of Health Sciences.

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Silicon Valley gripped by tech giants’ conspiracy trial

Globe Top Technology - Mon, 21/04/2014 - 6:34pm
Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe hope for out-of-court settlement in multibillion-dollar class-action lawsuit alleging they agreed not to poach each other’s employees

Netflix plans to raise prices as U.S. subscribers grow

Globe Top Technology - Mon, 21/04/2014 - 4:56pm
‘House of Cards’ helps boost U.S. Internet video service subscribers by 2.25 million; first-quarter earnings soar

Meet the new middle class: robots

Globe Top Technology - Sun, 20/04/2014 - 10:04pm
No longer just industrial-strength automatons, easily-trained machines are staking out new ground in the workplace

Suspect in Amanda Todd cyberbullying case may not face Canadian justice

Globe Top Technology - Sun, 20/04/2014 - 5:50pm
B.C. officials want to bring Dutch resident to Canada to face charges, but it may not be that easy

Tech giants’ earnings to give glimpse of economy

Globe Top Technology - Sun, 20/04/2014 - 5:24pm
Apple, Microsoft quarterly reports will be scrutinized by investors

U.S. Supreme Court case puts BlackBerry patents at risk

Globe Top Technology - Sun, 20/04/2014 - 4:20pm
Decision could affect value of hundreds of thousands of patents owned by Canadian company and other tech businesses

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