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Walmart diving into voice-activated shopping with Google

5 hours 35 min ago
Walmart says it's working with Google to offer hundreds of thousands of items from laundry detergent to Legos for voice shopping through Google Assistant. The capability will be available in late September.

Two newest astronauts moonstruck as Canada looks beyond space station

Tue, 2017-08-22 14:51
Canada's two newest astronauts are already looking beyond the International Space Station as they begin two years of intense basic training.

Parents warned to monitor teen use of app Sarahah

Tue, 2017-08-22 13:28
The Canadian Centre for Child Protection is warning parents of the dangers of an app popular with teens called Sarahah.

Victoria tech company hopes to entice new talent with five-hour work days

Tue, 2017-08-22 08:28
A Victoria technology company has switched to five-hour work days in an effort to attract new employees.

Iran says Twitter ready to talk on unblocking site: report

Tue, 2017-08-22 07:19
Iran's new telecommunications minister says Twitter is ready to talk about unblocking access to the microblogging site.

Warm ocean takes toll on kelp forest

Tue, 2017-08-22 00:32
Kelp forests are critical to the fishing industry but are disappearing around the world. The Gulf of Maine is the latest global hotspot to lose kelp. Other areas include hundreds of kilometres in the Mediterranean and off Japan, Australia and the California coast.

Eclipse science: From galloping giraffes to solar wisps

Mon, 2017-08-21 20:53
The giraffes ran in circles. The flamingos huddled together. And the rhinos just looked confused. At the Nashville Zoo, visitors watched and recorded how the animals behaved when the sky turned dark during Monday's total solar eclipse.

Grizzly-human conflict in southwestern Alberta rising: study

Mon, 2017-08-21 20:17
University of Alberta researchers say conflict between grizzly bears and people in southwestern Alberta is growing.

Social media users wowed by solar eclipse

Mon, 2017-08-21 17:47
Millions of people across North America were wowed by the solar eclipse on Monday.

Next total solar eclipse comes in 2024 but only parts of Canada will see it

Mon, 2017-08-21 14:28
For Canadians who had to watch television to view Monday's total solar eclipse, just wait until the next one in seven years when the path of totality crosses parts of central Canada, the Maritimes and Newfoundland.

How to take photos of the solar eclipse

Mon, 2017-08-21 13:33
Photographing today’s solar eclipse requires a few extra steps, but is possible to do even with a smartphone.

Tech experts demanding 'killer robot' ban

Mon, 2017-08-21 12:53
Tesla chief Elon Musk and Mustafa Suleyman, the co-founder of Google's DeepMind, are among more than 100 experts in artificial intelligence who are urging the United Nations to ban lethal autonomous weapons, known as “killer robots.”

Americans stake out prime viewing spots to see sun go dark

Mon, 2017-08-21 08:57
Americans with telescopes, cameras and protective glasses staked out viewing spots along a narrow corridor from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday in what promised to be the most observed and photographed eclipse in history.

Why a few drops of water make whisky taste better

Mon, 2017-08-21 07:46
Ignore the snobs, because most experts agree: a few drops of water enhance the taste of whiskies, from well-rounded blends to peat bombs redolent of smoke, tobacco and leather.

New Jersey shore amusement park recalls eclipse glasses

Mon, 2017-08-21 07:37
A New Jersey shore amusement park is warning customers who bought special glasses to watch the solar eclipse to return them.

Rural Missouri set for influx of eclipse tourists in moment out of the sun

Mon, 2017-08-21 07:29
Rural Missouri is preparing for its moment in the sun. Check that: Its moment out of the sun.

China to relaunch one of the world's fastest bullet trains

Mon, 2017-08-21 07:18
After cutting back the speed of the Beijing to Shanghai bullet train following a deadly crash, China is set to again make it one of the world's fastest.

Canadians throwing viewing events for partial eclipse

Mon, 2017-08-21 06:07
Canadians across the country will be donning special glasses and looking to the sky to take in a partial solar eclipse today.

How, when and where to watch Monday's solar eclipse in Canada

Sun, 2017-08-20 17:55
Millions of Canadians will be treated to a rare celestial event on Monday, when the full moon lines up directly between the sun and Earth.

Right whale found dead off Cape Cod: researchers

Sun, 2017-08-20 15:18
Researchers at the New England Aquarium in Boston say another North Atlantic right whale has died.