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Edmonton startup wants to put Alberta at epicentre of molecular discoveries

A University of Alberta biotechnology spinoff wants to put Edmonton at the epicentre of molecular discoveries by creating an immense searchable database that could speed up and drive down the cost of research and development. 393 more words

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Dawn Dumont: It's hard to keep up with the tech times

A young person asked me to check out their Tumblr and I glanced at their cup before they explained that it’s a website of some kind. 637 more words


FaceApp Removing 'Ethnicity Filters' After Outrage

PHILADELPHIA (CNN)–FaceApp, the popular photo-filter application, said it is removing new “ethnicity filters” after angry users condemned the update as racist.

The feature prompted users to alter selfies with “black,” “Indian” and “Asian” filters. 172 more words

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Rail transit replaces oilpatch as customers for Edmonton tech firm Willowglen

An Edmonton technology company is aiming to double in size by climbing aboard the international building boom in rail transit.

Willowglen Systems, which moved last winter into new offices at 9808 42 Ave., creates industrial automation equipment primarily used to help run pipelines and other facilities in the oil and gas industry. 509 more words

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Google To Invest $50 Million To Prepare Job Seekers For The 'Future Of Work'

CBS Local — Google will invest $50 million “for the changing nature of work,” starting with investments in the U.S. and Europe to train job seekers and improve working conditions for others, the company announced last week. 305 more words


Facebook Shuts Down AI Robots After They Invent Their Own Language

CBS Local — Facebook has shut down a pair of artificial intelligence robots after they invented their own language.

Earlier this year, the research team at  277 more words