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How New Facebook Tech Could Change Your Life

By Matt McFarland

MENLO PARK, Calif. (CNN) — The incredible popularity of Pokemon Go has exposed millions to the promise of augmented reality.

Now the floodgates may open for apps that merge the real world with our phone screens. 445 more words


NorQuest program connects Alberta aboriginal workers with construction careers

Christopher Bernard is freshly married and ready to get back into the construction business.

Helping him with the many certifications and training programs the industry requires is the Alberta Aboriginal Construction Career Centre at NorQuest College. 456 more words

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Researchers use robotics to improve mobility for children with physical disabilities

University of Alberta researchers are expanding the realm of possibility for children with disabilities thanks to sophisticated robotic technology.

“If a child has a physical impairment and they can’t use their own hands to manipulate toys, they miss out on a lot of opportunities for growth,” said Kim Adams, a professor at the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. 510 more words

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What are some original ways to promote your business?

Capital Ideas members were asked how they promote their businesses in original, out-of-the-box ways. Here’s what members of our community of business owners helping business owners had to say: 1,052 more words


Disney Gets Foot Scanner Patent: Coming To Parks Soon?

By Amanda McKenzi

BURBANK, Calif. (CNN) — The Walt Disney Company just got government approval for a new project, and it’s not a new ride or theme park — it’s a foot scanner. 413 more words


Solido Design Automation to double in size over next two years: CEO

Rapid revenue growth and a growing list of major clients led a Saskatoon software technology firm to plan a major expansion that will result in a doubling of its size over the next two years. 497 more words


McBride: Digital estate planning

What happens to your digital property when you die? This can be a very challenging issue for your executor when settling your estate.

You can make your executor’s job easier by listing all the electronic devices and online services that you use. 656 more words

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