Chief Justice Joseph Kennedy of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court recently allowed reporters to live-tweet proceedings during a sexual assault trial and the results, according to him, were positive.read more
Facebook is testing a new feature that would allow users to shop directly from its site.read more
Today GeekWire shared a pretty cool video of Seattle neighbour Boeing showing off at the Farnborough Air Show earlier this week.
The airline performed a difficult maneuver landing its new 787-9 Dreamliner on a runway before quickly taking off again during what’s called a touch-and-go. You can watch it after the jump, starting at the 1:10 mark.read more
Kirk LaPointe has confirmed he will be the NPA's mayoral candidate in the fall election in Vancouver.read more
Facebook’s data team looked at the volume of global conversation around the final match between Germany and Argentina on Sunday and found the World Cup finals match was the biggest sporting event in Facebook history.read more
One in four teenagers has been involved in illegal gambling activities, according to a recent survey.read more
Doug Dorsett has gained international acclaim for his work photographing back alleys and concrete plazas in downtown Vancouver.read more
Forget the World Cup—this week's most entertaining matchup was Rob Ford versus Shirtless Jogger.read more
Twitter has hired former Goldman Sachs Group banker Anthony Noto as chief financial officer. Noto—who actually uses the social network—led the Silicon Valley in its initial public offering.read more
Candid, the first Canadian company invited to join Instagram's platform developers directory, is a visual commerce platform that tells a brand's story through the eyes and photos of its fans.
Born out of Toronto’s Extreme Startups accelerator program, Candid is bringing awareness and accessibility in the Canadian marketplace to a technique that is flourishing south of the border.
Candid allows brands to curate photos from their community and display them within an e-commerce experience.read more
On the Internet, people will often say things they would never say to a person directly. The web provides a false sense of security, allowing people to feel as though they can say anything with no repercussions.
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, cyberbullying is the top online risks for teenagers, but adolescents aren’t the only age group impacted by online harassment.read more