Apple often overestimates the cost of repairs to its products and threatens third-party shops who are willing to fix them for a fraction of the price, a CBC News investigation has learned. Customers who enter an Apple Store with a seemingly minor hardware problem, such as a flickering screen, are often
Every week, Apple sends a shame-inducing “digital wellness” report to iPhone users detailing exactly how many hours they’ve spent hooked on their smartphones.
Every year our skies are lit up by returning meteor showers, from Orionids to Lyrids, Draconids to Geminids. If the weather conditions are in our favour and the moon isn't too bright, there's a chance you'll be able to see some spectacular shooting stars in action.
Sir Nick Clegg is under pressure to face questions from MPs over Parliament’s inquiry into Facebook’s data breaches and activity around fake news, following revelations the former Deputy Prime Minister will become an executive at the US technology company.
The first-ever Galatecha event is taking over the Canada Science and Technology Museum Saturday. It presents the works of local and international artists who've been exploring everything from augmented and virtual reality to monitoring and surveillance devices. "We are really hoping we can
US driverless cars pose a safety risk on the UK's streets as they can't spot iconic British vehicles, such as London’s red buses and black cabs, as their artificial intelligence has not been taught to notice them on the roads, experts claim.
WASHINGTON (AP) — When the Justice Department unsealed criminal charges detailing a yearslong effort by a Russian troll farm to "sow division and discord in the U.S. political system," it was the first federal case alleging continued foreign interference in U.S. elections.
A British-built spacecraft has blasted off on a seven-year mission to Mercury hoping to uncover mysteries surrounding the solar system’s innermost planet. BepiColombo was launched into space from the European space port in Kourou, French Guiana, on Saturday, as it began a five billion-mile trip to the
OTTAWA — A recent UN climate change report has given humanity 12 years to get its act together to curb rising temperatures to avoid unprecedented environmental disaster.
Tonight (Oct. 20) is International Observe the Moon Night, an annual celebration allowing people all over the world to enjoy the science and beauty of our closest neighbor. The online astronomy service Slooh will present a livestream starting at 8 p.m. EDT (midnight GMT Oct. 21). It will show live
WASHINGTON (AP) — With his demand that the Pentagon create a new military service — a Space Force to assure "American dominance in space" — President Donald Trump has injected urgency into a long-meandering debate over the best way to protect U.S. interests in space, both military and commercial
As the Americans were flying over Hiroshima in the summer of 1945, Otto Hahn, the German scientist who first discovered that you could split a uranium atom in two, was being held captive in an English country estate by British forces. As news of the bomb filtered through, the Brits surreptitiously recorded
European and Japanese space agencies have launched their first mission to Mercury from a launchpad in Kourou, French Guiana. The British-built BepiColombo took off aboard an Ariane 5 rocket at about 2.45am UK time on Saturday to begin its seven-year, 5 billion mile (8.5 billion km) journey to the closest
TOKYO (AP) — European and Japanese space agencies said an Ariane 5 rocket successfully lifted a spacecraft carrying two probes into orbit Saturday for a joint mission to Mercury, the closest planet to the sun.
A British-built spacecraft fitted with Star Trek-style "impulse engines" is on its way to Mercury, the planet closest to the sun.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. accused a Russian woman on Friday of helping oversee the finances of a sweeping, secretive effort to sway American public opinion through social media in the first federal case alleging foreign interference in the 2018 midterm elections.
A joint European-Japanese mission to the tiniest planet, Mercury, blasted off from French Guiana on its long journey tonight (Oct. 19, Oct. 20 GMT). That mission, BepiColombo, will spend seven years cruising toward its target, where it will separate into two spacecraft and orbit Mercury for a year —
WASHINGTON (AP) — A government computer system that interacts with HealthCare.gov was hacked earlier this month, compromising the sensitive personal data of some 75,000 people, officials said Friday.
SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday temporarily blocked a high-profile climate change lawsuit brought by young activists who accuse the federal government of violating their constitutional rights with policies that have caused a dangerous climate.
British shoppers are being deceived into buying products online by unscrupulous sellers on Amazon using fake and paid-for reviews, an investigation has found.
An anonymous Facebook advertising campaign that sought to “chuck Chequers” ran for 10 months and reached millions of people despite the company’s war on fake news.
The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada will be hosting an event in Moncton, N.B., at the Moncton High School observatory, weather permitting. There are also events at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, N.S., Western University in London, Ont., and at the David Dunlap Observatory north of