From prosthetic limbs to baby bumps, new Xbox avatars a move toward greater diversity

Xbox Live avatar redesigns also include wheelchairs See the original article on CBC.ca from June 29, 2017 Xbox has long been a leader in the gaming industry, but the latest innovation for Microsoft’s console is not a game concept, or even a new piece of technology. Instead, Xbox has introduced a range of customizable options for

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Could a levy on ISPs help promote Canadian content in the new digital world?

Trudeau rejected recent ‘internet tax’ proposal See the original article on CBC.ca from June 22, 2017 It goes without saying that nobody wants to pay more for their monthly internet bill. As Canadians, we’re already paying among the highest rates anywhere for service. But while the “internet tax” recently proposed by the Commons heritage committee was criticized

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The end of online ads is probably coming, but it’s not what you think

Tech giants will be at a great advantage See the original article on CBC.ca from June 20, 2017 There’s a very good likelihood that you, reading this, use some kind of ad blocker. If that’s the case, then you’ve managed to outsmart Wall Street, Silicon Valley and Madison Avenue, and can go about your Googling,

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Youth is no defence when it comes to shameful online posts

Recent Harvard case shows any online communication can become public fodder See the original article on CBC.ca from June 16, 2017 Be careful what you post online — it could come back to haunt you. This has been popular advice for a while now, repeated by a chorus of onlookers and pundits each time a

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