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Vancouver-based Roam Mobility announces new 4G LTE U.S. network
Canada.com
Vancouver-based Roam Mobility is one of the best options around for Canadians seeking, simple, affordable U.S. data plans when traveling to the United States. But one feature has been missing from the service since launch – 4G LTE support. Roam has announced it's set to launch a new 4G LTE network in many popular U.S. destination including New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, Dallas, Seattle, Atlanta, Miami and a few other major American cities.
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Indiegogo chooses Canada to launch first app, kickstart mobile strategy
Castanet
Indiegogo, which bills itself as the world's largest crowdfunding platform, is looking to grow with a move into mobile apps starting in Canada. The San Francisco-based company announced that Canadians are getting early access to its first mobile app, which is now available on Apple's App Store. The app will be rolling out to other countries in a couple of months, said Indiegogo CEO Slava Rubin.
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Edmonton parking meter technology to get an upgrade
Edmonton Sun
Edmonton's lagging parking technology is poised to finally hit the fast lane. A city council committee voted unanimously to implement pay-by-plate technology to replace the city's 3,300 parking meters, and install 400 new electronic pay stations along busy entertainment districts — like the site of the new $480 million downtown arena for which fines will help pay for — by 2016.
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Understanding sound masking technology
Oakville Beaver
Most people are familiar with the idea of using walls and doors to physically block noise, as well as the benefits of installing ceiling tiles, wall panels and soft flooring to absorb noise. However, many also enlist these solutions in pursuit of the old adage silence is golden.
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Vancouver-based Roam Mobility announces new 4G LTE U.S. network
Canada.com
Vancouver-based Roam Mobility is one of the best options around for Canadians seeking, simple, affordable U.S. data plans when traveling to the United States. But one feature has been missing from the service since launch – 4G LTE support. Roam has announced it's set to launch a new 4G LTE network in many popular U.S. destination including New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, Dallas, Seattle, Atlanta, Miami and a few other major American cities.

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Bar code turns 40: Next-generation codes move past grocery stores
CBC News
George Laurer had no idea his design would reach well beyond retail outlets when he created the black line and number sets known as the modern bar code while working for IBM as an engineer. Forty years ago today, Laurer's creation — the Universal Product Code (UPC) — was first put to use in a U.S. grocery store.

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New technology may put an end to drilling teeth
Hamilton Spectator
There may be a time in the near future when fillings for minor cavities are a thing of the past. Researchers at King's College London are developing a procedure that uses low frequency electrical currents to help teeth "self heal" lesions (sometimes referred to as cavities) without drilling.

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Qualcomm bets on 'WiGig' technology with deal for Wilocity
The Wall Street Journal
Qualcomm said it has purchased startup Wilocity, a bet that a high-speed wireless technology called WiGig will become a standard feature on smartphones and other products. Financial terms weren't disclosed. Online publication TheMarker in May reported that a deal was imminent, putting the price at $300 million. Qualcomm officials wouldn't comment on that figure.
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A bright side to Facebook's experiments on its users
The New York Times
Facebook's disclosure that it had tinkered with about 700,000 users' news feeds as part of a psychology experiment conducted in 2012 inadvertently laid bare what too few tech firms acknowledge: that they possess vast powers to closely monitor, test and even shape our behavior, often while we're in the dark about their capabilities. Because the study was conducted in partnership with academic researchers, it also appeared to violate long-held rules protecting people from becoming test subjects without providing informed consent.
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New technology in Samsung tablet brings colours to life, reduces bulk
The Telegram
Samsung’s new Galaxy Tab S tablet looks different. As soon as I turned on the screen, I noticed that the colours are stunning and vivid. Red looks redder, and greens are greener. The lawn and the trees in "Ghostbusters" look alive, as does a purple-tinted apparition. The Tab S is also thinner than other leading tablets, at a quarter of an inch (6.6 millimeters). The model with the smaller screen is lighter, too.
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India interested in Japan's bullet train technology
Japan Times
India's railway system needs huge improvements and Indian Commerce Secretary Rajeev Kher says his country is interested in adopting Japan's bullet train technology. "The government is looking at how the better quality, the new quality of trains should be introduced" and "shinkansen is one area which we will not ignore," Kher said in an interview during his visit to Tokyo.
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Can't touch this: New camera app to revolutionize selfies
StartUp Smart
A Swedish startup aims to make the lives of smartphone users a little bit easier with the launch of a touch-free selfie app. GoCam, a new app by Crunchfish, allows users to trigger a photo without having to touch their screens. Instead, people can take a photo or video with a simple hand gesture while being up to three metres away.
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