Technology

Typing on a smartphone is hard enough – imagine doing it on a smartwatch or other wearable device. A Toronto startup called Minuum is trying to solve that problem with a tiny virtual keyboard.

Consumers often incorrectly estimate how much data they consume online and pay internet providers for more downloading and uploading than they actually do, a U.S. government watchdog says.

A 17-year-old girl from New Mexico has invented a device aimed at reducing the chance a child will die in an overheated car.

BlackBerry has bought German anti-eavesdropping firm SecuSmart in a move to bulk up its security assets.

A "highly sophisticated Chinese state-sponsored actor" recently managed to hack into the computer systems at Canada’s National Research Council, confirms the country's chief information officer, Corinne Charette.

A University of Moncton physicist is hoping a new ultra-thin film, that can be applied to the windshield of commercial airplanes, may keep the skies safer by blocking laser beams that are being aimed

An ultra-efficient light bulb that you can dim with a regular light switch has been invented by a trio of engineers from Toronto.

Dozens of speakers voiced their thoughts on the Vancouver Aquarium's controversial captive whales and dolphins program Monday evening, at a second special meeting convened by the Vancouv

Delegates say they support the economic benefits of resource development, but worry the North would not be able to respond quickly to disasters, such as an oil spill.

Xplornet Communications Inc. is promising internet download speeds of up to 25 megabits per second for rural and remote areas of Canada by 2017.

Amazon.com will start offering customized 3D-printed products ranging from pendants to bobblehead figurines.

A team of Vancouver high school students came in second place at an international robotic soccer competition held in Brazil.

A B.C.-born scientist is enjoying fresh air and real food again for the first time in four months.

The Island Nature Trust is doing an inventory of all the species of plants and animals in P.E.I.'s first wilderness park.

As wireworms spread across P.E.I., costing potato growers millions of dollars by damaging crops, farmers are turning to a new rotation crop for the fight.

2014 has already broken the improving aviation safety pattern of recent years.

'World-first' road sensors in the newest Volvos could eventually make car travel much safer, but probably only if every other automaker follows suit.

It didn't take long for a little robot attempting to hitchhike across the country relying on the kindness of strangers to get its first ride.

A 'turtle webcam' in Florida has recorded the hatching of about 100 baby loggerhead sea turtles.

Live tweeting trials seem to enhance people's engagement and understanding of court proceedings , according to the preliminary results of a study examining Twitter coverage in the courtroom inspired by the Chris Falconer murder trial

The continuing controversy over Vancouver Aquarium's captive whale and dolphin program will be addressed at a special meeting of the Park Board on Saturday, July 26.

An astounding photograph of a giant cod caught in Notre Dame Bay, N.L., this week has captured the public's attention in a big way.

A robotic exoskeleton that allows some people with spinal cord injuries to walk upright has been approved for use by Health Canada and the U.S. Federal Drug Administration.

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Fossil feathers have been found on an early plant-eating dinosaur for the first time, raising the possibility that all dinosaurs were downy, not scaly.