Technology

Facebook users will soon be able to see which of their friends are in close proximity.

Communications Security Establishment Canada says it learned of the Heartbleed bug a full day before a federal government public warning went out and parts of the Canada Revenue Agency website were temporarily shut down.

The Cassini spacecraft captured what may have been the birth of Saturn's newest moon – and possibly its last ever.

Hunters in some areas of northern Ontario will have a harder time getting an adult moose tags for the upcoming moose-hunting season.

The lawyer of a 19-year-old London, Ont., man charged with exploiting the Heartbleed bug to steal over 900 SIN numbers says his client has been devastated by the arrest.

What drives facial hair fashion trends? When are beards considered attractive? A new scientific study has uncovered some answers.

Neil Young's Pono portable digital music player has become the third most-successful Kickstarter campaign in the history of the crowd-funding site.

If you're in your late 20s, you're already not as sharp as you used to be, a new study suggests.

The Canada Revenue Agency was asked by the RCMP not to publicize the theft of 900 social insurance numbers so the Mounties could investigate - a tactic they say led to a "viable" lead over the weekend. Meanwhile, the NDP is asking questions about the government's response to the security breach.

A satellite tagging device a Canadian researcher attached to a Greenland shark in the Arctic in 2012 and used to record migratory

Researchers in Canada’s online security community say that the Heartbleed breach was evidence that government is often not as well equipped as private companies to detect and react quickly to online security threats.

Of all the ways to experience identity theft, the loss of a SIN is among the more serious, as that is a user's official thumbprint on government networks and the one that is most often used to authenticate people in the financial system, too.

As Canadians wait to find out if their social insurance number was among 900 stolen due to the Heartbleed bug, a new survey shows a big increase in U.S. internet users who have had personal data stolen online.