February 18, 2018

Foursquare’s BlackBerry 10 app updated to add features that iOS users already enjoy

Heads-up, BB10 users -- checking in just got a little less second-class. Foursquare has today issued an update to its BlackBerry 10 app that effectively brings it closer in line with the version already available for iOS users. For starters, there's a more compact Explore screen, and your friends can now be tagged in check-ins and comments. For big … [Read more...]

Updated Portraits: “Hunger Games: Catching Fire”

Lionsgate has spent much of this week unveiling "Victory Portraits" featuring characters from the upcoming "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire". Check out all the one-sheets released thus far below, this page will be updated as more follow: Dark Horizons - News … [Read more...]

LG acquires webOS from HP, plans to use it in smart TV platform (updated)

Here's a wild one -- webOS has been revived, and the suitor may surprise you. LG has reportedly lifted the troubled webOS unit from HP's hands, but instead of using it in future smartphones or tablets, it's planning to inject the operating system across its smart TV portfolio -- finally adding a layer of truth to a rumor we first spotted in October … [Read more...]

Updated: Liberal MLA slamming his own party

A BC Liberal MLA is blasting his own party after leaked documents show a strategy of "quick wins" with the ethnic community ahead of the may election.  Kash Heed was blunt when asked about  the latest controversy over leaked government documents. "Not impressed what so ever but I am not surprised given what i have experienced over there … [Read more...]

Updated: Jobs Minister changes stance on temporary foreign worker controversy

  BC's Jobs Minister is admitting people have lost confidence in the Temporary Foreign Worker Program after the HD Mining controversy.  Pat Bell says it is clear the company fell short in looking for qualified Canadian miners before bringing in Chinese workers. "The public needs to have confidence that any jobs that are allowed to be … [Read more...]

Updated: Gov’t framework for 10 year deal with teachers

CKNW has obtained the full 24 page document outlining the BC Governments framework to reach a ten year deal with teachers. It is called Working Together for Students and introduces four key elements to secure a decade of labour peace with the teachers union. The Province wants to index teachers salaries to an average of other major public sector … [Read more...]

Microsoft confirms ‘a delay in approval’ of updated SkyDrive app for iOS

Feisty, no? Following a report from The Next Web, Microsoft has confirmed to us that there is indeed a hangup in moving the updated SkyDrive app into the App Store. For those unaware, it was reported that Microsoft and Apple were deadlocked in discussions due to the former's decision to allow users to buy more storage from within the app. In other … [Read more...]

Amazon Black Friday Deals Guide – Updated

Black Friday is almost upon us with sales galore. In the run-up, Amazon.com has begun offering DVD and Blu-ray deals each day, below are the big bargains I've found thus far. With these things, it's all about clearing stock so grab what you want while you can at these prices. This page will be updated through the week as the deals change, and … [Read more...]

UPDATED: Bomb scare over at Langley RCMP headquarters

A bomb scare is Langley is now over at the RCMP headquarters. Police say a car was towed to the detachment around 6 a.m., after they received reports of a suspicious circumstance in one neighbourhood. Officers then noticed something suspicious about the vehicle, and the bomb squad was called in. Reporters on scene heard something blow up around 9 … [Read more...]

UPDATED: More damning documents finger BC Government

The NDP have more leaked emails from a committee examining the future of the aging Burnaby hospital that seem to show the group's members are not focused on health care but are instead playing politics.   Health critic Mike Farnworth says the title of the email, from a committee stacked with BC Liberal MLA's, party members, and insiders, … [Read more...]