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It's down to final eight as gamers go after Canada's Madden NFL 18 crown

It's down to final eight as gamers go after Canada's Madden NFL 18 crown

TORONTO — Rob Gambino takes his video gaming seriously. And when he plays, there's always something on the line. "I don't really play for fun. I only play money games on third-party websites," said the 29-year-old from Toronto.

Trump makes light of his Twitter account going dark briefly

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is making light of his Twitter account going dark for a few minutes this week.
Can Apple to live up to the hype for the iPhone X?

Can Apple to live up to the hype for the iPhone X?

SAN FRANCISCO — The iPhone X's lush screen, facial-recognition skills and $1,000 price tag are breaking new ground in Apple's marquee product line.

Departing Twitter employee deactivates Trump's account

WASHINGTON — A Twitter customer support worker who was on his or her last day on the job deactivated President Donald Trump's account for a few minutes Thursday evening, the social media company reported. Shortly before 7 p.m.

Under pressure, social media giants acknowledge meddling

WASHINGTON — In three exhaustive hearings this week, executives from Facebook, Twitter and Google acknowledged that their platforms were used by Russia to try and create division over such disparate issues as immigration, gun control and politics.
Snoop Dogg stands over Trump body on album cover

Snoop Dogg stands over Trump body on album cover

An album cover image posted to Snoop Dogg's Instagram account showing the rapper looking down on what appears to be the dead body of President Donald Trump has been removed from the platform.

Canadian 'This Is Us' viewers hear Kevin Spacey reference scrubbed in U.S.

TORONTO — A passing mention of Kevin Spacey was scrubbed from Tuesday night's U.S. broadcast of "This Is Us" but the edited version of the episode was not delivered to CTV before it aired in Canada.
Lawmakers release Russia-linked Facebook ads

Lawmakers release Russia-linked Facebook ads

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers on Wednesday released a trove of Facebook ads linked to a Russian effort to disrupt the American political process and whip up tensions around divisive social issues.
You can shower with the new Kindle - you just can't read

You can shower with the new Kindle - you just can't read

NEW YORK — Amazon's top-of-the-line e-reader is now waterproof — an excellent feature for a $250-and-up investment. But don't go scuba diving just yet. Your Kindle Oasis might not survive.
Only 5% of Canadian tech companies have female chief executives: report

Only 5% of Canadian tech companies have female chief executives: report

TORONTO — A new report says just five per cent of Canadian technology companies have a female founder and a similar fraction have a woman as CEO, figures which suggest the industry's gender diversity is lagging other sectors.