Apple's Tim Cook is Out and Proud

Christine Persaud 10/30/2014 01:53:00 PM EST in Industry

Apple's Tim Cook is Out and Proud

Apple's CEO Tim Cook has never really hidden his sexuality, noting that many Apple employees have known for some time that he's gay. (Nor is it particularly surprising news for most.) But he's also never publicly admitted it. Nor should he have to. But now he has.

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TiVo Coming to Canada via Cogeco

Published: 10/30/2014 11:56:31 AM EST

TiVo Coming to Canada via Cogeco

Cogeco Cable will now be offering the TiVo service to its customers in Ontario, and in Quebec by next Spring.

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Pananonic's AX800 TVs Now Support 4K Streaming From Netflix

Published: 10/30/2014 11:11:46 AM

Pananonic's AX800 TVs Now Support 4K Streaming From Netflix

Panasonic Canada Inc. has announced that its AX800 series of 4K Ultra High Definition Televisions are now capable of streaming Netflix's 4K content. The update allows AX800 owners to watch Netflix 4K content, which includes series such as House of Cards and Breaking Bad.

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Black Friday is the New Boxing Day; Canadian Holiday Shopping Stats

Published: 10/30/2014 10:59:18 AM

Black Friday is the New Boxing Day; Canadian Holiday Shopping Stats

It appears when it comes to the best shopping deals, Boxing Day is so yesterday. Black Friday is the new "hot" day for shopping in Canada, even though it's an event that technically follows the American Thanksgiving holiday.

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Ricoh Introduces 5.3x Pentax K-Mount Standard Zoom Lens

Published: 10/30/2014 10:38:52 AM

Ricoh Introduces 5.3x Pentax K-Mount Standard Zoom Lens

Ricoh Imaging Canada Inc. has announced a new standard zoom lens for its Pentax K-mount DSLRs. The new HD Pentax-DA 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR provides a 5.3x zoom range, compared to 3x for a typicalkit lens, with greater wide-angle coverage and telephoto reach.

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Harman Launches Multi-Room Music System

Published: 10/29/2014 12:36:38 PM

Harman Launches Multi-Room Music System

Erikson Consumer, the exclusive Canadian distributor for Harman International Industries' consumer electronics products, has announced that the Harman Kardon Wireless HD Audio System will be available in Canada starting in November.

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Legrand Adds 24-Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch to Line

Published: 10/29/2014 08:41:09 AM

Legrand Adds 24-Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch to Line

Legrand is now offering the DA2524, a gigabit Ethernet switch that provides high-speed Ethernet to as many as 24 devices simultaneously, ideal for highly connected homes and small businesses, and for both new installations and retrofits.

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GE Installs 1,500 Wind Turbines in Canada

Published: 10/29/2014 08:33:04 AM

GE Installs 1,500 Wind Turbines in Canada

GE is marking a milestone, having installed 1,500 wind turbines in Canada, bringing the total wind capacity across Canada to 2 gigawatts, or enough to power the equivalent of more than 435,000 homes.

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Beep. Please Don't Leave a Message at the Tone

Published: 10/29/2014 07:30:01 AM

Beep. Please Don't Leave a Message at the Tone

You've been stuck in a meeting all day. You finally get the chance to grab your cell phone and ugh, there's that annoying notification indicating that you have a new voice mail. Voice mail? Really? Who leaves those anymore?

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Timmy's-Burger King Deal Clears Comp Bureau Hurdle

Published: 10/28/2014 07:56:59 PM

Timmy's-Burger King Deal Clears Comp Bureau Hurdle

Burger King's takeover of Tim Hortons is a step closer to a done deal today. Canada's Competition Bureau issued what it calls a "no action letter" about it. The NAL states that the deal is "unlikely to result in a substantial lessening or prevention of competition."

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