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Bell’s new streaming service to require TV subscription because it doesn’t understand how the Internet works

- December 2nd, 2014

Alright, Ma Bell. It’s officially time for you to pack it in and move to Boca Raton because you are clearly too old for the media business.

Kevin Crull

Bell Media president Kevin Crull. (JOEL LEMAY/QMI Agency)

In a seemingly desperate move, Bell Media president Kevin Crull told The Globe and Mail its upcoming streaming service Cravetv (previously known as Project Latte) will only be available to its current TV subscribers:

“We want the consumer to have a TV subscription … So you can subscribe to any level of television, you can subscribe to basic TV, or even what has become known as ‘skinny basic,’ or you can subscribe to a really high-end package.”

You know, because the kids today are all about signing up for a cable package to watch their favourite TV shows online.

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Map Dealers legalize world is a Google Maps interface for buying drugs

- December 1st, 2014

Want to know where to buy weed? There’s a map for that.

A new website called Map Dealers legalize world gives users looking to buy cannabis locations of where to buy the drug on a Google Maps interface, Motherboard reports.

The locations are approximate as the drug dealers don’t have GPS trackers attached to them or anything like that. The map just shows places the dealers generally sell at. (Seems like an easy way for police to set up a sting though if they need to.)

Woman smoking weed

(Fotolia)

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New digital “wondertag” started as a joke

- November 26th, 2014

 Tagsu

Whenever you go to a conference or convention, you usually get a badge or nametag at the registration desk. So how about an electronic one? Introducing Tagsu, the programmable pocket-sized digital #wondertag that offers a 32 character message on up to 42 different screens.

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Amazon launches its same-day delivery service in Toronto, Vancouver

- November 6th, 2014

Amazon’s same-day delivery service has finally come to Canada. Well, Toronto and Vancouver at least.

The newly launched service allows for customers to choose from a select group of items at Amazon.ca. Customers can place their orders as late as noon and should expect to receive the packages by 9 p.m. the same day. The service is even available on the weekend.

Amazon basket icon

(AFP PHOTO)

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