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Connected Data opens Transporter private cloud platform to developers

- March 27th, 2014

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When Connected Data introduced Transporter a year or so ago, the idea was to be able to give you your own peer-to-peer private cloud a no-fee storage alternative and offer the functionality of cloud services like Dropbox, Box and SkyDrive and private storage options like Pogoplug.

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Is Social Media becoming “Girl” territory?

- March 11th, 2014

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Some interesting statistics are popping up in the U.S. suggesting that women are the true power behind social media, dominating the use of top social media sites like Facebook and visual type social sites like tumblr, Pinterest and Instagram, according to Pew Research and Burst Media and others.

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Curl up with 15,000 Marvel comics for $0.99

- March 7th, 2014

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As winter seems to never want to end, perhaps this is a good time to roll up with a good comic book – or maybe 15,000.  For a limited time, to celebrate SXSW Interactive 2014, Marvel is offering unlimited access to their massive collection, spanning their 75 years, for an entire month, for under a dollar.

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Apple ‘iOS in the Car’ rolls out as CarPlay

- March 3rd, 2014

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After a sneak preview at Apple’s iOS in the Car standard unveiled at the Apple Wordwide Developer Conference back in June, Apple is officially rolling it out as CarPlay and will be shown off through leading manufacturers this week at the Geneva International Motor Show.

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Largest item on Kijiji Calgary? It’s free today!

- February 26th, 2014
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Calgary house listed for sale as “FREE” on Kijiji being given away today

You can find lots of things that are given away for free on Kijiji – a major on-line marketplace – but it’s rare that it’s a big-ticket item, something as significant as a house. Back in  mid-January, Canadian country recording star Jason Hastie, along with his wife Gina, posted an ad on Kijiji offering their mid-century 1952 Calgary, Alberta house in the community of Killarney (in the vicinity of 26 Ave and 31 Street SW) for sale and listed it as “free”.

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