At TED@Cannes, Gary Wolf gives a 5-min intro to an intriguing new pastime: using mobile apps and always-on gadgets to track and analyze your body, mood, diet, spending -- just about everything in daily life you can measure -- in gloriously geeky detail.
New Professional-Grade Tablet Delivers Unmatched Power and Web Performance
San Francisco, CA - Research In Motion yesterday redefined the possibilities for mobile computing with the unveiling of its new professional-grade BlackBerry® PlayBook tablet and BlackBerry® Tablet OS.
Perfect for either large organizations or an “army of one”, the BlackBerry PlayBook is designed to give users what they want, including uncompromised web browsing, true multitasking and high performance multimedia, while also providing advanced security features, out-of-the-box enterprise support and a breakthrough development platform
WATERLOO REGION Should they or shouldn’t they? That is the question. Well, actually, the real question on the ballot is, “Do you support members of Kitchener and Waterloo councils engaging in discussions about the advantages and disadvantages of merging the cities of Kitchener and Waterloo? Yes or No?”
Waterloo Region - Region of Waterloo Public Health launched Waterloo Region’s Healthy Workplace Awards Program in October 2009. This program recognizes and celebrates workplaces in Waterloo Region who demonstrate a strong commitment to improving the health of their employees.
Guelph - The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) is investing more than $10 million in research at the University of Guelph and partnering universities. The funding will support 72 projects across the agri-food spectrum, from developing avian flu vaccines to studying the rural labour market to finding alternatives to pesticides.
Calgary - The Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary is honoured that Clive Beddoe, founder and chairman of WestJet Airlines Ltd., has accepted the 2010/11 Jarislowsky fellowship in business management.
OTTAWA Professor Jamie Benidickson, from the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law, was awarded the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law’s 2010 Senior Scholarship Prize during the organization’s annual colloquium in Ghent, Belgium, on September 14th.
TORONTO - Homeless young people are victims of crime at rates that society would consider unacceptable for any other group, according to a new report by researchers at York University and the University of Guelph.
Waterloo - Jardine Lloyd Thompson Canada the nation’s premier provider of Insurance and Risk Management services to the Canadian Public Sector has entered into an exclusive arrangement with MMI of Waterloo, Ontario, to provide a private labeled, customized version of CatastroPhoneTM Telecommunication Disaster Recovery Service to the Canadian public entity market.
WATERLOO - Joe MacInnis, a renowned deep-sea explorer and researcher, will share his insights into the catastrophic BP oil spill and its impact during a public talk this week at the University of Waterloo.
KITCHENER In celebration of the fourth annual Grand River Film Festival, THEMUSEUM is proud to host the 2010 Chairman’s Gala on Tuesday September 28, 2010. With this year’s Festival promising to be another coup for Waterloo Region, the Chairman’s Gala, presented by Christie Digital Inc. is a fundraising event for the Festival which launches next month.
A Good-bye to Product of Eden at The Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery
Kitchener - Artist Mary Catherine Newcomb’s outdoor exhibition Product of Eden at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery is closing with a good-bye event on October 2nd from 10 a.m. to noon. The event invites neighbors and community members to continue Newcomb’s legacy by taking home soil from the exhibition. The bulk of the soil will find new life with Waterloo Region community gardens including the Victoria Hills Multicultural Community Garden.
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