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Ottawa, ON, Canada

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Recent articles by Jon:

Syringe 'watch' puts a life-saving allergy shot on your wrist

Students have developed a wearable epinephrine shot that could always be with you to fight allergic reactions. → Read More

Netflix will invest up to $100 million in a NYC production hub

Netflix films many of its productions in New York City (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is just one example), so it only makes sense to have a large presence there, d... → Read More

The 'Halo' TV series has found its Master Chief

The years-in-the-making Halo TV series finally appears to be taking shape. Showtime has chosen American Gods' Pablo Schrieber to play the series' version of Ma... → Read More

Amazon's 'The Boys' has Karl Urban fighting superheroes gone bad

Are you sick of the usual superhero fare? So is Amazon. It just posted a teaser for The Boys, a Prime Video adaptation of Gareth Ennis' comic book about waywa... → Read More

DC Universe scales back 'Swamp Thing' over 'creative differences'

Not all is well in DC Universe's rapidly growing... well, universe. Hollywood Reporter sources say Warner Bros. Television (part of the service's parent Warner... → Read More

Car2go: 'Fraud' caused Chicago shutdown, not hacking

Car2go has frozen service in Chicago in the wake of a fraud incident that affected its fleet. → Read More

Alexa can finally control Apple Music on Sonos speakers

You can finally use Alexa to play Apple Music on Sonos speakers, giving you a viable alternative to a HomePod. → Read More

Apple seeks 'revolutionary' sensors for its self-driving car project

Apple isn't out of the self-driving car game because of its recent layoffs -- far from it, if you believe reports. Reuters sources claim that Apple has talked... → Read More

Xbox One update adds a mini keyboard and smarter uninstalls

Microsoft has more Xbox news in store even if you don't care for a disc-free One S or Game Pass Ultimate. It's trotting out an Xbox One April Update that, amon... → Read More

T-Mobile and Sprint merger is 'unlikely' without major changes

So much for T-Mobile and Sprint enjoying a smooth merger. Wall Street Journal sources say the Department of Justice has told the carriers that their $26 billio... → Read More

CRISPR gene editing has been used on humans in the US

The first human trials in the US for CRISPR gene editing are officially underway. A University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia spokesman has confirmed to NPR th... → Read More

Apple and Qualcomm settle royalty lawsuits with new patent agreement

And just like that, the bitter feud between Apple and Qualcomm is already over. The two companies have settled their patent royalty dispute, ending all ongoing... → Read More

'Apex Legends' update makes its big boys harder to kill

Respawn has addressed easy-to-hit 'Apex Legends' characters like Gibraltar and Caustic by letting them absorb more damage. → Read More

Microsoft's Xbox E3 showcase is set for June 9th

Xbox fans now have a particularly big date to mark on their calendars. Microsoft has announced that its E3 briefing will take place on June 9th at 4PM Eastern,... → Read More

Ecuador says it faced 40 million cyberattacks after giving up Assange

Ecuador's government may be facing virtual retaliation for its decision to allow Julian Assange's arrest. The country's deputy minister for information and com... → Read More

Apple's new documentary chief is a producer from 'Jesus Camp'

Apple TV+ documentaries will get a boost -- Apple has hired a major documentary producer and A&E veteran to lead its non-fiction strategy. → Read More

Google teases 'something big' for Pixel on May 7th

Google is hinting at 'something big' for Pixel fans on May 7th, and it might be the company's new budget phones. → Read More

Hulu buys AT&T's stake, leaving Comcast and Disney as owners

Those rumors of AT&T ditching its stake in Hulu have proven true, although it didn't necessarily play out as expected. The telecom has reached a deal to se... → Read More

YouTube's fact checking linked the Notre Dame fire to 9/11

YouTube's fact check panels were supposed to help debunk conspiracy theories, but they just backfired in an unfortunate fashion. The internet giant has disable... → Read More

Volvo cars in Europe will alert each other to slippery roads

Volvo's flurry of new safety features might not stop any time soon. The automaker is making its Slippery Road Alert and Hazard Light Alert features (previously... → Read More