European Union Says Canadian Oil Sands Not Dirty

European Union Says Canadian Oil Sands Not Dirty

After several years of debate, the European Union (EU) has rescinded its plan to label Canada’s oil sands as dirty. In what is seen by environmental groups as a backward move, the removal of the “dirty” label also removes the impediment to the oil sands being exported directly to Europe. Environmentalists also believe the decision […]

Hackathon Offers $1 Million in Prizes

Hackathon Offers $1 Million in Prizes

Technology nerds are being given the opportunity to see their greatest dreams come true with $1 million in prizes on offer in next week’s Dreamforce event. As part of the annual event hosted by Salesforce.com, the competition is aimed at app development for mobile devices. Teams will compete in three categories each offering prizes including […]

Police Brutality to Be Scrutinized in Baltimore

Police Brutality to Be Scrutinized in Baltimore

Police brutality has come under scrutiny as the subject of sweeping reforms in Baltimore. In a joint announcement by Baltimore’s mayor and police commissioner yesterday, they said their aim was to restore the public’s trust in the department. Proposed changes may include body cameras as a part of standard service equipment. The announcement follows a […]

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