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Cyber Monday Giveaway with Future Shop

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Happy Cyber Monday everyone! We’ve got a Cyber Monday giveaway from our good friends at Future Shop. This contest runs until tomorrow, Tuesday December 2nd. The winner gets a 50 dollar gift card. It is open to our Canadian followers only. Head on over to our Facebook page and like us on Facebook or follow […]

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Facebook Sued Over Interception of Private Messages

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Last week a class action lawsuit commenced in the Ontario Superior Court alleges that Facebook illicitly intercepted and scanned its users’ private messages without their knowledge or consent. The lawsuit alleges that the URLs (website addresses) in users’ private messages were harvested by Facebook in violation of users’ privacy. Facebook did this in order to […]

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Facebook to buy Oculus VR for Two Billion in Cash

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Facebook has announced plans to purchase Oculus VR, the company behind the Rift headset, for around $2 billion in cash and stock. This includes $400 million, and 23.1 million Facebook shares. An additional $300 million earnout will be paid in cash and stock if Oculus hits certain unspecified milestones. “I’m excited to announce that we’ve agreed […]

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Facebook to acquire WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock

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Wow. Facebook is spending a lot of money! $19 billion to be exact. When I heard this yesterday I couldn’t believe my ears. Is WhatsApp really worth this much? What I’m really wondering is how Facebook is going to get any kind of ROI out of this still potential purchase. Of course a purchase of […]

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Facebook Rehab Bestseller “Forty Days Off Facebook” Hits #1 on Amazon

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If you’ve been thinking about disconnecting from the social media behemoth Facebook you should take a look at the Facebook rehab bestseller “Forty Days Off Facebook”.  This book recently hit #1 on Amazon and is a great resource for anyone wishing to distance themselves from what can become a connecting yet isolating technology. Ryan Beale […]

 
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