NEWSWATCH: Three Al Jazeera journalists imprisoned in Egypt are to be retried. Their original trial (the 'evidence' included footage of sheep and horses) has been slammed as a sham by international media and the international community...
OTTAWA, CANADA: A chatty robot with an LED-lit smiley face was sent hitchhiking across Canada this summer as part of a social experiment and reached its final destination having covered several thousand kilometres on the road.
OTTAWA, CANADA: Loss-making Canadian smartphone manufacturer, BlackBerry has bought German voice and data encryption and anti-eavesdropping firm Secusmart. Secusmart's customers include NATO, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and entire government.
OTTAWA, CANADA: Canadian smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry announced the release of new "enhanced security" for its popular BBM messaging service, aiming to win back corporate users with high security needs such as banks.