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Technology: October 2011 Archives

Technology: Google's Person Finder in a Crisis

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

dan-misener-600_1.JPGIn the wake of Sunday's earthquake in Turkey, Google has launched a version of its Person Finder. Dan Misener takes a look at how this technology and others are bridging the gap between the physical and online worlds in crisis and disaster situations.

 

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Technology: The Golden Age of Complaining

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Thumbnail image for misener-21.jpgFrom Twitter, to Facebook, to Yelp and TripAdvisor, there's never been a better time to be a disgruntled customer. Given that relaity our tech columnist, Dan Misener, has some thoughts on small business customer service in the digital age.

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Technology: Digital Locks?

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

dan-misener-600_1.JPGDan Misener looks at some new research that indicates digital locks designed to combat piracy might not work as expected.

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Dan's CBC News Story