Daily Archives: October 7, 2017

NFL Sunday Ticket coming back to some Canadian cable markets

After weeks of backlash, frustrated NFL fans in Canada are relieved that some cable companies are once again offering a package that allows viewers to watch any NFL game they desire. Before the season began, the U.K.-based DAZN — pronounced Da Zone — secured the exclusive digital broadcasting rights to all National Football League games. The service allows subscribers to watch ...

Read More »

MMIWG inquiry losing 2 more staffers

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is losing two more staffers. Susan Vella, the commission’s lead lawyer, has left “effective immediately,” according to a note from chief commissioner Marion Buller on the commission’s website on Saturday.  The inquiry will also lose Aimeé Craft, the director of research, who will return to her job at the University ...

Read More »

White nationalists rally at Charlottesville statue for third time

Workers covered the statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Va. with a tarpaulin after a violent white nationalist rally led to three deaths  (AP Photo/Steve Helber) A group of white nationalists, led by so-called “alt-right” leader Richard Spencer, held a torchlit rally at a tarpaulin-covered statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee Saturday. WVIR reported that approximately three dozen ...

Read More »

Does gaming on YouTube push too many legal buttons?

YouTube superstar PewDiePie is known for his his bombastic personality and unfiltered opinions on video games — and his latest social media flare-up may have unintended consequences for the games industry at large. Earlier this month, PewDiePie — whose real name is Felix Kjellberg — was caught saying the n-word while competing in a game of PlayerUnknown’s BattleGrounds during a livestream on his YouTube channel. Many gaming fans and developers voiced their displeasure and noted it wasn’t the ...

Read More »

How to stop ads from following you online

File photo: The logo of Facebook is pictured on a window at new Facebook Innovation Hub during a media tour in Berlin, Germany, February 24, 2016. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch) Is this just a coincidence? You recently looked at cameras online, and now you’re seeing ads for cameras. You were browsing new outfits, and now your browser is showing ads for shirts ...

Read More »

Hurricane Nate moving toward U.S. Gulf Coast after deadly flooding in Central America

Hurricane Nate gained force as it continued rapidly moving over the central Gulf of Mexico early Saturday after drenching Central America in rain that was blamed for at least 21 deaths. Forecasters said it was likely to reach the U.S. Gulf Coast over the weekend. Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama officials declared states of emergency and Louisiana ordered some people to evacuate coastal ...

Read More »