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  1. Best Buy stops selling Kaspersky antivirus after U.S. banRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | CBC News

    An employee of Kaspersky Lab works on computers at the company's headquarters in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 1, 2017. The U.S. government banned federal agencies from using Kaspersky Labs anti-malware software on Wednesday.


  2. How a man kept his father's memory alive using artificial intelligenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | CBC News

    That is, he talks to the version of his father that lives on through Dadbot, an artificially intelligent chatbot he designed to retain his dad's experiences and personality. "It either brings a smile to my face and a warm feeling sometimes, and at other times it brings a tear to my eye," the journalist from Berkeley, Calif., told As It Happens guest host Helen Mann.


  3. Cyberattack: Was it really ransomware, or an attack on Ukraine - or something yet to come?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | CBC News

    Technicians work on a flight timetable for the airport's site at the capital's main airport, Boryspil, outside Kiev, Ukraine, on Tuesday. A day after the latest cyberattack crippled computers internationally, starting in Ukraine, expert opinions vary widely over who was behind it and what the real goal was.


  4. Uber must make changes at top to fix culture woes, experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | CBC News

    Uber CEO Travis Kalanick addresses a gathering at an event in New Delhi, India in this Dec. 2016. Experts say Kalanick should step aside or at minimum change his behaviour for the company to make progress.


  5. Clashes and arrests mark day of protest in Portland, OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | CBC News

    Thousands of protesters gathered in Portland, Ore., Sunday, June 4, 2017, for competing rallies following last month's fatal stabbing of two men on a light-rail train by a man police say was shouting anti-Muslim slurs. Thousands of demonstrators and counter protesters converged in downtown Portland, Oregon, on Sunday, a day marked by multiple arrests and clashes between police and protesters.


  6. Second Opinion | Are animals born with the ability to count?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | CBC News

    Hello and happy Saturday! Here's our roundup of the week's interesting and eclectic news in health and medical science. Some scientists say yes, and point to examples where pigeons , dolphins and monkeys have learned to use symbols that represent quantities.


  7. Campus clash: Students battle over what constitutes free speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | CBC News

    University of Toronto psychology professor Jordan Peterson has become a divisive figure in the debate over free speech vs. censorship on Canadian campuses. His rallies are often targeted by protesters.


  8. It never seems a good time for a tax-the-rich budget: Don PittisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | CBC News

    Despite early rumours that Finance Minister Bill Morneau would increase taxes on the rich, it turned out this was not the right time. Don Pittis was a forest firefighter and a ranger in Canada's High Arctic islands.


  9. A Really Good Day: How microdosing LSD helped Ayelet Waldman pull back from the depths of depressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | CBC News

    John Lennon, looking back on the first time the Beatles and their wives took LSD , describes a night of surreal hysteria. "It was insane going around London," he told Rolling Stone magazine in 1971.


  10. The week in pictures: Tragedy strikes Quebec and Trump speaks to PutinRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | CBC News

    A rioter paints an anarchy symbol on a Wells Fargo bank during a protest against an appearance by Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos in Berkeley, Calif., on Wednesday. Hundreds rallied against the appearance, forcing the cancellation of Yiannopoulos's speech at University of California at Berkeley.


  11. Holland College concert to raise money for music programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | CBC News

    Holland College's School of Performing Arts alumni and instructors are putting on a concert to raise money to buy much-needed equipment for the school's expanding music performance program. The program has been growing steadily over the past five years, said Alan White, an instructor at the college who spoke with CBC Mainstreet about the upcoming show.


  12. The patent trap? Open science advocates want CRISPR technology to be freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | CBC News

    Kelly Crowe is a medical sciences correspondent for CBC News, specializing in health and biomedical research. She joined CBC in 1991, and has spent 25 years reporting on a wide range of national news and current affairs, with a particular interest in science and medicine.


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