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  • Attention Metrolinx representatives: your attendance is requested in Newmarket. 

     

  • Specifically, council wants to hear the business case surrounding the planned two-way, all-day rail service expansion along the Barrie GO line — including the anticipated 15-minute two-way, all-day service between Toronto and Aurora — and the implications on Newmarket road crossings. Future plans for the Tannery Mall hub, level crossing upgrades, grade separated crossings, train whistling and noise reduction, a potential new station on Mulock Drive, improvements to the Water Street crossing and the potential widening of the Main Street bridge would also be discussed.

  • Patni also confirmed a Blueline driver caught on YouTube arguing with a bylaw officer has been charged with acting discourteously in front of a customer.

      

  • WARNING: Video below contains extremely coarse and offensive language

  • “We’re working with the tools we currently have,” acting deputy city manager Susan Jones told the committee.

    It’s up to the province to stiffen the rules or give municipalities the ability to impound illegal taxis, as happens in Quebec, she added.

  • More must be done, said Gloucester-South Nepean Coun. Michael Qaqish.

    “We need to step up the enforcement and make sure the playing field is level,” he said.

  • The key principles to guide the review, which committee chair Diane Deans reiterated several times during the meeting, are public safety, accessibility and consumer protection.

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  • UberEats launches in downtown Toronto, where customers can use the ride-hailing app to order up meals chosen from featured restaurants between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on weekdays.

  • Facebook’s long-rumored plan to directly host articles from news organizations will start on Wednesday
Apr 28, 15

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Apr 28, 15

LIVE on #Periscope: #GMCanConnectedCar @GMCanada Engineering Centre - Oshawa Announcement: Now Hiring, Expanding & … https://t.co/dYdEOyz1qm

  • If you live outside the United States, our services are now provided to you by Twitter International Company, our company based in Dublin, Ireland. Twitter International Company will be responsible for handling your account information under Irish privacy and data protection law, which is based on the European Union’s Data Protection Directive.

  • A recent study found that almost half of the impact of a video ad is realized when people have seen three seconds or less of it. In addition, nearly three-quarters of brand lift, a positive shift in awareness and perception, is gained within the first 10 seconds of a video
  • conducted by research company Neilson on behalf of the Facebook

  • Uber drivers often own their own cars and work less than 40 hours a week, while most yellow taxis are owned by cab companies, have more than one driver and are on the road close to 24 hours a day.
  • some Uber riders have complained about fare add-ons for larger vehicles and “surge pricing” during rush hour, bad weather or holidays
  • some drivers and their advocates grumbled that Uber's growth has flooded the market, lowering average incomes for all drivers.

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  • AUSTIN, Texas — Twitter tried raining on Meerkat's parade last Friday when it cut off the app's ability to access the microblogging network's social graph. But apparently, those efforts failed.

    Meerkat, a live-streaming app that automatically tweets out a link to your followers, saw its user base jump at least 30%, Ryan Cooley, the company's community director, told Mashable.

  • Meerkat, a live-streaming app that automatically tweets out a link to your followers, saw its user base jump at least 30%, Ryan Cooley, the company's community director, told Mashable.
Mar 16, 15

|LIVE NOW| Help me put Tech News Today together. #meerkat http://t.co/VNfG6kaL4j

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