News: Technology

Loonie moves up as inflation ticks higher

Saturday  01:25,   21 july 2018
msn

Stock indexes in Canada and the U.S. closed down Friday on geopolitical tensions, while the loonie surged higher after Statistics Canada said the inflation rate jumped in June. Data from June showed the country's annual inflation rate rose to 2.5[...]
News / Technology

Aeroplan to launch charter airline after Air Canada partnership ends

Friday  18:38,   20 july 2018
cbc.ca

Aeroplan aims to get into the airline business by offering charter flights to its most popular destinations as the loyalty program prepares for the end of its exclusive partnership with Air Canada in 2020. "We have routes where we have enough[...]

Trump says he's 'ready' to put tariffs on all $505 billion of Chinese goods imported to the U.S.

Friday  17:34,   20 july 2018
cnbc

President Donald Trump has indicated that he is willing to slap tariffs on every Chinese good imported to the U.S. should the need arise. "I'm ready to go to 500," the president told CNBC's Joe Kernen in a "Squawk Box" interview. The reference[...]

How the Former Billionaire Known as 'Catwoman' Went Bankrupt With $0 in Her Bank Account

Friday  12:56,   20 july 2018
time

New York City socialite Jocelyn Wildenstein was once worth billions — but now her fortune has vanished. Wildenstein, whom the New York City tabloids dubbed “Catwoman” because of her unusual feline look, filed for federal Chapter 11 bankruptcy[...]

Industrials and tech help lift Toronto market

Friday  04:50,   20 july 2018
msn

The industrials and technology sectors helped Canada's main stock index close higher Thursday, while U.S. stock markets moved lower. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. climbed along with aviation and other rail companies after the company showed[...]

Microsoft beats Wall Street targets on cloud services revenue

Friday  04:45,   20 july 2018
reuters

Microsoft beats Wall Street targets on cloud services revenueThe company's flagship Azure cloud product recorded revenue growth of 89 percent in the fourth quarter ended June 30. Its shares rose nearly 4 percent in after-hours[...]

World's 'affection' for Canada will help diversification: trade minister

Friday  04:45,   20 july 2018
reuters

World's 'affection' for Canada will help diversification: trade ministerJim Carr received the trade portfolio in a Cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday, when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said finding new export markets was a[...]

Why nearly 70 per cent of millennials regret buying their homes

Thursday  22:36,   19 july 2018
cnbc

About four in 10 millennials are homeowners, but they're not necessarily happy about it.Millennials aren’t exactly jumping for joy after purchasing their[...]

More people are navigating retirement alone

Thursday  22:26,   19 july 2018
time

More people are navigating retirement alone“I realized there are so many demands in giving care to an older person,” says Marak, now 67. “I don’t have family to do that for[...]

Mark Cuban says this is the No. 1 reason people fail in business

Thursday  22:01,   19 july 2018
cnbc

Mark Cuban reveals the key reason most businesses fail in an interview with Valuetainment.So what separates the successful founders from the flops? According to Dallas Mavericks owner and “Shark Tank” investor Mark Cuban, it all boils down to work[...]

Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX:RCI.B): Should You Buy the Stock on a Dip?

Thursday  22:01,   19 july 2018
fool

Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX:RCI.B)(NYSE:RCI) pulled back a bit after the Q2 report. Is this the right time to buy?Let’s take a look at the numbers to see whether this is a good time to add Rogers to your[...]

TD Bank customers feel short-changed by coin-counting settlement

Thursday  10:00,   19 july 2018
thestar

Anthony Parisi Sanchez dumped socks full of change into TD Bank’s Penny Arcade coin-counting machine every week for six years , turning hundreds of dollars’ worth of pennies, nickels and dimes into what he assumed would be the same amount in cash. [...]

CP Rail beats profit estimates on higher shipments

Thursday  04:01,   19 july 2018
reuters

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd (CP.TO) reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday as Canada's no.2 railroad operator was helped by higher shipments of commodities like grains and potash.CP said total carloads, the amount of[...]

IBM gets boost from new businesses, tops estimates

Thursday  04:01,   19 july 2018
reuters

IBM gets boost from new businesses, tops estimatesLoad[...]

Microsoft's focus on cloud, partnerships paying off

Thursday  04:01,   19 july 2018
reuters

Microsoft's focus on cloud, partnerships paying offSo when Thyssenkrupp North America needed help predicting when to service its lifts, it turned to Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O), a partnership that illustrates how Microsoft's chief executive, Satya[...]