Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Got a lousy password like ‘password1?’ Microsoft is going to ban it and many...

Easy to guess passwords like "password" and "123456" will go the way of Clippy and dial-up internet if Microsoft has its way, with the software giant announcing it will soon forbid users of its products to use commonly used log-ins....

Toronto Luxury Home Sales Double As Vancouver Sales Fall By Half

If Toronto's housing market is entering a correction, it seems no one bothered to tell the city's richest buyers. Vancouver, on the other hand,...

Greater Toronto Area Home Sales Plunge As Listings Rise

TORONTO — The Toronto Real Estate Board says the number of homes sold last month plunged 37.3 per cent compared with a year ago,...

Apple’s European tax fight could spur congressional action: U.S. treasury head

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew on Wednesday criticized a European ruling that Apple owes more than $14.5 billion US in back taxes. But he said the decision may spur Congress to finally address the stalled effort to reform America's corporate tax structure....

Sunwing defends 6-hour break between flights for pilot who returned to duty drunk

Sunwing Airlines is defending its scheduling for a pilot who showed up for the second flight of his 11-hour shift so drunk that he appeared to fall asleep in the captain's chair. But a pilots' group says the scheduling practice raises concerns....

Canadian Real Estate Prices Will Fall 28% By 2020, According To This Model (BLOG)

We get a few dozen emails weekly asking where we think Canadian real estate prices are going to be in the next few years....

Canada added 22,000 jobs last month, jobless rate ticks down to 6.2%

Canada's economy added 22,000 jobs last month, with a surge in part-time work offsetting a loss of full-time jobs. Statistics Canada reported Friday the jobless...

U.S. shale oil output seen up for 8th month: EIA

U.S. shale oil production is forecast to rise for the eighth consecutive month, climbing 112,000 barrels per day (bpd) to 5.585 million bpd in...

Toronto’s Arc Productions locks out employees amid ‘financial emergency’

The Toronto animation studio behind the Thomas and Friends children's films locked out hundreds of employees on Tuesday, citing a financial emergency....

PlayStation 4 Slim images appear weeks before Sony press event

Several images and videos of a slimmer Sony PlayStation 4 console have surfaced online, weeks ahead of its expected announcement....

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