Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Tech toys could put kids’ privacy at risk. Here’s how to stay safe.

The FBI warns that internet-connected toys kids unwrap this Christmas could put children's privacy at risk. Here are some precautions you can...

CLC accuses Unifor of leaving lobby group to raid another union

The head of the Canadian Labour Congress is accusing Unifor of raiding another union for members after it ended ties with the...

Parents have fretted through the ages about kids’ fascination with technology, experts say

Today's grandparents may have fond memories of the "good old days," but history tells us that adults have worried about their kids'...

CPPIB buys minority stake in sports gambling data firm Sportradar

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is preparing to buy a 39 per cent stake in Sportradar, a global company that distributes...

Home chefs selling direct to public: The future of dining, of half-baked trend?

Apps that allow home chefs to sell dishes prepared in their personal kitchens have cropped up in Canada, but uncertainties about health...

Oil and parties do mix: $70-a-barrel crude keeps Stampede good times rolling

Rebounding oil prices mean Calgary is much more festive for this summer's edition of the Stampede compared to recent years. https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/calgary-stampede-oilpatch-1.4744199?cmp=rss

China imposes additional tariffs in response to U.S. duties on steel, aluminum

China has slapped extra tariffs of up to 25 per cent on 128 U.S. products including frozen pork, as well as on...

TD says e-transfer problem fixed after some customers couldn’t get cash for days

TD says its e-transfer payment system is back in service. The problem stemmed from a recent platform upgrade which has now been...

Trump to ‘pause’ looming metal tariffs for more countries: Lighthizer

The European Union, Australia, Argentina, Brazil and South Korea are among the nations that will get an initial exemption from looming steel...

Supreme Court stays Bell’s Super Bowl appeal, so U.S. ads will air in Canada...

Canadian viewers will still be able to watch American ads when they watch this year's Super Bowl on American channels. http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/super-bowl-ads-1.4505476?cmp=rss