Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Aphria selling stake in U.S. pot producer in $20M deal

Canadian marijuana producer Aphria Inc. on Friday announced a deal to sell its stake in Arizona cannabis company Copperstate Farms to Liberty...

U.S. added strong 200,000 jobs in January; pay up most in 8 years

U.S. employers added a robust 200,000 jobs in January, and wages rose at the fastest pace in more than eight years, evidence...

Bitcoin tumbles as cryptocurrency sell-off intensifies

Cryptocurrencies plunged on Friday, with bitcoin at one point sliding below $8,000 US and headed for its biggest weekly loss since December...

‘Care for a delicious coffee?’: Robot barista serves up joe in Tokyo cafe

A robot named Sawyer debuted this week serving up coffees at Henna Cafe in Tokyo's downtown business and shopping district of Shibuya....

Judgment Day: The high stakes gamble of Super Bowl ads

Forget the game on the field, when the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles hook up this weekend in Super Bowl LII,...

‘This is snake oil’: Scientists don’t buy balance-boosting clips featured on Dragons’ Den

Can a little clip harness the power of a scientific phenomenon known as quantum entanglement and boost your strength and balance? Five...

Ottawa school board pulls Fraser Institute essay contest asking if minimum wage hike is...

The Fraser Institute says its student essay contest — which asks if hiking minimum wage is a "bad policy" — isn’t biased...

Judgment Day: The high stakes gamble of Super Bowl commercials

Forget the game on the field, when the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles hook up this weekend in Super Bowl LII,...

Strong iPhone prices buoy Apple shares after revenue forecast miss

Apple Inc gave a disappointing revenue and profit forecast for the first three months of 2018 and its sales of iPhones over...

Amazon posts largest profit in its history on sales, tax boost

Amazon on Thursday reported a profit near $2 billion, the largest in its history, as the online retailer drew millions of new...