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Banks, business websites up again after reporting technical difficulties

July 22, 2021 5:11 pm TORONTO — Canadian companies and other global businesses say their websites and services are fully operational again after they experienced technical difficulties or outages this...

Cybersecurity insurance rates likely to rise amid escalating ransomware attacks

July 8, 2021 3:16 pm TORONTO — Companies looking to purchase insurance against cyberattacks in which their data is held for ransom will soon find it more expensive and difficult...

Homeowners using social media to rent out pools, backyards for special events

July 7, 2021 12:11 pm Kim Johannesson knew she needed to get creative in finding ways to work out when Manitoba went into another COVID-19 lockdown in May. For the third...

IPOs booming as Canadian companies refuse to let crisis deter them from going public

July 4, 2021 9:01 am TORONTO — Shortly after the first COVID-19 lockdown measures came into effect in March 2020, Ali Khan Lalani found himself in a grocery store aisle...

What to stream in July: Hawaii satire ‘White Lotus,’ nail-biter ‘A Quiet Place 2’

July 1, 2021 8:01 am TORONTO — Monsters lurk among us in July's streaming highlights. From a hotel drama stacked with terrible rich folks, to a nail-biting sequel where the slightest...

Uber Canada shifts operations from Netherlands to Canada

June 24, 2021 4:06 pm TORONTO — Uber's Canadian ride-hailing and food-delivery business will shift from being based in the Netherlands to Canada — a change that will effect its...

Google Canada signs deals with eight Canadian publishers for Google News Showcase

June 24, 2021 11:11 am Google Canada has signed agreements with eight Canadian publishers for a new product and licensing program that will pay news organizations to create and curate...

Despite the rough ride, e-scooter companies are bullish on Canada

June 21, 2021 3:06 am TORONTO — When shared e-scooter companies rolled into Canada in 2018, they hoped a few small pilots would quickly result in a country full of...

Restaurants press to keep delivery app caps as they rebound from pandemic

June 13, 2021 9:06 am TORONTO — Restaurant owners say food delivery apps have taken too big a bite out of their revenues for too long. Food delivery apps were forced...

Clock runs out for Tory-led debate over internet bill’s impact on freedoms

June 11, 2021 4:06 pm OTTAWA — The minority Liberal government pushed forward a key piece of its legislative agenda Friday, as a House of Commons committee wrapped up clause-by-clause...

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Report details dramatic hot-air balloon crash in New England

August 2, 2021 9:31 pm PIERMONT, N.H. (AP) — A preliminary report released Monday details how three passengers were able to radio for help and...

11 hours of questioning for Cuomo in harassment inquiry

August 2, 2021 9:31 pm NEW YORK (AP) — Investigators conducting an inquiry into sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo questioned him...

IMF OKs big increase in funds to alleviate pandemic impact

August 2, 2021 8:31 pm WASHINGTON (AP) — The governing body of the International Monetary Fund has approved a $650 billion expansion in the agency's...