BlackBerry unveils secure smart-city service as CEO opens up about big tech

BlackBerry Inc. is making a play to integrate itself into smart cities and vehicles. The Waterloo, Ont.-based technology company announced Monday…

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6 things to know about Canada’s oil-price gap, from gluts to the differential

The Alberta government has ordered a mandatory cut to crude oil production next year to deal with historically low prices…

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Telecommuting on the rise to meet challenges of real estate market, labour shortage

Five months ago, Alistair Vigier launched his all-virtual law firm, with a staff of eight who telecommute from a variety of locations across…

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Canada’s inflation rate slowed down to 2.2% last month

The annual pace of inflation slowed more than expected in September as increases in the price of gasoline eased compared…

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Shopify sees 100 pot orders per minute on Canadian websites for legalization day

The Canadian online cannabis stores powered by Shopify’s e-commerce software are collectively processing more than 100 orders per minute, the…

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Apple, Amazon deny report malicious chip from China entered its supply chain

Apple Inc. and Amazon denied a Bloomberg report on Thursday that their systems contained malicious computer chips inserted by Chinese intelligence,…

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Privacy experts say choosing life insurance tied to fitness tracking could have unintended consequences

Privacy experts say they’re concerned life-insurance programs that reward customers for behaviours like logging their activity using a fitness tracker could have…

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Bank of Canada holds key interest rate steady at 1.5%

The Bank of Canada is keeping its benchmark interest rate steady at 1.5 per cent. The central bank’s rate, known as…

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‘Very important’ NAFTA issue remains as reports say U.S.-Mexico near deal

As U.S. media reports of a NAFTA breakthrough circulated Monday, Mexico’s economy minister, Ildefonso Guajardo, told reporters on his way…

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