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At Whitepages, Alex Algard Bought Out His VCs. Now At Hiya He's Raised $18M To Fight Phone Spam

Whitepages' spinoff Hiya raises $18 million in Series A financing to safeguard mobile callers from spam...

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Nissan Motor says CEO Saikawa to brief on uncertified inspection issue

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co Ltd said Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa will hold at news conference 1000 GMT on Thursday to brief on its uncertified inspection scandal...

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Nestle accelerates restructuring as sales growth stays tepid

ZURICH (Reuters) - Nestle said it expected its operating margin to slip by 40 to 60 basis points in 2017 due to higher restructuring costs from a faster overhaul and said ful...

Reuters Business
China biotech's 'coming out party' masks long road ahead

LONDON/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Investors are betting on China's potential to feed the global pharmaceutical pipeline, putting a multi-billion-dollar price tag on a h...

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How To Compete With Amazon This Holiday Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—but lately it seems it’s only the most lucrative time of year for Amazon. But that’s not true – you too can have a successfu...

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Toyota, other Japanese carmakers say hoods containing Kobe Steel aluminum are safe

TOKYO (Reuters) - Three Japanese automakers on Thursday confirmed the safety of aluminum components made by Kobe Steel Ltd, allaying some concerns that Kobe's fal...

Reuters Business
Australia's Westpac to refund 200,000 customers for missed benefits

(Reuters) - Australia's Westpac Banking Corp said on Thursday it will pay refunds to about 200,000 customers who should have received cash benefits, as the count...

Reuters Business
Today's Google Doodle Honors Astrophysicist Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Today's Google Doodle celebrates the 107th birthday of astrophysicist Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, who predicted the future of our Sun...

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Foster & Dunhill Saga Ends With Convictions And Donaldson Claiming To Be Too Fat To Jail

The U.S. Department of Justice has announced that Stephen P. Donaldson has received a six-year sentence, and Duane Crithfield a four-and-a-half year sentence, for their roles...

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Nestle expects 2017 margin to decline on higher restructuring costs

ZURICH (Reuters) - Food group Nestle said it expected its operating margin to slip by 40 to 60 basis points in 2017 due to higher restructuring costs and said full-year organ...

Reuters Business
Asia stocks shed gains after data shows slower China growth

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks shed early gains on Thursday, pulling back from decade highs, with Chinese equities leading the way lower after data showed growth in the world&...

Reuters Business
Could the 1987 stock market crash happen again?

NEW YORK (Reuters) - On the 30th anniversary of the 1987 stock market crash, U.S. stocks are at a record high and investors are concerned that steep valuations may mean a corr...

Reuters Business
Thirty years ago this week, Wall Street slid into the abyss

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thirty years ago, before heading to work at the New York Stock Exchange, Peter Kenny left his home in lower Manhattan and made a detour to the nearby Our...

Reuters Business
Why Space Data Is The New Big Data

Space may be final frontier, but in terms of harnessing it for data, we’re just getting started. Thanks to a surge in private investment space data gathered from satellites...

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Toshiba probed by Japan securities watchdog over results filing: source

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's securities watchdog is investigating Toshiba Corp's accounting in its latest earnings statement to see if it properly hand...

Reuters Business
What China's Belt And Road Initiative Is Really All About

China's Belt and Road Initiative is a vague and murky seeming endeavor, but this may just be its biggest advantage...

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For The Second Time This Year, Lil Uzi Vert Goes 4x Platinum

With a pair of quadruple-platinum RIAA awards under his belt so far this year, the rapper has proven himself one of the most successful rap artists of 2017, at least by one pa...

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'Gran Turismo Sport' Review: The Good, The Bad, The Bottom Line

Gran Turismo Sport delivers stunning visuals and solid gameplay but comes up short in the depth department...

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3 Creative Ways To Use Twitter To Grow Your Business

Twitter ranks as one of the leading social networks worldwide and with its 328 million monthly active users, it’s a great source for leads and customers. How can businesses...

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Japan transport ministry considering checks of cars, trains using Kobe Steel products: Kyodo

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's transport ministry is considering convening a meeting to probe the safety of automobiles, trains and planes using products from scandal-...

Reuters Business
The Purse Style You Won't Believe Is Trending

Fanny packs are officially trending. The hands-free bag that for years has signaled an out-of-place tacky tourist is now all over runways and slung around the hips of some of...

Forbes
Toyota says aluminum plates from Kobe Steel meet standards

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp on Thursday said that it had confirmed that aluminum plates supplied by Kobe Steel Ltd with falsified quality data which were used in par...

Reuters Business
Toshiba investigated by Japan's securities watchdog: source

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's securities watchdog is investigating Toshiba Corp's accounting practices for the last business year to see if it properly...

Reuters Business
Baltimore is trying to land Amazon's new HQ with help from Goldman Sachs

Baltimore is getting a hand from Goldman Sachs as it tries to become Amazon's second home...

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Asia stocks approach 10-year peak, unfazed by China GDP, dollar rises

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks rose to near decade highs on Thursday, continuing to ride on a global equities rally, while the dollar resumed its rise on the back of a spike i...

Reuters Business
New Galaxy X Details Highlight Three Critical Problems

As momentum builds around Samsung’s promise to release a folding smartphone during 2018, the presumptively named Galaxy X is going to have to address three main questions if...

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New Galaxy X Details Highlight Fix Three Critical Problems

As momentum builds around Samsung’s promise to release a folding smartphone during 2018, the presumptively named Galaxy X is going to have to address three main questions if...

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Three Problems Samsung's Radical New Galaxy X Must Fix

As momentum builds around Samsung’s promise to release a folding smartphone during 2018, the presumptively named Galaxy X is going to have to address three main questions if...

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China's economy cools slightly in the third quarter

There were no nasty surprises in China's latest economic growth figures...

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Home Plate And Approximation

In which I talk about linear approximations and the shape of home plate...

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Chinese growth cools slightly in the third quarter

There were no nasty surprises in China's latest economic growth figures...

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Apple TV And The Mysterious Case Of The Disappearing 4K Movies

Apple giveth 4K, Apple taketh away 4K. Then Apple sometimes giveth 4K again...

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Special Report: Backroom battle imperils $230 million cryptocurrency venture

ZUG, Switzerland/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Just three months ago, a tech project called Tezos raised $232 million online in a wildly successful "initial coin offering,...

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Chinese Stocks Ready To Make A Move

Chinese stocks are knocking on the door of a breakout...

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Playboy Building In Tax Court

Tax Court does not allow $33 million easement deduction on Chicago Playboy building...

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Wisconsin Reform Would Expand Apprenticeship, Advance White House Initiative

Prominent lawmakers, both Republicans & Democrats, want to expand apprenticeship programs in the U.S. as a way to help close the skills gap and reduce unacceptably...

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This Japanese Election Is The Most Exciting In Years -- Here Are Five Things To Watch

BY WILLIAM PESEK - Japanese elections are normally staid events that generate few headlines, but here are five reasons why this one is proving to be a little more interesting...

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5 Reasons Why Japan's Upcoming Election Is The Most Exciting In Years

BY WILLIAM PESEK - Japanese elections are normally staid events that generate few headlines, but here are five reasons why this one is proving to be a little more interesting...

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Private Round Of Golf With Superstar Phil Mickelson? Bring Your "A Game" And Your Wallet!

Walking in the footsteps of golf stars often means wading through crowds between ropes as a spectator at professional tournaments. But one bidder and two friends will soon hav...

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Festival of Lights: All You Need To Know About Diwali

Taking place on 19th October this year and spanning 5 days, Diwali is India's biggest festival celebrated by millions across the globe. Here's all yo...

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Asia stocks edge up, await China GDP, dollar rises as yields spike

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks inched up to near decade highs on Thursday, continuing to ride on a global equities rally, while the dollar resumed its rise on the back of a sp...

Reuters Business
VidAngel Uses Bankruptcy Strategy To Fend Off Studios

The film and television streaming service that lets family-oriented customers filter out offensive content has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy...

Forbes
10 Ways Community Foundations Are A Best-Bet For Disaster Giving

Giving to those in need after a natural disaster can quickly lead to confusion. What charitable investment is your best bet for making an impact?...

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Kevin Lee Did Not Disclose Staph Infection On Pre-Fight Medical Questionnaire at UFC 216

UFC 216 headliner Kevin Lee did not disclose staph infection on his pre-fight medicals under threat of penalty of perjury. For now it looks like Lee will not face any repercu...

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U.S. diesel margins to drive refiner profits for third quarter and beyond

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. refiners are set to blow past quarterly earnings expectations after margins surged to a two-year peak on the back of a crippling hurricane season tha...

Reuters Business
Dow ends above 23,000 for first time; IBM jumps

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 23,000 for the first time on Wednesday, driven by a jump in IBM after it hinted at a return to revenue growt...

Reuters Business
Pennsylvania Applies Outdated Licenses to Airbnb, Ends Up In Court

As the advances that made short-term rental services like Airbnb possible move to other parts of the economy, many regulators will apply outdated rules to new business models...

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Lionel Messi Joins Cristiano Ronaldo In The 100 European Goals Club And Mbappe Sets A Scoring Record

Taking stock as the Champions League group stage reaches halfway. All five Premier League teams are leading or tied for the lead of their groups. Messi joins Cristiano Ronaldo...

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ADP is already making changes Ackman wants: CEO

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Automatic Data Processing Inc is already making many of the changes activist shareholder William Ackman is advocating, but it will take time to see result...

Reuters Business
Exclusive: Baupost's Klarman resists calls to wipe out Puerto Rico debt

BOSTON (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Seth Klarman on Wednesday resisted calls for Puerto Rico's debt to be wiped out and said the island's residen...

Reuters Business
Multiculturalism -- The Distinguishing Factor That Makes Canada Great

While multiculturalism has been condemned in Europe, Canada's multiculturalism policy seems to be working and is a positive feature attracting good new immigrants...

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Honeymoon's Over? GM Cruise Said To Turn To Uber As Lyft Alliance Cools

The carmaker looked like Lyft's main autonomous vehicle partner in 2016, but this year the ride-hailing platform has announced pilot projects with Waymo, nuTonomy...

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Food Manufacturing: Growth Requires Moving Past Tradition

New leadership for Mondelez and Kellogg Both CEOs have growth agendas. Can they be successful unless they side-step traditional thinking? Here we examine the drivers and barr...

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FDA Approves Another Amazing And Costly Cancer-Killing Gene Therapy

The Food and Drug Administration just approved Yescarta, a treatment that genetically modifies a patient's own white cells to battle lymphoma. The price? $373,000...

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Harvard rescinds medal awarded to Harvey Weinstein in 2014

Harvard has decided to strip Harvey Weinstein of an award it gave him in 2014...

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Kenneth Chenault to step down as AmEx CEO after nearly 17 years

(Reuters) - American Express Co said its chairman and chief executive Kenneth Chenault would step down early next year, ending a nearly 17-year tenure at the helm of the No. 1...

Reuters Business
Ten Reasons To Fire A New Employee On Their First Day

Chris is wondering whether Chris's new employee Jane is going to work out. So far, things don't look good!...

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Hydro-Québec to more than double capacity of Montreal's power grid

Éric Martel spoke with the Montreal Gazette on Wednesday after addressing members of the West Island Montreal Chamber of Commerce and the Chambre de commerce et d&#0...

Montreal Gazette Business
Bozoma Saint John: The fearless woman Uber’s comeback needs

Bozoma Saint John doesn’t say reviving the disruptive app’s image will be easy, but the company’s chief brand officer isn’t shying away from the challenge...

The Globe & Mail Business
The Future Of Artificial Intelligence: From Minimizing Food Waste To Terrible Self-Creating Music

AI should be seen as a huge opportunity, one that will create new industrial revolutions and businesses, transform the world and usher in a new phase of industry globally...

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Blue Apron lays off hundreds just months after IPO

Blue Apron is fighting to get back in the black...

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Little Steven Van Zandt Celebrates A Rich Musical Legacy On His Joyous Tour

With Bruce Springsteen taking over Broadway the stellar musicians in the E Street Band have their chance to shine as well. And Little Steven Van Zandt is doing just that on hi...

Forbes
EBay's profit forecast disappoints, shares fall

(Reuters) - EBay Inc warned Wall Street on Wednesday that profit this quarter could fall below analysts' estimates as it invests in marketing and a revamped websi...

Reuters Business
How Economic Clusters Drive Globalization

Economic clusters—usually used to explain development in local economies—have had a much wider impact on world economics than generally recognized...

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Investor Marc Faber stands by racist remarks as corporate boards cut ties

His latest newsletter contained statement saying ‘Thank God white people populated America and not the blacks’...

The Globe & Mail Business
Cloud Computing Market Projected To Reach $411B By 2020

Worldwide public cloud services market revenue is projected to grow 18.5% in 2017 reaching $260.2B, up from $219.6B in 2016. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is projected to...

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SeaWorld is laying off 350 workers as attendance wanes

SeaWorld has had a rough few years...

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Lakers 2017-2018 Preview: LA Is Still A Really Bad Team

The Los Angeles Lakers are about to finally play its season opener. You may not always like what you see...

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Mobile Computing Gets Exciting With The HP ZBook X2

The detachable keyboard combined with the kick-out stand on the display allows the user to transform the ZBook x2 into a full desktop configuration anywhere...

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The VP Wants To Promote Me -- And Fire My Boss

Terry's new VP Peter wants to promote Terry and ease the current manager Eric out the door. If you were Terry, what would you do?...

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Rail operator CSX reduces locomotives in maintenance program

(Reuters) - CSX Corp , the No. 3 U.S. railroad operator, will slash the number of locomotives served by a long-term maintenance agreement, a move that cuts service bills under...

Reuters Business
Be Stronger Than Yesterday: How To Increase Work Productivity

Do you wait for the weekend to wind down and relax, only to return to work experiencing the same frustration and mental fatigue all over again? If this happens to you, here ar...

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Revised passive-income rules discourage small-business growth, critics say

Updated proposal will only benefit small-business owners in short term, they argue...

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Longtime AmEx CEO Kenneth Chenault is stepping down

Kenneth Chenault, the longtime CEO and Chairman of American Express, is stepping down after 37 years at the company...

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Beleaguered Blue Apron Laying Off 6% Of Its Workforce

After stumbling out the gate and whiffing on its first earnings report as a public company, Blue Apron is attempting to course-correct: the beleaguered meal-kit delivery compa...

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400 Mysterious Stone 'Gates' Discovered In Remote Saudi Arabia

Deep in the heart of Saudi Arabia, 400 mysterious stone structures have been discovered, dating back thousands of years ago...

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This is not the way to go about investing in the marijuana sector

Cannabis stocks are risky bets on the growing acceptance of medical marijuana use in North America and hopes for legalized recreational use in some markets...

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Malibu's Most Expensive Estate Rises From The Ashes Of An Infamous Scottish Castle

Celebrity developer Scott Gillen Designs magical $85 million estate...

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Royal Bank of Canada shares join the $100 club, despite splitting four times

Royal Bank of Canada and Onex Corp. both traded above $100 this week...

Financial Post
Adobe Adds 360 Photo Editing To Photoshop

Editing 360-degree photospheres just got a lot easier...

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Top 5 Trends For Marketers And Entrepreneurs In 2018

In today’s age of brand experience, it seems that emotional engagement is proving to be more and more critical to achieving winning results and effective storytelling and di...

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The NFL can't seem to shake a season of sluggish ratings

The NFL is still contending with sluggish ratings half way into the 2017 season...

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Facebook Investigates How Messenger App Was Used In Russian Meddling

Facebook’s vice president of messaging products David Marcus said on Wednesday that the company, alongside U.S. federal investigators, is still determining the full scope of...

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United Airlines profit falls, sees margin decline this quarter

(Reuters) - United Airlines on Wednesday said its third-quarter net income fell slightly less than investors had feared as the third-largest U.S. carrier was hit by $185 mill...

Reuters Business
The Culture War's Latest Battlefront: The 1st Versus The 14th Amendments

The culture wars have moved to a new battleground, with 1st Amendment rights to the free exercise of religion and free speech pitted against new civil rights under the 14th Am...

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Ontario’s HQ2 strategy may not win Amazon, but it’s still a win for Canadian tech

The province will end up with a work force that’s better suited to the knowledge economy...

The Globe & Mail Business
Blue Apron cuts 6 percent of its workforce

(Reuters) - Meal-kit delivery company Blue Apron Holdings Inc said on Wednesday it had cut about 6 percent of its total workforce...

Reuters Business
The Globe and Mail leads Canadian newspapers in readership, data finds

Each week, 6.4 million Canadians read the paper across it’s print and digital products, according to a Vividata report...

The Globe & Mail Business
Kenneth Chenault to step down as AmEx CEO next year

(Reuters) - American Express Co said Kenneth Chenault will step down as chief executive early next year, ending a nearly 17-year tenure at the helm of the No.1 U.S. card issu...

Reuters Business
Hackers are targeting schools, U.S. Department of Education warns

When Superintendent Steve Bradshaw first received a threatening text message in mid-September, he didn't know it was coming from a hacker trying to exploit his Mo...

CNN Money
To Lead In A VUCA World Practice Leadership Agility

To lead effectively in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous workplace, develop your leadership agility. Here are four types of leadership agility...

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To Lead In A VUCA World, Practice Leadership Agility

To lead effectively in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous workplace, develop your leadership agility. Here are four types of leadership agility...

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Brand Purpose Is Great But It's Not Enough: Just Ask The NFL

Brand purpose has been a powerful component of modern brand building. But in this polarized, politicized environment, brands need to go beyond purpose and engage in the more t...

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Supercross Broadcasts Mull Addition Of Heart Rate Data After Successful Test At Monster Energy Cup

While heart rate monitoring has been a fixture of Monster Energy Supercross for years, fans may finally be able to track the biometric data of their favorite riders on telecas...

Forbes
American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault Is Retiring

After more than three decades at the company, he will be replaced by AmEx veteran Stephen Squeri...

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American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault Is Retiring After A 16-Year Run

He will be replaced by company veteran Stephen Squeri...

Forbes
Dow closes above 23,000 for first time; IBM soars

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 23,000 for the first time on Wednesday, driven by a jump in IBM after it hinted at a return to revenue growt...

Reuters Business
Sale of water-treatment company not all smooth sailing

Owner found it difficult to negotiate the sale and then stay on for an agreed-upon period in a lesser role...

The Globe & Mail Business
Duo’s technology makes house shoppers feel right at home

Virtual-reality marketing is still in its infancy, but Edge Dimension’s product has given real estate developers a powerful selling tool...

The Globe & Mail Business
What happens when crowdfunding dreams die?

Each year, thousands of campaigns meet their funding goals but fail to deliver the goods...

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