- New LG phone influenced by Samsung's Note 7 troubles
Sun Feb 26, 2017 @ 9:50am
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Samsung's fiasco with its fire-prone Note 7 phone has pushed its rival LG to take additional precautions with its next smartphone. ...
- Report warns of state money fallout from health law repeal
Sun Feb 26, 2017 @ 9:40am
WASHINGTON - A sobering report to governors about the potential consequences of repealing the Obama-era health care law warns that federal spending cuts probably would create funding gaps for states and threaten many people with the loss of insurance coverage. ...
- Save or splurge? Making the most of your tax refund
Sun Feb 26, 2017 @ 9:10am
Taxe refund time is here. Last year the IRS issued 111 million refunds, with an average refund of $2,860. More than 70 per cent of taxpayers will get refunds this year, the IRS estimates. ...
- Regulator: China needs to rein in risky stock behaviour
Sun Feb 26, 2017 @ 6:42am
BEIJING, China - China needs to do more to stop risky behaviour in its stock market, a regulator said Sunday, following a 2015 collapse in share prices and complaints investors are engaged in a dangerous new round of speculative buying. ...
- Fox News' Swedish 'security advisor' has heads scratching
Sun Feb 26, 2017 @ 3:50am
NEW YORK, N.Y. - A trans-Atlantic wave of puzzlement is rippling across Sweden for the second time in a week, after a prominent Fox News program featured a "Swedish defence and national security advisor" who's unknown to the country's military and foreign-affairs officials. ...
- Copy this: Vatican stakes out rights to Pope Francis' image
Sun Feb 26, 2017 @ 2:20am
VATICAN CITY - God's love may be free, but the Vatican says it has a copyright on the pope. ...
- TCL carries flickering BlackBerry flame with KEYone phone launch
Sat Feb 25, 2017 @ 5:15pm
Blackberry Ltd may have exited the device business, but fans of the pioneering e-mail machine need not despair as Chinese smartphone maker TCL Communication has introduced its first Blackberry-licensed phone with the physical keyboard that was long its key allure ...
- Last BlackBerry-designed phone with physical keyboard to hit stores in April
Sat Feb 25, 2017 @ 2:10pm
TORONTO - Fans of BlackBerry's classic physical keyboard will have reason to celebrate when the last product designed in part by the former smartphone leader becomes available in April. ...
- Final cleanup begins at Dakota Access pipeline protest camp
Sat Feb 25, 2017 @ 2:10pm
BISMARCK, N.D. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has moved into the evacuated Dakota Access pipeline protest camp to finish the cleanup started weeks ago by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. ...
- Appealing to millennials, Las Vegas gets e-sports arena
Sat Feb 25, 2017 @ 1:43pm
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - The arena has all the features that a professional sports venue needs: stands, warm-up areas for teams, massive screens for spectators and a broadcast platform for commentators. But what distinguishes this new Las Vegas arena is its dozens of video game consoles. ...