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'Netflix is calling the shots': How the streaming service could upend the movie biz Netflix's foray into original movie making is stirring up controversy, as theatre owners balk at sharing film premiere dates with online streaming sites.
CBC.ca | 1 hour, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Want to avoid a computer virus? Stay away from Jimmy Kimmel or Chelsea Handler What do Bruce Springsteen, Chelsea Handler, Christina Aguilera and Jimm Kimmel have in common? Security expects say searching their names could put your computer in danger.
CBC.ca | 2 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
U.S. Ebola case stokes concerns for Liberians in Texas The first case of Ebola in the U.S. is stoking concerns in the Dallas area's West African community, whose leaders are urging caution to prevent spreading the virus.
CBC.ca | 3 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Is Canada set to combat ISIS in Iraq? Join Wednesdays with @Kady Kady O'Malley and Janyce McGregor field your questions and comments on how Canada seems to be shifting to a combat mission to fight ISIS in Iraq, the big (and expensive) push on Canada's EU trade agreement and the expected forced passage of C-13, Peter Ma
CBC.ca | 4 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ex SNC-Lavalin exec Riadh Ben Assa to be sent back to Canada A Swiss court accepts a plea agreement and convicts the former head of construction for Canadian engineering giant SNC-Lavalin for bribery, corruption and money laundering, clearing the way for his extradition from Switzerland back to Canada.
CBC.ca | 5 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Echoes of Tiananmen in Hong Kong's 'most civil' disobedience Last week, a Chinese court sentenced a human rights advocate to life in prison and confiscated all his assets, leaving his family destitute. In Hong Kong, meanwhile, a detained student protestor was released on a writ of habeus corpus. That's what's at st
CBC.ca | 9 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Race into space opening new horizons to private sector With private entities like SpaceX taking on an increasingly large extra-terrestrial role, many say the domino effect will mean more companies than ever before will be doing business in space.
CBC.ca | 9 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Swiss imprisonment could end soon for ex SNC-Lavalin exec The former head of construction for Canadian engineering giant SNC-Lavalin could find out as early as today whether his imprisonment in Switzerland will end and he'll be extradited back to Canada.
CBC.ca | 9 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Echoes of Tiananmen in Hong Kong's 'most civil' disobedience: Patrick Brown Last week, a Chinese court sentenced a human rights advocate to life in prison and confiscated all his assets, leaving his family destitute. In Hong Kong, meanwhile, a detained student protester was released on a writ of habeas corpus. That's what's at st
CBC.ca | 9 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Malcolm Young of AC/DC suffering from dementia, band confirms AC/DC rhythm guitarist and founding member Malcolm Young is suffering from dementia, the band has confirmed in reports.
CBC.ca | 10 hours ago | comment? | recommend