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Wild chimps learn from others to make new tools Wild chimpanzees that see a friend or relative fashioning and using a new kind of tool often go on to make one for themselves, scientists report, providing good evidence that wild chimpanzees pass on culture by learning from each other.
CBC.ca | Sep 30, 2014 8:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Stop meddling in wireless market, Telus tells CRTC Canada should heed the lessons learned in Europe about adopting rules intended to keep wireless prices low, the former head of Austria's telecom regulator appearing as part of a panel by Telus has told the CRTC.
CBC.ca | Sep 30, 2014 7:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
EBay to spin off fast-growing PayPal payment service EBay is splitting off its fastest growing segment, the PayPal payment service, the e-commerce company said Tuesday.
CBC.ca | Sep 30, 2014 7:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ebay to turn PayPal into separate company PayPal, bought by ebay in 2002, became its fastest growing unit amid an expansion in the mobile banking market.
Al Jazeera | Sep 30, 2014 4:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Oscar for Oscar-winning groom: 1st look at Amal Alamuddin's wedding gown Human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin fittingly wore a white lace Oscar de la Renta gown when she married Academy Award-winning actor George Clooney in Venice last weekend, reveal photos in People and Hello magazines.
CBC.ca | Sep 30, 2014 3:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Viagra ads target women to broach 'erection' issues with men The maker of the world's top-selling erectile dysfunction drug on Tuesday will begin airing the first Viagra TV commercial that targets the less-obvious sufferers of the sexual condition: women.
CBC.ca | Sep 30, 2014 3:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Forget Windows 9, Microsoft unveils Windows 10 The next version of Microsoft's flagship operating system will be called Windows 10, as the company skips version 9 to emphasize advances it is making toward a world centered around mobile devices and internet services.
CBC.ca | Sep 30, 2014 1:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Canada's economy flat in July, 1st month with no growth in 2014 Canada's economy was essentially unchanged in July, Statistics Canada says, as a slowdown in the mining, and oil and gas industries was offset by an uptick in manufacturing and the public sector.
CBC.ca | Sep 30, 2014 12:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dismemberment killing trial opens in Canada Man accused of dismembering lover admits to killing but lawyer says mental state means he is not criminally responsible.
Al Jazeera | Sep 30, 2014 11:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Checked-bag fees may heighten carry-on chaos Some flights are already loaded with excess carry-on luggage, but experts predict that carry-on chaos is about to go sky-high as passengers lug even more on board to avoid paying new fees for checked baggage.
CBC.ca | Sep 30, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend