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'Free TV' Android box dealers lose court appeal to lift sales ban Cable giants won another victory today in the legal battle over fully loaded Android TV boxes. The Federal Court of Appeal in Montreal quickly dismissed an appeal of an injunction banning defendants from selling the controversial devices.
CBC.ca | Mar 21, 2017 12:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Most electronics to be banned from carry-on for some U.S.-bound flights The U.S. government is temporarily barring passengers on certain nonstop U.S.-bound flights from eight Middle Eastern and North African countries from bringing laptops, iPads, cameras and some other electronics in carry-on luggage starting Tuesday.
CBC.ca | Mar 20, 2017 10:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Nothing good' about residential school system, Anglican Church tells Senator Beyak National leaders of the Anglican Church of Canada have penned a strongly worded letter to Lynn Beyak, the Conservative senator who recently mounted a defence of the Indian residential school system, to denounce her remarks and to take ownership for the at
CBC.ca | Mar 20, 2017 10:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Archeologists find 400,000-year-old cranium fossil related to Neanderthals It was the last day of the expedition in the Gruta da Aroeira cave in Portugal. The archeologists were getting ready to close up the site, but one of their final scans of the thick rock revealed something interesting: an outline of a human skull.
CBC.ca | Mar 20, 2017 8:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cut out the cardboard cut-outs of Trudeau, Canadian diplomats told Standup, cardboard images of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have attracted some selfie action at promotional events in the United States sponsored by Global Affairs Canada. But the party's over: diplomats have been told to end the practice, which has come
CBC.ca | Mar 20, 2017 8:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High-tech sector looks to Liberal budget to spark innovation, deliver skilled workforce Can a budget that government officials say will be short on new spending foster the Liberals' innovation agenda and help create the highly skilled workforce the country needs? And will it be enough to make sure the next great Canadian tech company stays i
CBC.ca | Mar 20, 2017 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Donald Trump slides down Forbes list of world's billionaires In the latest edition of its annual listing of the world's billionaires, Forbes estimates that U.S. President Donald Trump's fortune is worth $3.5 billion US, about $1 billion less than year.
CBC.ca | Mar 20, 2017 7:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gender-based violence report to address 'rape culture,' says Conservative MP Violence against young women on university campuses, online harassment and how the justice system can do a better job at treating victims of sexual assault are all expected to feature prominently in a federal report on gender-based violence coming Monday.
CBC.ca | Mar 20, 2017 7:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
6 tips to protect your savings Don't sweat the small stuff, always pay down your credit card balance and be prepared to escalate these are among the banking tips personal finance expert and author Bruce Sellery offers to consumers aiming to protect their savings.
CBC.ca | Mar 20, 2017 6:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HBC-owned Saks exposed customer contact info online One of the retail chains owned by Toronto-based Hudson's Bay Company briefly exposed the email addresses and phone numbers of thousands of its customers online.
CBC.ca | Mar 20, 2017 5:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend