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Disney, Apple, Netflix: Streaming euphoria is upon us, but comes with pros and cons

Disney, Apple, Netflix: Streaming euphoria is upon us, but comes with pros and cons

TORONTO — Choosing how to spend your time in front of the television has never been so difficult, and the decision isn't about to get any easier.
Anger mounts as utility imposes more blackouts in California

Anger mounts as utility imposes more blackouts in California

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — With no electricity for the fourth straight day Tuesday, chef and caterer Jane Sykes realized she would have to throw out $1,000 worth of food, including trays of brownies, cupcakes and puff pastry.
Utilities say equipment probably sparked California fires

Utilities say equipment probably sparked California fires

LOS ANGELES — Electrical equipment caused two Southern California wildfires — one that killed three people and destroyed more than 1,600 homes last year — and another still smouldering in the well-heeled hills of Los Angeles, where thousands of peopl

Lassonde juice maker buying B.C.'s Sun-Rype for about $100 million

ROUGEMONT, Que. — The Quebec maker of the Rougemont and Oasis juice brands says it is buying B.C. fruit-based snack and beverage manufacturer Sun-Rype Products Ltd. for about $100 million. Lassonde Industries Inc.
Grubhub's stock plunges as food delivery competition grows

Grubhub's stock plunges as food delivery competition grows

NEW YORK — Shares in Grubhub plunged 43% Tuesday after it sharply cut its revenue expectations for the year and warned of intense competition. The steep decline in share price wiped away more than $2.3 billion of the company's stock market valuation.
Brexit ballot: UK lawmakers back December 12 election

Brexit ballot: UK lawmakers back December 12 election

LONDON — Britons will be heading out to vote in the dark days of December after the House of Commons on Tuesday backed an early national vote that could break the country's political impasse over Brexit — or turn out to be merely a temporary distract
TSX climbs on positive earnings results while U.S. down ahead of Fed rate cut

TSX climbs on positive earnings results while U.S. down ahead of Fed rate cut

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index moved higher Tuesday on some positive earnings results while U.S. markets dipped slightly lower ahead of an expected interest rate cut. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 30.61 points to 16,418.14.
Sony shutting down online-cable service PlayStation Vue

Sony shutting down online-cable service PlayStation Vue

Sony is shutting down its pioneering online-cable alternative, PlayStation Vue, citing the high cost of content and the difficulty of reaching deals with networks.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,418.14, up 30.61 points.) Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down nine cents, or 0.19 per cent, to $47.74 on 7.9 million shares.
Hexo shares slip as it reports wider Q4 adjusted loss, inventory writedown

Hexo shares slip as it reports wider Q4 adjusted loss, inventory writedown

Shares of Hexo Corp. slipped after the cannabis company posted a larger-than-expected fourth-quarter adjusted loss and an inventory writedown. The Gatineau, Que.-based pot producer's stock slipped as much as 10 per cent to $2.