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BlackBerry reports second-quarter loss, revenue up from year ago

BlackBerry reports second-quarter loss, revenue up from year ago

WATERLOO, Ont. — BlackBerry Ltd. reported a loss of US$23 million in its latest quarter as its revenue grew six per cent compared with a year ago. The security software and services company, which keeps its books in U.S.

Software provider to state and local governments hacked

DALLAS — A major provider of software services to state, county and local governments, including the online publishing of election results, told customers Wednesday that an unknown intruder broke into its phone and information technology systems.
Shopify says it notified privacy commissioner of breach involving 'rogue' staff

Shopify says it notified privacy commissioner of breach involving 'rogue' staff

Shopify Inc. says it has notified Canada's privacy commissioner about a recent data breach it says was carried out by two "rogue" employees.
New SUV is next step in VW's post-scandal electric offensive

New SUV is next step in VW's post-scandal electric offensive

FRANKFURT — Volkswagen is unveiling a battery-powered sport-utility vehicle that is headed for global markets including the United States and China, as the company takes a major step forward in its campaign to make electric cars a mass-market choice.
Restaurant, bar sales rise in July for third straight month, StatCan reports

Restaurant, bar sales rise in July for third straight month, StatCan reports

Statistics Canada says sales for food services and drinking places rose for the third month in a row in July, buoyed by the reopening of dining rooms and patios across the country. The agency says the subsector recorded sales of $4.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,817.11, down 325.78 points.) Canadian Natural Resources (TSX:CNQ). Down 66 cents, or 2.92 per cent, to $21.94 on 11.
S&P/TSX composite closes down as gold price sinks to lowest level in two months

S&P/TSX composite closes down as gold price sinks to lowest level in two months

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index sank midweek as the materials sector lost ground with the price of gold falling to its lowest level in two months.
Wells Fargo CEO apologizes for comments about diversity

Wells Fargo CEO apologizes for comments about diversity

NEW YORK — Wells Fargo CEO Charles Scharf apologized Wednesday for comments he made suggesting it is difficult to find qualified Black executives in the financial industry.
Americans load up on candy, trick or treat - or not

Americans load up on candy, trick or treat - or not

Americans may not know if trick or treating will happen this year because of the pandemic, but they’re buying a lot of Halloween candy while they wait to find out. U.S. sales of Halloween candy were up 13% over last year in the month ending Sept.
Disney delays 'Black Widow,' Spielberg's 'West Side Story'

Disney delays 'Black Widow,' Spielberg's 'West Side Story'

NEW YORK — The Walt Disney Co. has further postponed its next mega-movies from Marvel, including “Black Widow,” while also postponing Steven Spielberg's “West Side Story” a full year in the company's latest recalibration due to the pandemic.