Tuesday, 19 October, 2021

Category: News/Business


More than 10,000 Deere & Co. workers went on strike Thursday, the first major walkout at the agricultural giant in more than three decades. The union had said its members would walk off the job if no deal had been reached Read more…


While it’s welcome news that the U.S. will reopen its shared land border with Canada to non-essential travel in early November, some Canadians with mixed vaccine doses aren’t celebrating just yet. That’s because at the same time the U.S. reopens the Read more…


Facebook will expand its policies on harassment to remove more harmful content, the company said Wednesday in its latest change following congressional testimony from a whistleblower who faulted the social media giant for not doing enough. Under the new, more Read more…


Apple is likely to slash production of its iPhone 13 by as many as 10 million units due to a global shortage in semiconductor microchips, a technology analyst says. The next generation of the company’s iconic smartphone is set to be released Read more…


The inflation rate rose to a 13-year high in September as rising costs for food and shelter pushed the rate up to 5.4 per cent. Higher prices for food and shelter made up half of the increase in the overall rate, Read more…


Facebook has recently taken a harsher tone toward whistleblower Frances Haugen, suggesting that the social network giant could be considering legal retaliation after Haugen went public with internal research that she copied before leaving her job earlier this year. U.S. Read more…


Nearly 140 countries have agreed on a tentative deal that would make sweeping changes to how big multinational companies are taxed and deter them from stashing profits in offshore havens where they pay little or no tax. Under the agreement Read more…


Live streaming video service Twitch has been hacked in a breach that has exposed the financial information of many of the people who use it. The company is a live video service where people can share streams of the video games Read more…


YouTube is moving to block and remove all content that spreads misinformation about vaccines against COVID-19 and other illnesses, such as measles, hepatitis and chicken pox. The Google-owned online video company said in a blog post on Wednesday that any content that Read more…


People in northeastern China ate breakfast by the light of smartphones and shopkeepers turned on generators as much of the country enforced power cuts Wednesday to meet official conservation targets and ease shortages in some areas. News reports blame high Read more…