Yahoo Inc's board has approved a deal to buy blogging and social networking site Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash, the Wall Street Journal cited people familiar with the matter as saying on Sunday.
There are several chronic diseases, such as hypertension and Type 2 diabetes, which are consistently linked to obesity. And since more and more Canadians are becoming obese each year, this is costing us billions of additional dollars in health care.
U.S. authorities have seized two accounts linked to a major operator in the booming Bitcoin digital currency market, Tokyo-based exchange Mt. Gox. The move may prevent the firm from facilitating the purchase and sale of Bitcoins in U.S. dollars at a time when use of the currency and its value has mushroomed.
Here are some gadgets, technologies and even concepts of yesterday and today that we could do without.
Cheaper gasoline and cars helped Canada’s annual inflation rate fall dramatically in April to 0.4% from 1% in March, below expectations and well outside the Bank of Canada’s target range of 1-3%. It was the lowest since 0.1% in October 2009.
Canada’s main stock index advanced on Thursday, boosted by stronger financial stocks and a move by Telus Corp to acquire a smaller wireless carrier. The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 33.95 points, or 0.27%, at 12,507.60. Seven of the 10 main sectors on the index were higher.
Twitter Inc unveiled technology to boost security for its users, following a spate of attacks on accounts of prominent media outlets including the Associated Press, the Financial Times and The Onion.
The very best way to make sure you have the money you need to do all the things you want without blowing up your budget is to stir "planned spending" into the mix.
Microsoft Corp is set to make a splash this week with the eagerly awaited unveiling of its new Xbox game console, eight years after the last version, as it seeks a larger share of the $65 billion a year global computer gaming industry.