CBJ News

SiriusXM Buys Pandora

CBJ — SiriusXM satellite radio is purchasing online rival Pandora for $3.5 billion. It’s a clear indicator that SiriusXM plans to compete in the streaming music market with industry [...]

Amazon Creating New Technology

CBJ — Amazon has plans to develop technology that will handle the most basic of tasks to be controlled by voice, for such appliances as microwave ovens or setting a wall clock. The [...]

Inflation Eases in August

CBJ — Figures released by Statistics Canada reveal the nation’s annual inflation rate eased to 2.8% in August. It’s likely that slower increases in gasoline prices at the pumps [...]

Rural Canada Post Carriers May Get 25% Raise

CBJ — An arbitrator has released a ruling in a long-standing pay equity dispute at Canada Post that gives rural carriers a 25% pay increase. A spokesman for the Crown agency says a review [...]

Danske Bank CEO Resigns

CBJ — Danske Bank chief executive Thomas Borgen has quit following an investigation into payments totalling $302 billion through its Estonian branch. Danske Bank commissioned the probe last [...]

Japan Digital Currency Exchange Hacked

CBJ — Hackers have stolen the equivalent of $60 million worth of cryptocurrencies from a Japanese digital currency exchange. Tech Bureau Corp. said a server for its Zaif exchange was hacked [...]

Canada & U.S. Resume NAFTA Talks

CBJ — Canadian and U.S. government officials are meeting again in Washington in an effort to hammer out a new NAFTA agreement. Representing Canada, Foreign Affairs Minister [...]

Toronto’s Court Council Battle

CBJ — It’s looking more like Ontario Premier Doug Ford will get his wish and have Toronto’s city council number drop from 47 to 25 after the province’s highest court [...]

Higher Food Prices Coming

CBJ — The CEOs of three of the country’s largest grocery chains say they expect to see food prices going up in the near future. The increase to minimum wages in some provinces, [...]

Ferrari Unveils New Lineup

CBJ — Italian automaker Ferrari plans to launch 15 new models, including hybrid cars, a utility vehicle and more special editions as part of a plan to as much as double core earnings by [...]

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