How libel chill is quashing negative online reviews
The aggressive action some businesses are taking against those who post negative reviews online about their product or service is having a chilling effect on some posters who fear being sued, observers say.Apple profit up 20% as iPhone 6 sales soar
Apple shares were soaring in after-hours trading Monday after it reported quarterly net profit of $8.5 billion, or $1.42 per diluted share, a 20 per cent increase from the year-ago quarter on strong iPhone 6 sales.Christophe de Margerie, CEO of Total SA, dead in plane crash
Russia's Tass news agency says the CEO of French oil giant Total SA was killed when his corporate jet collided with a snow removal machine during takeoff at Moscow's Vnukovo airport.Oilpatch faces project cancellations with crude at $82
The falling price of oil will likely result in a round of project cancellations and disappointing results in the Canadian oilpatch, analysts say.BlackBerry shares jump on rumour of Lenovo takeover
Shares in BlackBerry jumped by 8.6 per cent on the Toronto Stock Exchange Monday after a published report suggested Chinese computer firm Lenovo was preparing to make a bid for all or part of the company.Chinese growth slowing, expected to drop below 4% in next decade
China's annual economic growth could be cut in half over the next decade, hurting prospects for growth among countries like Canada that sell commodities to China.