B.C.'s electricity provider says participation in the annual dim your lights Earth Hour campaign is waning in the province, but the World Wildlife Fund — the non-profit organization that created the event — says BC Hydro's measure of who takes part is flawed. Earth Hour, an eventRead More »
Edmontonians looking for work in the retail and service sectors flocked to a job fair for a soon-to-open outlet mall near the Edmonton International Airport Saturday.
By Julie Ann Formoso LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The head of Alphabet Inc's autonomous driving unit, Waymo, said on Saturday that the company's technology would have safely handled the situation confronting an Uber self-driving vehicle last week when it struck a pedestrian, killing her. Waymo CEO
More than 180 robots built by students from more than a dozen Manitoba schools duked it out on Saturday, battling over rough terrain and in sumo wrestling rings for the title of best bot. What we do is we help reveal to students how smart they are and how capable they are, and how they can go on to
Tesla has been instructed to "slow down" on car deliveries in Norway this quarter, CEO Elon Musk said on Saturday.
"This really allows [us to use] the most advanced cardiovascular technology, with better infrastructure," said Dr. Thierry Mesana, president and CEO of the heart institute. The heart institute held a rare open house Friday so that the public could get a behind-the-scenes tour of the institution
The next Bill Gates could be a kid who grew up in Saskatoon building robots molded to look like WALL-E. The Saskatchewan government is going to roll out new elective high school courses this fall that will teach students how to code and bring robots to life. "[This] will ensure classrooms are
Dropbox went public on Friday, and is now worth $12 billion. On the application, he says he would have sold Dropbox for $1 million after taxes in the first six months, if someone had made the offer. Now, his stake in Dropbox is almost certainly worth billions.
Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners LP (TSX:BEP.UN)(NYSE:BEP) has a great business model, recently expanded into solar, and pays a growing dividend.
At an auto-finance conference in Las Vegas last week, Automotive News reported that General Motors President Dan Ammann said people will develop more confidence in driverless vehicles once the cars show what they can do. GM is pushing hard, through its Cruise division, to get a fully autonomous, no-driver
This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. Smart speakers — Amazon's Echo, for example — are the latest device category poised to take a chunk of our increasingly digital lives.
Inside of SRI International, engineers have created a robot that is equal parts bomb diffuser and combat medic.
This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. The communications market is in the midst of an all-out war.
Ontario's first manufacturing plant that makes charging stations for electric vehicles has opened in Markham, Ont. Gleb Nikiforov, CEO of Autochargers.ca, a national company that supplies equipment for electric vehicles, says the plant aims to manufacture 40,000 charging stations a year, starting
By Ayenat Mersie NEW YORK (Reuters) - Crude prices rose on Friday, hitting their highest since late January after the Saudi energy minister said OPEC and allied producers would need to keep coordinating supply cuts into 2019, and as concerns grew over the future of Iranian crude exports. Brent crude
Canadian energy companies like Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU)(NYSE:SU) are confident in a bright future, even with the push towards renewable energy across the globe.
Samantha Brookes has been warning Canadians to take a close look at the clauses in their mortgage contracts for years, but her refrain has become a bit more prevalent in recent months. Since the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions' mortgage stress test was implemented in January
Pivotal Software — which counts Dell as its majority stockholder — revealed a prospectus on Friday with its plans to go public.
Baytex Energy Corp.'s (TSX:BTE)(NYSE:BTE) debt increases its risk, but it also means massive potential upside.
A new report by security research firm Global Cyber Alliance finds that some of the most popular tax software providers may leave consumers at risk for identity theft.
Women are paid less on average at jobs all across America, but not at Starbucks, and not at these four companies, either.
Emera Inc. (TSX:EMA) and Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX:SLF)(NYSE:SLF) are undervalued and have great dividends. Which should you buy today?