Walt Disney Co has struck a deal to buy film, television and international businesses from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc for $52.4 billion in stock as the world's largest entertainment company seeks even greater scale to combat growing digital rivals Netflix Inc and Amazon.com
The FCC on Thursday will likely approve a plan to remove "net neutrality" regulations, giving more power to internet service providers.
P.E.I. Green Party MLA Hannah Bell went after the government in question period Wednesday for details on what measures it has taken to preserve text messages regarding official government business. Bell told the legislature the solution is easy and wanted to know if the government had acted on it.
By Ahmad Ghaddar LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices eased back from session highs on Thursday after the International Energy Agency increased its forecast for U.S. oil output growth in 2018, raising the prospect of excess supply. Brent crude futures were at $62.49 a barrel at 1107 GMT, up 5 cents but easing
Until a few months ago, the job description for bus drivers in Moncton was daunting. "You could be in a seat for 13 hours over a 16-hour time frame in one day," said Alex Grncarovski, the director of operations for Codiac Transpo. "You could have up to three split shifts, you have eight
Three US college-age hackers pleaded guilty to creating the Mirai botnet, which took out critical parts of the internet in 2016 through distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. The attacks affected Spotify, Twitter, Reddit, and well-known security journalist Brian Krebs. The three men created
Chinese authorities have commandeered supplies of natural gas to heat homes, forcing chemical plants and factories to shut down, after efforts to clear smog-choked air by banning coal use backfired by causing energy shortages in frigid weather. The disruption highlights the government's difficulties
Rising shale oil production in the United Sates is set to leave OPEC nations with a challenging 2018, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).
Walt Disney Co's expected deal with Twenty-First Century Fox Inc would give the world's best-known entertainment company new advantages in India, such as cricket rights and local-language TV shows for the fast-growing media market. Through the $75 billion deal, which a source said is expected
Microsoft on Wednesday announced new artificial intelligence features for its Office apps.
The federal government is tweaking proposed tax changes for small-business owners distributing earnings among family members. Conservative finance critic Pierre Poilievre is calling the revisions a “cobweb of complicated rules.”
(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co's deal to buy film, television and international businesses from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc will value the latter at over $40 per share, or $75 billion, a person familiar with the matter said. The deal, which is set to be announced on Thursday,
In a Thursday vote, the Federal Communications Commission is almost sure to repeal the net-neutrality rules it put in place in 2015. A repeal would be good news for large telecommunications and internet companies. In a move that could fundamentally reshape the internet — and spur a new wave of legal
For 33 bitcoins, this "spectacular" penthouse in Miami could be yours. The one bedroom, 1.5 bathroom apartment is listed on a number of real estate portals including Redfin, Remax, and Coldwell Banker. According to public records on Redfin, it was last sold in January 2016 for $315,000 and
By Nia Williams CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Canadian heavy crude extended losses on Wednesday, with the discount hitting a four-year low as pipeline constraints left a glut of crude building up in Alberta. Western Canada Select heavy blend crude for January delivery was trading at nearly half the
The federal government was chided Wednesday for taking a positive "spin" on Canadian wireless service prices when it released an annual comparison with other countries this week. Under a headline that said "Cellphone plan prices drop for millions of Canadians," a press release issued
We caught up with CNBC career expert Suzy Welch to hear her takeaways from the TFS Investments episode of "The Job Interview."