A southwestern Ontario post-secondary school has launched an app to help people learn the endangered language of Mohawk. Six Nations Polytechnic says the app, available for Apple and Android devices, is a new way to try to revitalize the language. "The whole goal is to have our languages back
A decade ago, the first e-reader from Amazon launched for $400. Today, the most popular versions is on sale for $90.
Tesla has a habit of distracting itself from its main issues at hand with flashy product announcements. JPMorgan says that investors aren't likely to be distracted in 2018, as they will be focused on the company's Model 3 production. It was the type of spectacle that investors have come to
By Niklas Pollard and Heather Somerville STOCKHOLM/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber plans to buy up to 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo, marking the transition of the U.S. firm from an app used to summon a taxi to the owner and operator of a fleet of cars. The non-binding framework deal could offer
Apple's new visitor center lets people drink coffee, buy exclusive merchandise, and take in the view.
Inspired by an unwelcome speeding ticket in his mailbox, Benjamin Lavin came with a novel solution to keep his driving in check and avoid the flash of the photo radar camera. The Edmonton university student created Photo Radar App for smartphones. Relying on public city data, the new app tracks current
Brent crude futures were down 84 cents at $61.86, or 1.4 percent, by 11:37 a.m. EST (1637 GMT), while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures fell 70 cents, or 1.2 percent, to $55.85 a barrel. The deal is due to expire in March 2018, and OPEC meets on Nov. 30 to discuss the policy. "
CNBC shows you how to discover the personal information Google knows about you, and how to limit that data if you don't want Google storing it.
The Apple Watch is expensive, and it doesn't often go on sale. Shoppers aren't likely to find Apple Watch discounts at the Apple store. If you've been eyeing the Apple Watch, you might be able to save big if you buy it on Black Friday.
The Keystone XL pipeline passes a major hurdle after Nebraska regulators approve the route for the project.the project.
The billionaire Tesla and SpaceX boss says future generation Roadsters may be able to “fly short hops.”
Marvell Technology has bid about $6 billion for Cavium in a cash-and-stock deal that would create a chip maker to compete with Intel and other giants in the industry. The potential deal extends a long-running consolidation for computer chip producers which are trying to grow so that they can better
By 2022, devices running Google Assistant are going to be much more prevalent in the smartphone market than those running competing native voice assistants like Apple's Siri or Samsung's Bixby, according to Strategy Analytics. Already, Google’s artificial intelligence (AI) powered voice assistant
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has offered to China an opportunity to operate a new, third telecommunications carrier in the country, his spokesman said Monday. The move is aimed at breaking a telecoms duopoly in a country that is said to have the slowest internet speed in the Asia Pacific. It
U.K.-based start-up bank Monzo will not be bought up by a larger player, its chief executive told CNBC.
TOKYO — Japan's trade surplus fell more than 40 per cent in October from a year earlier, despite strong growth in exports to China, the U.S. and the EU, as costs for imports of oil, gas and coal surged.
Henry Zhou, founder and CEO at Pico Technology, says education is an area where virtual reality headsets could operate without a mobile phone connection.
This month the New Brunswick government introduced Bill 22, legislation that would allow people who are self-employed to start a pension plan for themselves and their employees. The federal government has talked with the provinces about passing provincial legislation to kickstart the plan across the
Sherry Turkle is an MIT psychologist who has been studying human relationships to technology for several decades. If the highest praise for someone's expertise is that they've written the book on a subject, then MIT psychologist Sherry Turkle is an expert multiple times over. Turkle is the
Cryptocurrency is a digital currency with no physical form or intrinsic value, but is an increasingly hot commodity as Bitcoin, its most well-known iteration, flirts with a record high. Bitcoin, the self-proclaimed original decentralized digital currency, is hovering around US$8,000 as investors pour