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
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The ongoing equity bull market is the third-longest in history, and it's showing few signs of slowing down. Morgan Stanley thinks the current cycle could end sometime in 2018, and it lays out the three most likely negative catalysts.
Six Nations Polytechnic (SNP) launched an app this week called Speak Mohawk, which teaches words and phrases for a language spoken by about 2,350 people within Canada's borders. This comes a year after it released a similar app for Cayuga, which only 40 people in Ontario speak.
All-electric trucks have the potential to save money for fleet operators, particularly if maintenance costs prove to be lower than diesel, but there are still some significant barriers to their adoption, according to trucking industry veterans. Tesla's Elon Musk unveiled an all-electric Class 8
Tesla is once again in a period where it looks like it's doing too much. LOS ANGELES — Tesla is more than Tesla. Sure, the company has a factory in Northern California where it makes cars, but it also has a design studio in Los Angeles, and that's where you start to get a sense of Tesla'
The president's insults on Twitter followed two interviews Friday in which Clinton took on Trump and the Republicans.
CNBC reviews Google's new Pixel Buds, which pair easily with a Pixel smartphone, come with a carrying case that also charges the buds, and can translate.
By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm is set to win “imminent” Japanese antitrust clearance for its $38-billion bid for NXP Semiconductors and gain Europe’s approval by the end of the year with slight tweaks to its concessions, a person familiar with the matter said
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Do you think you'll have 10 times your salary saved by the time you stop working? Here's why that figure isn't the best metric for you to use.
A dental receptionist who alleges she was fired because she was sick and couldn't afford to take unpaid leave has had her case accepted at the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal. In B.C., as in many provinces across the country, labour law does not entitle workers to any paid or unpaid sick
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