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at 19:41 on March 10, 2014, EDT.
South By Southwest: Secrets, surveillance, IBM's Watson helps chefs cook
AUSTIN, Texas - FOMO —or the fear of missing out— is a common complaint at the South By Southwest Interactive festival in Austin, Texas each year.
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at 17:30 on March 10, 2014, EDT.
Colorado officials report roughly $2M in recreational pot taxes in January, 1st month of sales
DENVER - Colorado made roughly $2 million in marijuana taxes in January, state revenue officials reported Monday in the world's first accounting of the recreational pot business.
at 10:56 on March 10, 2014, EDT.
NSA leader Edward Snowden to speak via video at South By Southwest Interactive festival
AUSTIN, Texas - NSA leaker Edward Snowden is getting ready to speak at this year's South By Southwest Interactive Festival.
at 18:48 on March 10, 2014, EDT.
Peladeau gives PQ credibility and perhaps a future Quebec independence fighter
MONTREAL - The Parti Quebecois's stunning addition of one of Canada's most-powerful media tycoons has brought a towering figure to the party ranks, a recruit who could help win a majority government and serve as a leader in any eventual quest for Quebec independence.
at 18:20 on March 10, 2014, EDT.
CNRL pulls application to resume steaming near site of Primrose bitumen leak
CALGARY - Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (TSX:CNQ) has pulled an application to resume steaming at its Primrose oilsands site in eastern Alberta, as questions into a months-long bitumen spill there remain unresolved.
at 18:07 on March 10, 2014, EDT.
Mall-based pizza chain Sbarro files for bankruptcy reorganization for second time in 3 years
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Sbarro has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization for the second time in just three years as the pizza chain struggles to turn its business around amid a drop in traffic at shopping mall food courts.
at 10:31 on March 10, 2014, EDT.
Second Cup coffee chain has Q4 profit, stable adjusted earnings, lower revenue
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - The Second Cup's chain of specialty coffee shops produced less revenue in the fourth quarter than a year earlier but shook off the huge loss it recorded at the end of 2012.
at 17:58 on March 10, 2014, EDT.
Pierre Karl Peladeau's jump to PQ spurs calls for Videotron boycott
MONTREAL - It seems Pierre Karl Peladeau's jump into politics for the sovereigntist Parti Quebecois is sparking an unexpected backlash against one of his companies.
at 17:25 on March 10, 2014, EDT.
Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange
TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
at 17:22 on March 10, 2014, EDT.
Peladeau guided Quebecor into media, cable, cellphone powerhouse
MONTREAL - Pierre Karl Peladeau is making the leap into politics more than 16 years after he inherited a printing and media conglomerate from his father and transformed Quebecor into a cable and cellphone powerhouse.
at 16:29 on March 10, 2014, EDT.
Miners pressure TSX, commodity prices fall amid weak Chinese trade data
TORONTO - The Toronto stock market closed little changed, pressured by mining stocks that fell alongside commodities amid weak Chinese trade data.
at 16:18 on March 10, 2014, EDT.
Loonie adds to losses amid strong housing report, weak commodity prices
TORONTO - The Canadian dollar closed lower Monday amid a stronger than expected reading on housing starts and commodity prices that fell in the wake of disappointing data from China.
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