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Le manque de neige rend certains commerçants malheureux et... nerveux

Par exemple dans Lanaudière, il n'y a que le givre sur les branches qui confère à la nature une touche de blanc. Cette région est considérée comme …

Sports de Neige

Le fin mot de l'histoire par La facture

Live updates from the Republican debate

Follow this CNN Republican debate live blog for all the best moments from the last GOP debate of 2015 on the stage and on social media.<p>Nine Republican presidential candidates are on the CNN debate stage for the final political showdown of the year, in a two-hour prime-time event likely to be …

CNN

Fairphone 2: world's first modular phone goes on sale

A smartphone designed to be easy to repair and upgrade goes on sale this week.<p>The internal components of the Fairphone 2 are split into modules which can be replaced with minimal tools or expertise.<p>The company behind the phone hopes this will encourage owners to keep their phones for longer, rather …

Mobile Technology

Justin Trudeau pledges reconciliation in Canada after Aboriginal abuse

The forcible separation of some 150,000 children from their families over more than 100 years was an attempt to end the existence of Aboriginals in Canada, a report concluded<p>Justin Trudeau has pledged to work towards full reconciliation with Canadian Aboriginals as he accepted a final report on the …

6 Reasons Why Apple Is Valued More Than Google

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: Why is Apple valued more than Google?</i><p><i>Answer by Thang Duong on Quora</i><p>Here’s a list of reasons why:<p>Revenue: GOOG – <b>68B</b>, AAPL – <b>212B</b><br>• Income: GOOG – <b>13.9B</b>, AAPL – <b>47.8B</b><br>• Quarterly earnings growth: GOOG – <b>3.9%</b>, AAPL – <b>32.7%</b> (year-over-year from recent quarters. To be …

Amazing

Starbucks UK profit rises, taxes decrease

(Reuters) - The UK division of Starbucks (SBUX.O) on Tuesday reported higher profits for the year ending Sept. 27, even as its tax payment to Britain decreased by as much as 28 percent.<p>The U.S.-listed coffee chain paid 8.1 million pounds ($12.18 million) in tax, down from 11.4 million pounds for …

North Africa

Why Does Vladimir Putin Walk Like That?

You may have never noticed it, but Russian President Vladimir Putin walks a little funny.<p>Now researchers think they know why: It’s most likely KGB weapons training at work.<p>Neurology professor Bastiaan Bloem of the Radboud University Medical Center in the Netherlands and colleagues had noticed that …

Russia

It’s official: companies with women on the board perform better

Companies with strong female leadership deliver a 36% higher return on equity, according to the index provider MSCI.<p>The study analysed the 1,643 …

United Nations formally kicks off race for next secretary-general

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations formally kicked off the race for the next secretary-general on Tuesday and the world body’s 193 members were encouraged to consider putting forward a woman for the top job that has been held by a man for the past 70 years.<p>U.N. Secretary-General Ban …

North Africa

Michael Den Tandt: Don’t be surprised if marijuana legalization gets shoved to the back burner

OK, I’ll say it: What was she smoking?Except that Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s vision of a state-run monopoly on the fragrant weed, courtesy of …

Cannabis

Transcript: The most effective organizations have a culture than can easily adapt

This Is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to sit down with Jennifer Chatman from UC Berkeley.<p>Jennifer, you have studied culture for a number of years, what have you learned about leveraging …

Leadership

Where are the books? Libraries under fire as they shift from print to digital.

The hallmark of public libraries — the printed book, bound by covers and centuries of page-turning — is being shoved aside by digital doppelgangers.<p>Around the country, libraries are slashing their print collections in favor of e-books, prompting battles between library systems and print purists, …

Books

Guide to the 2015 Pan Am Games: Everything you need to know about diving

<b>Click on the logo at right to download the mobile version of the guide to your smartphone or tablet. For iPhone users, tap the icon at the top right</b> …

Adobe Acrobat

Bob Joy Schwabach: What to do when fake tech support comes calling

A reader told us she got a call from a guy saying that her Windows computer was about to crash. She took it seriously because he claimed to be from …

Steve Wozniak

Apple Pay: How will it work in the UK?

<b>For those who find carrying around and safeguarding their credit and debit cards a hassle, a hi-tech, easier-to-use alternative is at hand - or so Apple would have us believe.</b><p>The world's most valuable company has extended its mobile wallet service Apple Pay to the UK, making it the first country …

FinTech

Don’t try the ‘University of Google’ when your kids are sick

I know you’re tempted. You need answers. You’ve got a screaming kid and some mystery problem and it’s right there, the highly accessible University …

Bedbugs

5 lessons from Google that everyone should learn

There are two levels at which Google excites. There is a systematic stream of advances, such as those presented at the 2015 Google I/O event earlier …

Project Loon

Huawei Nexus Smartphone Will Reportedly Sport USB-C And Fingerprint Reader

More smartphones with USB Type-C connectors are expected to hit the scene this year and the Huawei Nexus will apparently be one of them.<p>For several …

How Scanning Apps Keep You Organized

With the right app, you never have to save business cards, and you can capture whiteboard text and slides from presentations and transform them to …

Google Maps’ New Timeline Is a Walk Down Memory Lane

Google Inc. yesterday rolled out a new Google Maps feature that will either help you remember your favorite places or creep you out.<p>Google’s “Your Timeline” will show all the places you’ve been on any day you choose from your past.. Like Timehop, the popular app that shows your social media history …

Google Maps