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Five small financial mistakes that can lead to a major cash crisis

Making a few mini money mistakes here and there isn't uncommon for budding entrepreneurs. I made a habit of this during my first few years of entrepreneurship. Here's the trouble with the philosophy I adopted: Over time, tiny neglect resulted in a cash flow crisis.<p>Individually, the money mistakes I …

North Korea says U.S. bomber flights push peninsula to brink of nuclear war

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Wednesday urged all parties in the Korean standoff to stay calm and “stop irritating each other,” a day after North Korea said the United States was pushing the region to the brink of nuclear war.<p>North Korea’s state media published a rare, strong, criticism of China on …

Canadians ask Trudeau the tough questions — and some answers don't come easy

No one could say the 10 Canadians chosen to get 10 minutes with the prime minister took their jobs lightly.<p>They were fearless and revealing and they …

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to take 2-month paternity leave

In what is likely to be seen as a major endorsement for paternity leave, Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced he will take two months off …

Zenyatta Ventures in a gently sloping decline

<i>I would really appreciate your opinion on Zenyatta Ventures. I think it is now undervalued but what do I know. I'm only a senior, senior. LOL!</i><p><i>Please send me your opinion on this stock.</i><p><i>Thank you,</i><p><i>Lou</i><p>Hey Lou,<p>Thanks for the assignment. This will be the second time since 2013 that I inspect the charts …

Canon Warns of Fake 600EX-RT Flashes; Here Are the Telltale Signs

In addition to fake DSLRs and fake memory cards, there are also fake flash units in camera bags around the world. We first shared a look at this …

Latest Canada, World, Entertainment and Business News

E-Commerce in Canada Worth $136 Billion in 2013, up from $122 Billion in 2012 http://www.techvibes.com/blog/e-commerce-in-canada-worth-136-billion-in-2013-2014-06-11

EU Commission to Officially Investigate Apple’s Irish Tax Deal

The European Commission will officially look into Apple’s tax arrangements with Ireland, the Irish state broadcaster <i>RTE</i> has learned. The official …

Tim Cook

Men's faces evolved to be punched, study suggests

Men's faces look different from women's because their ancestors evolved to survive being punched during fights, a new study suggests.<p>University of …

Gorillas

New privacy watchdog says cyberbullying bill needs fixes

Canada's new privacy watchdog is calling for changes to the Conservative government's cyberbullying bill, saying it gives police, border guards and other public officials overly broad power to access Canadians' private information.<p>Daniel Therrien made the comments Tuesday, five days after being …

Honeywell Launches ‘Lyric’ to Challenge the Nest Thermostat

Industrial thermostat maker <i>Honeywell</i> is rethinking the way it tackles home automation with a $279 ‘Lyric’ Wi-Fi thermostat, challenging the likes of …

Home Automation

Google to buy satellite company Skybox Imaging for $500 million | News Home | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc (GOOGL.O) (GOOG.O) said on Tuesday it is acquiring satellite company Skybox Imaging for $500 million in cash, the Internet company’s second high-profile acquisition of an aerospace company this year.<p>A Google search page is reflected in sunglasses in this photo …

Wolves on B.C.'s islands, mainland genetically different

If you are a wolf cub on B.C.'s mainland, your parents will feed you moose, deer and beaver and will teach you to hunt as you get older. If you are a …

Turing test passed by computer

A computer has passed the Turing test, an artificial intelligence measure of human-like capability devised more than half a century ago, the …

Artificial Intelligence

Zuckerberg, other Facebook directors are sued over pay plan | News Home | Reuters

(Reuters) - Mark Zuckerberg and other members of Facebook Inc’s board have been sued by a shareholder who claimed a policy letting them annually award directors more than $150 million of stock each if they choose is unreasonably generous.<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a news conference …

E-tailers growth ensnared in India's logistics jungle | News Home | Reuters

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Online retailers jostling for a chunk of India’s $13 billion e-commerce trade are so desperate to avoid snarled roads and inefficient railways that they fly their packages in the passenger cabin of costly commercial flights. The cargo, however, often gets bumped off.<p>An eBay sign …

Facebook Accidentally Launches Snapchat Competitor Slingshot, Quickly Gets Pulled

The rumours of Facebook working on a Snapchat competitor have turned out to be true. The social networking giant accidentally launched Slingshot, …

Social Media

Cybercrime costs $445B US a year to global economy, report finds

Cybercrime costs the global economy about $445 billion US every year, with the damage to business from the theft of intellectual property exceeding …

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Suspect charged in shooting spree that claimed three Canadian Mounties | News Home | Reuters

MONCTON New Brunswick (Reuters) - A 24-year-old man was charged with murder on Friday in the slayings of three Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers during a shooting spree in the eastern Canadian city of Moncton.<p>A heavily armed man that police have identified as Justin Bourque walks on Hildegard …

3D-preserved pterosaur eggs found in China

A spectacular fossil find in China — a prehistoric egg extravaganza from 120 million years ago — is providing unique insight into the lifestyle and …

Moon rocks hint at planet Theia that once crashed into Earth

Lunar rocks brought back by the Apollo astronauts more than 40 years ago contain evidence of a Mars-sized planet that scientists believe crashed into …

PayPal Looking to Quickly Implement Touch ID Into Its iOS Apps

With Apple announcing at WWDC 2014 the ability for developers to use Touch ID for their apps, the team from PayPal is reportedly ready to integrate …

Apps

Turbines will test ocean current off Florida for renewable energy

Researchers at Florida Atlantic University plan to anchor turbines in the Gulf Stream's fast-moving waters off the state's east coast to test whether …

Renewable Energy

Let's go to Mars, but make sure it's for the right reasons - Quirks and Quarks

A new report from the US National Research Council on Spaceflight recommends a more realistic approach to sending humans to Mars, including the …

Asteroid dubbed 'The Beast' set to fly past Earth on Sunday

A recently discovered asteroid nicknamed The Beast is expected to make its closest approach to Earth this Sunday.<p>The asteroid goes by the official …

Asteroids

Canada rethinks rejection of U.S. missile defense shield | News Home | Reuters

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada has not changed its position on not joining the U.S. missile defense shield, but is examining its stance given changing global circumstances, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Thursday.<p>Speaking in Brussels at the end of a meeting of the Group of Seven leading …

Fredericton students capture near-space images with balloon-cam

Some middle school students in Fredericton managed to send a balloon to the edge of the atmosphere and captured the journey through an on-board …