A giant tuna fetches $632,000 in New Year auction at Tokyo's Tsukiji market. A Japanese sushi chain boss bid a winning 74.2 million yen ($632,000) Thursday for a 466 pound bluefin tuna in what may be Tsukiji market’s last auction at its current site in downtown Tokyo. The winning bid Thursday...
John Cronin is crazy about socks. Actually, he is crazy about crazy socks. Hence the name for his online sock company, John's Crazy Socks, that sells crazy, unusual, distinctively fun socks. John and his father/co-founder, Mark, were in town for New Avenues to Independence's gala Applause at the Zoo...
The Canadian Security Intelligence Service warned that the arrest of Huawei Technologies Co.’s chief financial officer in Vancouver on a U.S. extradition request would have global political ramifications, according to new documents that reveal the spy agency’s involvement in the case for the first time. In a redacted Dec. 1,...
PARIS (Reuters) - Boeing Co (BA.N) is eyeing a broad partnership with Embraer (EMBR3.SA) reaching beyond commercial aircraft to defense and global services, but its shape hinges on talks with the Brazilian government.     The U.S. aerospace group has yet to make a formal offer and its final...
Air Canada has signed a definitive agreement to buy the Aeroplan loyalty program from Aimia Inc. for $450 million in cash. Under the deal, Air Canada will also assume $1.9 billion of Aeroplan miles liability. The definitive agreement follows an announcement in August of a tentative sale. Air Canada says it...
Sweatcoin, a free smartphone app that pays people to be physically active, said on Wednesday it has secured its first round of institutional funding after topping download charts in Britain and the United States. Sweatcoin lets users earn “sweatcoins” for working out, and the app is taking off fast. The...
The rumours are true: FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) is merging with PSA, the European maker of Peugeot, Citroen, Opel and Vauxhall vehicles, both corporations confirmed in a press release October 31. According to The Detroit Free Press, the two companies struck a deal that will see a 50-50 joint shareholder-owned...
A new economic system is needed to tackle rampant inequality, says a new Oxfam report.. The gap between rich and poor is fracturing society, poisoning politics and fueling public anger, according to a new report from anti-poverty nonprofit Oxfam, which found that last year just 26 people owned the same...
(Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday overturned a $150 million verdict against AbbVie Inc that was the first to result from lawsuits claiming that the company fraudulently misrepresented the risks of its testosterone replacement drug AndroGel. U.S. District Judge Matthew Kennelly in Chicago ruled that...
On Thursday, relatively new legal marijuana player Green Growth Brands (OTCQB:GGBXF) offered to swap GGBXF shares for all outstanding shares of Aphria (NYSE:APHA), suggesting the offer was worth $11.00 (Canadian, or roughly $8 in U.S. dollars) per share of Aphria stock. All told, the suitor says the proposed deal...