(Bloomberg) -- A House panel investigating big tech companies for potential antitrust violations is seeking information from customers of Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook about the state of competition in digital markets and the adequacy of existing enforcement, according to documents reviewed by Bloomberg.It
A flying dinosaur discovered buried in Canadian ice nearly 30 years ago has been confirmed by scientists as a new species.With a suspected wingspan of up to 33 feet, the newly named Cryodrakon boreas (frozen dragon of the north) was one of the largest flying animals in the planet’s history. It existed
TORONTO -- The minister never responded to Adam Essien's email, but the response he did receive from others lasted for months. The father-of-two, who lives in Stoney Creek, Ont., emailed Ontario's minister of children, community and social services in February. He copied others, including staff
Surgeons operating on patients while controlling robotic arms could become a new norm in hospitals. The assistance of robots in surgical rooms are predicted to transform the way operations are performed by allowing surgeries to be carried out as keyhole procedures. As the use of robotic surgery becomes
The space rock, known as Asteroid 2000 QW7, is set to fly by around three million miles from Earth at 14,361mph, according to the US space agency's jet propulsion laboratory. The asteroid is approximately between 300 and 600 metres wide, according to NASA data, but it poses no danger. The 2000 QW7
Jenna Bremmer is no stranger to collecting fossils.She often walks the banks of the Mackenzie River outside her home in Norman Wells, N.W.T., plucking fossils carried in the current."I don't intentionally go looking for them," said Bremmer. "They just kind of show up."But when
Disney chief executive Bob Iger has resigned from Apple’s board, as the two companies prepare to launch rival streaming services.
A star Green candidate's comments about his unabashed support for Quebec sovereignty, and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May's response, has Canadians puzzling over the difference between Quebec separatism and sovereignty.Pierre Nantel, arguably the party's best-known candidate in Quebec, told
The astronomical community is abuzz with the prospect that a recently discovered comet may actually have come from beyond our solar system.This would make it only the second known interstellar interloper. The first — officially named 1I/'Oumuamua — was discovered in 2017.But this visitor is very
Seals that rely on sea ice off Alaska's northwest coast have been dying at uncommon rates, and U.S. federal marine mammal biologists Thursday declared an "unusual mortality event."The cause of death for nearly 300 ringed, bearded and spotted seals since June 1, 2018, is not known, according
Disney CEO Bob Iger has resigned from Apple’s board of directors, according to an SEC filing from the tech giant on Friday.Iger resigned on Tuesday, according to the filing — the same day Apple unveiled the $4.99 monthly price tag for its upcoming Apple TV+ streaming service. Apple TV+ will launch on
TORONTO — Six of Canada's largest cable companies have asked a federal court to hear their appeal of a dramatic reduction in the wholesale rates they are allowed to charge independent internet providers.Filings on behalf of Rogers Communications Inc., Shaw Communications Inc., Videotron Ltd., Cogeco
Justin Trudeau was mentioned briefly during a U.S. Democratic presidential debate Thursday -- or more specifically his hair was. The Democratic candidates vying for the 2020 race were asked about the U.S. trade relationship with China and whether they would repeal the tariffs imposed by President Donald
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A rare full moon, known as a "micro moon" will coincide with another rare event this week: Friday 13th.Our satellite will be at the furthest point in its orbit around the Earth. As a result, the moon will appear both smaller and dimmer in the night sky when viewed from Earth.
Analysts agree that the service's $4.99 per month price is enticing, but questions remain about its long-term content slate.
High-tech scanners used to pick up tiny defects in aeroplane turbine blades and car engines have been repurposed by murder detectives to solve 120 homicides.
Facebook is getting ready to launch a TV streaming device in time for the holiday season, Variety has been able to confirm with multiple sources familiar with the company’s plans. The new streaming hardware will be part of the company’s Portal family of devices, featuring a camera, and combining video
Museums should rearrange their Neanderthal displays to include the sick, old and infirm rather than strapping healthy hunters, an archaeologist has claimed.
Apple is giving away one year free of the Apple TV Plus streaming service to customers who buy one of its devices starting in November -- but the company insists the offer won't have a "material impact" on earnings, contrary to a prediction from a prominent Wall Street analyst. “We do not
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The solar system may have another foreign guest.Both NASA and the European Space Agency are reporting that a newly discovered comet zooming toward the sun is likely from another star.Astronomers said Thursday it's travelling 93,000 mph (150,000 kph), so fast it likely originated
It was the dead of winter and exam time when Christopher Powroznik, a University of British Columbia student and Delta, B.C., resident, had finally had enough.Powroznik, 23, must travel though the often congested Massey Tunnel — which connects Delta and Richmond — every time he commutes to UBC. "
TORONTO -- Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's campaign promise that he will make maternity and parental leave benefits "tax free" is misleading, say tax experts.His party is actually promising a tax refund of 15 per cent, which is substantially different, according to Lindsay Tedds, an
TORONTO -- A former deputy commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police is suing Premier Doug Ford and top staff for wrongful termination, abuse of public office and violations of his fundamental rights in a $15-million lawsuit. Brad Blair and his lawyer announced the lawsuit at a press conference at
Acompetition investigation into Silicon Valley’s tech giants entered a new chapter on Friday after lawmakers demanded access to internal emails and other sensitive records of big tech’s top brass.