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OpenText sees earnings drop in second quarter to US$37.7 million

OpenText sees earnings drop in second quarter to US$37.7 million

WATERLOO, ONT. — OpenText Corp. says it earned US$37.7 million in its second quarter, down 85 per cent from US$258.5 million during the same quarter last year.
Lawyers urge B.C. Supreme Court to approve iPhone class-action settlement

Lawyers urge B.C. Supreme Court to approve iPhone class-action settlement

VANCOUVER — A judge in British Columbia will decide next month whether to approve a multimillion-dollar settlement of a class-action lawsuit against Apple for allegedly slowing down older model iPhones with its software updates.
MuchMusic doc pulled from Crave months after director says he clashed with labels

MuchMusic doc pulled from Crave months after director says he clashed with labels

A MuchMusic documentary that once came under scrutiny for using a deep catalogue of popular music has been pulled from its premiere date on Crave.
Uber Canada rolls out changes for drivers, couriers two years after deal with union

Uber Canada rolls out changes for drivers, couriers two years after deal with union

TORONTO — Uber Canada is making several changes aimed at offering drivers and couriers more transparency about their earnings and better protection when they’re on the road. The changes include a pilot rolling out later this year that will provide B.
Ontario privacy commissioner feels urgency to address 'Wild West' risks of AI

Ontario privacy commissioner feels urgency to address 'Wild West' risks of AI

TORONTO — Ontario's information and privacy commissioner says she feels "a sense of urgency" to act on artificial intelligence as her list of concerns with the technology mounts.
Some Netflix subscribers face price hike as no-ads basic plan ends in Canada

Some Netflix subscribers face price hike as no-ads basic plan ends in Canada

TORONTO — Netflix is putting the final stake in its cheapest, ad-free "basic" plan in Canada. After announcing last year that it would no longer offer the $9.
Crave tells subscribers they'll need to fork out $2 more per month to avoid ads

Crave tells subscribers they'll need to fork out $2 more per month to avoid ads

Avoiding commercials on the Crave streaming service is about to get a little costlier. Bell Media has told Crave subscribers who use its "premium ad-free" package that they'll now have to pay $22 per month — an increase of $2.01.
Tech industry expecting more layoffs, but say hiring coming too this year

Tech industry expecting more layoffs, but say hiring coming too this year

TORONTO — Tech’s biggest names spent last year in layoff mode and if the last few weeks are any indication, that pattern is continuing into this year.
The Weeknd's 'Blinding Lights' becomes first song to pass 4 billion Spotify streams

The Weeknd's 'Blinding Lights' becomes first song to pass 4 billion Spotify streams

The Weeknd is setting records on Spotify once again with "Blinding Lights." The Toronto superstar's 2019 hit single became the first song to cross the milestone of four billion plays when the streaming service updated its figures on Friday.
Canadian class action against Apple has opt out deadline today

Canadian class action against Apple has opt out deadline today

VANCOUVER — Canadians have until later today to opt out of a class-action lawsuit that could see Apple pay up to $14 million collectively to some iPhone users. The class action filed in 2018 against defendants Apple Inc. and Apple Canada Inc.