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Diehard BlackBerry Fans Bemoan End to Canadian-Made Smartphones

The Blackberry Priv. (The Canadian Press/Graeme Roy)
The Blackberry Priv. (The Canadian Press/Graeme Roy)

TORONTO—BlackBerry addicts are notoriously loyal, but even they will have a hard time sticking by their beloved device now that BlackBerry Ltd. is outsourcing production,...




  • Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) lambasts the CEO of Wells Fargo & Co. at a hearing of the Senate Banking Committee, Sep. 20. (Gary Feuerberg/Epoch Times)

    Senate Banking Committee in Outrage Over Wells Fargo ‘Fraud’

    WASHINGTON—The senators on the Senate Banking Committee in bipartisan unity denounced the sales culture at Wells Fargo Bank, and, in general, the breach of trust... Read more

  • A banner with the logo of Twitter is set on the front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on November 7, 2013 in New York. Twitter hit Wall Street with a bang on Thursday, as an investor frenzy quickly sent shares surging after the public share offering for the fast-growing social network. In the first exchanges, Twitter vaulted 80.7 percent to $47, a day after the initial public offering (IPO) at $26 per share. While some analysts cautioned about the fast-changing nature of social media, the debut led to a stampede for Twitter shares. AFP PHOTO/EMMANUEL DUNAND (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

    Twitter’s Stock Soars on Another Takeover Rumor

    Shares of Twitter soared nearly 20 percent on Sept. 23, on takeover rumors. Salesforce.com and Google could be interested in buying the social network, according to... Read more

  • A Tesla Model S P85d car is displayed at the 16th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition in Shanghai on April 20, 2015. A group of Chinese researchers from Chinese technology company, Tencent managed to remotely control a Tesla S model. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

    Tesla Car Hacked by Chinese Tech Company

    Modern cars are more sophisticated than ever. But the smarter they become, the more vulnerable they are to hackers. Tesla’s Model S is like a... Read more

  • Two men stand outside the newly-built Marriott Marquis hotel in Washington on Oct. 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    Marriott Buys Starwood, Becoming World’s Largest Hotel Chain

    NEW YORK—Several of the best-known names in travel are now united in one hotel company. Marriott International closed Friday morning on its $13 billion acquisition... Read more

  • People walk in front of a Yahoo sign at the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA., in this file photo. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Yahoo Hack Steals Personal Info From at Least 500M Accounts

    SAN FRANCISCO—Computer hackers swiped personal information from at least 500 million Yahoo accounts in what is believed to be the biggest digital break-in at an... Read more

  • A branch of the Wells Fargo bank in Midtown Manhattan on Sept. 20, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    At Wells Fargo, Workers Say, Sales Focus Was All-Consuming

    NEW YORK—It began with the constant and compulsive pressure to sell. Then came stress-induced health problems. Wells Fargo employees, both current and former, say they... Read more

  • Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors Inc., introduces the Model X car at the company's headquarters  in Fremont, Calif., Sept. 29, 2015. Tesla faces shareholder lawsuits that may delay its proposed merger with SolarCity. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Shareholders Go After Elon Musk’s SolarCity Bailout Plan

    Tesla shareholders are suing the company because of its proposed merger with SolarCity, thus creating a challenge for Elon Musk to save the troubled solar energy company... Read more

  • Wells Fargo Chief Executive Officer John Stumpf  prepares to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington before Senate Banking Committee on Sept. 20, 2016.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    Wells Fargo CEO Apologizes; Senators Heap Criticism on Bank

    WASHINGTON—The CEO of Wells Fargo faced accusations of fraud and calls for his resignation Tuesday from harshly critical senators at a hearing over allegations that... Read more

  • A Wells Fargo sign is displayed at a branch in New York. Wells Fargo is in the spotlight after its employees allegedly created up to 2 million bank and credit card accounts, transferred customers' money without telling them and even created fake email addresses to sign people up for online banking in an effort to meet lofty sales goals. When Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf testifies before a Senate committee hearing Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, it won't be just his bank under fire for turning friendly branches into high-pressure sales centers. It'll be the entire industry. (AP Photo/CX Matiash, File)

    Banks Focus More on New Accounts and the Fees They Bring

    NEW YORK—When Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf testifies before a Senate committee hearing Tuesday, it won’t be just his bank under fire for turning friendly... Read more

  • The headquarters of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, on June 9, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Probs)

    Shares of Deutsche Bank Plunge Amid US Legal Dispute

    FRANKFURT, Germany—Shares in Deutsche Bank AG plunged Friday after the revelation that the U.S. Department of Justice has proposed the bank pay $14 billion to... Read more

  • A Wells Fargo branch in Philadelphia on Dec. 19, 2012. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Wells Fargo Gives Outgoing Exec $124 Million—Despite Fraud Scheme

    Banking giant Wells Fargo recently fired 5,300 employees, almost 2 percent of its workforce, for a massive fraud scheme. Yet the executive under whose watch... Read more

  • The Monsanto logo on display at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

    Bayer Signs Deal to Acquire Monsanto for $66 Billion

    FRANKFURT, Germany —After months of courtship, German drug and farm chemical maker Bayer AG has finally reached an agreement to buy U.S. seed and weedkiller... Read more

  • The logo of mobile app Snapchat is displayed on a tablet on January 2, 2014 in Paris. The video messaging giant is considering an initial public offering in 2016  or 2017, according to media reports. (Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images)

    Is the Market Ready for Snapchat’s IPO?

    Confidence is coming back to U.S. IPO markets. Strong market returns in recent months could encourage some companies to go public. Video messaging giant Snapchat... Read more

  • FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, file photo, the Chevrolet Bolt EV debuts at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The Chevrolet Bolt, General Motors’ Tesla-fighting electric hatchback for the masses, will be able to go 238 miles on a single charge.
The car beats the base rear-wheel-drive Tesla Model S, which can go 210 miles per charge but costs about $28,500 more. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

    GM’s Electric Chevy Bolt to Go 238 Miles per Charge

    DETROIT—The Chevrolet Bolt, General Motors’ Tesla-fighting electric hatchback for the masses, will be able to go 238 miles (383 kilometers) on a single charge. The... Read more

  • The General Motors world headquarters building in Detroit on Sept. 17. (Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

    General Motors’ VP on Its Deliberate Drop in US Sales

    DETROIT—General Motors has taken a beating in the headlines this year as falling U.S. sales have cost it nearly a full point of market share... Read more

  • Carakale Brewery staffer Ramzi Kharoufeh fills a box with beer bottled, pasteurized and labeled that day in Fuheis, Jordan, on Sept. 6, 2016. (Sam McNeil/AP Photo)

    Reviving Old Traditions, Arab Beer Brewers Make Their Mark

    FUHEIS, Jordan—It took gumption to pour millions of dollars into starting a brewery in an overwhelmingly Muslim country where many frown on consuming alcohol. Jordanian... Read more

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