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Tech sector drives U.S. markets higher after best four months in a decade

Tech sector drives U.S. markets higher after best four months in a decade

TORONTO — The continuing strength of the tech sector powered U.S. stock markets higher in the start of trading in August after they concluded the best four months in a decade.
Prosecutor seeking Trump's taxes cites probe of his business

Prosecutor seeking Trump's taxes cites probe of his business

NEW YORK — A Manhattan prosecutor trying to get President Donald Trump’s tax returns told a judge Monday that he was justified in demanding them, citing public reports of “extensive and protracted criminal conduct at the Trump Organization.
Trump fires TVA chair, cites hiring of foreign workers

Trump fires TVA chair, cites hiring of foreign workers

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Monday that he had fired the chair of the Tennessee Valley Authority, criticizing the federal-owned corporation for hiring foreign workers.

More corporate meetings to go virtual after success during pandemic

CALGARY — Any shareholder who's ever endured hours of travel to attend a company's annual meeting is in for good news in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
US manufacturing improves in July, future clouded by virus

US manufacturing improves in July, future clouded by virus

WASHINGTON — U.S. manufacturing improved again in July with a key gauge of activity rising further into expansion territory.
Tucows, Dish Network form alliance based on Ting Mobile service in United States

Tucows, Dish Network form alliance based on Ting Mobile service in United States

TORONTO — Tucows Inc. is selling its Ting Mobile retail phone service in the United States to the company that offers Dish satellite TV and other services. Financial terms of the agreement with Dish Network Corp.
Stingray Music adds Comcast Xfinity, five other U.S. platforms as partners

Stingray Music adds Comcast Xfinity, five other U.S. platforms as partners

MONTREAL — Stingray Group Inc. is expanding the reach of its music service through new partnerships with six U.S. platforms, including Comcast's Xfinity.
Pompeo says Trump to take broad action on Chinese software

Pompeo says Trump to take broad action on Chinese software

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump plans to take action on a what he sees as a broad array of national security risks presented by software connected to the Chinese Communist Party, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Unemployment figures Statistics Canada will release its July labour force survey Friday. June's unemployment fell to 12.3 per cent after hitting a record high 13.
Trump says he'll act to ban TikTok in US as soon as Saturday

Trump says he'll act to ban TikTok in US as soon as Saturday

President Donald Trump says he will take action as soon as Saturday to ban Chinese-owned video app TikTok from the United States. Trump made the announcement to reporters Friday on Air Force One as he returned from Florida.