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November 24, 2018 1:34 AM Lights out for Tiger Woods as Phil Mickelson wins $9-million showdown in playoff

Mickelson was 1 up after 16 holes, but Woods tied it with birdie from the fringe of the green on the par-3 17th hole. Both birdied the par-5 18th and then parred the first playoff hole before it went to the par-3 extra hole that they kept playing until there was a winner. Only 700 invited guests were allowed to watch the event billed as golf’s first 13

November 21, 2018 3:51 PM Apple iPhone supplier Foxconn is said to plan deep cost cuts

Apple dropped into bear market territory Tuesday, closing more than 20 per cent below its October peak. On a single day last week, Lumentum Holdings Inc., one of the suppliers that warned of soft demand, plunged 33 per cent, while AMS AG tumbled 22 per cent. This week, as concern spread, the S&P 500 erased its gain for 2018. Taipei-based Foxconn assembles 17

October 15, 2018 10:33 PM Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

SEATTLE—Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates, has died. He was 65. Allen’s company Vulcan Inc. said in a statement that he died Monday. Earlier this month Allen said the cancer he was treated for in 2009, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, had returned. Allen and Gates founded Microsoft Corp. in 1975. Microsoft’s big break came in 1980, when IBM Corp. decided 21

September 27, 2018 10:19 AM Note to readers about Star Digital Access

Importantly, we have conducted our ground-breaking investigative journalism and our robust local reporting without government subsidies. Rather, we have counted on the passion, loyalty and support of you, our readers, to help fund our journalism. Like all news outlets in recent years, though, the Toronto Star has been forced to deal with the economic 24

August 12, 2018 11:45 PM Bargain hunting for school supplies starts early

School supply lists are getting longer and parents can feel financially frazzled by the pressures of back-to-school shopping. The average Canadian family spent a whopping $890 on supplies and clothing, according to a recent survey by RetailMeNot Inc. Driving up those costs, which are double that spent five years ago, are tech items like software, tablets 32

June 28, 2018 11:01 PM Science fiction master Harlan Ellison dies at 84

His short story, I Have No Mouth & I Must Scream, is about the last humans, eternally tortured by a malevolent, godlike computer. It was made into a computer game, with its author providing the machine’s voice. Ellison disliked computers and worked on old manual typewriters, although he denied being anti-technology. Sometimes, for promotional purposes 45

April 21, 2018 9:44 PM Russia says not yet served with Democrat lawsuit over alleged collusion with Trump campaign

'It seems to be a kind of attempt by the Democrats to justify their defeat,' says foreign ministry Russia has not been officially notified about the U.S. Democratic Party's lawsuit over the results of the 2016 presidential election in the United States, the foreign ministry said on Saturday. The Democratic Party sued the Russian government, U.S. President 37

November 10, 2017 3:08 PM IBM says it's reached milestone in quantum computing

IBM has announced a milestone in its race against Google and other big tech firms to build a powerful quantum computer. Dario Gil, who leads IBM's quantum computing and artificial intelligence research division, said Friday that the company's scientists have successfully built and measured a processor prototype with 50 quantum bits, known as qubits 139

November 8, 2017 9:19 AM Forensic officer to testify at Laura Babcock murder trial

TORONTO - The Crown's star witness at a murder trial in the case of a woman who vanished five years ago is expected to delve deep into his forensic analysis of computers seized from the home of one of the accused. Retired Ontario Provincial Police Det. Sgt. Jim Falconer will continue to go through a massive trove of data from three computers found at Dellen 51

November 7, 2017 3:51 PM Volkswagen, Google co-operate on quantum computing research

BERLIN -- German automaker Volkswagen and Google have announced plans to co-operate in exploring possible uses in the auto industry for quantum computers. Quantum computing, a technology that's still in its early phases, uses the quirks of quantum physics to perform calculations at far higher speeds than current computers. Volkswagen said Tuesday that specialists 70