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December 13, 2018 5:36 PM Toyota recalls some models from 2002 to 2004 for faulty airbag inflators

Toyota Canada Inc. has issued a recall some older model Toyota and Lexus vehicles because of defective airbag inflators that could explode and hurl shrapnel at passengers. The company says the vehicles include certain 2003-2004 Corollas, 2002-2003 Sequoias, 2003 Tundras and 2002-2003 Lexus SCs that had previous been recalled and had the inflators replaced 7

December 10, 2018 6:04 PM Qualcomm say it won ban on sale of some iPhones in China

The patents are related to adjusting and reformatting the size and appearance of photographs and managing applications using a touchscreen, Qualcomm said. They are just two of a number of patents Qualcomm is using against Apple in disputes in several countries. China is the world’s largest market for smartphones and is home to the manufacturers of the iPhone 6

December 5, 2018 7:11 PM Global carbon pollution up in 2018, studies say

WASHINGTON—After several years of little growth, global emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide experienced their largest jump in seven years, discouraging scientists. World carbon dioxide emissions are estimated to have risen 2.7 per cent from 2017 to 2018, according to three studies released Wednesday from the Global Carbon Project , an international 14

November 27, 2018 9:57 PM GM’s decision to cut jobs right after new NAFTA deal infuriates Trump

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s chief economic adviser is citing America’s new free trade pact with Canada and Mexico as one of the reasons why the U.S. president is so disappointed with the latest job and production cuts at General Motors. And Trump himself is crystallizing that disappointment, threatening to pull federal help for the automaker if it follows 16

November 23, 2018 3:25 PM Artificial intelligence improves highway safety in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS—Artificial intelligence is helping improve safety along a stretch of Las Vegas’ busiest highway. The Nevada Highway Patrol says a yearlong partnership between public safety agencies and a startup technology firm resulted in a 17 per cent reduction in crashes along a portion of northbound Interstate 15 just west of the Las Vegas Strip. The Las Vegas 14

November 12, 2018 5:22 PM People are going to sell sex in driverless cars, researchers say

Authorities should prepare for such looming threats, Cohen said. Autonomous vehicles could provide cover for a range of illicit activities, including drug dealing or even terrorism in the form of remote-controlled bombs. (The report didn’t recommend any particular safeguards.) Driverless cars could also exacerbate inequality if businesses pay to influence 21

October 11, 2018 6:56 PM Promoter of failed Fyre Festival gets 6 years in prison

The festival, with entry fees costing between $4,000 to $12,000, lured revellers with a glitzy social media campaign featuring models, including Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid and Emily Ratajkowski. It billed itself as a glamorous party where guests would be flown to an island purportedly once owned by infamous drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, and provided with luxurious 23

September 26, 2018 8:15 PM Death toll for flu in U.S. last winter hit 80,000

NEW YORK—The U.S. government estimates that 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications last winter—the disease’s highest death toll in at least four decades. The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Robert Redfield, revealed the total in an interview Tuesday night with The Associated Press. “That’s huge,” said Dr. William 33

August 29, 2018 10:05 PM Canadian women prepare to take on basketball world

When the country calls, the best players answer “yes” with unfailing consistency and it’s left Lisa Thomaidis, the head coach of Canada’s senior women’s basketball team, with a delightful dilemma. Thomaidis will gather 15 athletes at Ryerson’s Mattamy Athletic Centre on Thursday to begin final preparations for the world championship next month, and it might 23

July 23, 2018 1:36 PM Shooter on the Danforth was firing like someone ‘in a video game,’ witness says

The gunman who killed two people and injured 12 others in a rampage on the Danforth late Sunday night was shooting at random, like someone “in a video game,” a witness says. “He was very relaxed, it was pretty disturbing,” said Lenny Graf, who was with his wife and his son, 9, and daughter, 8. The shooter, later revealed to be 29 years old, died after 21