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January 18, 2018 5:24 PM Ottawa to promise $700 million to Business Development Bank of Canada to spur clean-tech growth

The money is part of the government’s promise to invest $2.3 billion in clean technologies. OTTAWA—The federal government will give $700 million over the next five years to the Business Development Bank of Canada in a bid to grow Canada’s clean-technology industry. The funding is intended to enable the bank to take on more risk, providing high-potential 10

January 10, 2018 5:12 PM Kodak shares surge as it becomes latest cryptocurrency convert

Kodak is partnering with WENN Digital to launch blockchain technology KodakOne and KodakCoin. NEW YORK—Kodak, which traces its roots to the early days of film-based photography, is getting into the digital licensing and cryptocurrency market as part of a partnership with WENN Digital. The companies are launching blockchain technology with KodakOne and KodakCoin 13

January 9, 2018 5:28 PM JPMorgan's Dimon regrets calling bitcoin a 'fraud'

Dimon commends blockchain, the technology used by bitcoin and other digital currencies JPMorgan chief executive Jamie Dimon regrets having called bitcoin a "fraud" but would still not be interested in the cryptocurrency, he said in an interview on Fox Business on Tuesday. Dimon, known for his candid comments, slammed the viability of bitcoin in September 20

January 5, 2018 5:15 PM Mark Zuckerberg’s lofty goal for 2018: ‘Fixing Facebook’

Zuckerberg vowed to take a comprehensive look at Facebook’s role in society, recruiting experts and using his personal time to closely study issues that he said “touch on questions of history, civics, political philosophy, media, government, and of course technology.” Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg will spend 2018 trying to correct 13

January 2, 2018 7:27 PM Nova Scotia mom says eye-gaze communication breakthrough with daughter ‘is going to open up’ her world

Joellan Huntley started communicating on Christmas Day using a special device that tracks her eye movements on a computer screen. WATERVILLE, N.S.—Using eye-gaze detection software, a severely disabled Nova Scotia woman is communicating with her family for the first time in 21 years. Joellan Huntley and her family met with the media today to talk about 14

December 20, 2017 10:40 PM NASA unveils 2 finalists for missions to distant worlds

Winning mission would launch in 2025 NASA's next robotic mission to a far-off world may be either landing on Saturn's largest moon, Titan, or a mission to comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko that would return samples to Earth. The two finalists in the space agency's New Frontiers Program were announced Wednesday afternoon in a teleconference. The Comet Astrobiology 20

December 14, 2017 1:38 PM Disney to buy much of 21st Century Fox in $52B US takeover

Fox News and other TV channels not included, to be spun off in separate deal Disney is buying the lion's share of Rupert Murdoch's company 21st Century Fox in a $52.4-billion US deal that reshapes the landscape of film, television, cable and entertainment companies in the U.S. Internationally, Disney is also getting the Star TV network in India and a stake 20

December 7, 2017 6:07 PM BlackBerry teams up with Qualcomm to expand connected-car technology

BlackBerry says it has agreed to help optimize select Qualcomm hardware platforms to work with BlackBerry’s QNX software, which is used to manage features of wirelessly connected cars such as infotainment systems. WATERLOO, ONT.—BlackBerry Ltd. has formed a strategic collaboration to develop technology for the next generation of connected vehicles with a subsidiary 19

December 1, 2017 1:20 AM It's time to extend a version of parental leave to Members of Parliament: report

MPs say technology should be used to allow parents to stay at home with children and keep working "Now we actually have this little critical mass of four women MPs who have either recently had babies or are expecting," said Gould. "And so it's just become more of a reality." Right now, if MPs miss more than 21 days in a sitting session, their salary 18

November 28, 2017 2:04 PM Airbus, Siemens, Rolls-Royce team up to develop hybrid passenger plane

The hybrid passenger plane would use a single electric turbofan along with three conventional jet engines running on aviation fuel. FRANKFURT—Airbus, Siemens and Rolls-Royce are teaming up to develop a hybrid passenger plane that would use a single electric turbofan along with three conventional jet engines running on aviation fuel. The plane is an effort 16