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The Power List: 25 movers and shakers we’re buzzing about

The Power List: 25 movers and shakers we’re buzzing about

Auto exec Linda Hasenfratz provides a strong voice on NAFTA Linda Hasenfratz isn’t worried when U.S. President Donald Trump tweets or makes an off-the-cuff comment about ripping up the North American Free Trade Agreement. “It’s a negotiation. I don’t think you should ever be surprised by things your opponents may or may not say and

Don’t relax just yet, Italy’s upcoming election could spark market volatility

Former Italian premier Silvio BerlusconiMatteo Bazzi/ANSA via AP As Italy’s March 4 election approaches, investors can take comfort in the fact that both the poll-leading Five Star Movement and the right-wing Northern League, have eased off their threats to hold a referendum on the country’s membership in the Eurozone. Not only does the Italian constitution

Move over Apple, Amazon, marijuana is coming to the Nasdaq

Toronto-based Cronos produces and sells medical marijuana in Canada.Postmedia News The Nasdaq Stock Market will list its first cannabis shares on Tuesday, marking a key milestone for an industry that has been rejected by the Trump administration. Cronos Group Inc., which already trades in Canada, will be the first marijuana company on a major U.S.

Netflix to give parents more control over blocking content

Netflix will roll out new parental control features globally in the coming months.Ryan Anson/AFP Netflix Inc is rolling out features that will give parents more control over access to content by allowing them to block individual movies and specific shows. Users can currently restrict content with only a specific maturity rating by using a numeric

BlackBerry files lawsuit against Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram for patent infringement

BlackBerry has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Facebook and its units WhatsApp and Instagram.Eduardo Lima/The Canadian Press BlackBerry Ltd on Tuesday filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Facebook Inc and its WhatsApp and Instagram apps, arguing that they copied technology and features from BlackBerry Messenger. “Defendants created mobile messaging applications that co-opt BlackBerry’s innovations,

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