Day: September 6, 2019

Streaming dominates the music industry’s revenue

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS The music industry is on the upswing, and the RIAA has services like Spotify and Apple Music to thank. Adoption has steadily increased, and they accounted for 80 percent of the revenue from the first half of 2019. Despite these record-breaking numbers, the artists who actually create and […]

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Xbox Live outage locks gamers out again

Engadget RSS Feed A month after another extended outage impeded Xbox gamers from playing for hours — and with a number of smaller issues in between — Microsoft’s network is down once again. Right now, many people can’t sign in or do much other than maybe watch Netflix on their Xbox Ones, after hours of […]

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Tory candidate hopes to buck Sudbury’s electoral history

Sudbury Star Sudbury Conservative candidate Pierre St-Amant sorts through his election signs at his campaign office on Falconbridge Road in Sudbury, Ont. on Friday September 6, 2019. John Lappa/Sudbury Star Pierre St. Amant will attempt to do something in October a Conservative candidate has never done in the 70-year history of the federal riding of […]

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Sudbury getting its fair share: Fedeli

Sudbury Star Vic Fedeli speaks to the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, was the guest speaker at the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting in Sudbury, Ont. on Thursday September 5, 2019. John Lappa/Sudbury Star It may appear that since the Progressive Conservatives […]

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Uber’s next business idea: Lending money to drivers

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Uber is reportedly looking into offering loans directly to drivers, according to a report from Recode. The ride sharing company recently sent out an in-app survey to some drivers that indicated the company is starting to build a “new financial product” designed to help Uber drivers “in a […]

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Victims detail impact of massive fraud

Sudbury Star Sudbury woman steals almost $350,000 from two local small businesses For stealing close to $350,000 from two Sudbury businesses — money she apparently spent on gambling — Sandra Baggs will spend 16 months in jail. “Your honour, I fully accept responsibility for my actions and am truly sorry,” Baggs, 47, told Ontario Court […]

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Trade war hampers copper resurgence

Timmins Daily Press Longer-term outlook for gold, however, remains strong Copper failed to respond positively on Friday to China boosting bank lending because the trade dispute between the biggest metals consumer and the U.S. still weighed on the market. China’s central bank said it was cutting the amount of cash that banks must hold as […]

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Street collapses from mining mishap

Timmins Daily Press When things go terribly wrong: This hole in front of the Trader’s Bank in Schumacher was caused by some ambitious drilling at the Schumacher Mine. Here are a few items that preoccupied the good people of the Porcupine way back in the fall of 1912. In the “oh jezz, ohh jeez, ohh […]

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Overcoming FASD obstacles

Timmins Daily Press Teen counts on parents, teachers to help her cope and learn Mayor George Pirie declares Sept. 7 to be FASD Day on Wednesday. Elena De Luigi/The Daily Press Timmins teenager Amanda Mollins Koene, 18, is raising awareness and speaking out about fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) by telling her story. Mollins Koene […]

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La Régie confirme que l’essence est souvent plus chère dans Charlevoix

Radio-Canada | En ligne Les élus de Charlevoix estiment que le prix de l’essence est trop élevé dans Charlevoix, comparativement aux régions voisines. Photo : Radio-Canada Partagez via Facebook(Fenêtre modale) Facebook Partagez via Twitter(Fenêtre modale) Twitter Partagez via LinkedIn(Fenêtre modale) LinkedIn Partagez via Courriel(Fenêtre modale) Courriel Activer l’option d’impression du navigateur Imprimer Commentaires Radio-Canada Publié à 18 h 47 La […]

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