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‘Technology has changed this business’: Tory on Uber regulations

Dozens of cab drivers filled the seats of Toronto City Hall as officials met to discuss regulations for Uber. “The fact is that technology has changed this business,” Toronto Mayor John Tory said Wednesday morning. “I have great sympathy for the plight of taxi drivers and others in the business because their business is being changed by technology.” Tory made the comments as he arrived at City Hall ahead of

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Blue Jays crush Detroit Tigers for series sweep

The Toronto Blue Jays aren’t showing any signs of slowing down. In fact, they look like they’re getting better. With the meat of their order — Josh Donaldson, Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion on fire — Russell Martin looks to have regained his health while manager John Gibbons has pulled slumping Troy Tulowitzki from the leadoff spot in an effort to get his bat going. The revamped batting order that

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Jose Bautista Laments Lack of Caution on Error

ARLINGTON – The shock and dismay on Jose Bautista’s face said all you needed to know. One second, the Delino DeShields single was zipping across the grass, heading for Bautista’s glove. A split second later, it was behind him, trundling merrily toward the right-field wall, while DeShields rocketed around the basepaths, following teammates Bobby Wilson and Hanser Alberto home. “You could tell by my reaction,” Bautista said, after his three-run error opened

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Toronto Stock Market Plunges in Early Trading as Part of Global Downturn

TORONTO — The Toronto Stock Exchange plunged Monday morning, part of a global downturn affecting markets around the world. The market’s benchmark S&P/TSX index was down about 348.39 points at 13,125.28 shortly before noon, representing a drop of 2.6 per cent from Friday’s close. Earlier in the day, the Toronto index traded as low as 12,705.17 points, down as much as 768.5 points or 5.7 per cent from Friday’s close.

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Toronto FC Destroys Orlando City in Pivotal Matchup

We predicted it would be bad. We just didn’t think it would be that bad. Orlando City bench boss Adrian Heath couldn’t have imagined what went down at BMO Field Saturday night — especially when you consider Toronto FC had already dispatched City twice this season. “I think we will be a lot better than last time,” Heath told the league’s website ahead of a match with massive playoff implications.

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Windows 10: Broken Update Forces Some Users into Endless Reboot Loop

Mandatory automatic update for operating system causes issues as broken patch makes it reach certain percentage of installation before failing and rolling back. Some users of Windows 10 are reporting issues installing one of Microsoft’s first updates for the new operating system, which traps them in a reboot loop. The KB3081424 update, released on Wednesday, collects a series of smaller updates into one bigger patch designed to make the updating

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New Google CEO Sundar Pichai joins elite league of Indian-origin people heading $400-billion business

NEW DELHI: As the new CEO of a re-organised Google, India-born Sundar Pichai has joined an elite league of over a dozen Indian origin persons holding top posts at global corporations with collective turnover of about $400 billion. In a significant restructuring at Google, Pichai has been named the new CEO of the technology giant after the company co-founder Larry Page announced the formation of a new umbrella firm Alphabet,

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Apple shares continue to plunge

Concerns over Chinese sales latest woe to hit tech giant. Apple’s share-price implosion continued Tuesday over worries about iPhone sales in China, helping drive down broader stock markets. The tech giant’s stock closed 3.8 per cent lower at $114.64 (U.S.) on trading volume of 123 million shares, about three times normal. That continued a fall that gained pace in July when Apple said it sold fewer iPhones than expected in

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Microsoft lays out its top 3 priorities — and none of them mention Windows

Microsoft’s strategy is changing. After years of focusing on its Windows operating system, Microsoft makes clear in its 2015 financial filing with the SEC that the company is pursuing a more balanced strategy divided between Windows, its cloud offerings, and its productivity suite. In the document, Microsoft has an entire section titled “Our vision” that lays out the company’s top three priorities for research and development for the coming year.

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The Future of Work: Designing Technology That Makes Us Feel Better at Work

The latest entry in a special project in which business and labor leaders, social scientists, technology visionaries, activists, and journalists weigh in on the most consequential changes in the workplace. We spend so many hours on our devices, tapping and typing, racing to keep up. We aren’t getting up and moving our bodies as much as we did before, or spending quality time face to face. And the amount of

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