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  • BlackBerry’s Balsillie Touts Technology as Key to Keystone Peace

    More than two years after he resigned from BlackBerry Ltd., the struggling smartphone maker he co-founded, Jim Balsillie is back, promoting technologies of a greener variety.

  • Neil Young to Start Kickstarter-Funded Music Service, Player

    Singer-songwriter Neil Young announced a Kickstarter-funded music service, PonoMusic, and player to deliver high-quality digital sounds.

  • There’s Currency Rigging, and Then There’s This: Opening Line

    What was Lloyds Banking Group’s Martin Chantree thinking? Four people with knowledge of the inquiry say he tipped off the bank’s trading position just ahead of its sale of sterling for the dollar. In the seven minutes etween his communication and the time Lloyds began executing the order on Jan. 13, 2013, the pound fell 16 basis points against the dollar, or 0.16 percentage point, its biggest move of the day, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. As the U.K. currency tumbled, costing Lloyds an estimated $750,000, Chantree told colleagues that maybe he shouldn’t have shared the information, two of the people said, according to reporting by Gavin Finch, Ambereen Choudhury and Liam Vaughan.

  • Neil Young Says Keystone XL Terrible Idea

    TransCanada Corp.’s proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline is a “terrible idea” that won’t benefit anyone, Canadian musician Neil Young said.

  • How a CEO Reacts When Robert Redford Pegs Him a Villain

    So there is Russ Girling, TransCanada Corp.’s chief executive officer, tubing giddily through a meandering oil pipeline, crude oil streaking his face, cackling about how a “little old-fashioned lying” got a gullible American public to buy into his Keystone XL pipeline.

  • Neil Young Raises $500,000 for Pono Online Music Format

    Neil Young, the rock singer who said he was prepared to brave “treacherous” venture capital markets to popularize his high-fidelity format for downloading music, raised $500,000 from an investment group last month.

  • U2 Rift, Pearl Jam Tragedy, Young’s Youth Explored in Toronto

    During a press conference at the Toronto International Film Festival, U2 singer Bono was asked how close the band came to breaking up while recording the album “Achtung Baby” in the early 1990s.

  • Rocker Neil Young Worked With Steve Jobs on High-Fidelity Music Service

    Musician Neil Young said he worked with Steve Jobs on a high-fidelity music service before Apple Inc. shelved the project.

  • Slop-Bucket Reality for Aboriginals Missing Canada Boom

    Gina Bouchie raises her infant son Lewis in a home with no running water and a slop-bucket toilet while a wood stove keeps them warm through the Canadian winter.

  • Canada Support for Keystone Pipeline Falls, Nanos Says

    TransCanada Corp.’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline is losing popular support in Canada, a development that could embolden opponents of the project, according to a poll released today by Nanos Research Group.

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