Charter Communications: Time to Panic Over Cord-Cutting?

Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) has fallen on hard times recently. Following the company’s first quarter earnings report, the company plunged double-digits to 52-week lows, as broadband customer growth slowed and video subscriber losses accelerated. In Q1, the company shed 122,000 video subscribers, an acceleration over the 108,000 video sub declines in the year-ago quarter. That […]

Is Intel Overstating Its Growth Opportunities?

During Intel’s (NASDAQ: INTC) most recent shareholder meeting, CEO Brian Krzanich talked about how the company is on track to dramatically grow its silicon-related total addressable market (TAM) from around $45 billion in 2013 to approximately $260 billion by 2021 — a figure that’s up by around $40 billion from what the company said it […]

5 Reasons Alibaba Is Just Going to Go Up From Here

Alibaba (NYSE: BABA) has reported over 50% revenue growth in the past eight quarters. The Chinese e-commerce giant just won’t stop growing, and investors are taking notice. Alibaba’s stock has gone up about 122% in the past two years, including a 63% climb in just the past year to a still relatively cheap $196.61. But […]

PayPal Challenges Square With $2.2 Billion European Acquisition

Last week, PayPal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: PYPL) announced it would be acquiring the European-based payment-processing company iZettle for $2.2 billion in an all-cash deal. The money represents about one-third of PayPal’s $7.8 billion war chest. iZettle may be best known for introducing the world’s first mobile attachment capable of accepting EMV chip-embedded credit cards and […]

Progressive groups want FTC to split Facebook into multiple companies

Today, Axios reports that progressive groups will launch an advertising offensive aimed squarely at Facebook. Their mission? To convince the FTC to break up the company. They also want users on competing social networks to be able to communicate with one another, as well as the implementation of stronger privacy rules. “Facebook is in a […]

Why AI is the next frontier of medicine

During Google’s (GOOG, GOOGL) massive developers conference in early May, CEO Sundar Pichai took the stage to detail how its latest research in artificial intelligence could one day help doctors detect heart disease. What’s more, the AI system, which based its findings on scans of patients’ retinas — a method known to provide clues to […]

ESPN+ is essential for the cord-cutting sports fan

There are a lot of options for people looking to cut the cord these days, but live sports remains a big hurdle to getting rid of cable. Sure, the likes of Sling TV and others offer streaming access to sports on a range of networks. Those services can cost $30 or more a month, and […]

Apple now has more than 50 autonomous cars on the road

Apple has more than doubled the number of its self-driving cars, the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has confirmed. Since obtaining a permit to test autonomous vehicles, Apple’s fleet size has steadily risen — from a scant three test cars, to 27 in January, and now, 55 intelligent machines. Should the program remain on […]

Rescuers helped injured B.C. landslide victims through waist-deep mud, debris

Gabe Rosescu and Sheri Niemegeers were injured when a landslide pushed their vehicle off a B.C. highway Gabe Rosescu remembers waking up hanging from his seatbelt, groaning and barely able to see. Before he blacked out, he was travelling down a B.C. highway with his partner, Sheri Niemegeers. “I just remember the hill, the slide […]

Excitement, concern for latest Carlington mountain bike park plans

2 community consultations this week for project approved in 2016 Carlington residents will soon get a look at plans for an outdoor mountain bike facility at a local park — and there’s both excitement and trepidation about what they’ll see. In September 2016, Ottawa city council approved a proposal put forward by the Ottawa Mountain […]