BSM Webtech Wireless merger greeted with muted enthusiasm

BSM Technologies CEO Aly Rahemtulla.

Shares of BSM Technologies (TSXV:GPS) and Webtech Wireless (TSXV:WEW) are up slightly today after the companies yesterday agreed to merge. The merger, say the companies, will create an telematics player with total revenue of $58-million. The deal will be done through BSM acquiring all of the outstanding Webtech common shares for 52 cents in cash […]

Why the Windows 10 Launch Didn’t Break the Internet

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It was expected to be this generation’s “New Coke” moment. After the debacle that was Windows Vista, Microsoft rolled out Windows 8, an operating system designed at improving the Windows experience on mobile devices. Trouble was, most anyone using a desktop computer hated it. “Redmond reportedly is done with optimizing and tuning Windows 8.x and […]

Were Arctic climate change researchers murdered, as Cambridge professor suggests?

Peter Wadhams.

Three researchers studying climate change in the Arctic may have been murdered, says a high-ranking U.K. educator who studied in Canada during the 1970s. Peter Wadhams, a Professor of Ocean Physics and Head of the Polar Ocean Physics Group in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge dropped a bombshell to […]

Celestica rises after agreeing to sell property for $137 million

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Shares of Celestica (TSX:CLS, TSE:CLS, NYSE:CLS) are up today after the company reported its second quarter results and said it would part ways with some valuable property. In its Q2, 2015, the company earned (U.S.) $24.2-million on revenue of $1.42-billion, down 4 per cent from the same period last year. “Celestica delivered a solid second […]

Canada still falling short of herd immunity, reveals new report

The smallpox vaccine diluent in a syringe alongside a vial of Dryvax dried smallpox vaccine.

A newly released study reveals Canada is falling short of a key level of community immunization. Today, Stats Canada released the 2013 Childhood National Immunization Coverage Survey. It revealed that about 89% of two-year-olds had received the recommended number of immunizations against measles, mumps and rubella and about 77% of two-year-olds had received the required […]