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Reuters
April 17, 2021
Amazon's video game division cancels Lord of the Rings game announced in 2019 - Reuters

Amazon.com Inc's video game division has canceled an online role-playing game based on the fantasy series Lord of the Rings, which was announced in 2019, an Amazon spokeswoman said.

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Mashable
April 17, 2021
Amazon doesn't 'get' gaming. A canned Lord of the Rings is only the latest example.

Maybe it's time for Amazon to take the 'L' on trying to build a thriving video game business before more jobs are affected? The latest misstep for Amazon's stumbling efforts to build and release its own video games is also a story about The Lord of the Rings.…

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Al Jazeera English
April 17, 2021
Canada’s top court could be asked to rule if US safe for refugees

Advocates say deal that allows Canada to quickly expel most asylum seekers at US border should be rescinded.

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Theregister.com
April 17, 2021
Google's FLoC flies into headwinds as internet ad industry braces for instability

Reinventing web advertising tech at a time of heightened privacy concern proves difficult Analysis With Google testing its FLoC ad technology in preparation for the planned elimination of third-party cookies next year, uncertainty about potential problems and…

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Reuters
April 16, 2021
Moderna sees shortfall in Britain COVID vaccine shipments, EU deliveries on track - Reuters UK

U.S. drugmaker Moderna (MRNA.O) expects a shortfall in COVID-19 vaccine doses from its European supply chain hitting second-quarter delivery quantities for Britain and Canada, though European Union- and Swiss-bound shipments are on track, a spokesperson said.

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New York Times
April 16, 2021
Biden Will Not Raise Refugee Admission Target

President Biden had promised to increase refugee admissions to 60,000 this year, but will keep to the 15,000 set by the Trump administration instead. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will meet with President Biden and top aides in the afternoon.

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Reuters
April 16, 2021
World stocks scale fresh peaks on strong China, U.S. data - Reuters

Gold prices edged up and global stocks scaled fresh highs on Friday after strong U.S. and Chinese economic data bolstered expectations of a solid global recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

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Reuters
April 16, 2021
Moderna sees shortfall in Britain COVID vaccine shipments, EU deliveries on track - Reuters

U.S. drugmaker Moderna expects a shortfall in COVID-19 vaccine doses from its European supply chain hitting second-quarter delivery quantities for Britain and Canada, though European Union- and Swiss-bound shipments are on track, a spokesperson said.

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msnNOW
April 16, 2021
Trudeau sending help to Ontario as Pfizer vaccine supply bolstered by 8 million doses - MSN Canada

The federal government is buying more doses of the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer-BioNTech as it moves to offset reduction in supply from another producer. And while it offered to help Ontario distribute its shots, the hot-spot province turned down that assista…

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MarketWatch
April 16, 2021
: Apple launches $200 million forestry fund it says will bring financial return for investors

Apple has created a $200 million fund designed to remove carbon emissions from the air and support the sustainable forestry the company uses to package iPhones and more. Yet the fund will still generate a financial return for investors.

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Business Insider
April 16, 2021
Mick Jagger and Dave Grohl join the crypto frenzy and collaborate with 3D artist Extraweg on NFT charity auction

Summary List PlacementMick Jagger and Dave Grohl have joined the crypto frenzy, collaborating with 3D artist Extraweg on a non-fungible token (NFT) that is being auctioned in aid of music and environmental charities.  Jagger and Extraweg collaborated on the a…

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The Globe And Mail
April 16, 2021
Pfizer supply bolstered as Moderna cuts COVID-19 vaccine delivery - The Globe and Mail

  1. Pfizer supply bolstered as Moderna cuts COVID-19 vaccine delivery  The Globe and Mail
  2. Canada steps up as Toronto struggles with COVID-19  Reuters
  3. View Full coverage on Google News

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NPR
April 16, 2021
A 'Worst Nightmare' Cyberattack: The Untold Story Of The SolarWinds Hack

Russian hackers exploited gaps in U.S. defenses and spent months in government and corporate networks in one of the most effective cyber espionage campaigns of all time. This is how they did it.

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Reuters
April 16, 2021
CANADA FX DEBT-Canadian dollar heads for weekly gain as greenback slips - Reuters

* Canadian dollar strengthens 0.4% against the greenback * For the week, the loonie was on track to gain 0.2% * Canadian wholesale trade falls 0.7% in February * Canadian bond yields rise across a steeper curve TORONTO, April 16 (Reuters) - The Canadian dolla…

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Visual.ly
April 16, 2021
A Quick Guide to Onlychain DeFi Ecology

The OC system will deploy different side chain systems for enterprises according to different industry fields. And realize cross-chain commonality, co

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Krebs on Security
April 16, 2021
Did Someone at the Commerce Dept. Find a SolarWinds Backdoor in Aug. 2020?

On Aug. 13, 2020, someone uploaded a suspected malicious file to VirusTotal, a service that scans submitted files against more than five dozen antivirus and security products. Last month, Microsoft and FireEye identified that file as a newly-discovered fourth…

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Yahoo Entertainment
April 16, 2021
San Francisco's Clipper transit card gets iPhone and Apple Watch support - Yahoo Canada Finance

  1. San Francisco's Clipper transit card gets iPhone and Apple Watch support  Yahoo Canada Finance
  2. New Apple Exclusive Reveals Massive iPhone 13 Upgrade  Forbes
  3. Apple iPhone 13 in Product Red appears in renders - GSMArena.com news  GSM…

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Ctvnews.ca
April 16, 2021
Ontario Premier Doug Ford to make announcement as cabinet considers new COVID-19 measures - CTV Toronto

  1. Ontario Premier Doug Ford to make announcement as cabinet considers new COVID-19 measures  CTV Toronto
  2. Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Friday  CBC.ca
  3. Further COVID-19 restrictions likely for Ontario …

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Forbes
April 16, 2021
The Challenge Of Continuous Assurance For Supply Chains

It’s crucial to assess likely threats and develop a tiered system, or a kind of triage, to ensure that the biggest risks are addressed first.

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Toronto Sun
April 15, 2021
LILLEY: Ford cabinet looks at big numbers and hard measures - Toronto Sun

The Ford cabinet met both in person and virtually Thursday to discuss what is next for the province in the COVID-19 battle.

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Ctvnews.ca
April 15, 2021
Vaccine ramp-up still plagued by delays, uncertain deliveries - CTV News

  1. Vaccine ramp-up still plagued by delays, uncertain deliveries  CTV News
  2. Survivor of rare blood clot after AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine recalls ordeal  Global News
  3. Canada's vaccine hoarding will prolong the pandemic globally, expert…

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Reuters
April 15, 2021
U.S. EXIM Bank extends COVID-19 relief measures for a year - Reuters

The Export-Import Bank of the United States said on Thursday its board of directors had approved a year-long extension of its COVID-19 temporary relief measures through April 30, 2022, including for the Working Capital Guarantee Program and Supply Chain Finan…

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Reuters
April 15, 2021
CANADA FX DEBT-Canadian dollar retreats from 3-week high as factory sales fall - Reuters

(Adds analyst quotes and details throughout; updates prices) * Canadian dollar weakens 0.2% against the greenback * Loonie touches its strongest level since March 22 at 1.2476 * Canadian factory sales fall 1.6% in February * Canadian 10-year yield hits a 5-we…

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VentureBeat
April 15, 2021
Kryon throws down the gauntlet for better RPA governance

As the first RPA vendor to earn the ISO 27701 security certification, process discovery vendor Kryon shows governance is necessary in RPA.

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National Post
April 15, 2021
So you've been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Where may you travel? - National Post

  1. So you've been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Where may you travel?  National Post
  2. Canada's COVID-19 vaccine lead aims to improve predictability of shipments  The Globe and Mail
  3. View Full coverage on Google News

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Internet
April 15, 2021
US Sanctions Russia and Expels 10 Diplomats Over SolarWinds Cyberattack

The U.S. and U.K. on Thursday formally attributed the supply chain attack of IT infrastructure management company SolarWinds with "high confidence" to government operatives working for Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR). "Russia's pattern of malign b…

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TechCrunch
April 15, 2021
Tamika Butler, Remix’s Tiffany Chu and Revel’s Frank Reig to discuss how to balance equitability and profitability at TC Sessions Mobility

The race among mobility startups to become profitable by controlling market share has produced a string of bad results for cities and the people living in the them. City officials and agencies learned from those early deployments of ride-hailing and shared sc…

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Blog.google
April 15, 2021
JYSK boosts frontline teams with Android Enterprise

Editor’s note: Flemming Thøgersen is Team Manager and Stinus Stoumann Hoeks is Senior IT Consultant of IT Client Infrastructure for JYSK, an international retailer based in Denmark. JYSK is an international home retailer with Scandinavian roots, and our miss…

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Reuters
April 15, 2021
USTR Tai calls for bold action to put climate at center of trade policy - Reuters

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai on Thursday laid out her vision for using trade policy to protect the planet and combat climate change, and said the United States must be a leader in preventing a catastrophic environmental chain reaction.

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Fashionista
April 15, 2021
Must Read: 'Allure' Launches Annual Global Issue, CFDA Introduces Network for Regional Fashion Organizations

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday. Allure's 2021 Best of Global Beauty issue stars Anitta, Tiwa Savage and CLFor its annual Best of Global Beauty issue, Allure is spotlighting three global music superstars on its May 2021 covers: A…

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TechCrunch
April 15, 2021
Goldman Sachs leads $23M in funding for Brazilian e-commerce startup Olist

Olist, a Brazilian e-commerce marketplace integrator, has raised $23 million in a Series D round extension led by new investor Goldman Sachs Asset Management that brings its total Series D financing to $80 million. Existing backer Redpoint Ventures, which fir…

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Reuters
April 15, 2021
CANADA FX DEBT-Canadian dollar notches a 3-week high as equities climb - Reuters

* Canadian dollar strengthens 0.1% against the greenback * Loonie touches its strongest level since March 22 at 1.2476 * Canadian home sales rise 5.2% in March from February * Canadian bond yields ease across a flatter curve TORONTO, April 15 (Reuters) - The …

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Reuters
April 15, 2021
Walmart flagged for failing cage-free chicken test in Latin America - Reuters

Retail giant Walmart is among the worst offenders in a new ranking of companies in Latin America that sell eggs from caged chickens, part of a new list of firms from Mexico to Argentina that aims to encourage more humane supply practices.

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Forbes
April 15, 2021
The Future Of Work Is Here — We Need To Prepare The Workforce

We as a nation must consider how to broaden access to training in order to get people the skills they need to get certain jobs.

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Ctvnews.ca
April 15, 2021
5 things to know on CTVNews.ca for Thursday, April 15, 2021: New coronavirus cases, Johnson & Johnson vaccine, opioid crisis - CTV News

5 things to know on CTVNews.ca for Thursday, April 15, 2021: New coronavirus cases, Johnson & Johnson vaccine, opioid crisis  CTV NewsView Full coverage on Google News

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Visual.ly
April 15, 2021
Blockchain to ransform insurance value chain

Blockchain to ransform insurance value chain :- At present, all are well known the benefits of blockchain in insurance! The insurance industry is able

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Visual.ly
April 15, 2021
An Overview of Project Management in Clinical Trials

Clinical trial project management is an indispensable part of keeping tests on track and budget. Preparation of study materials such as the case repor

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TechCrunch
April 15, 2021
Lingoda, an on-demand online language school with live instructors and Zoom classrooms, raises $67M

A startup out of Berlin that’s built and grown a successful online language learning platform based around live teachers and virtual classrooms is announcing some funding today to continue expanding its business. Lingoda, which connects students who want to l…

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Supplychainquarterly.com
April 14, 2021
ProMatDX 2021: supply chain leaders boost tech spending to build pandemic resilience - CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly

Top spending increases go to cloud computing, robotics, and inventory/network optimization tools, MHI and Deloitte s…

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Reuters
April 14, 2021
CANADA FX DEBT-Canadian dollar strengthens as oil surges nearly 5% - Reuters

(Adds strategist quotes and details throughout; updates prices) * Canadian dollar rises 0.1% against greenback * Trades in a range of 1.2500 to 1.2575 * Price of U.S. oil settles 4.9% higher * Canadian bond yields rise across a steeper curve By Fergal Smith T…

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Forbes
April 14, 2021
The Infrastructure Bill Is Vital But It Must Focus On Productivity

An infrastructure bill is vital but the one from the Biden Administration is a mixed bag of initiatives. Adopting a productivity yardstick to sort out the proposals is the way to go.

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TechCrunch
April 14, 2021
MIT startup Pickle raises $5.75M for its package-picking robot

There’s no doubt this past year has been a major watershed moment for the robotics industry. Warehouse and logistics have been a particular target for an automation push, as companies have worked to keep the lights on amidst stay at home orders and other labo…

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