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Apple to fix FaceTime bug that allows eavesdropping

Apple to fix FaceTime bug that allows eavesdropping

Apple has made the group chat function in FaceTime unavailable after users said there was a bug that could allow callers to activate another user's microphone remotely.
EU urges internet giants to work harder fighting fake news

EU urges internet giants to work harder fighting fake news

LONDON — European Union authorities warned leading tech companies including Facebook, Google and Twitter on Tuesday that they need to work harder to combat fake news ahead of upcoming bloc-wide parliamentary elections.

US charges against Huawei could inflame China trade talks

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration's unveiling of criminal charges against the Chinese tech giant Huawei has complicated high-level talks set to begin Wednesday in Washington that are intended to defuse the trade war between the administration and
US charges Chinese tech giant Huawei, top executive

US charges Chinese tech giant Huawei, top executive

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department unsealed criminal charges Monday against Chinese tech giant Huawei, two of its subsidiaries and a top executive, who are accused of misleading banks about the company's business and violating U.S. sanctions.
Searchers probe deep mud from Brazil dam breach; 65 dead

Searchers probe deep mud from Brazil dam breach; 65 dead

BRUMADINHO, Brazil — Brazilian firefighters and Israeli rescue workers poked sticks into treacherous mud Monday looking for bodies as pressure mounted on the mining company responsible for a dam that burst and spilled a flood of iron ore waste.
Late rally pushes TSX higher but test comes with tech earnings reports

Late rally pushes TSX higher but test comes with tech earnings reports

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index ended Monday in positive territory but markets in North America will be tested in the coming days with earnings reports by some of the world's tech giants.
Mortgage stress tests for private lenders not under consideration, Morneau says

Mortgage stress tests for private lenders not under consideration, Morneau says

OTTAWA — Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau says he is not considering imposing stress tests on private mortgage lenders.
SNC-Lavalin mulls retreat from Saudi Arabia amid deepening diplomatic row

SNC-Lavalin mulls retreat from Saudi Arabia amid deepening diplomatic row

MONTREAL — The head of SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,378.62, up 12.57 points ). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 53 cents, or 5.97 per cent, to $9.41 on 22.7 million shares.
Insurance claims from deadly California wildfires top $11.4B

Insurance claims from deadly California wildfires top $11.4B

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Insurance claims from California's deadly November 2018 wildfires have topped $11.4 billion, making the series of fires one of the most expensive in state history, officials said Monday.