The US economy adds 224,000 jobs in June

The US economy added 224,000 jobs in June, a strong labor market recovery after a disappointing May. The unemployment rate rose to 3.7%, the highest level since March 2019 but still historically low. The number substantially exceeded analysts' expectations, which...

Amazon’s 25th birthday marks a revolution in business

On July 5, 1994, Amazon was born in a Seattle garage. Since then, the online book business has grown into a technology giant whose tentacles now extend beyond e-commerce. When Jeff Bezos launched Amazon in 1994, the Internet is still...

Data theft at Desjardins: TransUnion will complete the Equifax offer

Share via Twitter (modal window) In the wake of the theft of some personal data from 2.9 million individual and corporate members, Desjardins decided to turn to TransUnion to supplement the protections provided by Equifax. To date, the co-operative has...

Trump administration preparing drug price executive order

US President Donald Trump said on Friday he is preparing a measure to make the United States pay more for prescription drugs than in countries where these drugs have the lowest cost in the world. "We are going to announce...

Amazon retains Alexa’s data indefinitely and distributes it to third parties

The queries and conversations recorded by Alexa, the Amazon Virtual Assistant, are retained indefinitely unless the user explicitly requests the company to delete them. In some cases, some data remains in Amazon's servers after such a request and is even...