Q&A: Comcast exec on the future of the cable bundle

NEW YORK — Faced with competition from the internet, Comcast has turned its X1 TV set-top box into something resembling a Roku or Apple TV streaming player, complete with app-like menus and a voice-activated remote. 459 more words

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Sweeping Georgia cybercrime bill would target 'snoopers'

ATLANTA — Lying about your weight on an online dating site? Checking out who won the Falcons game from your work computer? Using your computer hacking knowledge as an “ethical hacker?” Those actions may become illegal if a Georgia bill gets voted into law, civil liberty advocates say. 744 more words

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Plant protein producers aim for mainstream with new research, investments

CALGARY — Prairie farmers who grow, rather than raise, protein sources are looking to break into the mainstream with new research and investments on how to sustainably feed the world. 791 more words

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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week:

Never-ending NAFTA: The seventh round of North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations commence in Mexico City on Monday, where fallout from the recently signed Trans-Pacific Partnership is likely to cause tension. 288 more words

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New research finds hiring disabled Canadians could boost economic growth

TORONTO — New research suggests that failing to make accessibility for people with disabilities a higher priority for Canadian businesses would cost the country billions of dollars in lost economic growth. 873 more words

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Microsoft fights US in high court to protect global business

WASHINGTON — Microsoft has an eye on its international customers as it confronts the Trump administration in a Supreme Court fight about turning over emails to investigators. 107 more words

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At drone fair, Chinese show off armed model likely in UAE

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Walking through a trade show all about military drones, Emirati officials made a point on Sunday to stop first at a stand run by Chinese officials with a mock armed drone hanging above them. 443 more words

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