Humber College launches a new app for students interested in global opportunities
Humber College International Centre launched a new app called iCent last week for students interested in global opportunities. Over 350 students have downloaded the app since its launch and Humber College hopes the number will increase dramatically within the next few months. It is free to download and available... Read more
(Audio) Seven Siegel talks connectedness, innovation for Global Game Jam at Humber
Ahead of the Global Game Jam event at Humber’s North campus, Skedline Reporter Clement Goh talks with Executive Director Seven Siegel about the goal to create a video game in 48 hours or less. Read more
New Bill Saves the Whales but Might Kill Marine Land
By Liam Harrington Everybody loves Marineland… or at least they used to until people starting saying the captivity of whales and dolphins is cruel. Now the Canadian government is pushing legislation to make the captivity of whales and dolphins illegal. It all started in 2015 when now-retired Senator Wilfred... Read more
Humber students react to Facebook data breach
Reporter Katelyn Huras and videographer Cenk Papila talk to Humber students about their thoughts on the Facebook data breach. Read more
5 options to keep the headphone jack
Renders for Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and 9+have been leaked, since nothing in the phone industry ever seems to stay secret. But much to the surprise – and relief – of many, it seems to retain the increasingly-elusive headphone jack. Companies tend to have a list of reason why they’re... Read more
Hospital stocks fall after Republican health bill seen leaving 24 million uninsured
(Reuters) – Shares of hospital stocks were sharply lower in early trading on Tuesday after the U.S. Congressional Budget Office forecast that 14 million Americans would lose medical insurance by next year under a Republican plan to dismantle Obamacare. Shares of HCA Holdings fell 1.8 percent, Tenet Healthcare fell... Read more
Trump expected to announce vehicle emissions rules review
By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump is set to formally announce a review of vehicle fuel efficiency rules locked in at the end of the Obama administration when he meets with automaker chiefs this week, according to two sources briefed on the matter. Trump will... Read more
LinkedIn fails to agree with Russia on restoring access to site
MOSCOW, March 7 (Reuters) – LinkedIn Corp. has failed to reach an agreement with the Russian authorities to restore public access to the social networking website, the company and Russia’s communications regulator said on Tuesday. Russia blocked access to LinkedIn’s website last year after a court found the firm... Read more
Canada posts third straight monthly trade surplus
By David Ljunggren OTTAWA, March 7 (Reuters) – Canada posted a third consecutive monthly trade surplus in January, the first such stretch since 2014, in another signal that the economy is gaining momentum after slumping for more than two years due to low oil prices. Statistics Canada on Tuesday... Read more
H&M factory in Myanmar damaged in violent labor dispute
By Shwe Yee Saw Myint and Yimou Lee YANGON, March 7 (Reuters) – Workers demanding better conditions and benefits have destroyed the production line of a Chinese-owned factory making clothes for Swedish fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz, in one of the most violent labor disputes in Myanmar in years.... Read more