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First Quantum to fast-track Zambia project after Panama blow

Canada’s First Quantum Minerals (TSX: FM) has inked a deal with Zambia’s Mimosa Resources to fast-track their joint development of the Fishtie copper project in the African country’s Central Province, near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo. The companies, which have been exploring the asset since 2012, now see Fishtie kicking off production in 2026

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Gold juniors Nighthawk, Moneta to gain heft with all-share merger

Moneta Gold (TSX: ME) and Nighthawk Gold (TSX: NHK), two juniors with gold development projects in Canada, are planning an at-market, all-share merger. Moneta will contribute the Tower gold project, near Timmins, Ontario, while Nighthawk holds the Colomac gold project in the Northwest Territories. Recent preliminary economic studies have been published for both projects. The

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Beeper Is the Latest App to Let Android Phones Join the Blue Bubble Texting Party

Eric Migicovsky has long been a believer in open source software. The mild-mannered but intense Canadian systems engineer is most known for creating—and very successfully crowdfunding—the cultish Pebble smartwatch. This was before the Apple Watch, but one distinction Migicovsky made clear from the beginning was that almost anyone could build an app for the Pebble

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The Best Password Managers to Secure Your Digital Life

1Password does have a few extras that might make it better for some though. If you frequently travel across national borders, you’ll appreciate my favorite 1Password feature: Travel Mode. This mode lets you delete any sensitive data from your devices before you travel and then restore it with a click after you’ve crossed a border.

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Spotify Is Screwed

Just days after people gleefully posted their Spotify Wrapped, bad news came for the music streaming giant. Spotify announced today that it would cut 17 percent of its workforce, a chunk that equates to an estimated 1,500 people. It’s the third time the world’s largest music streamer has cut jobs this year. The news came

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Shiba Inu: Shibarium Advances With Massive Testnet Upgrade

Shiba Inu’s layer 2 (L2) blockchain project, Shibarium, is set for a pivotal upgrade, transitioning its testnet, Puppynet, from the Ethereum Goerli Network to the Sepolia Network. This transition, effective from December 15, 2023, marks a significant development for the blockchain and also comes with a long-awaited upgrade to the SHIB burn mechanism. Shibarium Testnet

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Binance Initiates Zero-Fee Trading For 6 Cryptocurrency Pairs | Bitcoinist.com

Binance , the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange, has introduced a zero-fee trading initiative for six FDUSD spot and margin trading pairs in the thick of the surge in the cryptocurrency market lately. Zero-Fee Trading Initiative By Binance On Tuesday, Binance announced its plans to launch zero-fee trading for six different cryptocurrencies pairing with the FDUSD

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Cryptocurrencies Fund Inflows Skyrocket To $1.76 Billion, Fear/Greed Index At Pinnacle

In the world of digital assets, 2023 has seen a noticeable comeback for cryptocurrencies like Ethereum and Bitcoin. This rebound has not only signaled a turnaround but has also been crucial in drawing significant inflows into bitcoin funds all year long. Asset managers such as ProShares, 21Shares, Grayscale, and others have reportedly received inflows totaling

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US Fugitive Involved In Crypto Scheme To Aid North Korea Arrested In Spain, Faces 20-Year Term | Bitcoinist.com

Spanish authorities have detained Alejandro Cao de Benos, a Spanish aristocrat, over allegations that he ran a crypto scheme and recruited Ethereum (ETH) researcher Virgil Griffith to help North Korea evade international sanctions .  According to Reuters, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) had previously accused de Benos, founder of a pro-Pyongyang affinity organization

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Air Canada apologizes after British MP questioned ‘because his name is Mohammad’ | CBC News

World·NewAir Canada says it has apologized to a British MP who was singled out for additional security screening while travelling to and from Canada with a parliamentary committee last week.Labour MP Mohammad Yasin was only parliamentary committee member to be stopped before boarding flightsBrishti Basu · CBC News · Posted: Oct 24, 2023 8:14 PM

Nygard set to testify at sex-assault trial and offer ‘unequivocal and emphatic denial’ | CBC News

Toronto·NewPeter Nygard’s defence lawyer told court Tuesday his client will testify at his sexual assault trial, offering an “unequivocal and emphatic denial” that he engaged in any sexual misconduct with the five women who have claimed they were assaulted by the one-time Canadian fashion mogul.Nygard has pleaded not guilty to 5 counts of sexual assault, 1 of forcible confinementMark Gollom

Everything we learned from Britney Spears’s memoir, The Woman in Me | CBC News

EntertainmentBritney Spears’s long-anticipated memoir, The Woman In Me, is here. The singer’s book chronicles her rise to fame, from a young performer in Louisiana to one of the world’s most famous pop stars.Pop star’s new book details Timberlake relationship, Federline divorce, 13-year conservatorshipJenna Benchetrit · CBC News · Posted: Oct 24, 2023 3:40 PM EDT | Last Updated:

Former colleague of ex-intelligence official on trial says RCMP unit was kept separate from criminal probes | CBC News

PoliticsAn RCMP employee who worked under Cameron Ortis — the former high-ranking intelligence official accused of leaking information to police targets — says their unit was purposely separated from those investigating criminal activity, according to a transcript of his testimony. Media was excluded from courtroom when Dan Morris testified in Cameron Ortis’s trial Catharine Tunney · CBC · Posted:

NHL backtracks on Pride Tape ban, will allow players to represent social causes | CBC News

CanadaThe National Hockey League is ending its ban on players supporting social causes on their equipment, including a popular stick tape in support of the LGBTQ community, the league announced on Tuesday.Move comes days after Arizona player Travis Dermott defies banBenjamin Blum · CBC News · Posted: Oct 24, 2023 1:51 PM EDT | Last

Michael Cohen, with Trump looking on, testifies at civil fraud trial | CBC News

WorldDonald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen took the witness stand on Tuesday to testify against the former president in a civil fraud case in Manhattan that threatens to break up Trump’s business empire.Trump Organization already been found liable for fraud, but trial will help determine damagesThomson Reuters · Posted: Oct 24, 2023 1:37

Mac Neil matches Canadian mark with 4th Pan Am Games gold, tying U.S. swimmer in 50m freestyle | CBC Sports

The 2023 Pan Am Primetime Show – Day 5Featured VideoWatch as CBC Sports takes you through all the top Canadian action from the 2023 Pan American Games from Chile.Maggie Mac Neil is probably starting to feel déjà vu at the Pan Am Games.The London, Ont., swimmer grabbed a fourth gold medal in four attempts, winning the

ANALYSIS | Liberal MPs are conflicted about the Israel-Hamas war, and they’re far from alone | CBC News

Politics·AnalysisIt’s not even remotely shocking that there are 23 people in the Liberal caucus who would like Canada to officially call for a ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas conflict. It would be more surprising if there were absolutely no disagreements among 158 Liberals on such a serious matter.Liberals not the only political party facing internal disagreements

First window, then middle, then aisle? United Airlines launches new boarding system | CBC News

BusinessUnited Airlines will start boarding passengers in economy class with window seats first starting next week, a move designed to reduce the time planes spend sitting on the ground. The airline said in an internal memo that it will implement the plan on Oct. 26.Known as WILMA, airline says tests showed system saved about 2

A peek behind the scenes of Canadian Ranger training

12 hours agoNewsDuration 3:05The Canadian Rangers work closely with the OPP in emergency situations and provide on-the-ground assistance in northern Ontario’s remote communities. The CBC’s Jasmine Kabatay made the trek to Rinker Lake, just north of Thunder Bay, to see them in action.