PayPal to Acquire TIO Networks for $233M
15 February 2017 | 4:21 am
PayPal COO William Ready discusses the acquisition of Canadian bill payment company TIO Networks, the focus on mobile and the company’s reach for new users.
5 Jan 2021
VBank is a digital banking solution that enables businesses to manage their transactions effectively without any banking stress. The mobile banking platform gives swift access to your accounts, secure transfers, withdrawals, savings, and bill payments.
6 Feb 2021
The government said the group was a "neo-fascist" organization and "engages in political violence." It said that the group was on domestic intelligence's radar owing to "not just rhetoric but activity and planning."
5 Feb 2021
On frozen lakes and snow covered fields in Canada's wilds, magnificent geometric formations have suddenly appeared -- the work of a retired headmaster in snowshoes seeking to beat pandemic doldrums with art. Kim Asmussen started last year and has so far made 20 snowshoe artworks in and around the town of Schreiber, Ontario -- about 1,200 kilometres (750 miles) northwest of Toronto
21 Mar 2021
As the trial of detained Canadian Michael Spavor is set to start on Friday in China, diplomats wait outside the court doors hoping to get access. Jim Nickel, from the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, tells reporters that they hope the trial leads to Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig's "immediate release".
6 Jun 2021
She's a beloved voice in the Canadian music industry. Multidisciplinary artist TiKA has a lot of tricks up her sleeve: singer-songwriter, DJ, model, film composer, actor and advocate for the empowerment of female artists. Earlier this year, she added another feather to her cap with the release of her hotly anticipated debut LP "Anywhere But Here", which is full of 1980s-inspired synth pop anthems.
28 Aug 2021
Little is left of abandoned residences at Creekside Mobile Home Park after the Cache fire ripped through the Californian city of Clearlake. Authorities had gone door-to-door urging people to flee the quickly developing blaze, one of several fires ravaging the western state. The last decade has seen a huge rise in the number of wildfires in the west of the United States. Climate change linked to the burning of fossil fuels has made the region dryer and hotter for longer, creating ideal conditions for the blazes to rage.
8 Oct 2021
Peter Nygard, one of one of Canada's wealthiest people, could face sex-trafficking charges in the US. Canadian authorities, meanwhile, are now adding separate charges of their own.
10 Oct 2021
Quebec-based singer-songwriter Hubert Lenoir shot onto the scene with his debut solo album "Darlène", a glam rock psychedelic postmodern opera that was shortlisted for the 2018 Polaris Music Prize. He’s back with a very personal sophomore album entitled "PICTURA DE IPSE : Musique directe". This musical autobiography is a tribute to the "cinéma direct" movement, which started in Québec at the end of the 1950s.
20 Oct 2021
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the indigenous community of Kamloops where the remains of 215 children were found in May at a former residential school, apologizing for not coming sooner. The visit followed strong criticisms directed at Trudeau for ignoring an earlier invitation to the community on the first national day of truth and reconciliation on September 30, and instead going on a family vacation.
11 Dec 2021
Born and raised in Canada, Nigerian singer-songwriter Falana has crafted a unique soundscape mixing afrobeat, pop, soul and dancehall influences. Her self-produced 2019 EP "Chapter One" was described by The New Yorker as "changing the sound of global pop". Recording in Jamaica, England, Canada, the US, Portugal, Ghana and Nigeria, Falana has a uniquely global perspective. She recently dropped her hotly anticipated sophomore EP, entitled "Rising". The singer-songwriter told FRANCE 24's Florence Villeminot about the new release, which explores themes like female empowerment.
1 Feb 2022
Posts circulating on social media since mid-January claim that the Taliban is destroying mobile phones in Afghanistan. Where did this video come from?We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
5 Feb 2022
We take a look at some truth and some fake news related to the convoy of truckers that converged on Ottawa, causing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to leave the Canadian capital for security reasons.
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France has received a request from the Burkinabe military junta to withdraw its troops from the Sahel country and will do so within a month. The success of the counterterrorism operation has been limited, experts say.
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New Delhi has banned sharing links and clips to a BBC film about Prime Minister Modi. Now universities are cracking down on students trying to screen it.
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Thousands turn out to opposition-organised protests in South Africa to express deepening frustration over the country's power crisis. Also, in a rare trial of a former president, ex-Mauritanian leader Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz appears in court on corruption charges. Finally, faced with about 15,000 tonnes of "e-waste" dumped in landfills every year, Rwanda is focusing more resources on recycling old smartphones.
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The former US president had been blocked from the social media platforms since the January 6, 2021 insurrection. Meta said it was taking measures to prevent "repeat offenders" from violating its rules.
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The Rwandan government says it had to take "defensive measures" after a Congolese combat plane violated its airspace. The Democratic Republic of Congo says the incident amounts to an "act of war."
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Russia's repeated assaults on Ukraine's energy grid has forced many cities to roll out power cuts to save energy. In the capital Kyiv, city authorities have restricted public lighting at night - with serious consequences for people out on the streets.