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Ordinary Brazilians Don't Want to Play Ball With FIFA

Lio Perron | Posted 06.12.2014 | Canada
Lio Perron

From the 1976 Olympics in Montreal to FIFA World Cup 2014, it's always the same pattern: there are "unforeseen" construction cost overruns, taxpayers get stuck with the final bill while profits remain in private hands. Ordinary Brazilians are told that the world cup represents a unique opportunity to showcase their growth and to free themselves from the label of a third world nation. Brazilian trade unions and protest groups refuse to play ball. Can you blame them?

LOOK: The 10 Most Innovative Companies In The World

24/7 Wall Street | Michael B. Sauter, Alexander E.M. Hess and Thomas C. Frohlich | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

In 2013, the United States Patent and Trademark Office granted more than 270,000 patents, often to the same organizations. The USPTO awarded 76,850 pa...

LOOK: Is This The Dawn Of PlayStation 4?

CP | Posted 04.03.2013 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. (AP) — Sony is poised to unveil the next PlayStation game console on Feb. 20, a date that would give the Japanese electronics company...

Another Stunning Sign Of Sony's Decline

CP | Malcolm Foster, The Associated Press | Posted 08.03.2012 | Canada Business

TOKYO - Sony's stock price fell below 1,000 yen Monday for the first time since 1980 as global markets slide but also a symptom of its decline since h...

Why We Shouldn't Cast Away Podcasting

Mitch Joel | Posted 07.01.2012 | Canada
Mitch Joel

Podcasts enable each and every one of us to become the eclectic, program directors of our own radio stations, and best of all, it's the cheapest way to learn that you can find.

Sony Slashes 10,000 Jobs After Worst-Ever Loss

CP | Malcolm Foster, The Associated Press | Posted 06.11.2012 | Canada Business

TOKYO - Faced with mounting losses, Sony Corp. said Thursday it will slash 10,000 jobs, or about 6 per cent of its global workforce, and try to turn a...

Sony, Panasonic To Stop Making TVs?

NPR | Posted 01.07.2012 | Canada Business

Japanese electronics makers Sony and Panasonic are throwing in the towel when it comes to flat screen TVs. Bested by their Korean counterparts, the co...

Sony To Sell Head-Mounted Entertainment System

CP | Yuri Kageyama, The Associated Press | Posted 10.30.2011 | Canada Business

TOKYO - Sony says it will start selling a head mounted display that provides a 3-D theatre of music videos, movies and games, targeting people who pre...

Nortel Sells Remaining Patents to Apple, Microsoft Amongst Others

www.cbc.ca | Posted 08.31.2011 | Canada Business

THE CANADIAN PRESS — Former Canadian technology giant Nortel Networks Corp. has auctioned off all its remaining patents to a consortium of software ...