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Airlines, banks and healthcare face disruptions in global IT outages

A global technical outage disrupted operations across multiple sectors on Friday, with airlines halting flights, some broadcasters off the air, and everything from banking to health care hit by systemic glitches. According to an alert sent to customers by global cybersecurity firm Crowdstrike and seen by Reuters, the company’s Falcon Sensor software causes Microsoft Windows to crash and display a …

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Liberal government introduces controversial digital services tax, raising trade concerns

The federal government has introduced a controversial digital services tax that will raise billions of dollars while threatening Canada’s trade relations by taxing the revenue that international companies earn in Canada. The Liberal government proposed the tax in its 2019 election manifesto. It later agreed to delay the measure’s introduction until the end of 2023 in the hope of striking …

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