- Our worst fears are true: scientists say a global apocalypse is indeed on the horizon as the planet slowly succumbs to a horde of the walking brain-dead (climate change deniers, that is, not zombies). That's obviously going to bring some drastic changes (5,000 SPF sunblock, anyone?), even in the employment market. So let's review the job sectors that will be in most demand in the dystopian days ahead. By Gord Woodward
- CUPERTINO, Calif. - Apple plans to buy back an additional $30 billion of its stock, raise its quarterly dividend by 8 per cent and split its stock for the first time in nine years.
- SAO PAULO - Brazil's president signed into law on Wednesday a "Bill of Rights" for the digital age that aims to protect online privacy and promote the Internet as a public utility by barring telecommunications companies from charging for preferential access to their networks.