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Merger talks between Postmedia and Toronto Star owner fall apart

Talks to combine two of the biggest newspaper publishers in Canada have fallen apart. Postmedia Network Canada Corp. and Nordstar Capital LP — the majority owner of The Toronto Star and dozens of other smaller newspapers under the Metroland banner — announced late last month that they had entered non-binding discussions about possibly merging. The

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Instant Brands, maker of Instant Pot and Pyrex cookware, files for bankruptcy

The company that makes kitchen staples like CorningWare, Pyrex and the Instant Pot has entered bankruptcy proceedings in the US and Canada. Illinois-based Instant Brands said Monday that it has “initiated a voluntary court-supervised Chapter 11 process,” due to an unmanageable debt load. “Tightening of credit terms and higher interest rates impacted our liquidity levels

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Ex-TikTok executive says Chinese government used app to locate, identify Hong Kong protesters

A former executive at ByteDance, the Chinese company that owns the popular short-video app TikTok, says in a legal filing that some members of the ruling Communist Party used data held by the company to identify and locate protesters in Hong Kong. Yintao Yu, formerly head of engineering for ByteDance in the United States, says

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