Technology

SAN FRANCISCO - Altera's stock soared to its highest price in nearly four years Friday on a report the chipmaker is in talks to be sold to industry leader Intel.

The Wall Street Journal didn't cite a

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MONTREAL - PokerStars owner Amaya Inc. announced plans Thursday to spin off its Diamond Game Enterprises subsidiary through an initial public offering of a newly formed Innova Gaming Group.

MONTREAL - Information technology company Hartco Inc.

OTTAWA - Canadian online dating website PlentyOfFish has paid a fine of $48,000 after regulators found the company violated its new anti-spam legislation.

The CRTC says the fine was levied after comp

EDMONTON - Alberta is warning workers in the slumping oilpatch to beware of fraudulent websites that offer energy industry jobs for an upfront fee.

Service Alberta says the websites pose as legitimat

TORONTO - Samsung says it wanted to start over from scratch for its forthcoming new smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge.

While loath to call the predecessor, the Galaxy S5, a flop, the Sout

SAN FRANCISCO - Silicon Valley has no shortage of coffee shops where sleep-starved programmers and eager entrepreneurs sit hunched over laptop computers and talk about ideas for launching the next Goo

TOKYO - After years of scoffing at the threat from smartphones, Nintendo Co. is doing an about face and entering an alliance with Japanese mobile game company DeNA Co.

SAN FRANCISCO - Get ready to see more red warning signs online as Google adds ammunition to its technological artillery for targeting devious schemes lurking on websites.

The latest weapon is aimed a