Microsoft is reportedly planning a new $400 tablet to compete with the iPad (AAPL, MSFT)

Melia Robinson/Business Insider Microsoft is reportedly working on a new, lower-cost Surface tablet, according to a report from Bloomberg.  The new tablet would start at $ 400 and have a 10-inch screen, about nine hours of battery life, and USB-C charging.  Microsoft has dabbled in more consumer-friendly tablets in the past, but has shifted focus […]

China is the 6th largest wine producer in the world, but they still can’t compete with Europe

China hasn’t historically been known to produce top quality wine, but it’s gained more recognition in recent years — now it’s the 6th largest wine producer in the world and bottled 11.4 million hectoliters in 2016 alone.  China’s wine industry has focused on overcoming the rising cost of labor, dealing with difficult climates and improving […]

THE AUTONOMOUS MOBILITY ECOSYSTEM: How automakers can compete in the future of mobility

BII This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Automakers are on the verge of a prolonged period of rapid change to the way they do business, thanks to the combined disruptive forces of growing on-demand mobility services […]

The Olympic skier who went viral for riding an escalator handrail has been hit by the contagious norovirus which causes vomiting and diarrhoea — but he could still compete

Getty Images The contagious norovirus bug that has hit 200 people at the 2018 Winter Olympics has now spread to athletes. Two Swiss freestyle skiers have been affected by the vomiting and diarrhea virus — and one of them is internet famous. Fabian Boesch, who achieved viral fame for riding an esclator handrail this week, […]

Olympic favorite Mikaela Shiffrin may be forced to compete every day for the rest of the Olympics after repeated delays

Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/Getty Images Mikaela Shiffrin may have to ski every day for the final 10 days of the 2018 Winter Olympics. The intense schedule is the result of repeated delays to the women’s alpine skiing events due to inclement weather, as well as Shiffrin’s particularly ambitious schedule, including five different events. Should Shiffrin succeed […]

Chelsea news: We can't compete with Man Utd and City in transfer market – Antonio Conte

The Chelsea manager believes United’s spectacular signing of Alexis Sanchez this week on a deal that makes him the best-paid player in England on a mammoth £350,000 a week, and City’s £124miillion summer outlay, only underlines they are out of reach of the rest of the Premier League. And he predicted that Real Madrid, Barcelona […]

North Korea to send 22 athletes to compete in 3 sports at 2018 Olympics in South Korea – IOC

The IOC has approved the participation of 22 North Korean athletes in the coming Olympic Games in PyeongChang. Apart from the first-ever joint hockey team with Seoul, the North will also compete in skating and skiing. READ MORE: Give Piste a Chance: S. Korea’s skiers to train at Kim’s resort Next month’s Winter Olympics in South […]

North Korea to compete in 4 sports at 2018 PyeongChang Games

North Korean athletes are set to compete in four sports at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, it has been announced. Athletes from the North were only recently given the green light to participate at the Games. North Koreans will compete in the figure skating, alpine skiing, cross-country skiing and women’s ice hockey events, Lee Hee […]

Blockchain could help small studios compete in multiplayer game development

GUEST: How Blockchain is Driving Multiplayer Madness in Videogames Multiplayer video games have enjoyed increased popularity ever since two people could play in split-screen mode. For developers, building multiplayer modes and games is now a virtual necessity because of the market’s expectation that they will be able to play with, or against, their friends. However, designing […]

Watch Canadians compete in World Cup luge

Watch live action from the luge World Cup in Oberhof, Germany. Comments To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada’s online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted. By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to […]