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Lecture highlights importance of Bitcoin

Lecture highlights importance of Bitcoin

It’s the future of finance and the future of technology. That’s what Antony Chiesa, a third-year business management technology student, had to say about cryptocurrency during his lecture on Monday afternoon. Chiesa is giving six lectures on the topic at Ryerson, and said that it’s better than our current monetary system in so many ways. “A lot of people don’t […]

by Melissa Verge· · Business, News, On Campus
Facebook partners with Ryerson School of Journalism

Facebook partners with Ryerson School of Journalism

Video by: Zeinab Saidoun, Brandon Buechler, Kayla Paixao Have an idea for how to fight back against “fake news?” Facebook says it wants your input. On Jan. 25, the DMZ hosted a symposium in partnership with Facebook and the Ryerson School of Journalism called the Digital News Innovation Challenge. They unveiled more of Ryerson’s upcoming partnership with the social media […]

by Jack Hopkins· · Business, News, On Campus
Ryerson gears up for minimum wage hike

Ryerson gears up for minimum wage hike

According to Ryerson’s preliminary estimates, Ontario’s $15 minimum wage, starting in January 2019, will cost $1 million in the first two years. The hourly rate for minimum wage earners rose from $11.60 to $14 this year. The cost of higher pay “will be absorbed by the units affected,” Ryerson’s human resources manager Monika Dascosta wrote in an email statement. Entry-level […]

by Swikar Oli· · Business, News, On Campus
Amazon considers Toronto for new headquarters

Amazon considers Toronto for new headquarters

Amazon’s new headquarters might be coming to Toronto. After receiving 238 applications, the world’s largest online retailer released a short list of 20 candidates for its second North American headquarters. Of the 12 Canadian cities who submitted applications, Toronto is the only one that made the list. No cities from Mexico were chosen. The decision comes as Amazon tries to […]

(Alex Heck/Ryersonian Staff)

Cineplex Q3 reports a decline in attendance

Fewer people are watching movies, according to Cineplex’s third-quarter results released earlier this week.

The Canadian entertainment giant recorded 16.8 million in attendance in their third-quarter report, down from 19.2 million this time last year — a decrease of 12.8 per cent.

by Joti Grewal· · Arts & Life, Business
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