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Michael Hainsworth
Oct 15 2014

Uptown geek, no beat

By Michael Hainsworth, Anchor
The numbers are in — and more people downloaded U2’s free album than paid for every other track they’ve ever recorded (and sold on iTunes). Neil Young’s new MP3 player is competing with more than the iPhone. Japan is giving the rocker turned techie a run for his high res audio money. An American band performing at the Grey Cup? Why it’s so hard to find Canadian acts to perform at halftime. Plus: a Geeks & Beats Update on Spiderman’s true identity and we’ll take you live on location to the Barebones and Upfront indie music series!
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Michael Hainsworth
Oct 02 2014

Introducing Geeks and Beats

By Michael Hainsworth, Anchor
When the host of 'The Ongoing History of New Music' suggested over dinner one night three years ago that we start a podcast together, I jumped at the chance
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Michael Hainsworth
Oct 01 2014

Skynet sings the hits

By Michael Hainsworth, Anchor
Skynet is active — and it’s programming music.
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Frances Horodelski
Sep 26 2014

The day after the drop

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
Stick with BNN today while we get opinions on the markets, free trade with Europe (as Stephen Harper welcomes a contingent from Europe to sign the Canada-European trade agreement, BlackBerry, Apple’s bending phone problems, fashion, Dennis Gartman who is quietly bullish on oil, the ISIS threat and more.
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Michael Hainsworth
Sep 24 2014

The edge of spam

By Michael Hainsworth, Anchor
U2 isn't phased by complaints it carpet bombed iPhone users with its new album.
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Frances Horodelski
Sep 24 2014

Answer the phone

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
BlackBerry will be launching the Passport at an event in Toronto starting at 9 a.m. today. The buzz is that this is a phone that will be attractive to the business/trader type who long for the old days of exclusive users of the Blackberry device. It is different (a square screen). It has QWERTY, security and looks cool maybe because of the difference. We’ll bring the story (and John Chen) to you this morning.
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Frances Horodelski
Sep 22 2014

You'll require a sharp pencil

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
Market weakness is evident this morning as investors grapple with the euphoria of Alibaba, enthusiastic pace of M&A, the narrowing breadth in the markets but more importantly, for Canadian investors, who wants to buy our “stuff” and our companies? It’s tough out there – looking for opportunities requires a very sharp pencil. We’ll cover the opportunities all day long on BNN. Join us.
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Sep 19 2014

Predicting Oracle's future

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
Stocks and bonds are both up this morning, but Andrew McCreath is zeroing in on Oracle.
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