Business Reporter, Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal reporter in Toronto. Former West Africa correspondent.
economist.com — THE insistent groan of an industrial cherry-picker made for an odd siren song at the Royal Academy of Art over the weekend. Casual strollers wandered into the plaza, their curiosity piqued by the small army of construction workers unfurling and hanging a tapestry-like artwork across the façade of the RA's Burlington House.
okayafrica.com — Incredibly talented photographer and friend of Okayafrica Brad Ogbonna has recently returned from a trip to his father's country of Nigeria and has graciously shared with us some of his work from the trip, along with a few words describing the experience.
blogs.wsj.com — In the aftermath of his tenure as Research in Motion Ltd.'s long-time co-CEO, Mike Lazaridis came under heavy criticism for what analysts said was the BlackBerry-maker's inability to innovate fast enough in the face of new smartphones from Apple Inc. and others.
Morning Brew: Toronto casino is dead, Ford stays mum, Conrad Black speaks out, lake fill project cancelled, TTC mulls Gateway lease, and Ford makes the US talk showsblogto.com — It's finally a done deal. The downtown casino is dead, killed off by a 40-4 vote against by members of city council. A plan by Rob Ford to throw support behind expansion at Woodbine was also defeated. The mayor didn't have much to say after the votes were tallied (he's...
blogs.wsj.com — Two weeks after Samsung Electronics Co. and Research in Motion Ltd. received approval from the Pentagon to have their new devices used throughout the Department of Defense Apple Inc. got its own green light. The announcement Friday was made by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), the DOD agency in charge of testing mobile devices for government use.
online.wsj.com — When Wal-Mart Stores Inc. publicly blacklisted about 250 Bangladesh factories this week, it said it was trying to alert other retailers of safety problems and prevent disasters like last month's fatal building collapse that killed more than 1,100 people. But several other major retailers, including Hennes & Mauritz AB, Sears Holdings Corp.
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