Wonders of Canada

Ross Fountain at Butchart Gardens in Victoria, Canada The Ross Fountain is part of the carefully curated Butchart Gardens in Victoria, British Columbia. It’s named for Ian Ross, the grandson of the garden’s founders. The Butchart family moved to Victoria in 1904 to be close to a limestone quarry essential to the original family business…

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Libra as an Alternative to Bitcoin

Facebook Inc. formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets and designed for mainstream users. Facebook named early Tuesday a series of big, corporate partners—including financial-services heavyweights Mastercard Inc. and PayPal Holdings Inc. and tech giants Uber Technologies Inc. and Spotify Technology S.A.—that it…