1 BACK TO THE TABLE After a one-day walkout, Saskatchewan teachers are returning to contract talks.

2 MICROSOFT SHELLS OUT BIG FOR SKYPE The biggest in the software giant’s history, by all accounts. Buying something, like this video-chat service, that’s already succesful to compete with Google is probably a better strategy than trying to edge in on Google’s main territory, where you will be literally laughed at.

3 NIAGARA PARKS COMMISSION KEEPS POPPING UP It’s never good news for them, including this time, when it turns out the Liberals interfered with a Freedom of Information request regarding the NPC.

4 ROME IS BURNING Or at least a lot of people seem to think it will, as an urban legend says that tomorrow the city will experience a devastating earthquake.