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PlayStation 3 slims down in time for holiday season

PlayStation 3 slims down in time for holiday season

Sony Corp. is introducing a smaller, slimmer and lighter version of its PlayStation 3 home console ahead of the year-end holidays as it gears up for growing competition in games from smartphones.

Developer revs up new Harley app

No need for after-market gauges, dials
HTC, Microsoft combine

HTC, Microsoft combine

HTC Corp. unveiled two smartphones running Microsoft Corp.'s Windows Phone 8 software and said the devices would be available in November with several operators around the world.

New tax adviser

Michael R. Brooks has joined Rinald Tax Advisory as tax manager. He was formerly corporate tax manager for the Custom House group of companies and previously worked as a senior tax specialist with KPMG and the Ministry of Small Business and Revenue.

TSX in stalemate after week of gains

The Toronto stock market ended relatively flat on Wednesday as oil prices tumbled to a six-week low, while housing data was mixed for the U.S. and Canada. The S&P/TSX composite index was ahead 13.45 points to 12,436.

Agency scores major awards

Victoria advertising agency Eclipse Creative has won two major accolades at the 2012 Summit International Awards for Marketing Effectiveness, a competition that drew hundreds of applicants and major agencies worldwide.

Truffles starts Express service

The Truffles Group has spun off a new unit from its catering business aimed at office and workplace deliveries. Truffles Express offers continental and hot breakfasts and a complete lunch menu with the service. Orders placed by 2 p.m.
Gates, Buffett still the richest

Gates, Buffett still the richest

Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates remains the nation's richest man by far, as the tech and philanthropy giant took the top spot on the Forbes 400 list for the 19th year running, with a net worth of $66 billion.
Oil worker taken hostage in Nigeria faces legal fight

Oil worker taken hostage in Nigeria faces legal fight

With big money comes larger risks: Canadian

New CEO for T-Mobile

T-Mobile USA has named the former CEO of Global Crossing, John Legere, as its new CEO. Legere, 54, takes over the post from interim CEO Jim Alling, who has served in that position since June.