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Apple outlines damages claim

Apple outlines damages claim

Apple Inc. is claiming that more than a quarter of Samsung Electronics' $30.4 billion US in smartphone and tablet sales in the United States result from copying of the iPhone and iPad or infringe on other patents, a damages expert for the U.S.

Uptown improves access and lines up big names

Uptown will more than double its parking capacity and ease traffic congestion as the massive shopping centre gets ready to open the second phase of the $300-million development late next month.

Debt problems push Europe nearer recession

Europe is edging closer to recession, dragged down by the crippling debt problems of the 17-country euro bloc, official figures showed Tuesday.
North American car sales surge

North American car sales surge

Purchases in Canada this year are stronger than expected, bank says

War declared on pine beetle

Saskatchewan is spending $800,000 to battle a pest that has ravaged B.C. and parts of Alberta. The money includes $450,000 Saskatchewan will pay Alberta to help stop the eastward spread of the mountain pine beetle through boreal forests.

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Home starts expected to slow

A moderate slowdown in new-home construction starts as well as sales of existing housing has been forecast by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.

Barrick mine in Caribbean produces gold

Barrick Gold Corp. says its "world-class" Pueblo Viejo mine in the Dominican Republic has achieved first gold production, with ore being processed through the first two of four autoclaves.

Union expects workers to share in auto profits

The Canadian Auto Workers does not expect to regain all of the concessions it made when automakers were struggling during the recession, but it wants to share in the profits now that the industry has rebounded.

Price fears over Astral sale to Bell

Bell would have too much control of English-language TV content and consumers would end up with higher prices if the telecom company is allowed to buy Astral Media, competitor Telus said on Tuesday. Bell could have 49.