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Watchdog raids offices of grocery retailers in price-fixing probe

The Competition Bureau says it has raided the offices of certain companies in a criminal investigation tied to alleged price fixing following statements released by some of the country’s largest grocery chains. The bureau says the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Ottawa granted search warrants based on evidence that …

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State-sponsored cyberattacks on Canada successful about once a week

The Canadian government’s computer networks have been hit by state-sponsored cyberattacks about 50 times a week — and at least one of them usually succeeded. That acknowledgment from the Communications Security Establishment (CSE), the secretive agency charged with preventing such attacks, is a rare glimpse into the scale and frequency …

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Why Google ditched the ‘autopilot’ feature on its Waymo cars

Alphabet Inc’s self-driving car unit stopped developing features that required drivers to take control in dangerous situations, its chief executive said Monday, as autopilot reliance left users prone to distractions and ill-prepared to manoeuver. The decision followed experiments of the technology in Silicon Valley that showed test users napping, putting …

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