'Safe harbour' data ruling leaves U.S. companies in legal limbo
A recent court ruling may boost the European Union's efforts to reassert authority over how its citizens' data is being treated and pressure other countries into creating privacy laws that are considered more equitable across borders.VW recall to begin in January, but Canadian timetable unclear
Volkswagen said it has plans to launch its worldwide recall campaign in January, but its Canadian unit said there is no timetable to recall Canadian-owned diesel cars.Merger of world's two biggest brewers off, for now
SABMiller has rejected a $104 billion US takeover offer from Anheuser-Busch InBev, heading off a merger of two of the world’s biggest brewers, at least for now.Monsanto to cut 2,600 jobs as low crop prices eat into profits
Monsanto Co. says it will eliminate 2,600 jobs as part of a cost-saving plan designed to deal with falling sales of its biotech seeds and herbicides, which pushed its quarterly losses deeper into the red.Did LinkedIn spam your email contacts? You could be entitled to $1,500
Millions of people could be entitled to part of a $13-million US settlement after LinkedIn agreed recently to pay out and stop spamming email associates of some of its customers.Foreign buyers could eye Montreal and Saskatoon housing markets next, says report
A new report on real estate trends says foreign investors may start looking beyond Toronto and Vancouver.