Vermont enacts 1st U.S. law against patent trolling
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin signed into law Wednesday a novel measure aimed at protecting companies from so-called patent trolling, the practice of making deceptive claims of patent infringement in the hopes of collecting licensing or settlement money.
TSX, Dow recover after Nikkei loses 7%
Financial markets around the world were roiled Thursday after Japanese stocks suffered their biggest slide since the country was hit by a devastating tsunami more than two years ago.EI claims trend lower for 5th straight month
The number of people receiving regular Employment Insurance claims declined for the fifth consecutive month in March, dropping one per cent to 523,700.TD Bank profit up 2% to $1.7B
TD Bank Group says it had $1.723 billion in net income in its second quarter, up nearly two per cent from a year earlier.Real estate site Zoocasa adds MLS listings, agent recommendations
Zoocasa, an upstart real estate company owned by Rogers, has launched a revamped website that aims to compete with Realtor.ca by presenting MLS listings in a more user-friendly format and connecting clients with realtors from major agencies.RCMP moving to freeze assets in widening SNC-Lavalin probe
The RCMP is moving to freeze millions of dollars in bank accounts and real estate holdings in Montreal and Florida as part of its expanding probe into Canadian engineering firm SNC-Lavalin.