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Why AI visionary Andrew Ng teaches humans to teach computers

Why AI visionary Andrew Ng teaches humans to teach computers

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Ont. court approves Home Capital class-action lawsuit settlement

LONDON, Ont. — An Ontario court has approved the settlement of a $29.5 million class-action lawsuit by investors against alternative mortgage lender Home Capital Group Inc.

Canada's wholesale sales dip slightly in June, first decline in several months

OTTAWA — Canada's wholesale sales declined slightly in June, with the food and auto industries showing the biggest impact. Wholesale sales fell by 0.5 per cent to $61.4 billion, following a series of monthly increases.

Reports: China accuses luxury e-retailer of smuggling

BEIJING — The founder of a Chinese luxury online retailer has been extradited from Indonesia to face charges his company smuggled goods into China by having travellers pretend they were personal belongings, news reports said Monday.
China to again have one of the world's fastest bullet trains

China to again have one of the world's fastest bullet trains

BEIJING — After cutting back the speed of the Beijing to Shanghai bullet train following a deadly crash, China is set to again make it one of the world's fastest.
China's Great Wall considers bid for Fiat Chrysler Jeep unit

China's Great Wall considers bid for Fiat Chrysler Jeep unit

BEIJING — Chinese SUV maker Great Wall Motors is considering making a bid to buy Fiat Chrysler's Jeep unit, spokespeople for the company said Monday, in a possible ambitious new step onto the global stage for China's fast-growing auto brands.

France's Total buying Maersk Oil for $7.45 billion

COPENHAGEN — French oil company Total is strengthening its position in the North Sea with the acquisition of Danish conglomerate AP Moller-Maersk's oil business for $7.45 billion.
Incentives offered for new agents at remote border crossings

Incentives offered for new agents at remote border crossings

NORTON, Vt. — It can be slow at the U.S.-Canadian border crossing between Norton, Vermont, and Stanhope, Quebec, where agents have watched moose amble through while waiting for people and cargo.

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Home Capital settlement? A London, Ont.

Tech companies continue efforts to banish extremist accounts

NEW YORK — Tech companies' efforts to banish extremist groups and individuals are continuing as a social network popular with extremists disappeared from Google's Android app store.