After laying down bid-rigging charges against seven Ottawa-area IT service companies this week, the Competition Bureau is now facing bold new allegations from one of the charged, TPG Technology Consulting. ITAC chief Bernard Courtois, the Competition Bureau's acting assistant deputy commissioner and a TPG spokesperson weighs in
Although the high bids of the 15 remaining bidders largely haven't changed in two weeks, they still want to hone their positions. An industry analyst says they'll keep going until they're out of points or money
Before the auction started, a Yankee Group analyst said the move to make room for new entrants won't be enough by itself to spur competition. Although high bids are over $4 billion, he hasn't changed his mind
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) changed its conflict-of-interest regulations to discourage insiders from winning CIRA contracts, but then went ahead and gave a $30,000 technology project to one of its own directors.