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Here’s some late-on-a-Friday regulatory news for you: Canada’s Competition Bureau will investigate Google’s Canadian business operations, according to the Financial Post. Google confirmed the investigation, while Canada declined comment. Earlier this year, Google was largely cleared in a U.S. antitrust examination, and it is currently testing remedies in Europe.
News Bytepeaked at $495.2 million, according to sales data from research firm NPD, down 25 percent from the same period in 2012. Retail software sales declined 17 percent year over year to $254.3 million. Hardware sales plummeted 42 percent from the year prior to $109.5 million. The top console for the month? Microsoft’s Xbox 360, though it sold just 130,000 units in April, down 45 percent from a year earlier.