Category: Technology

Valuable Tech Shortcuts

The advent of technology has increasingly allowed businesses and entrepreneurs to mitigate and even eliminate many barriers that exist when running a company. But how

The Evolution of AI

Like previous revolutions, artificial intelligence is poised to disrupt how we work and live, and fundamentally, change our relationship with technology. Famous for using a

How to Deal with Robocallers

The phone rings and the lure of opportunity compels you to answer it. You say hello but, instead of a voice there’s only silence… and

Companies Refusing to Evolve

Disrupt or be disrupted? A simple glance at some of the most forward-thinking brands today – including Apple, Amazon, and Spotify – proves that change

The Power of Email Marketing

With the reach and overwhelming popularity of social media, email marketing could seem like an afterthought. But it’s as prevalent and effective as it was

Closing Tech’s Gender Gap

The world’s first computer programmer was a woman named Ada Lovelace. She developed an algorithm for her mentor’s invention, the Analytical Engine. Though the machine

Job Automation Nation

  Between robots, self-driving cars, and 3D printers, technology is rapidly changing life as we know it – but at what cost? Sure, there’s little

How to Grow Your Online Business

  Anyone with spare time and internet access can start an online business. A successful online business, however, takes perseverance and care. Whatever your product

The Smartest of Watches

  These days, watches are for more than simply telling time. There are some camps that feel the Apple Watch or Samsung Gear are nothing

The Streaming Revolution

  Back in the early 1980s, Time magazine ran an article about how (then) newly-launched MTV was changing the entertainment landscape. The article began with

Space Tourism: Looking at the Stars

  Staring at the sky isn’t a pastime restricted to daydreamers, even the rich stargaze while they contemplate life and its mysteries. The difference being

The Importance of Customer Data Security

  In the wake of Facebook’s headline-grabbing data scandal involving Cambridge Analytica, the security of customer information is top-of-mind for many businesses – and, more

The Augmented Reality Era of Shopping

The Augmented Reality Era of Shopping

  Zara is making shopping fun again. The well-known fashion chain owned by the world’s largest clothing retailer, Inditex, began introducing augmented reality (AR) displays

Facebook Hammered in Data Scandal

Facebook Hammered in Data Scandal

After a rough 2017 that saw Facebook on the defensive about its role in the proliferation of “fake news”, the social network finds itself in

Samsung Entering a New Galaxy

Samsung Entering a New Galaxy

  Another year, another phone release. If you’re looking to upgrade, update or replace your phone, or you’re simply wondering what all the fuss is

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Alexa, Are You There?

  You’ve seen the commercial. As a person wanders their home, they call out to someone named Alexa. A female voice answers and the person

Top innovation cities in Canada

Top Innovative Hubs in Canada

  Every major Canadian city is currently vying for the title of “Silicon Valley of the North”, declaring it the spot of burgeoning technological development.

Generation X

Generation X

  It’s that time of year again in the tech world: Apple unveiled its latest iPhone in Cupertino, California. The announcement was the first event

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook

Facebook as a Force for Common Good

On February 16, 2017, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s 32-year-old CEO, finally updated his company’s five-year-old mission statement. The sprawling 5,000-word manifesto officially rebranded Facebook (FB) as

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The smartphone is going to die…Not!

After watching Facebook founder Mark Zuckerburg’s keynote speech,  many ran to their computers to write an obituary for smartphones. Publications like Business Insider, and Entrepreneur cried that Zuckerberg’s

Snapchat and Instagram

Snapchat and Instagram On the Move

On August 9, 2012, Facebook purchased Instagram for $1 billion in cash and stock. On August 2, 2016, Instagram launched its Instagram Stories feature which