Technology

Whats Next for Apple?

  • Date: Monday, December 12, 2016
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  • posted by: Mathieu Blake
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Apple’s rise from a company Microsoft saved from bankruptcy (in 1997) to the ninth richest business in the world is a lesson in the value of innovation. The tech giant was an ideas machine under Steve Jobs but it’s probably fair to say that the Tim Cook-era Apple has proven better at polishing than driving change in the tech industry - at least for now.


The Apple Watch is the sole new device to come out of the company’s R&D department in the last five years. That's hard ....

The Changing Face of Game Development

  • Date: Monday, March 7, 2016
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  • posted by: Raymond
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In 1982, Canada’s first commercial video game was developed by two high school students. Called Evolution, it’s hard to believe that this appropriately named title would lead to an evolution of video game companies and how games are made. Most games from that time period were developed by one or two people, and now teams often blossom to be in the hundreds. ....

Apple Sells Fewer iPhones than Expected as it Breaks Quarterly Profits Record

  • Date: Monday, March 7, 2016
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  • posted by: Raymond
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SAN FRANCISCO  - Apple Inc. reported lower-than-expected iPhone sales in the latest quarter, its slowest-ever growth in shipments, and forecast sales below Wall Street's estimates for the current quarter as the company began to feel the effects of economic softness in the critical Chinese market.


Apple said on Tuesday it sold 74.8 million iPhones in its fiscal first quarter, ended Dec. 26, the first full quarter of sales of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. The 0.4% growth in ....

Samsung, LG unveil new phones

  • Date: Monday, March 7, 2016
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  • posted by: Raymond
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BARCELONA  - Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and LG Electronics Inc. unveiled their latest smartphones at the Mobile World Congress industry show in Barcelona on Sunday, seeking to buck the slowdown in industry growth.


Phone makers face another tough year in 2016 as subdued global growth and persisting currency weakness in key emerging markets sap consumers' spending power. A push by Chinese manufacturers to expand overseas amid slowing growth in their domestic market may ....

Wal-Mart Canada chooses Ottawa for online grocery shopping launch

  • Date: Saturday, July 4, 2015
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  • posted by: Raymond
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Less than a month after Loblaws introduced its online grocery shopping program in Barrhaven, Wal-Mart has upped the ante.


The retail giant announced Friday that it has launched its own e-commerce grocery shopping service at all its Ottawa locations and in some outlying stores as well.


Shoppers can start ordering immediately. Pickups can be made at Wal-Mart’s two Kanata locations as well as in Barrhaven, Carleton Place, Pembroke and Renfrew beginning July 7. ....

Venture for Canada Partners With RBC

  • Date: Monday, June 29, 2015
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  • posted by: Raymond
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Most recent university and college graduates seek employment with well-established companies, but those interested in entrepreneurship should take a closer look at opportunities with top Canadian startups.

Venture for Canada, a not-for-profit organization that recruits top graduates to work at leading Canadian startups, announced today a three-year partnership with RBC's Social Finance Initiativ ....

The Spectacular Rise and Fall of Blackberry

  • Date: Monday, June 29, 2015
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  • posted by: Raymond
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Veteran Globe and Mail business writer Sean Silcoff gave an inside look into one of Canada’s most recognized brands at his book signing on Tuesday, and while it may not have been planned, his timing was exceptional: he hit the podium with the latest book he co-authored alongside colleague Jacquie McNish just hours after Blackberry released their latest quarterly report.

The book, titled Losi ....