Technology

What Today’s Small Businesses Can Do to Beat Giant Competitors

"Craft brands" are winning market share from the big guys by focusing on what makes them unique

How Businesses Can Actually Use Virtual Reality

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Yes, virtual reality and holograms are buzzy, but they are changing the ways companies work and creating a whole new support industry

Could Canada Become a Leader in Blockchain?

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The federal government is taking an interest in the emerging technology, which could form the basis for a strong local innovation ecosystem

Meet the Entrepreneur Helping Shoppers Pick Better Beauty Products

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Lily Tse created Think Dirty, an app that alerts consumers to potentially harmful chemicals in cosmetics

Who Does HR Really Work For?

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Uber's latest crisis reveals a common misconception: Many employees think HR will act as their shield against mismanagement, but they sometimes learn painfully late that's not the case

Lessons From the Dragons: What It Takes to Buck the Trend

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A wearable that's actually worth putting on wins big in the Dragons' Den Season 11 Family Special

5 Tech Trends Worth Watching This Year

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From social media to renewable energy, Canada's leading technology execs told us about the most promising developments in their sector

How to Make Sure Your New Product is Ready for Launch

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Nothing ruins a big release like an overlooked flaw. Expert advice on avoiding a fiery failure

Why the Future of Real Estate Agencies is Digital

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Online brokerages and splashy startups are using technology to improve the often hellish act of buying property. How they're doing it, and what it means for the role of Realtors

The Problem With Canadian Innovation, According to Jim Balsillie

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The former BlackBerry co-CEO and current chair of the Canadian Council of Innovators says our policies are stuck in the 20th century

Inside Shop.ca’s Failed E-Commerce Revolution

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Once one of Canada's hottest tech startups, the marketplace went bankrupt after a series of strategic missteps and clashing visions. Can it rise again?

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