Your Personal Sous Chef

Thinking of turning your culinary passions into an app? The smart kitchen is further away than you think.

Spinning Off for the Sake of It

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Big companies are carving out parts of themselves under pressure from activist investors. Why you shouldn't jump into the fray.

How SKE Labs Plans to Automate Shopping

SKE Labs app on an iPad

Integrated packaging buttons allow shoppers to restock on products automatically

Not Every Company Can Afford to Fail


The tech industry has been taught that a spectacular flop isn't a bad thing. But failure has real consequences.

Finding a Place in a Crowded Smart Home

Photo: Neurio

Vancouver's Neurio is reinventing itself as a consumer-focused product maker. Here's Janice Cheam's plan to succeed.

The Problem with the Internet of Things is the Things

Hand locks house with smartphone

A smart home is only as smart as the dumbest thing in it. Intelligent systems still have lots of room to improve.

Lessons in Turning Around a Business from Blackberry’s John Chen

BlackBerry CEO John Chen speaks at the company's annual general meeting in Waterloo, Ont., Thursday June 19, 2014.

“People don’t necessarily love what I say, but they know it’s the truth”

Kick to Click: the End of the Computer Mouse?

A conceptual photo involving a computer mouse and a mouse trap

A new way to move your cursor and 10 other business ideas, products and strategies in the latest Ingenuity Index

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Marketplace lenders are already popular in the U.S. Borrowell hopes the concept can work in Canada.

The New Frontier in 3D Printing


The technology can now reproduce human organs—and Canadian businesses are leading the way

True Confessions of a Dragons’ Den Survivor


Ian Bell's first experience pitching CBC's famous investors taught him what to do—and what not to do—the second time around

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