Technology

Who Does HR Really Work For?

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

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?

Could Canada Become a Leader in Artificial Intelligence?

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The federal Liberal government is set to support AI research as a way to boost economic growth

The 4 Most Promising Technologies at CES 2017

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Sure, drones are cool. But voice-recognition technology and smart security are where the real business opportunities are

How to Build a Bot That Helps Consumers Shop

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Canadian chat platform Kik created a tool that allows H&M to interact with Gen Z shoppers, increasing sales and providing better customer data

Meet the Entrepreneur Building a Business to Fight Online Trolls

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Chris Priebe is applying the lessons he learned co-founding kids-only social network Club Penguin to help combat abuse and bullying with Two Hat Security

5 of the Best Technology Lessons From 2016

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Automation, whether for chatbots or cars, is moving quickly but still has a long journey to the mainstream. Meanwhile, other ideas literally blew up

What You Can Learn About Following Fads From Pokémon Go

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The insane, temporary popularity of the mobile game in 2016 is a warning to companies chasing trends across the modern consumer landscape

What You Can Learn From BlackBerry’s Big Pivot

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The tech giant tweaked its raison d'etre in 2016, and it wasn't to go bigger

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