Innovation

Meet the Toronto Firm Working to Beat Cancer

Theralase's technology uses light-activated compounds to kill 100% of the cancer cells they're exposed to. Next: getting it to market

Innovation: A Plane that Needs No Runway

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A Toronto firm’s “hybrid hybrid” aircraft is poised to solve a problem Canadians know well: How to get stuff into remote places

The Massive Audience That 60% of Small Firms Are Missing

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Canadians are the most voracious internet users in the world, yet more than half of small businesses in Canada don’t have a website

Will This Save the Smartwatch?

Minuum aims to make typing on smartwatches intuitive

Toronto startup aims to make typing intuitive on burgeoning wearable-tech market. Can it convince the public to embrace the new?

Where Major Canadian Retailers Are Failing

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And how smaller chains and independents can outpace them in the quest to go digital

The Surprising Benefit of 3-D Printing

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The DIY technology democratizes manufacturing by giving everyone access to production. And that's good for innovation

Why Magic—Yes, Magic—Is A Brilliant Business Tool

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Professional magician Dan Trommater shares how sleight of hand can help you with the crucial task of challenging your assumptions

The Internet of Things: A $500-Billion Industry?

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Cisco's investment in Toronto as a global hub for its efforts to network objects points to major opportunity

Welcome to the Age of the Drone

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Unmanned aerial vehicles are poised to transform many industries—if we can get past our fear of the technology

Inside the New Car Wars

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Apple and Google are battling it out to dominate in-vehicle technology. Where does it leave BlackBerry?

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By listening to its customers’ needs during a downturn, a beleaguered plastics company uncovered a promising new product—and a lucrative market

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