Technology Trends

What it Takes to Beat Amazon

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Elastic Path founder Harry Chemko on the importance of creating really excellent ecommerce experiences

An Innovator’s Best Weapon

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It's tempting to lock down all elements of a new development, but truly disruptive companies leave themselves room to grow

The 3 Elements of Great Promo Videos

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Want to separate your spot from the YouTube also-rans? Follow this proven advice

Does The World Need Another Social Shopping Site?

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Toronto's Bestie wants to crack a crowded market with its curated buying platform. What will it need to succeed?

Is Canada Ready for Drones?

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As more and more businesses consider the commercial applications of unmanned aircraft, safety issues and red tape are keeping them grounded

The Huge Opportunity of Mobile Payments

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With Apple Pay taking off in the U.S., smartphone-enabled purchases are hitting the mainstream. Get ready for faster, more convenient transactions

Why Showrooming is More Popular Than Ever

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Brace yourselves, retailers: consumers are increasingly using their smartphones as an in-store shopping tool

What Makes the Gaming Industry So Hot Today

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An industry exec shares her thoughts on why Canada's $2.3-billion game-development sector is growing so quickly

Why It’s Time to Get a Grip on Ecommerce

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Canadian consumers love the internet, yet less than half of Canadian businesses have a website. That must change, and fast

Why Salesforce Loves Buying Canadian Startups

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"There's a crazy amount of innovation happening right now in Canada," says COO