Catherine Boivie: Apple or Samsung? That is the question

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My iPhone 6 Plus’s contract is up. Its storage is full and its screen is cracked. It's time I faced the music:

Toronto tech startups lead the Bay Area?

Everybody knows that costs for tech startups in the Bay Area are crazy. Pundits have predicted that these high costs could, maybe, someday, blunt the Bay Area’s edge. "Someday" was apparently last month.

Published on: August 7th, 2018 Geoff Foulds

Fitbits, Twitter and domestic violence

The England – Columbia knockout round match at the World Cup had a very serious public health message. And the internet of things and social media play a role. In the latter stages

Published on: August 7th, 2018 Geoff Foulds

The Business Leadership podcast: Hal Elrod’s 6-minute ‘Miracle Morning’

Hal Elrod’s incredible story started out when he was a young salesman of Cutco Kitchen Knives. After six months of his sales career, he broke the company record for having the fastest sales

Published on: July 31st, 2018 Edwin Frondozo

The Business Leadership podcast: Hamza Khan of Student Life Network

Today, Edwin chats with Hamza Khan, Managing Director of Student Life Network, keynote speaker, and author. He empowers people and businesses to transform ideas into action. Hamza is also a faculty member at

Published on: July 17th, 2018 Edwin Frondozo

The Business Leadership Podcast with Edwin Frondozo, Chief Product Officer at Slingshot VoIP

On today’s episode, Edwin Frondozo, the Chief Product Officer at Slingshot VoIP and host of the podcast, takes the opportunity to describe how he finds balance when he continually adds new things to

Published on: July 10th, 2018 Brian Jackson

The Business Leadership Podcast: Jacqueline Leung, founder of Pressed

Jacqueline is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Pressed. Not a news junkie by any means, she created Pressed because it’s a product that she needs. Prior to launching her first startup, she spent

Published on: July 9th, 2018 Edwin Frondozo

Why startups fail, and how to fix it

When you survey startup failures you reach a surprising conclusion - many people still blame a lack of engineering talent. In my experience, technical failures stem from the supply chain being unable to

Published on: July 5th, 2018 Geoff Foulds

More apps should follow Super Mario Run’s example

I wish I could pay for more mobile games. I imagine app developers find the above statement counterintuitive. After all, why should I want to pay for something when I can have it

Published on: July 5th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

How Microsoft Azure is helping improve cancer research, treatment for Canadians

The Vancouver-based B.C. Cancer Research Foundation is partnering with Microsoft Corp. on innovative research that is changing the way we treat and understand cancer. That B.C. Cancer is using Microsoft Azure to upload,

Published on: July 3rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Half of Canadian charities can’t keep up with digital transformation, Capital One finds

Fifty per cent of Canadian charities “aren’t able to keep up” with the pace of technological change, according to a recent Capital One survey, but leaders in the industry say it’s up to

Published on: June 28th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Check out Pow Wow Pitch, a Startup Canada docu-series about six Indigenous entrepreneurs

By Startup Canada Staff Startup Canada is giving a platform to some of the country's leading Indigenous entrepreneurs with a new documentary series. Produced by Startup Canada and the Business Development Bank of

Published on: June 25th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Have you had a review of your SR&ED claim that didn’t go well? There are options for claimants

By Susan Mattice The SR&ED tax credit program is odd in that from a tax policy viewpoint it is an incentive program, nudging companies to carry out more R&D in Canada and develop

Published on: June 25th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Why Canadian real estate developers are exploring crowdfunding

Fintech is a growing phenomenon in the real estate sector as industry players look for innovative ways to bring projects to market. A few months back I had the pleasure to converse with

Published on: June 21st, 2018 Bret Conkin

Startup Canada announces 2018 Ontario regional award winners

By Startup Canada Staff Industry association Startup Canada honoured eight entrepreneurs, businesses, and support organizations from across Ontario on Wednesday night, as part of its fifth annual Startup Canada awards. The winners of

Published on: June 20th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff