How L’Oreal and Cover Girl marketed themselves during awards season

With the kickoff to awards season upon us, beauty brands are taking advantage of all the celebrity hubbub to show off their wares. During last year's Grammys, L'Oréal's makeup artists got together to

Published on: January 22nd, 2014 Candice So

Startup Canada to call for urgent action to support Canadian entrepreneurs

By Francis Moran  The results of the largest consultation ever undertaken within the community of Canadian entrepreneurs and their supporters will be unveiled in a series of six cross-country news conferences on Tuesday when

Published on: November 23rd, 2012 Francis Moran

Screach taps journalists for inbound marketing push

This is the eighth article in a continuing monthly series chronicling the growth path of Screach, a startup based in Newcastle upon Tyne in England’s North East. Screach is an interactive digital media platform that

Published on: September 10th, 2012 Francis Moran

Ottawa entrepreneur Scott Annan comments on the relaunch of Mercury Grove

By Alexandra Reid Scott Annan is widely known in Ottawa for being a startup champion. He’s an entrepreneur who has strong opinions about the local startup ecosystem and what needs to change to increase

Published on: June 28th, 2012 Francis Moran

Driving steady organic growth on a shoestring

By Francis Moran Many startups with aspirations of grandeur have fallen prey to the temptation to call themselves a “leading provider of ...”. But at Teamly, founder and CEO Scott Allison and his team appreciate that

Published on: November 23rd, 2011 Francis Moran

Users lose in Facebook’s smear campaign against Google

By Jared Newman Thanks to an anti-Google smear campaign ordered by Facebook and carried out by a PR agency, the relationship between Facebook and Google is unquestionably broken beyond repair. And that's bad

Published on: May 13th, 2011 IDG News Service

Microsoft exec’s gaffe gives Apple a whack of attack ammo

Let's play "Simon Says." Simon says Windows 7's design was based on the Mac OS. Ooops. The Simon in question is Microsoft's partner group manager Simon Aldous, who in an interview with tech

Published on: November 17th, 2009

Ten things that peeve me about tech — and 10 that please

Sure, spyware, spam and wireless routers that have the lifespan of a mosquito annoy us all. But what do we really hate about technology? Here's my top 10 list: 1. People Who Talk

Published on: April 16th, 2009 Thomas Wailgum