Google, Apple see reputations fall in new survey

Apple Inc. and Google’s reputation have taken a hit according to an annual survey, while Amazon.com Inc. topped the list for the third straight time and earned an “excellent” reputation rating for the

Published on: March 14th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Uber/Waymo trial begins; Elon Musk launches a Tesla Roadster into space

A high-profile trial between Uber and Google’s self-driving division Waymo begins in San Francisco. Tesla founder Elon Musk launches one of his company’s first vehicles into space. And Julian Assange’s request to temporarily

Published on: February 7th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Justin Trudeau favours net neutrality; Elon Musk wins $50M bet; Black Friday deals

Justin Trudeau speaks out against the U.S. plan to reverse net neutrality. Elon Musk delivers a big battery to win a big bet. And some hot Black Friday deals on tech gadgets. https://www.reddit.com/r/technology/comments/7ev2vw/justin_trudeau_is_very_concerned_with_fccs_plan/

Published on: November 24th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending: Aug. 4, 2017 – An ultra-basic new cellphone, Tesla’s Model 3 flying off the shelves

A new phone is perfect for recovering smartphone addicts, academics are tweeting, and the new Tesla car is selling like hot cakes. Starting with Product Hunt - Do you use your phone too

Published on: August 4th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Ford abruptly replaces CEO to target digital transformation

As the automaker's stock price continues to drop, Ford Motor Company announced that Jim Hackett will be taking over as CEO, abruptly ending Mark Field's tenure at just under three years. The change comes

Published on: May 23rd, 2017 Alex Radu

“A mental wizard hat” – the verdict is still out on Elon Musk’s proposed brain implants

Desktop computers and personal laptops are yesterday’s news – the latest hot topic around the technology industry is computers for the brain. Yes, you read that correctly. Computers for the human brain. At

Published on: April 25th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Are self-driving cars ready for us?

In the process of creating newer safety systems, it was only a matter of time until we came across self-driving cars. In the 90s, the creation of autonomous intelligent cruise control (AICC), or

Published on: December 6th, 2016 University of Toronto BTM Competition Team

The dream of the future: The autonomous car!

It’s been ten years since the first road experimentation. Even I own one of these new self-driving cars. How could we think that the future would come so quickly? Had we only dreamed

Published on: November 30th, 2016 UQAR BTM Competition Team

Driving into the future hands free – Are we there yet?

HONK. HONK. Sounds like rush hour, doesn't it? But what if you could use that extra time spent in traffic during work or school commutes to eat breakfast or get in some last-minute

Published on: November 29th, 2016 Beedie School of Business BTM Competition Team

A bump in the road: Can autonomous vehicles do more harm than good?

Autonomous vehicles (AVs): Good or bad? Truth be told, it’s not that simple. If we unanimously claim AVs are good, we fail to consider the risks they pose to society. Alternatively, if we

Published on: November 28th, 2016 Ryerson University BTM Competition Team

The driver vs. the car: Who’s really in control?

By now most people have heard about the death of Joshua D. Brown of Canton, Ohio, the driver of a Tesla Model S, while his car was in the “autopilot” mode. The newspapers

Published on: July 15th, 2016 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Mark Organ’s secrets of how to create and grow a $1 billion market category

Some startups create new products or services, and others create an entirely new market category. Mark Organ is an entrepreneur that's done this twice with his marketing-oriented startups and he's at Dreamforce, the

Published on: October 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Tech titans tell Gartner symposium: be a ‘digital humanist’

We started the day with a keynote from Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft Corp. and we finished the day with the inventor of the Apple II - Steve Wozniak. A lot happened in between. Nadella

Published on: October 9th, 2014 Jim Love