Entries by Jim Harris from 01/2012

The Overlooked Hits at CES 2012

| Posted 01.13.2012 | Canada Business

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is the largest trade show of its kind worldwide. With 140,000 attendees, all the glitz and hype it's all too easy to miss some really interesting new products that can be game changers.

Finally, the Death of TV

| Posted 01.13.2012 | Canada Business

Television as we know it is dying, but most people don't perceive yet the dramatic change that is bubbling below the surface. A stunning report released at this week's Consumer Electronic's Show, CES, points to a wholesale collapse of traditional TV viewing -- with the percentage of consumer TV viewing in a typical week plummeting from 71 per cent in 2009 to 48 per cent in 2011.

Occupy Davos?

| Posted 01.27.2012 | Canada Business

"Severe income disparity" is the most likely risk facing business and political leaders according to the World Economic Forum's Global Risk 2012 Report. This finding really caught me by surprise. So while the Occupy movement isn't anywhere on the agenda, here at Davos, its impact has been very much felt.