Apple Loses $75 Billion In One Morning, Gets It Back When CEO Speaks

CP | Brandon Bailey, The Associated Press | Posted 08.24.2015 | Canada Business

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple shares helped lead the stock market on a steep dive Monday morning, but the tech giant recovered in dramatic fashion soon afte...

I Went Six Days Without Netflix

Ashley Redmond | Posted 07.27.2015 | Canada Living
Ashley Redmond

This Netflix cleanse was obviously not on purpose and I don't advocate it for everyone. But by forcing myself to be alone and engage in activities that I like such as organizing and chatting on the phone I was allowing myself to be with my thoughts and be present in the moment. It was kind of awesome.

Apple Updates iPod

CP | Anick Jesdanun, The Associated Press | Posted 07.15.2015 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Although the iPod's popularity has waned, Apple is updating its music player for the first time in nearly three years by giving the f...

Apple Changes Tune, Will Pay Royalties

CP | Brandon Bailey, The Associated Press | Posted 06.22.2015 | Canada Business

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Taylor Swift has Apple changing its tune.Hours after the pop superstar criticized the giant tech company in an open letter posted ...

How to Make Money Off the Singularity

Ivey Business School | Posted 06.03.2015 | Canada Business
Ivey Business School

The big question popularized by the Terminator franchise is whether or not we mere mortals need to worry about a real-life version of Skynet leading a takeover of humanity. The good news according to Owen Shapiro,is that all we really know about the future is that the so-called "Rise of the Machines" will create business opportunities for respected brands.

Apple Earnings Soar, Thanks To The iPhone

CP | Brandon Bailey, The Associated Press | Posted 06.27.2015 | Canada Business

SAN FRANCISCO - The iPhone is still the engine behind Apple's phenomenal success, even if attention lately has been focused on its new smartwatch.Whil...

Wearable Technology Will Change the Way You Travel

Sean Shannon | Posted 06.21.2015 | Canada Living
Sean Shannon

Travellers will be able to check itineraries for upcoming trips, get detailed flight and hotel information such as departure and arrival times, gate and terminal numbers, check-in and check-out times, ratings, locations, addresses and phone numbers for hotels.

Eight Dos and Don'ts of Timely Social Media Campaigns

Jennifer Osborne | Posted 06.16.2015 | Canada Business
Jennifer Osborne

Social media campaigns aim to enhance a company's marketing efforts, but sometimes, they don't always go as planned. Effective social media campaigns include posting original content that is timely, relevant and appeals to a target audience. However, what some businesses define as timely and relevant may not be the same as how the target audience identifies with it.

Tech Company Innovation Outweighs Policy Headaches

Saeed Selvam | Posted 06.15.2015 | Canada Business
Saeed Selvam

Tech giants like Google, Facebook, Uber and Airbnb have entered unchartered policy territory where ethics debates, grey areas and government relations are the daily norm. While the seeming nuisance of having to deal with all these new policy implications all at once may seem cumbersome, the economic benefits and progress that has been made far outweigh the work.

Successful People and Companies Look Beyond Competition

Matthew Held | Posted 06.13.2015 | Canada Business
Matthew Held

Successful companies have the creativity and ability to find value in unexpected places where others are not looking. Whether you are a student, a professional or a company, you can take steps to work hard to shape the future you want with a concrete plan of action.

We Shouldn't Romanticize Steve Jobs as a CEO

Ivey Business School | Posted 05.31.2015 | Canada Business
Ivey Business School

Apple's power to invoke fear in other industries is directly related to Jobs's success as a market disruptor. But while the consumer adoption rates of the revolutionary products created under his leadership are worth trying to emulate, the character of the man in question is not.

Apple Needs to Digitize the Medical World With Caution

Amitha Kalaichandran | Posted 05.11.2015 | Canada Business
Amitha Kalaichandran

Over the last year, more and more physicians and researchers have become involved in mobile health -- or simply "mHealth" technologies -- seeing possible benefits for their patients. The fact that by this year over 90 per cent of individuals will own a smartphone, means that apps could lead to real, measurable health impacts. In turn, big players in Silicon Valley -- Apple and Google for instance -- realize they need to create sustainable partnerships with the medical community should they wish to make a significant step into the health arena.

Wearable Technology Is the Next Frontier of Digital Marketing

Jeff Quipp | Posted 05.11.2015 | Canada Business
Jeff Quipp

Many industry experts expect the new Apple Watch to bring demand for wearable technology to a new level. It will be interesting to see the level of impact the Apple Watch may have on various industries, including digital marketing.

You'll Be Able To Pay Up To $22,000 For An Apple Watch In Canada

CP | By Technology Writer Anick Jesdanun, The Associated Press | Posted 05.09.2015 | Canada Business

SAN FRANCISCO — Make calls, read email, control music, manage Instagram photos, keep up with your workout, pay for groceries, open your hotel room d...

Apple Is Reportedly Working On An Electric 'iCar'

CP | Bernard Condon, The Associated Press | Posted 02.14.2015 | Canada Business

NEW YORK -- You've heard of the iPhone and iPad. How about the iCar? The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple has hired hundreds of people t...

The Type of Idiots Who Ruin Facebook (Hint: The Tag All-Star)

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 03.15.2015 | Canada Living
Sajeel Qureshi

The Captain's Logger -- The master of the universe that uses his or her status updates as a daily log. Save the useless information about your cat and pictures of your left over Arby's Beef 'N Cheddar combo for someplace else. Like Twitter.

Say Goodbye To 99-Cent Apps In Apple Store, Canada

CP | Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Get your 99 cent apps while you can, iPhone and iPad users.Apple will soon hike the prices in its App Store for Canadian customers, accordin...

Competition Bureau Of Canada Investigating Apple

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Competition Bureau is investigating allegations that Apple uses anti-competitive clauses in its contracts with Canadian wireless carrier...

Three Things Gandhi Can Teach You About Marketing

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 02.10.2015 | Canada Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Gandhi's passive resistance freed India from British rule in 1947. How Gandhi was able to diplomatically overturn 100+ years of oppression without a war is remarkable. Look a little deeper into Gandhi's story and you'll see three ways that 'Bapu' was a marketing genius.

Four Reasons Why Your Next Phone Should Be a Phablet

Matthew Held | Posted 01.06.2015 | Canada Business
Matthew Held

A phablet is a device that combines a smartphone and a tablet with a screen size between five and seven inches. International Data Corporation (IDC) predicts that sales of phablets will surpass that of PCs and tablets in the next two years.

Apple Pay Not Coming To Canada Anytime Soon

CBC | Posted 12.29.2014 | Canada Business

While Apple is heralding Apple Pay, its new mobile payment system, as a roaring success, Canadians shouldn't expect to use their newest iPhone ...

How to Develop Your Brand in This Social Media Age

Marc Stoiber | Posted 12.28.2014 | Canada Business
Marc Stoiber

We are human. We have a hardwired need to connect. And we, as entrepreneurs and businesspeople, want our companies to have that human connection, too. Whether you succeed or not, depends on how you approach it. Nail the brand first, then the social media tactics, and you'll be moving in the right direction. And ahead of most of the pack.

Questions to Ask Before Buying Your Next Smartphone

Matthew Held | Posted 11.30.2014 | Canada Business
Matthew Held

The leading smartphone companies recently launched new models, which typically receive a great deal of attention and reviews -- both positive and negative. Businesses professionals are excited but also confused and overwhelmed because they want the best phone that satisfies their checklist of needs at work and at home. How does one make sense of the plethora of features in new smartphone models?

Why the Apple Watch Really Comes in Gold

Michael Harris | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Business
Michael Harris

The return of the watch -- in the form of Apple Watch -- will bring us a far more entrenched "management" than those Rolexes ever did. If the history of clocks and watches is a history of the gradually tightening ordering of our lives, then the Apple Watch could be that history's ultimate consummation.

► Think You Know Apple? Think Again

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.11.2014 | Canada Business

Even if you can't list a single fact about Apple Inc., chances are you've popped inside one of their stores, played with one of their products or seen...