Apple Needs to Digitize the Medical World With Caution

Amitha Kalaichandran | Posted 03.11.2015 | 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 03.11.2015 | 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 03.12.2015 | 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...

The Lineup Starts Here

CP | Michael Liedtke And Anick Jesdanun, The Associated Press | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada Business

CUPERTINO, Calif. - Apple unveiled its long-anticipated smartwatch Tuesday, introducing a device that transplants the features of an iPhone onto a sma...

Apple Poised To Reveal Game Changer

CP | Michael Liedtke, The Associated Press | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada Business

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple is poised to reveal its next big thing in a crucial attempt to prove its technological tastemakers still have the power to mesme...

Apple Vows To Ban Toxins From iPhone Assembly Line

CP | Michael Liedtke, The Associated Press | Posted 10.14.2014 | Canada Business

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple is banning the use of two potentially hazardous chemicals during the final assembly of iPhones and iPads as part of the company'...

Ex-Apple Staffer Sam Sung Auctions Off Business Card

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Our favourite former Apple employee, Sam Sung, is using his Internet fame to raise money for a Canadian children's charity. Sung, who we tracked do...

Apple Is Ordering An Insane Amount Of New, Bigger iPhones

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.22.2014 | Canada Business

Apple is counting on huge demand for its iPhone 6, placing the largest orders yet with suppliers, the Wall Street Journal reports. The 4.7-inch and...

Apple To Make Dr. Dre Rap's First Billionaire

CP | Michael Liedtke, The Associated Press | Posted 07.08.2014 | Canada Music

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple is orchestrating a $3.2 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, the headphone maker and music streaming distributor founded by...

What I Learned This Week: De Dirt on Debates

Andy Nulman | Posted 05.31.2014 | Canada Business
Andy Nulman

Given that Quebeckers are facing yet another pivotal election on April 7, over the past couple of weeks, I paid close attention to the two political "debates" held between the leaders of the province's four main parties. I bracket the word "debates" with quotation marks, as these two two-hour sessions were debates in name only.

Do You Know The Social Media Secret?

Mitch Joel | Posted 05.04.2014 | Canada Living
Mitch Joel

The San Francisco based startup Secret (that was founded by two former Google and Square employees) is getting tons of attention, followers and fans. In short, you can write anything that's on your mind, add photos or colors to the background and customize this content while being able to share it, free of judgment, and without attaching any of your personal information or profile to it.

Apple Security Flaw: What You Need To Know

CBC | Posted 04.26.2014 | Canada Business

Apple has released a mobile operating system update to fix a critical security flaw, but many users could still be vulnerable to hackers attempting to...

Would You Buy From a Kindle Vending Machine?

Mitch Joel | Posted 04.05.2014 | Canada Business
Mitch Joel

When last year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) rolled into Las Vegas, many were surprised and intrigued by Amazon's presence. They didn't have a typical booth on the trade show floor. Instead, they set up a Kindle vending machine inside the Las Vegas airport (near the ATM and soda pop).

The Strangest Tech Acquisitions of 2013

Jeff Quipp | Posted 02.17.2014 | Canada Business
Jeff Quipp

There are many acquisitions that have raised eyebrows or resulted in a general state of confusion among observers, both within and outside of the tech industry. Sometimes, acquisitions are made that don't seem to make any sense, at least not on the surface. Below are three such acquisitions made by tech companies this year and some educated speculation as to why they might have occurred.