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Chinese Company Wins Right To Use iPhone Name

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.04.2016 | Canada Business

Apple failed to prove iPhone was a "famous brand," court rules.

Apple 'Heartbroken' After Employee Found Dead In Conference Room

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.29.2016 | Canada Business

No official cause of death has been given yet.

What This Year's Met Gala Could Mean For Wearable Tech

Amy-Rose Lane | Posted 04.27.2016 | Canada Style
Amy-Rose Lane

Here's a question: What happened with the Apple Watch? Yes, it's profitable -- but it's not ubiquitous. Some have touted the relative failure of the Apple Watch as the first dent in a corporation without their resident creative genius helming the ship. The wearable market is stirring, but is nowhere near the omnipresent force of cell phones. Maybe that's due to change soon.

Apple Revenue Drops For The First Time Since 2003

CP | Brandon Bailey, The Associated Press | Posted 04.26.2016 | Canada Business

"The future of Apple is very bright," said CEO Tim Cook.

Apple Hopes To Resume Service After Shutdown In China

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.22.2016 | Canada Business

China is Apple's second largest market after the U.S.

How Apple's Research Kit Is Changing The Health Care Industry

Zeeshan Hayat | Posted 04.15.2016 | Canada Impact
Zeeshan Hayat

The latest convergence of healthcare and smartphone technology is, an open source framework that allows developers to create apps specifically designed for medical research studies. The open source element makes these studies accessible to everyone, exploiting the power of the collective to continuously refine and build on existing technologies.

Why Digital Music Platforms Are Failing

N/A | Posted 04.13.2016 | Canada Living
N/A

When Apple Music, Spotify and Tidal launched, they were hailed as digital prophets that promised new ways to monetize the experience. Thus far, their solutions have fallen short of fireworks. Just slightly over a quarter of Spotify's 75 million active users actually pay for the service. And, as The Guardian UK reports, despite pulling in €1.08 bn in revenue, its losses were €162.3m. So why are all these promising platforms sinking?

Apple Releases Cute Little iPhone, Prepares For Battle With FBI

CP | Brandon Bailey, The Associated Press | Posted 03.21.2016 | Canada Business

Face with stagnating sales, Apple could use a lift.

A First: Apple Computers Attacked By Ransomware

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 03.08.2016 | Canada Business

"Ransomware" essentially holds your data hostage.

Launch Your Book Like Apple Launches Phones

Lyda Mclallen | Posted 02.08.2016 | Canada Business
Lyda Mclallen

Apple launches are the stuff of legends; they cause lineups for days, stores to sell out, and months of back orders for their newest products. You can use the same marketing techniques as Apple to successfully launch your own book as well. There are four techniques you can use that won't break the bank and will help build a cult around your book.

These Are The Most Influential Brands In Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Canada Business

Only one homegrown name made the top 10.

Has Apple Reached Peak iPhone?

CP | Brandon Bailey, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2016 | Canada Business

There are signs that iPhone sales in the first three months of 2016 will— for the first time ever— show an abrupt decline.

10 Apps To Help You Nail Your New Year's Resolutions

Leah Morrigan | Posted 12.27.2015 | Canada Living
Leah Morrigan

It isn't always easy to strive for lofty resolutions, but if you have a focused intention, you can accomplish anything -- especially when you blend in technology. There are some cool apps available to help people with motivation.

The Canadian Invasion: CanCon Conquered The Music World In 2015

Joshua Ostroff | Posted 12.18.2015 | Canada
Joshua Ostroff

A long time ago, in a Canadian music industry far, far away, the federal government had to step in with CanCon quotas to save our singers and musicians from being buried by radio hits from our southern neighbours. Now I wouldn't be surprised if the U.S. built a Trump wall to keep our artists out.

Apple Pay Arrives In Canada

CP | Anick Jesdanun, The Associated Press | Posted 11.17.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO — Apple Pay is now available in Canada for people with American Express cards using the latest iPhone models. The mobile payments app all...

Apple Takes On U.K. Over Spy Law

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.11.2015 | Canada Business

DUBLIN — Tech giant Apple will resist the British government's efforts to get access to encrypted data through a new spying law, CEO Tim Cook said W...

Pedestrian Safety Must Be Part Of The Urban Transit Conversation

Jon Packer | Posted 10.29.2015 | Canada Living
Jon Packer

On the morning of Oct. 28, 2015, 12 pedestrians were struck by cars in the City of Toronto. While some would say it's the result of a wet, grey day, this statistic follows an average of six pedestrians being hit each day, a stunningly high number set to increase as density intensifies and our population ages.

Will Google And Apple Actually Become Car Makers?

CP | Bree Fowler, The Associated Press | Posted 10.23.2015 | Canada Business

NEW YORK - Silicon Valley may think it can build a better car. But should it? As tech giants like Google and Apple look to automobiles as the next ...

Apple To Clean Up Its Act In Order To Help China Reduce Air Pollution

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.23.2015 | Canada Business

Apple is cleaning up its manufacturing operations in China to reduce the air pollution caused by the factories that have assembled hundreds of millions of iPhones and iPads during the past eight years.

Apple Streaming Music Already Has 15 Million Users

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.20.2015 | Canada Business

NEW YORK — Apple Inc. says it has 15 million users on its streaming-music service, including 6.5 million paying subscribers. Speaking at WSJDLive, ...

Things Are Gonna Get Technical At The 2016 Met Gala

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 10.14.2015 | Canada Style

The Oscars of the fashion world will happen in May, and guess who's hosting?

Apple Is Number-One Tax Evader

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.07.2015 | Canada Business

America’s largest companies collectively hold $2.1 trillion in offshore tax havens, allowing them to avoid some $90 billion in taxes per year, says ...

How 4 Digital Giants May Ignite a New Trust-Bust Era

Frederic Guarino | Posted 10.06.2015 | Canada Business
Frederic Guarino

The days of collaboration seem all but over, and the tech industry will be affected by what amounts to a new digital cold war. Advance warnings of what's to come include Apple decoupling itself from Google Maps and Facebook "greying" out YouTube videos in the feed. The decision by Amazon, the world's largest retailer, to stop selling its competitors' over-the-top devices such as Google Chromecast and AppleTV is a preemptive strike with possibly momentous implications.

What Your Buildings Say About Your Brand

Andrea Goertz | Posted 10.02.2015 | Canada Business
Andrea Goertz

While not always top of mind in traditional brand assessments, a company's real estate holdings can be one of the most meaningful and concrete representations of its brand. Office buildings define skylines, shape cities' personalities and transform neighbourhoods. In doing so, they have tremendous potential to exhibit the true essence of a company's brand.

13 Million Sold In 3 Days

CP | Mae Anderson, The Associated Press | Posted 09.28.2015 | Canada Business

NEW YORK — Apple says it sold 13 million iPhone 6s and 6s Plus phones in the three days since its iPhone launch, topping last year's early sales mar...