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Corporations Fool No One With Their Fake Outrage

John Carpay | Posted 06.13.2016 | Canada Living
John Carpay

When it comes to standing up for gay rights, corporate outrage is rather selective. Large companies that have publicly denounced new laws in several southern U.S. states as "anti-gay" are quite happy to remain silent as they carry on business in countries that criminalize gay sex.

The Economic Tide Makes It Right For Canadian SMBs To Venture Online

Cameron Schmidt | Posted 06.08.2016 | Canada Business
Cameron Schmidt

In Canada, less than 20 per cent of small and medium businesses (SMBs) have an online retail presence. The reality is that many SMBs are so busy working to keep their businesses running that they have only ever given a brief thought to going online. It's a "nice-to-have," but not a "must-have."

After 10 Years, What's Next For Digital Commerce?

Cameron Schmidt | Posted 04.18.2016 | Canada Business
Cameron Schmidt

The smartphone is not only becoming our primary source for Internet use -- it's dramatically changing money, and how we transact. What we're seeing today is a fundamental change in the evolution of money, driven by mobile that has -- and will continue to have -- major implications for retail and digital commerce.

PayPal Cancels 400 Jobs Over N. Carolina Anti-Gay Law

CP | Emery P. Dalesio, The Associated Press | Posted 04.05.2016 | Canada Business

N.C. law excludes LGBT people from anti-discrimination protections.

PayPal Cuts Off Another Unblocking Service Amid Netflix Crackdown

CBC | Posted 02.17.2016 | Canada Business

Another volley has been fired in the battle to stop Netflix viewers from sneaking across virtual borders. CBC News has learned that the online payme...

This Is How PayPal Is Taking On Canada's Big Banks

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.01.2016 | Canada Business

TORONTO — PayPal is introducing a new interpersonal payment service in Canada that it says will make IOUs a thing of the past. Users who sign up ...

Why the World's Biggest Banks Are Feng Shui-ing Themselves

Sara Graham | Posted 06.27.2015 | Canada Business
Sara Graham

Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo, have all integrated the core principles of Feng Shui into urban planning. And so it goes that the cities naturally become more attractive to urban dwellers and investors. The latter being key to economic growth.

How Yelp Turned a Bumpy Decade Into a Strong Future

Jeff Quipp | Posted 12.06.2014 | Canada Business
Jeff Quipp

For the first time since Yelp became a publicly traded company, it reported a profit (Q2 of 2014). Today, its valuation sits around $5 billion, and boasts a monthly average of 138 million unique visitors. And while Yelp faces competition from some pretty heavy hitters -- Google, for one -- the future of the company looks promising.

How eBay Can Help You Pay the Bills

Andrew Tai | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada Business
Andrew Tai

Selling on eBay can be an exercise in futility -- especially if you don't know what you're doing and why. However, if you just stop looking at the website as just some after-work hobby, you might actually be able to turn it into a real business with good money behind it.

The Future (According to Corporations)

Robert Bolton | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada Business
Robert Bolton

Future scenarios should be thought of as being in perpetual draft form; they should be rewritten constantly and thought about critically -- always in the condition of workshopping. Questions about how things like new technologies ought to exist are matters of vital social consequence. They are political decisions; questions that we should all be engaging.

How One Man's All Nighter Could Save The Planet

Russ Blinch | Posted 10.17.2013 | Canada Business
Russ Blinch

Anyone can pull an all nighter. What student hasn't done this and produced some whiz bang of a term paper the next morning. No big deal right? So this Elon Musk guy works all night and whacks out a 57-page report detailing the Hyperloop, a souped up hovercraft in a tube allowing the great unwashed to travel at the speed of sound from one city to the next, powered by the sun, all for $20 a shot. Big whoop.

Watch: Connected Consumers Are Forcing Retailers To Innovate

Posted 07.16.2013 | Canada Business

Darrell MacMullin has seen the rise of a empowered consumer marketplace that is emboldened by all the tools at their disposal. The challenge for retai...

PayPal Entangled In Robocall Probe

CP | Posted 05.06.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A company that provides an online payment service has gotten tangled in a widening probe into alleged dirty tricks used in last year's feder...

PayPal The Latest Player In Robocalls Scandal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.06.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A company that provides an online payment service has gotten tangled in a widening probe into alleged dirty tricks used in last year's feder...