Streaming Services

HBO Cuts The Cord, Launches Standalone Streaming Service

CP | Mae Anderson And Michael Liedtke, The Associated Press | Posted 10.15.2014 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - No cable? No problem.Viewers longing to watch "Game of Thrones", "True Detective" and "Veep" will no longer have to pay big bucks for...

When Bands Fake Their Online Popularity

Dani Oliva | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada Music
Dani Oliva

To the untrained eye, social media numbers are important. However, if you delve, you'll notice inconsistencies. For example, a band may have a ton of "followers", but few likes on their photos. Alternately, a band may have lots of Soundcloud plays on a particular song, but few comments. Do not let buying popularity become the new form of radio DJ payola.

Rather Than Buy Products, We Buy in to Services

Paul Barter | Posted 11.28.2012 | Canada Business
Paul Barter

It used to be that you bought a product, took it home, and used it until it ran out or broke. If you needed to, you bought another. Today, we don't just buy things, we buy into them. Two big trends have been reshaping the consumer marketplace: something-as-a-service and the experience economy.