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Edmunds takes closer look at Tesla, Cadillac and Nissan semi-autonomous driving systems

You've heard of Tesla Autopilot, but perhaps not always in a good way: The semi-autonomous driving system is now under investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board for the role it may have played in a March fatal accident near Mountain View, Calif.<p>But you might not have heard about …

Tesla

Glossier’s Second Retail Store May Be It’s Most Instagram-Friendly One Yet

These days, if consumers can’t Instagram a store, it’s almost not even worth going.<p>The growing trend of digitally native brands opening stores with …

Advertising Industry

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: Why it's more than just a wedding

For Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, their upcoming wedding will be a time to celebrate with family and friends, setting the stage for what they hope …

Prince Harry

NatGeo, 'WSJ, Launch Luxe Business Travel Mag 'Far & Away'

This Saturday, <i>The</i> <i>Wall Street Journal</i> subscribers will notice an addition to their newspaper: the inaugural edition of National Geographic’s <i>Far & Away</i>.<p>…

Advertising Industry

How and when Rogers, Telus and Bell sell your location to third-party companies

A joint venture between Canada's three largest telecom companies has been selling the real-time location of its subscribers to third parties — as …

Privacy

The richest family in the world beat the Koch brothers, Bezos, Gates, and Buffett

The Walton family tops a list of the richest people in the world.<p>According to the Sunday Times’s annual Rich List (paywall), the Walton family’s net wealth in 2018 totaled £128.9 billion ($174.9 billion), thanks to its ownership of the retail behemoth Walmart, which happens to also owns another …

Jeff Bezos

Mayor wants Eglinton East LRT project to Scarborough built in 1 shot

Mayor John Tory is throwing his support behind a new city plan to build the Eglinton East LRT in a single go, rather than splitting the project into …

Urban Design

Fast food is on the verge of a crisis — and not every chain will survive

As the restaurant industry gets increasingly competitive, fears are mounting that a fast-food apocalypse is nigh.<p>"It's kind of like treading water and fearing something bad will happen," John Hamburger, the founder of industry trade publication Franchise Times Corp., told Business Insider.<p>While no …

Hospitality

Intermittent fasting may have 'profound health benefits'

Intermittent fasting has been gaining popularity among people looking to shed extra kilograms and maintain a healthy weight. Researchers argue that …

Holistic Medicine

He was one of millions of Chinese seniors growing old alone. So he put himself up for adoption.

TIANJIN, China — Han Zicheng survived the Japanese invasion, the Chinese civil war and the Cultural Revolution, but he knew he could not endure the sorrow of living alone.<p>On a chilly day in December, the 85-year-old Chinese grandfather gathered some scraps of white paper and wrote out a pitch in …

China

Seven ways … to support your immune system

Your body works hard to fight off infections, but there are things you can do to give it a boost<p>Work out to beat bugs<p>Most people know about the benefits of exercise for our hearts, waistlines, muscles and bones. Fewer are aware of how it supports our immune defences, especially as we age. …

Wellness

Agency Report: Digital rules, growth slows, consultant surge | Agency News - Ad Age

State of the agency world: digital rules, growth slows, consultancies surge<p>By Bradley Johnson. Published on April 30, 2018.<p><b>It's a first:</b> Digital work …

Advertising

How Amazon is priming its ad business for the next year

Amazon's brutal efficiency, obsession with automation and ruthless pricing tactics have helped it disrupt or conquer market after market, starting …

Advertising Industry

‘Back to Basics’: The American Apparel guide to a brand comeback

“We are not politically correct, but we have good ethics,” reads the opening to a webpage on American Apparel’s new global e-commerce site, which …

Advertising Industry

Bad News: These "Healthy" Foods May Not Be Good For Your Heart

Eating healthy is never one size fits all. Our bodies are so different, all with various needs and quirks to attend to. So while a seemingly healthy …

Nutrition

Here’s what happens when a bunch of Ontario’s top beer makers team up to make one exclusive brew

This collaboration takes the idea of local beer to a whole new level

Great Lakes

Consumer watchdog says Americans should stop eating romaine lettuce

A major US consumer watchdog organization is doubling down on its warning that Americans should avoid eating all romaine lettuce.<p>The recommendation by Consumer Reports comes as federal inspectors continue to track down the exact source of E. coli-ridden lettuce coming out of Yuma, Arizona. The …

Romaine Lettuce

Life after Bolt: new-look Jamaica fail Commonwealth test

As sprint legend Usain Bolt partied into the early hours and hung out with movie stars at the Commonwealth Games, it wasn’t so much fun for the …

Looking To Heal Your Gut & Avoid Inflammation? Avoid These 11 Foods

<i>Dr. Steven Gundry made waves in 2017 when he released</i> The Plant Paradox<i>, a book that made the assertion that some of the health world’s favorite</i> …

Here’s What It Looks Like Inside the Handmade Sketchbooks of a Well-Traveled Artist

Over the last 13 years, artist José Naranja has been filling pocket-sized notebooks with his own visual diary. By illustrating his daily experiences, observations, ideas, and memories, Naranja considers his ongoing project as “a love letter to notebooks, a flight of fancy and also a part of [him].” …

Drawing

Every Automotive Emblem, Explained

It’s nice to believe that cars are purely about performance — that what matters is track times and vehicle specs, not superfluous details like the …

Who's afraid of Amazon? Not this Canadian food retailer

​An Ottawa-based grocery chain believes the moment has come for its long-standing formula of fresh, local and prepared products, and it's launched …

Here’s the income you need to pass the mortgage stress test across Canada

The latest set of federal mortgage rules has been blowing a cool wind over almost every Canadian real estate market. With the exception of Ottawa, …

The 5 Foods You Should Eat Every Day, According to a Harvard Professor (One is, Oh, Very Difficult)

I couldn't eat one of these every day. I just couldn't.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Think about the things you ingest every single day.<p>Coffee is likely one. Chocolate is surely one, if you have any taste.<p>What else? Cereal? …

Digiday Research: Brands are relying less on retailers

Digiday+ Member Article<p>At the Digiday Retail Summit in February in Austin, Texas, we sat down with 53 retail executives to learn about how Amazon …

The unlikely way Jeff Bezos became one of the first investors in Google, which probably made him a billionaire outside of Amazon

Four years after founding Amazon in his garage, Jeff Bezos insisted on personally investing in a small, unknown search engine site.<p>That search engine startup would later blossom into a multi-billion-dollar company that competes with Bezos' Amazon.<p>The 2013-published The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos …

This Successful Soap Entrepreneur Is Awash with New Customers from Great Marketing Execution

Successful marketing is 30% planning and 70% execution. This successful entrepreneur shares his proven secrets of success.<p>Business owners and marketers love the idea of tackling new markets. But when a big, exciting opportunity arises, the actual process can be quite intimidating. The mechanics can …

Business Strategy

Anishinaabe artist's new VR experience takes an Indigenous futurist look at Toronto

A Canadian artist's new virtual reality experience rooted in Indigenous futurism will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York next</i> …

Twenty years ago, Netflix.com launched. The movie business has never been the same.

Moviegoers once devoted substantial chunks of their Friday evenings to perusing the aisles of video stores. You’d go in with one movie in mind, but the latest releases had been picked over. Still, you leave with two or three—and Twizzlers and microwave popcorn—because why not? You went all the way …

New Zealand's Prime Minister Just Stood Up to One of The Most Powerful Industries in The World

No more drilling.<p>Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is doing everything in her power to wean New Zealand off fossil fuels.<p>This week, the New Zealand …