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It’s Alibaba versus Amazon in India’s e-commerce market

The battle for supremacy in India’s e-commerce space looks set to become a slug out between two gigantic global players: Amazon and Alibaba.<p>At stake is one of the world’s fastest growing internet markets. India’s online population is tipped to reach 450 million-465 million people by June 2017, …

A Crash Course For Freelancers On Using Google To Find Leads

Google is an amazing tool for a lot of reasons. It remains the gateway to the internet, with 60 trillion pages indexed and 2 trillion searches annually. There are plenty of freelance sites and job boards out there to help you find clients, but don’t forget Google as another powerful option.<p>Here’s a …

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See the photos that got Ren Hang arrested

Admittedly, Ren Hang’s photography doesn’t have any particular purpose. He regularly denies being consciously controversial or political – in an interview with Tashen’s Sexy Books editor, Dian Hanson, for his new photo book, <i>Ren Hang</i>, he says, “I don’t really view my work as taboo, because I don’t …

Eight things you need to do right now to protect yourself online

1. Use unique passwords for all your accounts<p><b>What:</b> Stop kidding yourself that you only re-use passwords on accounts that don’t matter, or that you have an unbreakable password scheme that no one else can guess. Every single thing with a password needs to have a unique password, shared with nothing …

Information Systems

How six Canadian households are coping with the high cost of home ownership

Back in October, The Globe invited Canadians to share their biggest financial concerns with us. Hundreds of responses rolled in. We spoke with six households about how they're coping with the high price of home ownership. Here are their stories.<p><i><br>The individuals profiled have been offered a</i> …

How to Get a First-Class Upgrade Without Paying for It

There may be no greater feeling than sitting in your cramped coach seat, when a flight attendant walks up to you with a boarding pass and says, …

How principal-residence tax changes will affect every Canadian homeowner

Earlier this week, Finance Minister Bill Morneau introduced tax changes that were aimed primarily at foreign investors in Canadian real estate to ensure they abide by our existing tax rules. But the changes also catch many Canadian residents who, in the past, have often inadvertently escaped paying …

Canadian Real Estate

To ease the GTA’s housing troubles, start by reducing red tape

<i>Ken Green is the senior director of energy, natural resources and municipal studies, and Josef Filipowicz is a policy analyst, both at the Fraser Institute.</i><p>Housing headlines are everywhere. Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau recently announced a raft of housing reforms. Ontario Premier Kathleen …

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Square Enix reinvents itself for the mobile gaming world

Over the last few years, there’s been a monumental shift in the gaming industry towards the world of mobile, and every major publisher wants a piece …

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Wind debuts new price plans and financing options

Wind Mobile will revamp its price plans starting on April 9th, focusing on lower prices with stricter data limits and a revamped tab system that …

Don’t just start a business, solve a problem

As long as consumers have problems, they will always search for solutions. People will always look for better, faster and smarter ways to accomplish everyday tasks. And fortunately for entrepreneurs, there are still lots of rooms for improvements in existing products. That said, the biggest issue …

How Starbucks has conquered Canada

<i>These are stories Report on Business is following Tuesday, May 27, 2014</i>.<p><b>An Americano in Canada</b><br>Notice that almost wherever you look, there's a Starbucks on the corner?<p>That's because Canada leads the world, eclipsing even the United States, on a café-per-person basis, according to a new study.<p>The …

Apple patches another major security hole in its website that allowed access to all developer personal information

Imagine our surprise when an email from a complete stranger showed up in our tips box containing the personal contact information—including cell phone numbers—of several 9to5Mac staffers, as well as a few high ranking Apple executives.<p>Last night Apple pulled the Developer Center offline for …

Here’s a Step-by-Step Guide for Solving iOS Battery Drain

Yesterday, we shared an article from <i>Overthought.org’s</i> Scotty Loveless, detailing why the iOS Facebook app devours iPhone battery life. The …

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Turkey could play a crucial role in suppressing the Syrian crisis

The fragrant smoke of hookahs mingles in the air of a café in Antakya, a small city in Turkey near the Syrian border, as a few Western journalists discuss routes across the frontier with locals.<p>This is where reporters crossing into Syria meet fixers and sources of all allegiances, observed quietly …

50 Stunning Reflection Photography examples and Tips for beginners

Reflection Photography: Scenaries are the first things that come to your mind when you think of reflection. Nature is probably one of the best …

Weekend readers' best photographs: excited

From beaches to fields of flowers: your best pictures on this week's theme, excited<p>The next topic is new (to appear 22 March). Email a hi-res image (one per entry), plus a sentence or two about what inspired you to take your photo, to in.pictures@guardian.co.uk by noon on Wednesday 12 March; please …

The Full WSJ Interview with Tim Cook on Apple’s Future

Apple CEO Tim Cook recently sat down for an interview with the Wall Street Journal, speaking about a wide range of topics, including Apple’s future, …

Digiboo looks to capitalize on Canadian movie renters

A digital rental service is looking to fill the gap left by the demise of video stores by offering viewers the chance to download digital copies of new releases from kiosks scattered in airports and corner stores.<p>Digiboo Inc., based in Minnesota, has close to 100 download terminals across the …

This Amazing Commercial From Thailand Will Make You Cry

Have a box of tissues ready before watching this incredible advertisement from Thai communication provider TrueMove H. The three-minute segment warmed the hearts of thousands since being released and serves as a powerful reminder of the power of being kind without expecting something in return.

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Six secrets of million-dollar female-owned firms

Elite businesses owned by women – companies earning $10 million (U.S.) in annual revenue – are increasing in numbers compared with similar-sized firms in general and nearly 100-per-cent faster than all female-owned enterprises, according to Growing Under the Radar: An Exploration of the Achievement …

Top court ruling upholds privacy of e-mail, texts

The Supreme Court of Canada has moved decisively to prevent police from snooping into e-mail, text messages and future forms of communication as yet undreamed of.<p>Citing the rapid development of unforeseen technologies, the court majority sought Wednesday to forestall an Orwellian world in which …