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Oris' Ulrich Herzog on the Big Crown, Utility and Design

'Crazy 4 Cult' turns your favorite movies into works of art

In 2004, Jensen Karp and Katie Cromwell opened up a gallery in Los Angeles called Gallery1988, focusing entirely on something the rest of the art world seemed to be ignoring — works inspired by pop culture. "We didn't expect to be in business for more than a year," says Karp. Today, the gallery is …

The Beginner's Guide to the Hashtag

If you’re a social media novice, hashtags — those short links preceded by the pound sign (#) — may seem confusing and unnecessary. But they are …

Research, no motion: How the BlackBerry CEOs lost an empire

<i>Editor's note: With the now-renamed BlackBerry back in the news for all the wrong reasons, from large layoffs to an investment deal that has a new CEO stepping in, now's a good time to revisit our take on the smartphone pioneer's rise and fall. Published in early 2012, this story covers the</i> …

The boardroom drama behind BlackBerry's demise

<i>The Globe and Mail</i> this week published an extensive investigative report on the dramatic rise and fall of BlackBerry, detailing some of the high-level disputes that ultimately plagued the smartphone maker. Underpinning the drama was a philosophical debate on the company's future, and arguments over …

BlackBerry shares stomped by smartphones

Lines and demand for BlackBerry devices were still robust going into 2010, but now . . . .<p>BlackBerry investors knew in 2010 there was a big problem, even if the company itself probably thought its dominance in mobile computing was unassailable.<p>It was 2010 when investors first signaled with the …

Reflections from London skyscraper are reportedly melting parked cars

Reflections coming off a London skyscraper are so intense that they're melting cars parked on a nearby street. That's according to <i>City A.M.</i>, sourcing a "distraught" owner of a Jaguar XJ that was reportedly damaged by the bright light. Martin Lindsay parked his luxury ride on Eastcheap before an …