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Padded numbers: why does one BlackBerry developer offer 50,000 apps?

It’s recently been revealed that S4BB, an app developer that began on Palm OS before transitioning to BlackBerry OS and now BlackBerry 10, has nearly …

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Future flooding scenario shows Metro Vancouver at risk

Coastal flooding caused by global warming could cost the global economy $1 trillion a year in coming decades and Vancouver is one of the cities most …

Industry Minister James Moore counters Big Three telcos’ claims

Industry Minister James Moore is challenging arguments by the Big Three wireless carriers that Canada's large geography and relatively sparse population make it too small a market to support four competitors in every region.<p>Mr. Moore, who is on a speaking tour to defend the federal government's …

Forget food trucks: Why shipping containers are the hot new restaurant trend

There's a curious back story to one of Victoria's most popular fish and chips restaurants. It all started in the early 2000s when a Hummer travelled from Southeast Asia to Vancouver in a shipping crate. Once it had been unloaded, the crate sat in a depot for several years until it was purchased by …

Business-friendly and warm: Panama attracts retirees and more

Part of a growing trend of retirees searching for more exotic and less expensive lifestyles, the tiny isthmus nation of Panama has become a magnet destination for North American boomers.<p>But the reason their property values are once again on the increase has less to do with the lures of leisure than …

Swallowing rivals outweighs brand innovation in global beer business

In early October, Labatt Breweries of Canada bought up Toronto-based Mill Street Brewery, one of Canada's largest independent beer makers.<p>A week later, Labatt's foreign parent, Belgian-based beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev, struck a $104-billion (U.S.) deal to acquire its nearest rival, South …