Jason J McLaughlin

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Home Depot Canada Starts Using iPad Minis To Boost Sales And Help Customers

Senior Manager of Learning Innovation at Home Depot Canada Steven Beggs has admired the capabilities of Apple’s iPhone from the moment it was …

Hammock Bathtub: Suspend Your Disbelief and Take a Bath

What could be more relaxing than hanging from a hammock in the shade? Perhaps filling it with water, and luxuriating in a bath within that same …

Here comes value: 10 Canadian bargain stocks

<i>Visit this year's Top 1000 rankings of Canada's most profitable companies and find more tables, multimedia and analysis in Report on Business's full Top 1000 section.</i><p>Let's say you want to invest in the Canadian economy. You realize, first of all, that many of the largest players are foreign-owned, …

A starring role for young filmmakers, no waiting

Three friends from the London, Ont., area learned that you can't be a game changer by following the existing path.<p>Nick Haffie-Emslie and brothers Reid and Mark Campbell were studying filmmaking in university but none of them were looking forward to their immediate future. "There's a tradition in …

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Calgary floods show why backing up your digital memories matters

Backups matter. From precious family photos to your most important digital documents, it's important to have reliable backups of your digital …

How one company went completely paperless

When Jamie Garratt started Idea Rebel, a Vancouver-based digital agency in 2008, there was one piece of technology he refused to have in his office: a printer. He came from a company where everyone printed everything and he didn't want that much waste.<p>After thinking more about it, he realized he …

Have you read the fine print of your employment contract?

Employment contracts are becoming the biggest loophole in workplace law – but that loophole only works for employers.<p>Companies, with acute knowledge of how employment contracts can operate to their advantage, are increasingly requiring staff to sign one-sided agreements that reduce their legal …

Searching for the next hot emerging market? Look next door

<i>Fabrice Taylor, CFA, publishes the President's Club investment letter. His letter and The Globe and Mail have a distribution agreement. You can</i> get a free copy here<i>.</i><p>When you think of emerging markets, you usually think of growth, dynamism and hefty returns from faraway lands. Over the past decade …

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Meet August, the ‘Smart’ Door Lock that “Talks” to Your iPhone

Yves Behar is about to arrive at your doorstep. Yes, the industrial designer known for “One Laptop Per Child,” Jawbone products and SodaStreams …

Nuance CEO Confirms Their Technology Powers Siri

Nuance has long been suspected to be behind Siri’s abilities (in this case, speech recognition) yet both parties have remained silent on this topic. …

Employee rewards pay off for employer, too

Despite running a company that's all about loyalty points, Bryan Pearson's employee rewards program is surprisingly traditional. The chief executive officer of LoyaltyOne, the company that runs the Air Miles customer loyalty program, gives staff annual bonuses, praises employees when they do …

Google Glass may be too much of a good thing

If you were to take the breathless, salivating technology press at their word, Google Glass is the next must-have gadget after the iPhone. The much-discussed "augmented reality" eyewear, which displays information on a tiny screen near the corner of your eye, seems to be destined to become the …

10 tech tools that business won’t be able to live without

Five secrets to winning more sales

Sales is king in the new economy. Your success will be determined by your ability to generate revenue and sell, not just your products and services, but also yourself.<p>Here are five signs you're well positioned to succeed at the art of selling:<p><b>1. Remember you're in the people business.</b> Lots of …

The Secret of Creating a Strong Image - 5 Tips for Creating a Story in Your Image

In an era when we are drowning in images and lots of people and talents are competing for the viewers’ eyes or the magazines’ attention, have you …

Canon Introduces a Virtual DSLR Website to Help Beginners Learn the Basics

If you’re just starting out in photography, there are a lot of resources out there to help you understand the basics before you just jump in. And …

Create a Gorgeous Hyperlapse Video with Google Street View Photographs

Hyperlapse photography involves shooting a series of photographs over large distances and then stringing the photos together into a time-lapse video …

Find your dream job yet? Five reasons why you should look now

There is a paradox in this pocket of our shared history. Economies in many countries are struggling to recover from an all-time historical low, entire industries are caving and for many, the perceived safety of brick-and-mortar financial institutions is crumbling down. What several generations …

Scientists create transistor-like biological device

Scientists have used biological tissue to recreate one of the main components of a modern computer inside living cells.<p>The biological device behaves …

The fastest-growing job market you’ve never heard of

It could well be the fastest-growing job market most have never heard of, with demand so intense that the number of people employed in the field doubled in 2011 and will likely double again in four years.<p>This month alone, IBM Canada, Bank of Montreal, McCain Foods, Future Shop, Rogers …