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Greater Vancouver home price index rises above $1-million

To get an idea of what $1-million in real estate looks like, take a 40-minute bus ride east of downtown Vancouver to the suburb of Burnaby.<p>On Union Street, a modest bungalow built in 1949 with a 1,114-square-foot main floor sold last summer for $1,055,000.<p>Welcome to the Vancouver region, where …

This is Sony's answer to Google Glass

SmartEyeglass is a product of Weird Sony<p>While Google seems to have boxed Glass up in a dark, musty corner of Larry Page's attic, at least for now, Sony is pressing forward with a pair smart glasses (henceforth "SmartEyeglass") on display at CES. The SmartEyeglass Developer Edition, due out in …

Google Glass

14 Predictions for Wearables in 2015

It’s that time of year: tech predictions! If you thought 2014 was the year of wearable tech, hang on to your connected hats. 2015 is going to see …

Osterhout Design Group packs a ton of cool tech into next-generation augmented-reality smartglasses

Move over, Google Glass.<p>Osterhout Design Group is unveiling a consumer prototype of its augmented-reality smartglasses today as it aims to transfer an expensive technology developed for the military into the consumer wearables market.<p>The San Francisco company spent six years and $60 million …

Augmented Reality

Smart glasses meet style in Osterhout Design Group’s attempt to outclass Google Glass

While Google Glass did not have a memorable 2014, it raised consumer awareness for smart glasses as a whole, which means the door is wide open for …

Secretive Military Tech Company Announces Augmented Reality Glasses For Consumers

For the past six years, low-key Osterhout Design Group has been building heavy duty smart glasses for the military. But after seeing the kind attention heaped onto gadgets like Google Glass, the small San Francisco-based company is looking towards the consumer market and thinks it has something …

Augmented Reality

2015 tech prediction: Google Glass will abandon consumers, pivot to business

With many Google Glass consumers losing interest, or steering clear of the Internet-connected eyeglasses because of the social backlash against …

Most cancers are caused by bad luck not genes or lifestyle, say scientists

Scientists at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the US found that the majority of cancers are not linked to environment or lifestyle<p>The majority of cancers are the result of bad luck rather than unhealthy lifestyles or inherited genetic faults, scientists have discovered.<p>For years …

Cancer

How Clear Is The Future Of Google Glass?

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Frank Palermo is the senior vice president of the Global Technical Solutions Group at Virtusa.</i><p>Some ideas are ahead of their time.<p>There is no question that the wearables market is taking off with the proliferation of health monitors, pedometers and activity trackers like Fitbit, …

Everything You Need to Know About Merchant Services

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s the most wonderful time of the year -- to take a look at your company’s operating expenses! One place where you can easily find savings is in your merchant account fees.<p>As the owner of a national merchant account brokerage, I’m going …

10 startups to watch in 2015

Facebook agreed to acquire WhatsApp for $19 billion. Uber raised more than $1 billion at an $18 billion-plus valuation, then reportedly went out to …

With $2.5M In Seed Funding, Digit Saves Money For You So You Don’t Have To Think About It

Over the years we’ve seen the emergence of a number of personal finance apps, most of which have been designed to help users create budgets, better understand their finances, and make positive decisions with their money.<p>Those apps were great for the small percentage of users who were already …

Best apps with Notification Center widgets for iOS 8: All the things at a glance!

iOS 8 brought with it the introduction of Notification Center widgets for both iPhone and iPad. That means you can get sports scores, delivery …

5 New Year's Resolutions Every Entrepreneur Should Make | Inc.com

As the New Year approaches it is common to look back on the past year and recognize ways in which you can improve both personally and professionally. For entrepreneurs, identifying these resolutions is often a difficult task because it takes a bit of self-reflection. As an entrepreneur myself, and …

Entrepreneurship

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement

Tech companies want you to have free web encryption

Ideally, you'd encrypt everything you do on the web to keep it away from spies and thieves. However, getting a security certificate to enable that encryption on your own site can be both costly and difficult -- many people don't even bother. That's not good enough for the Electronic Frontier …

6 Strategies for Transforming Your Life and Business Now

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As entrepreneurs, we’re always striving for new ambitions and goals. Idea’s are constantly popping up in our head, and the list of to do’s keeps piling up. It's likely you set some big goals at the beginning of this year. It’s important …

50 Inspiring Motivational Quotes to Increase Your Confidence | Inc.com

• "The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you." <i>William Jennings Bryan</i><br>• "If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced." <i>Vincent Van Gogh</i><br>• "Always be yourself and have …

Motivation

You Need a Modern SEO Strategy. Here's How to Shape One. (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You probably know that search engine optimization (or SEO) can help more people find your company's website when they search for businesses like yours online. But when’s the last time you ensured your SEO strategy is following best …

The 4 Habits You Need to Be Successful

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most successful people in this world maintain and master good habits. They realize what they do on a daily basis and where they direct their energy deeply matters when it comes to reaching their goals.<p>The habits you have picked up …

Apple offers free iPhone 5 battery replacement for some

If your iPhone 5 can't hold a charge, you may be able to get a new battery for free, starting this Friday, Apple says.<p>The company has determined that …

Foresighted? Epson Moverio Smart Glasses Go on Sale for $700

Epson, best known for its printers and projectors, is pushing a pair of its own glasses, dubbed the Moverio BT-200. Unlike Glass, the Moverio headset has two screens, and is now on sale to the public. The cost: $699.99.

Founder of wearable tech start-up Instabeat on crowdfunding's global reach and angry emails

Beirut-based start-up company Instabeat is bringing the ‘quantified self’ movement to the water with a device that lets swimmers track their …

Wearable Tech

Recon Instruments' Jet sporting sunglasses get delayed (again)

When we first saw Recon Instruments' Jet at Google I/O last year, we expected to be using it to monitor our heart rate and speed on the track by fall. But alas, it wasn't to be. In November the company delayed the launch of the extreme sporting sunglasses by "a few months," and today it broke our …

Recon Jet wearable sports HUD delayed until September, gets a price increase for retail

Those waiting impatiently for Recon Instruments‘ sports-focused eyewear, Jet, will have to wait a little bit longer.<p>The company announced today that …

Should You Focus on SEO or Pay-Per-Click Marketing?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A common question that every entrepreneur has regarding driving visitors to his or her website is whether they should use search-engine optimization or pay-per-click advertising. These are two of the most effective traffic sources and …

5 TED Talks That May Change Your View on Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The incredible popularity of the TED Talks series makes sense. In an age where your marketing plan needs to include multimedia to be successful, why should you be any different when it comes to consuming inspiration? Just like your …

Three challenges Google must overcome to make wearable technology a hit

The Globe and Mail's technology editor Shane Dingman looks at Google Wear, and discusses three challenges the company will need to overcome to ensure the success of wearable technology

Google Just Unveiled Its Next Big Wearable Computing Platform

Google today announced that it plans to officially bring Android to smartwatches through its new project called Android Wear. It will enable developers to use features such as Google's Voice Search and health-tracking apps on wristwatches.<p>It's a free, open-source operating system, just like the …