Category: Business

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Tech-Enabled Smart Labels Help Fight Food Waste

by Lee Rickwood
New smart labels for food, other consumer products, even industrial processes, can be connected wirelessly to sources of power and contextual information.

Virtual CES 2021 Is An Admirable Pivot, But The Show Won’t Be The Same

By Christine Persaud
I have to hand it to the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), organizers and producers of CES, for pivoting so quickly to offer a full digital event this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. CES is an important event and the wonder it brings to the industry is needed more than ever this year. How will it all go? Events commence the week of January 11, 2021, so it’s too early to tell.

Remote Working Applications Drive Growth for Canadian Entrepreneurs

By Yasmin Ranade
Entrepreneurs are seeking digital solutions that help them to thrive as largely virtual businesses these days, and to eliminate barriers for international work. One such business is Prioris.ai, an Ottawa-based consulting firm and international AI-lab, which builds predictive models for the life science industry.

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How to Protect Your Privacy Online – Even if the Law Doesn’t

by Lee Rickwood
Without tough laws to level today’s digital playing field, data privacy and security disputes can pit people against corporations (or their own governments). The legal, financial and administrative muscle the enterprise can muster far outstrips that of most individuals to protect themselves.

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New Privacy Laws Coming to Canada

by Lee Rickwood
Under the new Act, Canadians could demand that their information on social media platforms, such as Facebook or Twitter, be permanently deleted. And the country’s privacy commissioner could order them to comply.