Technology Will Provide The Edge To Make Urban Real Estate Scalable

The fast-paced advancement of computing technologies and concurrent boom of data have combined to increase the capabilities and efficiency of the analytics industry. In the real estate sector, sharpened analytics translates to an increase in volume, accuracy and relevance of insights. And as big data continues to gain a foothold in urban settlements (leading to […]

Defence shipbuilder Austal hit with data breach and extortion attempt

Attacker tried to sell certain materials on the internet but shipbuilder insists there is no evidence of theft of national security information Defence shipbuilder Austal’s Australian business has been hit with a data breach and extortion attempt but insists there is no evidence of theft of national security information. Some staff email addresses and mobile […]

Transport Quebec gears up for winter with trucks and technology

Being stuck in a car on a highway overnight in a blizzard is an experience people won’t soon forget. It happened in March 2017 when hundreds of motorists were stranded on Highway 13 after snow blanketed the Montreal area. Transport Quebec officials say the circumstances were exceptional and that changes have been made since then. […]

Apple sees record-breaking quarter with $62.9bn in revenues

Fourth quarter sees revenues from services such as iCloud and Apple Music hit all-time high of $10bn Apple, the world’s first company to be valued at $1 trillion, continues to grow at speed and has announced a double-digit increase in revenue. Slightly exceeding projected revenues, with $62.9bn, the tech giant is up roughly 20% over […]

Stocks rally to close higher as S&P 500 logs first 3-day win streak in 6 weeks

Hopes for a resolution to the U.S.-China trade spat may help to extend the rally U.S. stocks rallied to close higher Thursday, with the S&P 500 gaining for its third straight session for the first time in six weeks, on cautious optimism that U.S.-China trade tensions could ease in the near term. How did the […]

Asian markets surge; Chinese stocks jump as trade tensions ease

Apple suppliers not hurt by tech giant’s after-hours plunge Asian stock markets jumped in early trading Friday, reflecting investor relief about upcoming trade talks between China and the U.S., as well as the dollar‘s gains against a basket of major currencies including the yen. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he had a good talk […]

Mortgage rates slide as echoes of 2006 haunt the housing market

‘Not everything is coming up perfectly roses,’ says one housing-watcher Rates for home loans declined as bonds caught a bid, offering some breathing room for stretched home buyers. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.83% in the Nov.1 week, down 3 basis points, mortgage finance provider Freddie Mac said Thursday. The 15-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.23%, […]

The true cost of an iPhone over your lifetime: $300,000

That’s how much you would make if you invested the money you spent on your smartphone from the age of 18 to 78 If you think your family’s smartphone addiction is bleeding you all dry, you don’t know the half of it. Based on typical smartphone costs and usage patterns, your kids will end up […]

Frozen eggs, student loans and other unexpected reasons to get a prenup

It’s rare that a celebrity engagement or secret marriage passes through the tabloid headlines without some speculation as to whether the couple is getting a prenuptial agreement. For many, the idea of a prenuptial agreement — essentially a contract to hash out the division of assets in the event of a divorce — is reserved […]

6 Resume Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs

“You only get one shot — do not miss your chance to blow.” Eminem may have been referring to rap battles when he dropped this lyric back in 2002, but he just as easily could have been talking about resumes and the job search. Resumes, after all, are your first chance to show a company […]