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Headlines for Consumer
Canadians pay more than $500M in fees a year for paper bills, statements: report
Canadians are probably paying more than half a billion dollars a year to receive printed bills and bank statements by mail, according to the Public Interest Advocacy Centre.
Hotwire Reveals Annual List of 10 Most Popular Labour Day Weekend Destinations

New Philips white light blinks when your team scores!
Philips launches Hue lux, bringing more choice to homeowners wanting to get smart with bright white light
Women venture capitalists underperform men, say Harvard academics

Did They Cheat Enterprises Inc. Launches the First Self-Detective Website the DTC Network

Students trade their high-tops for high-tech
Poll finds more than half of students more excited about technology than fashion for back to school; laptops, smartphones and headphones among the top essentials
Thai Travellers Tied to Technology, but Canadians Disconnect
Global survey reveals Asian countries are most attached to mobile devices while travelling
You have what it takes to be a brain builder with your children!

Report: Smartphones Beat TV and Coffee for Addictiveness
96 percent of millennials ages 18 to 24 see their mobile phones as being very important, compared with only 90 percent who feel the same way about deodorant and 93 percent about their toothbrush, according to Bank of America's study on our attitudes toward smartphones.
Registration Now Open for Boston App Expo - September 24-26, 2014

Your days are numbered, top online entrepreneur tells retailers

Microsoft helps boost digital literacy among Canadian students
Shape The Future program provides digital devices at a reduced cost to public school boards across Canada
Introducing Prime Music: Over One Million Songs, Hundreds of Playlists, Unlimited Listening, No Ads, Free With Amazon Prime
Amazon Prime is one of the most popular subscription services, with tens of millions of members. Prime members already enjoy unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping on more than 20 million items, unlimited streaming of tens of thousands of popular movies and TV episodes. Now, Amazon Prime is getting even better—introducing Prime Music.
Canadian Consumers Slow Down Spending on Smart Connected Devices

Staples Survey Shows Telecommuting Offers Edge to Companies Looking to Recruit Talent
Work/Life Balance Ranks as Top Reason for Telecommuting
Quebec City business brings smart TV experience to a hotel near you
Vote for Quebec's finalist in the race for $100,000 BDC Young Entrepreneur Award Grand Prize
Apple Reportedly To Unveil Smart-Home Solution at WWDC
The iPhone and iPad are "already being used by the major players in the market as a control device," said analyst Avi Greengart, because, with a large base of mobile devices, "Apple is by default one of the control devices."
As texting 911 capability expands, more can call for help without making a call
Sometimes a voice call to 911 just won't work, such as for deaf people in need of help or in certain domestic violence cases.
Employers Share Most Memorable Interview Mistakes Candidates Have Made with

IBM Watson Group Invests in Fluid to Transform the Consumer Shopping Experience
Watson Group Invests in Fluid, Inc. to Advance New App into the Marketplace That Empowers Online Shoppers with Watson's Expertise and Personalized Advice