Even after the rise of Google and Facebook, Apple remains the most closely watched technology company of them all. From the Apple II’s debut in 1977 through the iPhone – the 21st century’s defining gadget, which took Apple to profitable new heights – skeptics and hyper-loyal fans have tracked its every move. It shouldn’t shock anyone, then, that Apple has always generated an unusually high volume of misunderstandings masquerading as common knowledge.
Today, Cowan Insurance Group, along with The Cowan Foundation, announced that a record $150,000 was raised at the 2018 Cowan Charity Classic golf tournaments. For the second year running, the events were held in support of Habitat for Humanity Canada’s Every Youth Initiative. This year marked the 17th annual event in Waterloo Region, held at Glencairn Golf Club, and the 7th annual event in Ottawa, held at Eagle Creek Golf Club.
With the advent of the Internet of Things, omnichannel retail and consumer demands for digitally traded services, all industries must undergo digital transformations in the coming years to survive. A crucial aspect of making this initiative successful is understanding digital transformation and knowing that your business will be ready to scale digitally as you grow. Companies must ensure they have a strategy to handle new demands and operate smoothly in the cloud.
THE DATA CENTRE
Facebook Inc. has tentatively concluded that spammers looking to make money, and not a nation-state, were behind the largest-ever data theft at the social media company, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.
GLOBE AND MAIL
The NAFTA-replacing trade agreement that was recently signed could open the door to the Wild West of online hate speech and revenge porn because companies like Facebook and Google will no longer be held liable for that content, a Calgary law professor warns.