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Advertisers are heading online when making videos, rather than for TV - http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/online-video-advertising-trumps-tv-commercials-study-finds/35822
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http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/how-much-could-a-data-breach-cost-your-business-possibly-3-1-million/35784

$3.1 million sounds hefty, but when each lost record is in the neighbourhood of $130, it really adds up - all the more reason to invest in keeping data secure. 
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http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/businesses-should-embrace-change-or-prepare-to-fail/35108

Yesterday was day one of the #OCEDiscovery  conference, where X Prize Foundation CEO Peter Diamandis delivered a keynote address to 2,400 people. His main points? Businesses need to take innovation in stride, if they hope to stay relevant. 

Diamandis says exponential technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, and  3D printing are going to transform companies and change the way we do business. Check out the link for more. 
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http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/new-vc-firm-raising-7-million-for-tech-startups/34906?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=itbusinessca

New VC firm is a mishmash of investors new to the startup scene - it's planning to bring in $7 million of funding for Canadian tech startups. 
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http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/dataappeal-creates-everyman-tool-for-3d-geo-spatial-data-visualizations/34667

Toronto startup DataAppeal uses PhD's research on Big Data to create 3D maps. Check the story for visualizations of GTA pedestrian flow and carbon dioxide emissions next to the Don Valley Parkway. 
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SMBs lukewarm on federal government's programs to boost hiring, survey finds - 

http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/canadian-smbs-shy-from-government-hiring-incentives/35284
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What kinds of things would we want to see in digital wallets & mobile payments? More than just a payment service, say financial analysts.

http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/more-savings-and-budgeting-tools-a-digital-wallet-wishlist/35185
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http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/young-entrepreneurs-learning-real-world-skills-with-startup-foodstory/34986

Damian Matheson, 23-year-old co-founder of TO startup FoodStory, tells us what got him into the startup game, why he's not afraid to fail and why he's hungry to do this all again
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Forgot how good this version of Arcade Fire's "Wake Up" is : ) 
Also, David Bowie! What's not to like?

Arcade Fire & David Bowie - Wake Up | HQ | Fashion Rocks 2005
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