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    Soaking Up the Impact of Cheaper Oil

    Soaking Up the Impact of Cheaper Oil

    Robust domestic oil production over recent years, coupled with OPEC’s decision not to cut output, has sent oil prices spiraling downward since July 2014. As US crude oil inventories continue climbing, oil producers worldwide fight to stay afloat amidst sliding prices and contracting profit margins. Even Saudi Arabia, the largest producer in OPEC, is considering […]

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    Is Your Network Protected? Cyber Crime in the Age of Information

    Is Your Network Protected? Cyber Crime in the Age of Information

    In late 2013, Target experienced a data breach of 46 million credit and debit card numbers. Cards were reissued, consumer assuredness was rattled and, ultimately, Target’s Chief Information Officer resigned. In September 2014, Home Depot confirmed that hackers had obtained 56 million credit card numbers. In response, Home Depot offered free credit monitoring to the […]

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    Drone industry hinges on defense spending and regulations

    Drone industry hinges on defense spending and regulations

    The US Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Manufacturing industry is at a crossroads. Industry manufacturers are expected to earn $3.5 billion in 2015, making the industry the largest of its kind in the world. However, UAV manufacturers are almost entirely dependent on constrained US defense spending, and regulations currently prevent the industry’s nascent commercial segment from […]

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    Mapping Canada’s Top Manufacturing Industries

    Mapping Canada’s Top Manufacturing Industries

    By Will McKitterick, Andrew Alvarez and Darryle Ulama Canada is home to a broad and diverse manufacturing sector. While not central to the country’s economy, manufacturing contributes substantially to the nation’s overall economic production and output. Furthermore, despite its decline over the past 10 years, Canada is still a world leader in manufacturing exports, research […]

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    Business Resolutions in the New Year

    Business Resolutions in the New Year

    Entering 2015, individuals and businesses alike are making resolutions for a happier, healthier and more successful year. The resolutions that businesses make are often based on the same priorities that individuals pursue: to improve their health, bolster their image, get organized and reduce their environmental footprint. To aid companies in their pursuit of those New […]

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    Cutting edge: New healthcare technology cuts costs

    Cutting edge: New healthcare technology cuts costs

    While the advent of technology has shaped the healthcare sector over the past five years, evidenced by many healthcare providers rapidly adopting electronic health records (EHRs), the effects of technology have yet to be fully realized. Over the five years to 2020, the healthcare sector will increasingly harness new technologies to address problems currently afflicting […]