Business | Tech

How to use a search engine more effectively for research

Let’s face it: search engines have managed to push their way into our daily lives, and with a worldwide market share of around 84 per cent, Google is the most…

App your phone: Be your own boss

Produced by WorkBC, the Boss Yourself app (available for Android and iPhone) is designed to inspire and educate youth considering starting their own business. Even though Boss Yourself appears to target…

The never-ending financial crisis

In 2007 the term ‘financial crisis’ found its way into the headlines when the first U.S. banks started to struggle. Since then it seems as if it has never left…

Hi-tech gadgets meet visual art at Victoria gallery: video report

The Martlet speaks with Justin Love of Limbic Media / G++ Art Gallery about mixing technology with artistic expression. G++ Gallery is at 1119 Fort Street. It is a window-front…

Experts weigh in on the art of balancing work and life

Checking email constantly can take away productivity

Uncommon Cents: Tax Free Savings Account ideal for students

Unique in the world of financial planning, the Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) is one of many tools that help Canadians save for their financial goals.

Eco Tip #4: Avoid, reuse and re-reuse plastic bags

Plastic bags make great stuffing (not the edible kind, though). Whether you send fragile items by mail or pack moving boxes, balled-up plastic bags are great for making sure your…

Time to play: Hang in there

Game developer Matt Thorson gives advice on how to become an indie game developer

Students one step closer to sending satellite into orbit

UVic’s ECOSat team prepares for next Canadian Satellite Design Challenge competition