AmberMac Blog

It’s HerTurn: Canada’s Online Business Competition Series for Women

PayPal Canada, Facebook Canada and BDC – Canada’s only bank exclusively devoted to entrepreneurs – are joining AmberMac Media and Pint Glass Productions to launch HerTurn, Canada’s new online business competition series for women entrepreneurs. HerTurn will shine the spotlight on applicants, create weekly content to inspire more female entrepreneurs,… Read More

Responsible AI: What Canadians Want in Banking

There is a lot of talk these days about the responsible implementation of artificial intelligence technology. Businesses across all industries are working hard to figure out how to reap the benefits of AI while identifying the inherent risks of automation. In the financial services industry, this is especially true. Many… Read More

iPhone 11, Apple Watch Series 5, More at Apple’s Sep 2019 Event

Apple announced a new Apple Watch, iPad, and iPhones alongside updates to the soon-to-be-released Apple TV+ and Apple Arcade products in their September 2019 event. Inspired by Tim Cook’s very brief intro at the keynote, let’s just get right to it. iPhone 11 Apple seems to be veering back towards… Read More

#TheFeed: Samsung; Globe Living; & Home Depot

TF188: We talk to the Samsung Canada’s Director of Product Management, Terry Chen, about their newest flagship phones: the Galaxy Note 10 and the Note 10 Plus. Next, we’re joined by Fred Twum-Acheampong from Globe Living who explains the new app that  helps you rent out your living room… Read More

Back-to-School Tech: 6 Smart Picks

I just wrapped a week-long media tour for back-to-school tech. I travelled across the country showcasing these six innovative picks, which will help you have a more productive, creative, and safe September. Deco M5 Whole Home Wireless Mesh System (3-pack) by TP Link $279.99 – Available at The Source and other major… Read More

#TheFeed: Telus Pitch; FoodFund; & Squad

TF187: We’re joined by the winner of the $100,000 Telus Pitch, Divy Ojha, who shares how his company, FoodFund, partners with local farmers to sell produce at a discount when it doesn’t meet the cosmetic standards of major grocery chains. Plus, we have Esther Crawford from the app, Squad,… Read More

#TheFeed: VidCon; Quirk; & FaceApp

TF185: Our favorite internet star, Brittlestar, gives us the lowdown on this year’s VidCon and the rise of the popular app, TikTok. Plus, we catch up with Amber on her #mactothefuture adventure as she completely modernizes a historic home with high-tech updates. Also, we talk to Evan Conrad, the… Read More

#TheFeed: E-Scooters; Kinzen; & Summer Gaming

TF184: We talk to the CEO of Bird Canada, Stewart Lyons, about bringing the e-scooter rentals to Canada. Plus, we have gaming expert, Jenn Cutter, to let us know what your kids are buying too much of this summer. Also, we’re joined by Mark Little, the co-founder of Kinzen,… Read More

Marketing Disrupted 07: What Does It All Mean?

In the final episode of Marketing Disrupted, Amber and Brent talk to Guy Kawasaki, bestselling author, marketing guru, and former Apple executive, about best practices for marketers today, and what he learned working with Steve Jobs: that the message hasn’t changed, just the means of delivery. As well, Jeffrey Hayzlett,… Read More