Apple Inc. says its latest iPhones defy the limits of technology. They also defy a long-held principle of economics. Products – especially in the world of personal tech – usually become cheaper as time passes. Technological advances and supply-chain efficiencies lead to a reduction in costs, which allows manufacturers to cut prices. That hasn't been the case with high-end smartphones.
Six municipalities in the Greater Toronto Area have banded together in a bid to woo online retailing giant Amazon.com Inc. to set up shop in the region. Civic leaders from Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, Durham Region, Halton Region and York Region have issued a letter pledging a joint bid to be the home of Amazon's planned second North American headquarters, which the company has dubbed HQ2 and suggests could host 50,000 employees.
Previously, the most expensive iPhone was the iPhone 7 Plus with the maximum storage option of 256 GB, which ran you $1,309 in Canada – $250 more than the entry level 32GB 7 Plus. Let's assume that iPhone continues its long pattern of building in a conversion price that cushions against low-dollar volatility, and assume that a New Yorker buying a 32GB iPhone X might pay $1,000 (U.S.), it's reasonable to assume a Vancouverite would pay closer to $1,300 (Canadian).
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".