Articles By Christine Wong

Energy drink pitchman Frank D’Angelo backs sports-themed social media site

It's no surprise that sports marketing shock jock Frank D'Angelo – yes, the man behind the Ben Johnson Cheetah energy drink commercials – is taking aim at the social media realm.Yet his name

Published on: September 28th, 2011 Christine Wong

Vision Critical eyes a prime spot on CEM landscape

Vancouver-based Vision Critical is extending the reach of its market research roots by launching a customer experience management (CEM) platform.The platform automates the collection, analysis and sharing of data from customer surveys, transactional databases

Published on: September 27th, 2011 Christine Wong

Apple Thunderbolt Display perfect MacBook Air companion

From most angles, Apple's new 27-inch Thunderbolt Display looks justlike the 27-inch LED Cinema Display  released last year.However, if you take a closer look at what the Thunderbolt Display hasto offer, you'll find

Published on: September 26th, 2011 Christine Wong

HR managers are buying into the cloud

Headhunters are heading for the cloud. Over half of human resource managers polledin a new global survey are using orplan to adopt software as a service (SaaS) this year, according to astudy by

Published on: September 23rd, 2011 Christine Wong

Express IT: Defeat e-mail overload

Are you suffering from a serious case of e-mail overload? Sure, social networking has been added to the messaging mix on the Internet, but let's face it- that's only added more messages to

Published on: September 23rd, 2011 Christine Wong

Adobe’s Elements 10 zooms in on mobility, social networking

Adobe Systems Inc. is marking the 10th birthday of its Photoshop Elements product line by zooming in on social networking and mobility in the latest upgrade of the photo and video editing software.Photoshop

Published on: September 21st, 2011 Christine Wong

Symantec takes Norton mobile and into the cloud

Symantec Corp. is targeting the tablet market and extending its security offerings to the cloud with the release of its Norton 2012 product line.Along with the updated versions of Norton Internet Security and

Published on: September 20th, 2011 Christine Wong

Canada a country of ‘underperfomers’, says Conference Board

Disappointed by Canada’s poor global competitiveness ranking, theConference Board of Canada is launching a new initiative to makeCanadian companies more innovative. The Centre for Business Innovationwill explore why Canadian firms are not world

Published on: September 19th, 2011 Christine Wong

New Centre for Business Innovation tackles Canada’s performance anxiety

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Published on: September 19th, 2011 Christine Wong

Vendor, support channels not ready for $408M M2M demand

The appetite for machine-to-machine (M2M) wireless solutions is growing among Canadian SMBs, but existing vendor and support channels have not matured enough to meet current M2M demands, an IDC Canada study has found.

Published on: September 15th, 2011 Christine Wong

Fighting fat with smartphone apps

A Toronto-area startup is feeding the growing consumer hunger for smaller waistlines by launching a mobile weight loss app.Vaughan, Ont.-based Newtopia Inc. will launch its Newtopia Mobile app in mid-October to run on

Published on: September 12th, 2011 Christine Wong

Wanna lose weight? There’s an app for that

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Published on: September 8th, 2011 Christine Wong

Express IT: Upgrading your resume with Web 2.0

Is the traditional resume dead?In today's competitive hiring landscape, handing in a boring old sheet of paper listing off your accomplishments in Times New Roman 12 point font might not be enough to

Published on: September 8th, 2011 Christine Wong

From Garden City to gaming city

Tobias Wiegand came to St. Catharines for love but ended up being part of a digital economic revolution in the city.Wiegand left his native Germany in 2009 to be with his wife, who

Published on: September 1st, 2011 Christine Wong

Under-30 entrepreneurs fail to woo investors with startup pitches

It’s a nightmare for most of us: a big white screen, a PowerPoint presentation, and nowhere to hide. But that age-old format recently gave some of Canada’s most ambitious young entrepreneurs an opportunity

Published on: August 30th, 2011 Christine Wong