Articles By Candice So

The CSE has been tracking the file uploads and downloads of millions of people everyday, a Snowden document shows

Canada's digital spying agency, the Communications Security Establishment (CSE), has been taking the lead on using a service allowing it to track up to 15 million uploads and downloads of files everyday, according

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 28th, 2015 Candice So

Limelight wants to help brands do event marketing right, from beginning to end

Disruption is a motif that constantly reappears in the tech industry, but what should a company do if it builds a new product that disrupts its own core business? That was the dilemma

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 27th, 2015 Candice So

FreeSight provides data analytics software for both pros and the uninitiated

FreeSight Software Inc. has launched a new release of its data analytics, aiming to make the process of data crunching easy for casual users and pros alike. Based in Toronto, FreeSight has actually

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 26th, 2015 Candice So

Growth in number of active Facebook and Twitter users set to slow in Canada: eMarketer

Canadians are known for being power users on the web and in consuming video content. So much so, in fact, that we may be reaching the saturation point in our use of social

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 26th, 2015 Candice So

Poka raises $2.5M for an industrial-grade social network aimed at manufacturers

Alexandre Leclerc can still remember the last time he used a printed sheet of instructions to fix something. It was back in 2012, and he had just hopped into the newly-installed shower his

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 23rd, 2015 Candice So

Tumblr launches network to connect brands and artists

Tumblr has long been the stomping grounds of artists and creatives showing off their work. Now, it's set to become a place where they can also make money from the art they produce. According

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 22nd, 2015 Candice So

The Pinć virtual reality headset has reached its crowdfunding goal of $50,000

Pinć, a smartphone case allowing users to tap into virtual reality, has reached its crowdfunding campaign goal of $50,000. Created by Toronto-based company Cordon Media, Pinć is a case that wraps around the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 22nd, 2015 Candice So

Here are the 25 worst passwords of 2014 – and yes, ‘123456’ is one of the worst offenders

With all of the data breaches and online security scares in the last year or two, you'd think people would be more careful in choosing decent passwords. Unfortunately, you'd be wrong. On Tuesday,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 21st, 2015 Candice So

10 overused words you’ll want to cut from your LinkedIn profile

Creative, motivated, and of course - passionate - if this sounds like you, great! Unfortunately, it probably sounds like everyone else, too. On Wednesday, LinkedIn released its list of the top 10 most

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 21st, 2015 Candice So

Facebook’s economic impact upon the world? $227 billion, Deloitte says

With more than 1.3 billion people around the world on Facebook – so, about a seventh of the planet – it’s not exactly a secret that the Menlo Park, Calif.-based company has had

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 20th, 2015 Candice So

Twitter acquires ZipDial to tap into missed calls marketing

Twitter has acquired ZipDial, a company that provides a marketing platform using missed calls. The deal has now been closed, with Twitter buying ZipDial for an undisclosed sum. Last week, TechCrunch broke the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 20th, 2015 Candice So

BrightRoll unveils insights, a dashboard for tracking programmatic video campaigns

BrightRoll is releasing a new dashboard called BrightRoll insights, aimed at giving advertisers a better view into how their programmatic campaigns are performing. BrightRoll insights will allow users to pick from a slate

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 20th, 2015 Candice So

‘Why I love my smartphone’ – Twitter chat recap

Updated Jan. 27 at 8:04 pm EST: We had a great time with this Twitter chat. This was one of the most fun discussions yet, centering on what we love about our phones,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 19th, 2015 Candice So

Federal government uses CODE2015 to boost open data’s profile in Canada

The federal government kicked off its promotion of an open data hackathon in Toronto on Wednesday night, encouraging people to use publicly available data provided by government departments to build new apps. Now

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 15th, 2015 Candice So

Tony Clement reinforces promise of funding for startups in upcoming budget

Funding promised for Canadian accelerators and incubators isn't at risk despite dropping oil prices making a surplus in the next federal budget less likely, says Tony Clement, president of the Treasury Board for the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 15th, 2015 Candice So