Articles By Candice So

The Hunger Games of digital marketing: Adobe versus Salesforce

If you're the least bit familiar with The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins' popular young adult book-turned-movie franchise, the plot follows a teenage girl sentenced to a fight to the death with 23 other

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 17th, 2014 Candice So

Microsoft builds out data platform with SQL Server update

Microsoft Corp. has unveiled its plans for its data platform by rolling out a number of new services – and one of them is an update to its SQL Server. On Tuesday, Microsoft

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 17th, 2014 Candice So

A first look at Sony Mobile’s Xperia Z2 tablet

Sony Mobile has revealed its new smartphone and tablet offerings aimed at the high-end consumer – and in a media briefing on Tuesday, we saw that while the new Xperia Z2 phone and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 16th, 2014 Candice So

A look ahead at Sony Mobile’s Xperia Z2 smartphone

Sony Mobile has revealed its new smartphone and tablet offerings aimed at the high-end consumer - and in a media briefing on Tuesday, we saw that while the new Xperia Z2 phone and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 16th, 2014 Candice So

Bitcoin needs to get consumers on its side, enthusiasts say

This week, Amazon.com Inc. announced it won’t be considering accepting Bitcoin. The reason? It’s not in demand among its customers, according to an Amazon spokesperson. “Obviously it gets a lot of press and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 15th, 2014 Candice So

Rogers launching $9.99-a-day data plan for international roaming

Rogers Communications Inc. has launched a new set of international roaming plans – and one of them is a plan for around $9.99 per day for data. In an announcement today, Rogers said

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 15th, 2014 Candice So

CRA loses 900 SIN numbers through Heartbleed bug

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has suffered a data breach thanks to the Heartbleed vulnerability, losing about 900 Social Insurance Numbers (SIN) of taxpayers stored in its database. First reported last week, the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 14th, 2014 Candice So

IBM acquires Silverpop to add to its marketing automation arsenal

IBM Corp. is scooping up Silverpop Systems Inc., a marketing automation software provider based in the U.S., as part of its bid to bolster its marketing offerings. It did not disclose the terms

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 11th, 2014 Candice So

Linksys launches new router with open source code

Linksys has started shipping a new router, and it’s touting its latest offering as the first consumer-grade Wi-Fi router to provide thorough wireless coverage throughout the home through its four external antennas. The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 10th, 2014 Candice So

#FollowFriday – privacy laws, e-commerce, and geolocation marketing

Every Follow Friday, we round up a list of people with active Twitter accounts, ones that we feel are worth a click on the 'follow' button.   A handy redline of PIPEDA showing

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 10th, 2014 Candice So

A look ahead: The HTC One M8 launches in Canada Apr. 15

It’s been called a beautiful phone, as well as one of the best Android phones you can get – and with its clean-looking, metal-brushed body and sharp five-inch screen, it’s hard to argue

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 10th, 2014 Candice So

HP rolls out new DreamColor displays at NAB 2014

Hewlett-Packard Co. has launched two new displays at the NAB Show in Las Vegas this week, touted as providing better colour accuracy than ever – and heavily slashing the price compared to its

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 9th, 2014 Candice So

Inform customers of data breach or pay $100,000 per case: new privacy bill

Updated Apr. 8, 2014 at 5:19pm ET by Candice So to include comments from the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. Businesses and organizations will be formally required to tell individual customers and the Privacy

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 8th, 2014 Candice So

Selling the MintChip project could be a win for cryptocurrency

Updated Apr. 8 at 4:06pm ET by Candice So to include comments from Ingenico S.A. The Royal Canadian Mint is stopping work on building a digital currency, and putting its current efforts up

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 8th, 2014 Candice So

Adobe launches Photoshop Lightroom iPad version

Adobe Inc. is solving one of photographers’ biggest gripes by launching a new, mobile version of its Photoshop Lightroom software, allowing photographers to organize, edit, and share their photos from their mobile devices

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 8th, 2014 Candice So