Articles By Candice So

In building apps, “you have to care,” Tumblr developer says

For Kevin Grant, app design is a balancing act between following the rules at times – and at others, breaking them in the name of experimentation. Grant, who works in Tumblr in New

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 31st, 2014 Candice So

Wearables at work show gap between mature and emerging markets

Wearables don't have to be relegated to consumer tech – instead, employees may be considering wearables as handy tools in the workplace, according to a new survey. In an online survey of 9,100

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 31st, 2014 Candice So

BlackBerry’s BBM update includes timed messages and retraction

BlackBerry has just announced the latest update of its BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service, which promises to give users more control over their privacy. On Friday, BlackBerry unveiled a slew of new features with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 31st, 2014 Candice So

#FollowFriday – 3 people embracing digital shifts

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. This week, we're focusing on the people

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 30th, 2014 Candice So

How a Google X engineer thinks about problem-solving

Developers are known for their ability to solve the problems plaguing their code. But maybe, they should look to solve bigger problems beyond their computer screens, too. At least, that’s the philosophy of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 30th, 2014 Candice So

Mobile video is an opportunity for advertisers: Nielsen

It’s no secret consumers are watching more videos from their smartphones and tablets – and here in Canada, that appetite for mobile video is only going to grow, according to the numbers presented

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 30th, 2014 Candice So

Programmatic ad buying is not the bottom of the barrel: BrightRoll

In some circles, programmatic ad buying has earned a bad rap. Among some digital marketers, the practice of bidding on ad inventory in real-time to reach specific, targeted audiences, has become something to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 29th, 2014 Candice So

Slyce and Neiman Marcus partner for fashion-forward visual search

Slyce Inc., a Toronto-based startup, has partnered with luxury brand Neiman Marcus to launch a new shopping app that’s being called the “Shazam of shopping.” Branding the new app as “Snap. Find. Shop.,”

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 28th, 2014 Candice So

Why developers may like Android TV more than Google TV

When Google announced Android TV at its I/O conference earlier this summer, Tejas Lagvankar was skeptical. The software engineer, who works at Yahoo! Inc. in San Francisco, has been developing apps for Google

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 28th, 2014 Candice So

Why data breaches keep happening

Target, Home Depot, and last week, Staples – it seems as though there are always new headlines cropping up about data breaches at major retailers or restaurants. For consumers, that can be worrying

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 27th, 2014 Candice So

Businesses’ chief security concern is data security: Kaspersky

Protecting data from being leaked or hacked – that’s the top security priority for businesses around the world, according to a new survey from Kaspersky Labs. In a survey released today, which Kaspersky

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 27th, 2014 Candice So

PayPal launches site of tips and tricks for global e-commerce

PayPal has launched a new site aimed at helping small businesses looking to sell internationally, finding customers outside of Canada. Earlier today, PayPal announced it was launching PassPort, a site meant to educate

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 24th, 2014 Candice So

Method’s QuickBooks CRM software is now mobile-friendly

Method Integration Inc. has just updated its customer relationship management (CRM) software, now making it a better tool when businesses use it on mobile devices. Based in Toronto, Method’s CRM is integrated with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 24th, 2014 Candice So

How to use Apple Pay in Canada

Updated Oct. 24, 9:47 a.m.: Updated to add that iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users need to set their region to the U.S. to use Apple Pay in Canada. The update also

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 23rd, 2014 Candice So

Canada starting to tap into programmatic ad buying: Google

Programmatic ad buying is emerging as one of the newest ways to target the right audiences – and Canadian marketers are just starting to discover it, according to Google's advertising team. During a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 23rd, 2014 Candice So