Articles By Candice So

A breakdown of social media during the 49th Super Bowl

The dust has settled and the 49th Super Bowl is over, but brands and marketers are still gauging the effects of their campaigns during one of the year's biggest events for advertising -

Published on: February 2nd, 2015 Candice So

Coding event and job fair journey across Canada to promote Vancouver’s tech hub

The Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC) is launching a cross-country tour of Canada, hoping to entice tech workers from Toronto, Calgary, and London, Ont. to pull up roots and move to British Columbia’s largest

Published on: February 2nd, 2015 Candice So

Intuit apologizes for pricing fiasco, tries to earn back customer trust

Intuit Inc. is apologizing to its customers for neglecting to tell them it was changing its business model - and to make amends, it's offering them partial refunds and free upgrades. The Mountain

Published on: February 2nd, 2015 Candice So

Federal government introduces bill calling for more powers for CSIS, police

The federal government of Canada has introduced a new bill in the House of Commons, one that would see an expansion of powers granted to the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS). It  would

Published on: January 30th, 2015 Candice So

Microsoft rolls out revamped Outlook app for iOS and Android

It’s been a busy couple of days for Microsoft Corp., what with the release of not one, but two of its flagship products for mobile. Today, the Redmond, Wash.-based company announced it has

Published on: January 29th, 2015 Candice So

CRTC bans Bell, Videotron from giving their customers subsidies for watching their content on mobile devices

The Canadian Radio-television Communications Commission (CRTC) has ruled it's no longer going to allow cellphone service providers to give special treatment to their own TV content when consumers stream it from wireless devices.

Published on: January 29th, 2015 Candice So

Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Apple top list of Canada’s most influential brands of 2014

Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Apple, and YouTube – these brands all have something in common, and it’s more than all being luminaries of the tech industry. These were the most influential brands in Canada

Published on: January 28th, 2015 Candice So

Facebook boosting marketers’ ability to measure conversions on its platform

For marketers who use social media to reach their customers, Facebook can be among one of the most important tools in their arsenal. The trouble is, it can be hard to gauge performance

Published on: January 28th, 2015 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Published on: January 22nd, 2015 Candice So