Articles By 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,

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

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

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

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

Published on: January 20th, 2015 Candice So

What Obama’s mandatory data breach reporting law could mean for Canada

The U.S. government is planning to bolster protection of consumer data through a new law requiring companies to report data breaches – and that law could set a new standard for the way

Published on: January 19th, 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,

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

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

Published on: January 15th, 2015 Candice So

Google Play store surpasses Apple App Store for number of apps, developers

For the first year ever, the Google Play store for Android has surpassed Apple’s iOS App Store in the number of new apps available, launching more than 1.4 million apps compared to Apple’s

Published on: January 14th, 2015 Candice So

Facebook at Work is Facebook’s answer for the enterprise

Facebook Inc. has launched a new feature called “Facebook at Work,” a new app for iOS and Android aimed at enterprise users. Right now, the new app is only available for Facebook’s beta

Published on: January 14th, 2015 Candice So

PC sales improve by 1% – and that’s not too shabby: Gartner

PC sales are slowly yet surely creeping their way upwards, with analysts pointing to a one per cent increase in the number of PCs shipped worldwide as a clue that the market is

Published on: January 13th, 2015 Candice So

Unified Inbox to compete with Hootsuite and Buffer as a social posting tool

One of the most challenging tasks for social media marketers is having to juggle several platforms all at the same time. Between Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest, Snapchat and all of

Published on: January 13th, 2015 Candice So

Adobe’s new Marketing Cloud features helps marketers send contextual emails, make online sales more direct

Adobe Systems Inc. has added a slew of new features to the Adobe Marketing Cloud for digital marketers, including services aimed at email marketing and ecommerce. On Monday, Adobe announced it will now

Published on: January 12th, 2015 Candice So

Twitter versus Facebook: How Twitter is trying to catch up to what Facebook has achieved

To tweet on Twitter or post a status on Facebook? OK, to be fair, these two things aren't mutually exclusive, as any social media marketer would tell you. Choosing between Twitter and Facebook

Published on: January 12th, 2015 Candice So