Articles By Jeff Jedras

Toronto’s Turnstyle can help you monetize your Wi-Fi

A graduate of the Jolt technology accelerator has two new solutions that can help businesses monetize their Wi-Fi networks. While Wi-Fi has become a customer expectation and competitive differentiator for many retailers, restaurants,

Published on: March 24th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Toronto startup mines Facebook & Twitter for SMB leads

Marketers apparently see gold in those social media hills. LinkedIn has launched a lead generation for its platform, and now a Toronto start-up has a solution for Twitter and Facebook. Launched last week,

Published on: March 24th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Square and Jobber announce integration for unified payment process

Payment solutions vendor Square Inc. has announced the integration of its platform with Jobber, a business and customer management platform. With the integration, Jobber customers will be able to connect their accounts with Square,

Published on: March 24th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Happy Birthday to Twitter, now nine years old

When Twitter founder Jack Dorsey sent the first tweet on March 21, 2006, the service was called Twttr and his first tweet was no more inspired than most of the other first tweets

Published on: March 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Smartphones grabbing larger share of smart connected device market

A new forecast from IDC Corp. pegs the global market for smart connected devices at 2.5 billion by 2019, up by one billion from 2014, with smartphones forecast to lead the way. The

Published on: March 22nd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

LinkedIn gets into the lead generation business with Lead Accelerator

LinkedIn wants to be your link to leads. The career-focused social network is expanding its marketing solutions portfolio with a new tool focused on lead generation. It’s the latest step by LinkedIn to

Published on: March 20th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

HP Zvr brings 3D to your desktop and your classroom

Las Vegas -- With its Blended Reality vision, Hewlett-Packard Co. is looking to break down the barriers between the physical world and the digital world. Blended Reality is HP’s name for the printing

Published on: March 19th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

When Twitter met Watson and brought analytics to social media

IBM and Twitter have teamed-up to develop a number of cloud data services designed to help marketers, business professionals and developers turn their Twitter data into actionable business intelligence. Twitter is real-time and

Published on: March 19th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

5 must-have apps for remote workers

Published on: March 19th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

BlackBerry bypasses the carriers with own hardware protection plan

As smartphone manufacturer and mobility management vendor BlackBerry turns its attention to the commercial market and gets less love from carriers, it’s launching something carriers may have traditionally offered: a hardware protection plan.

Published on: March 18th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

IDC taps the brakes on worldwide tablet shipment growth

Most people that want a tablet may already have one, at least for a few years, as research firm IDC Corp. is tapping the brakes on its forecast for worldwide tablet shipments. After

Published on: March 18th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

How HP will bridge the digital and physical worlds with Blended Reality

Las Vegas – Hewlett-Packard Co. had its futurist lay out its Blended Reality vision at its Global Partner Conference, but this future is actually closer than you may think. Blended Reality is HP’s name

Published on: March 17th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

How HP Inc. will chart its own path for printing and personal systems

Las Vegas -- Will a separated Hewlett-Packard Co. be more than the sum of its parts? That's the question on the minds of many at the vendor's Global Partner Conference this week. Effective

Published on: March 17th, 2015 Jeff Jedras