Articles By 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

HP promises split will mean little disruption, increased innovation

Las Vegas – In less than eight months, Hewlett-Packard Co. will be two companies, and at the company’s Global Partner Conference on Monday, executives sought to reassure attendees this would mean opportunity and

Published on: March 16th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

BlackBerry and Porsche Design unveil $2,000 Graphite smartphone

Mobility solutions vendor BlackBerry has teamed again with luxury design firm Porsche Design to launch another high-end luxury smartphone – the Porsche Design P'9983 Graphite smartphone from BlackBerry. The newest model in Porsche

Published on: March 16th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Square acquires Toronto company to help it stay the ‘sexiest payments’ vendor

Life moves pretty fast, and in the world of mobile technology it moves even faster. Square Inc. is looking to keep up by acquiring Toronto’s Kili Technologies. Specializing in mobile payment processing solutions,

Published on: March 13th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

What Bieber and Blue Rodeo can teach you about marketing your videos

Your videos may not feature Justin Bieber or Blue Rodeo, but that doesn’t mean these Canadian artists don’t have something to teach you about video marketing. Hamilton, Ont. is hosting the Juno Awards

Published on: March 13th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

4 lessons Wattpad has learned about marketing to millennials under age 25

TORONTO – Millennials under age 25 are a sought after and difficult to reach demographic for marketers. Attendees at the Dx3 digital marketing conference got some tips Thursday on how to reach these

Published on: March 12th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

How the NHL is taking content-based marketing and partnering beyond video

TORONTO – If you want to get Canadians to attend a morning keynote on the second day of a conference, make it about hockey. Canada’s national sport was front and centre for the

Published on: March 12th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

The new privacy: Consumers want more control over their digital identity

With an increasingly connected world and the Internet of things, it's good that consumers are becoming more comfortable sharing their personal information on line. But there's a catch: they want more control over how

Published on: March 11th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

New Sharp professional grade LED displays geared for around-the-clock operations

Sharp Electronics of Canada has expanded its lineup of digital signage solutions with the launch of a number of new displays by its Business Solutions Division. Sharp has launched the new PN-E Series

Published on: March 10th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Salesforce.com adds intelligence to its Service Cloud

On-demand customer relationship management (CRM) vendor Salesforce.com has unveiled the Salesforce Service Cloud Intelligence Engine—an added layer of intelligence in the Service Cloud that fuels smarter customer service with data science. Citing studies

Published on: March 10th, 2015 Jeff Jedras