Articles By Mandy Kovacs

Samsung plunges in American corporate reputation survey

It’s been a difficult year marked by exploding hardware and high-profile arrests for smartphone giant Samsung Electronics Ltd., and the general public has not been oblivious to its struggles. While once a top

Published on: February 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Igloo Software’s secure digital communication platform now healthcare-enabled

The healthcare industry can now go digital in a more secure way with digital workplace solutions provider Igloo Software. The Kitchener-Waterloo, Ont.-based company has announced that its secure information and communications infrastructure is

Published on: February 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Forget Chapter 11: 2017 will be Avaya’s best year yet, CEO says

LAS VEGAS - Despite filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and debt restructuring in January, Avaya executives are confident this will be the company’s best year yet. President and CEO Kevin Kennedy pointed out

Published on: February 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Former Facebook exec launches AI-powered customer engagement startup

A Toronto-based startup is looking to help businesses take advantage of artificial intelligence (AI) technology to grow customer engagement and revenue. Integrate.ai, founded by former Facebook executive Steve Irvine, has created a software

Published on: February 15th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Canadian HR departments unsure they can adapt to technological change

Technology is advancing at an accelerated rate, and organizations across Canada are feeling the pressure to keep up. Approximately one in four Canadian human resource (HR) leaders are concerned with their organization’s ability

Published on: February 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

YouTube live streaming goes mobile

While YouTube has hosted live streaming since 2011 - a simpler time of royal weddings and people jumping from space - it will now be offering live mobile streaming and a new revenue channel

Published on: February 7th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

New app aims to be Uber of personal training

Usually peoples' excuses to avoid physical activity come in the form of “I’m too busy”, “the gym is too far” or “I don’t want to leave the house.” But in a world where

Published on: February 2nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Services, product sales reach record numbers as Apple announces latest quarterly results

If anyone was worried about Apple Inc. losing ground to its competition in the tech market, they need not fret any longer. The company recorded several all-time records in its fiscal 2017 first

Published on: February 1st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Canadian tech industry rallies to oppose Trump’s travel and immigration ban

The Canadian tech industry has reacted to U.S. President Donald Trump’s controversial executive orders this past week, and the response is overwhelming disapproval. The recently-elected president signed an executive order imposing a travel

Published on: January 31st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

GoDaddy launches mobile website creation for dummies service

Getting a mobile website up and running just became a lot easier. GoDaddy, the U.S.-based cloud platform and website builder for small ventures, has launched its new Website Builder in Canada, a mobile-optimized

Published on: January 27th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Rogers to hire former Telus CEO as Q4 profits surpass expectations

Canadian communications and media company Rogers Communications Inc. has provided a more detailed timeline on its plans to hire former Telus CEO Joseph Natale as its next president while sharing its strong fourth-quarter

Published on: January 27th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

News flash: everyone is using their smartphone all the time

Smartphones have become integral to everyday life, and more consumers are using the devices for a wider variety of activities than ever before, according to new research from New York-based Fluent. The people-centric marketing

Published on: January 26th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Verizon sale being delayed, Yahoo reveals

It turns out being the victim of the two largest cyber attacks in Internet history might be affecting Yahoo! Inc.'s sale to American telecom giant Verizon Communications Inc. after all. The once-mighty search

Published on: January 24th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Atomic Reach gives content marketing a facelift

A new machine learning platform is shaking up the content marketing field and making it easier for companies to reach their target audiences. Toronto-based technology company Atomic Reach has launched a new software

Published on: January 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Microsoft patents a foldable phone-to-tablet device

A mobile device that can transform from a phone to a tablet in seconds might sound like science fiction, but could be on its way to market soon, courtesy of Microsoft Corp. Resembling

Published on: January 16th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs