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“Smart textile” maker OmSignal is disrupting an industry by embracing it

When Frederic Chanay cofounded smart textiles manufacturer OmSignal with his business partner Stephane Marceau in 2011, his goal echoed the ideals of many a wearable developer - to create technology that could help

Published on: March 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Four ways the pharmaceutical industry benefits from intelligent packaging

As the director of technology and innovation with Jones Packaging, James Lee has seen firsthand the benefits technology can bring to a seemingly unrelated industry - in his case, pharmaceutical packaging. During the

Published on: March 9th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

‘P.S. I love you’ and other marketing hacks to grow your business

Shopify Inc. is one of the biggest growth stories in Canadian business right now. Since entrepreneur Tobias Lutke launched the ecommerce platform startup in 2006, the company has achieved astonishing growth. It raised

Published on: March 4th, 2016 Christine Wong

Here’s how to use your voice to write and edit in Google Docs

Having added a voice typing feature to Google Docs last year, Google Inc. recently added another update to its signature cloud-based word processing software that not only allows users to write documents by

Published on: February 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Hootsuite webinar shows marketers how to create shareable Facebook content

It's almost impossible to force your content to go viral - but you can at least make it contagious, says Adam Reader, a senior strategist at Lida, a London-based digital marketing agency. "You

Published on: February 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Unilever’s intelligent packaging lead on how printable electronics can boost sales

In her position with the R&D customer packaging department of consumer goods giant Unilever plc's innovating retail division, Christina Cvetan is more than happy to offer advice to brands that might be thinking

Published on: February 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Salesforce to support Twitter’s customer service tools – here’s what it looks like

Salesforce.com will support Twitter's new customer service features in its Customer Success Platform cloud software, according to a blog post by Mike Milburn, general manager of Salesforce Service Cloud. Whenever Twitter launches a

Published on: February 19th, 2016 Brian Jackson

How your tweets can rise to the top after Twitter’s big timeline change

Twitter, Inc. has changed the rules of the game for organizations seeking to keep their messages - or those of their brands - at the top of users' feeds after applying a long-awaited

Published on: February 10th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Apple subsidiary Filemaker releases free custom app creation guide

Santa Clara, Calif.-based Filemaker, Inc., an Apple Inc. subsidiary, is releasing a series of free guides for companies interested in using its software to develop their own in-house apps. The first, Plan, which the

Published on: February 9th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

3 surefire ways to make Google ban your ad

Every day, Google Inc. disables more than 2.1 million ads for violating its policies, and it disabled so many in 2015 that if you spent even one second looking at each of them,

Published on: February 1st, 2016 Brian Jackson

Windows 10 Cortana comes to Canada

Windows 10 users in Canada can start using Microsoft's voice-activated smart assistant today, and you don't even have to lie about where you live. Since the launch of Windows 10, the popular feature

Published on: November 12th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Election 2015 Tech Watch: Voting day edition

Website glitches, free Uber rides, and Twitter rants - oh my! As Canadians head to the polls, we're doing one last update on our Tech Watch feature for Canada's 42nd general election. Elections

Published on: October 19th, 2015 ITBusiness Staff

Methodify offers marketers customer research as a service

A Toronto-based firm known for its data collection service, AskingCanadians, announced this week a new web service for marketers that promises to get real customer feedback with a 48-hour turnaround. Methodify is described as

Published on: October 16th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Here’s why you can ignore every Facebook status making claims about charging you

Social media hoax stories resurface their spammy head every few months. What makes these stories go viral is that they play on people's fears about their individual security. In this specific case, the

Published on: September 29th, 2015 Wolston Lobo

Five tips for getting the most out of Windows 10

If there's one thing many of us aren't good at, it is change. Even when it is change for the better we can be resistant -- particularly when it comes to operating system

Published on: September 29th, 2015 Jeff Jedras