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Top 10 most popular stories of 2014

From Apple Pay to Heartbleed, 2014 was a busy year in tech, rife with headlines on everything from security to mobile payments and cryptocurrencies. We’ve rounded up the top 10 stories of 2014

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 1st, 2014 Candice So

2015 Predictions: Apple Pay will stay out of Canada

Apple Inc. and its CEO Tim Cook made a splash this year when announcing Apple Pay at one of its well-watched keynote events that also debuted the iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 1st, 2014 Brian Jackson

How location-based data tells you where your customers are, where they’ve been, and where they’re headed next

The next time you walk by your favourite store, you may get some kind of message from it, running down its latest deals. Or you might get an ad from its competitor across

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 28th, 2014 Candice So

Top 10 business smartphones: Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Editor’s note: This review is part of our series on the top 10 smartphones released this year. The series was designed to explore how business users can be productive with these devices, and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 26th, 2014 Alex Davies

The Moto Hint is a Bluetooth-enabled wearable that’s sleek and subtle

For better or worse, a lot of wearable devices don’t seem to have hit the mainstream as of yet, with some consumers citing their conspicuousness as a reason for not adopting them. So

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 25th, 2014 Candice So

Is UGO Canada’s answer to Apple Pay?

If I were to guess what was in your pockets in right now and without knowing who you are, I'd start with two items - a smartphone, and a wallet. Most of us

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 24th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Canadians wield smartphones in hunt for best Cyber-Monday deals

With the American Thanksgiving coming up Nov. 27, the accompanying consumer frenzy of Black Friday and Cyber-Monday are poised to kick off the holiday shopping season - and more shoppers than ever will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 21st, 2014 Brian Jackson

Google will now show you which sites are mobile-friendly on its search results page

Good news - the next time you look something up on Google using your smartphone, you'll know exactly which sites will look good on your screen, versus the sites that will force you

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 19th, 2014 Candice So

Top 10 business smartphones: Nokia Lumia 830

The new Nokia Lumia 830 is the latest Windows Phone to come to Canada and has been dubbed by Microsoft Corp. as its ‘affordable flagship.’ It is the first device to ship with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 14th, 2014 Alex Davies

Here’s a new virtual reality device – but this one isn’t for gaming

Nov. 24, 9:47 a.m. EST: This story has been updated to reflect Cordon Media's decision to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo instead of Kickstarter.  Milan Baic taps and swipes through the air,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 14th, 2014 Candice So

BBM Meetings supports HD video chat with 25 participants

Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry launched its new collaboration app for BlackBerrys - and other mobile platforms - today on Thursday with BBM Meetings. What does it do? Well, as you might expect it turns

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Canadians head toward post-PC world for content consumption

The more things change, the more they stay the same, Bryan Segal, the vice president of sales at comScore Inc. might tell you. During his presentation at Toronto's NextMedia conference, he showed statistics

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 11th, 2014 Brian Jackson

HP launches mobile device management tool for small businesses

Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) has launched a new tool for small businesses that want to prevent data from leaking from their employees’ mobile devices. On Monday, HP said it was releasing Touchpoint Manager, a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 10th, 2014 Candice So

CMOs divided on how to use mobile, report says

Marketers have known for a while their customers are on mobile devices, and that mobile is a great way to reach them wherever they are. But not all mobile marketing strategies are created

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 6th, 2014 Candice So

Mastercard to launch wearable payments pilot with Bionym

Toronto-based Bionym has struck a deal with MasterCard and a number of banks to do a pilot project where Canadians will use the wearable wrist band as a contactless payment method. The Nymi

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson