Mobility Archives - Page 3

Latest Ericsson report predicts video will push monthly mobile data traffic to 26 GB by 2022

If you think mobile subscribers complain about data limits now, you ain't seen nothing yet. According to the latest Ericsson Mobility Report, a mix of online video, broadband-intensive communications, and new applications including

Published on: June 13th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Sweeping changes announced for Uber HQ – including CEO’s extended leave

Ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc. has chosen to unanimously adopt a series of 47 recommendations aimed at repairing its tarnished public image - including an extended leave for controversial CEO Travis Kalanick, the

Published on: June 13th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Twitter highlights 40 Canadian execs who stand out on social media – and how you can too

Social media can be a valuable tool for executives looking to boost their company's public profile - and Twitter Canada managing director Rory Capern has a list that proves it. In a June

Published on: June 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Smartphones the next big machine learning platform, Deloitte says

Usually machine learning is discussed in terms of its impact on marketing or enterprise data, but its next frontier could be considerably more mobile, according to a research director with consulting firm Deloitte

Published on: June 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Canada’s biggest banks can learn a few lessons from CIBC’s mobile app

CIBC’s mobile efforts have been given an A by Forrester Research. When the Cambridge, Mass.-based market research firm recently evaluated the mobile apps released by the “Big Five” Canadian banks (CIBC, Bank of

Published on: June 5th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Enercare mobilizing a legacy industry

It’s difficult to disrupt and transform an industry with set-in-stone, legacy business processes, but that’s exactly what Enercare Inc. has done with the HVAC sector. The Toronto-based heating, cooling, water heating and sub-metering

Published on: June 2nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

LG bringing the stylus back to smartphones

If BlackBerry can bring back the keyboard smartphone, then why can't LG bring back the stylus? The South Korean company announced today the Canadian availability of its latest stylus equipped smartphone, the LG

Published on: June 2nd, 2017 Alex Radu

Android Pay launches in Canada as contactless payments continue to soar

Android Pay launched in Canada on Wednesday, with support from three of the five major banks and support for both credit and debit cards announced. Android Pay is starting its rollout to the Canadian

Published on: June 1st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Survey shows big gap between Canadian retail’s mobile commerce intentions vs. implementation

Canadian retailers talk a better game than they play when it comes to adopting mobile commerce. In a new AMEX survey released Tuesday, 76 per cent of Canadian merchants agreed mobile commerce is

Published on: May 30th, 2017 Christine Wong

Samsung Gear 360 and DeX come to Canada May 26

Samsung Canada announced that it's bringing two of its new Galaxy peripherals to Canada on Friday, with the launch of the new Gear 360 camera and its DeX docking station that provides a

Published on: May 25th, 2017 Brian Jackson

How devs can build both an app and mobile-friendly website for your business [infographic]

Businesses that haven't yet joined the mobile revolution because they aren't sure whether a mobile app, mobile-friendly website, or combination of the two will best serve their needs without breaking their budget have

Published on: May 23rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Nymi’s $15 million Series B closing could lead to thousands of enterprise customers

If Karl Martin, the CEO of Nymi Inc., was wearing his Toronto-based firm's namesake Nymi Band authentication device, which identifies a person's unique heartbeat, it may have detected a quickened pace when he closed a

Published on: May 19th, 2017 Brian Jackson

New Google API will let retailers easily add loyalty programs, Android Pay to checkout process

Google Inc.'s recent announcement that it would finally be delivering Android Pay to Canadian customers arrived not a moment too soon. In a May 18 blog post, Google vice-president of payment products Pali

Published on: May 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

It’s official – Android Pay is coming to Canada

The thousands of Canadian Android faithful who have no doubt gazed in envy at their iPhone-wielding rivals using Apple Pay at their favourite retailers had their prayers answered today, as Google Inc. officially

Published on: May 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone returns to the nest

Another Twitter Inc. co-founder is following CEO Jack Dorsey back to the company after an extended absence. In a May 16 post on Medium Christopher "Biz" Stone did not specify his new role

Published on: May 17th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood