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#FollowFriday – 3 analysts in wearables, social media, and mobile payments

Every Follow Friday, we round up a list of people with active Twitter accounts, ones that we feel are worth a click on the 'follow' button. This week, we're focusing on analysts who

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 11th, 2014 Candice So

Privacy Commissioner unearths apps demanding too many permissions

After doing a mobile apps "sweep," the office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has found a lot of consumer apps are asking for unnecessary permissions without explaining why – and that’s a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 11th, 2014 Candice So

Salesforce targets mobile, wearables with new $100 M fund

The investment wing of cloud software vendor Salesforce.com announced a new $100 million fund targeting mobile apps and connected products this week, and Canadian companies could stand to see some of that money,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 10th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Analysts react to the iPhone 6, Apple Pay, and the Apple Watch

Updated Sept. 11, 12:01 am EST, to include analyst Christie Christelis' comments. Apple Inc. made a slew of new announcements today, including the launch of the latest iPhone, Apple Pay, its mobile payments

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 9th, 2014 Candice So

DataWind improves its UbiSlate tablet, keeps $38 price tag

DataWind has announced it’s launching its newest low-cost, sub-$100 tablets, with more processing power than previous versions have had in the past. On Tuesday, the Canadian company known for making budget-friendly tablets rolled

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 9th, 2014 Candice So

Toshiba Satellite P50W hybrid offers great screen with an identity crisis

When shopping for that perfect productivity tool to get work done on the road, choosing a laptop and a tablet can be a dilemma. So Toshiba Corp. is trying to solve that problem

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 9th, 2014 Randolph Burlton

What marketers should watch for in Apple’s iPhone 6 launch event

Apple Inc. is set to unveil the iPhone 6 on Sept. 9 at a live event and marketers will want to keep an eye on what's announced to get a sense for how

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 8th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Apple needs bigger iPhones and Tumblr is a moneymaker, Adobe research says

Apple needs to make its iPhones bigger, Pinterest gets the most mobile traffic, Tumblr generates the most revenue, and people would rather share content within closed networks like Apple’s iMessage – all of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 8th, 2014 Candice So

Salesforce Wear launches new apps, partners with Oculus, Jawbone

Salesforce.com Inc. is announcing a slew of new partnerships with some major league wearable device makers, including Jawbone and Oculus, as well as eight new apps built for its ecosystem – all in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 4th, 2014 Candice So

Top 10 smartphones for business: Google Nexus 5

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: September 4th, 2014 Alex Davies

Sony unveils newest Xperia smartphones, the Z3 and Z3 Compact

Updated on Sept. 4 at 10:22am EST: Sony Canada has confirmed the Xperia Z3, the Z3 Compact, and the Z3 Tablet Compact will be available in Canada through Twitter, but there weren't any

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 3rd, 2014 Candice So

Samsung launches new Note phones, virtual reality headset

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has launched a new array of smartphones, bringing out its newest additions to its Note series – as well as a new virtual reality headset, the fruit of a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 3rd, 2014 Candice So

Gata Labs supplying ‘ammunition’ for taxi fleets battling Uber

A Toronto-based startup is aiming to create the anti-Uber app for taxi fleets across Canada – and it’s looking to topple other big names on behalf of local businesses in other industries, too.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 2nd, 2014 Candice So

Kobo launches new high-res, waterproof e-reader

Kobo has come out with a new e-reader, one that’s being touted as high-definition and waterproof – plus it also has a pretty reasonable price tag of about $180. Branding its latest offering

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

With Uber integration, Expensify joining “ambient computing” movement

Expensify Inc., a startup focused on helping customers file expense reports, is now partnering with Uber to move people from an airport to their destination – basically bringing an Uber car right to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 26th, 2014 Candice So