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RCMP has had power to snoop on BlackBerry messages since 2010: report

It looks like while the U.S. continues its national debate over privacy versus security in the form of the Apple-FBI dispute, Canadian police have been quietly accessing Canadian phones for years without resistance. Motherboard reports that the

Published on: April 14th, 2016 Dave Yin

Data race: Under Armour a leader but Canadian firms take a slower pace

The data chief of sports gear giant Under Armour warned Canadian businesses to embrace digital disruption or get left behind on Tuesday, even though new research suggests they’re already slow off the mark.

Published on: April 13th, 2016 Christine Wong

Twitter brings Reddit-like ‘Moments’ feed to Canada

Six months after launching Moments, an instant front page of sorts that shows American Twitter users the world's most popular stories with a single click, Twitter Inc. is bringing the service to Canada,

Published on: April 12th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Priv’s poor reception pushes BlackBerry back to mid-range smartphone market

It may have become a beloved fixture in the IT World Canada offices, but first-quarter sales were soft for BlackBerry's latest high-end device, the Android-powered Priv, with CEO John Chen saying in a

Published on: April 11th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

VR & AR hold $16.1B potential for the enterprise: Goldman Sachs [infographic]

Will virtual and augmented reality take off or will it fizzle out, as some fear may be the case for smart watches? Investment firm Goldman Sachs has released its projections for the market, and the

Published on: April 11th, 2016 Dave Yin

Facebook Messenger hits 900 million users, rolls out new business features

It might be among the worst-reviewed high-profile apps on the market, but Messenger, Facebook, Inc.'s mobile instant messaging service, just hit a significant milestone, announcing today that it had reached 900 million users

Published on: April 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

4 mobile-friendly extensions to use in Google AdWords

Think your business is ideally suited for mobile users, but your Google ads don't seem to be reaching them? Sean Quadlin, Google Inc.'s search engine marketing (SEM) best practices marketing manager, has a

Published on: April 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

iPhone SE more susceptible to stress tests than iPhone 6s [infographic]

With the release of iPhone SE, Apple seems to be bucking the phablet trend of yesteryear and opting to return to its roots of a smaller form factor. But does a compact body

Published on: April 5th, 2016 Dave Yin

HP’s newest laptops include diamond-studded 18K gold editions

Today at the New York Times International Luxury Conference in Versailles, France - coincidentally the seat of French royal power between 1682 and 1789, and perhaps less coincidentally the birthplace of the French

Published on: April 5th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Next Windows 10 update will make Cortana even smarter

San Francisco, CA - If your experience with Windows 10 so far has been akin to receiving a UI facelift, that may change very soon. At Microsoft Build 2016 in San Francisco this week, Microsoft

Published on: March 31st, 2016 Dave Yin

Google begins AdWords redesign for “mobile-first” market

Google Inc. has announced it will be redesigning AdWords, its signature online marketing service, in response to changing user habits and the evolving nature of its content. In a March 28 blog post,

Published on: March 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

ScribbleLive shares 3 steps to improve your digital content marketing strategy

Today's marketers need to focus their efforts on reaching consumers at every stage of the digital journey, from awareness to conversion, by building customer-centric marketing strategies around engaging content rather than paid advertising,

Published on: March 28th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

68 per cent of Canadians now banking online: Yahoo [infographic]

A full 68 per cent of us now conduct our banking online, and 63 per cent would do all of our banking on a website or mobile app if we could, according to

Published on: March 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

MasterCard partners with Bank of Montreal for soft launch of ‘selfie pay’

Bank of Montreal customers who use MasterCard to make online purchases will be taking selfies for a whole new reason this summer, as BMO becomes the first Canadian bank to support MasterCard's new

Published on: March 23rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

4 guidelines to reaching mobile users through Google search [infographic]

With more than half of Google's 100 billion monthly searches now being conducted on mobile devices, and the company's own research concluding that more than 77 per cent of mobile searches in Canada

Published on: March 23rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood