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Visa to launch tokenization service for wearables, smart devices

Visa Inc. has put together a slew of new offerings to secure online payments – not just for the desktop, but for smart devices and wearables. On Thursday, the payments processor said it’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 24th, 2014 Candice So

Users uncovering 44 per cent of mobile app issues, survey finds

Developing mobile apps is a hard business. With fierce competition in app stores, a race to push out an app quickly, and the need to revisit the app and update it often, QA

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 23rd, 2014 Candice So

Anti-spam law hits SMS marketing business

At least one SMS marketing business is seeing a decrease in usage since Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) came into effect July 1. The anti-spam law that requires businesses to collect explicit consent from

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 23rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Where digital marketers are getting their social fix

It’s no surprise digital marketers are some of the quickest people to embrace social media. Still, that’s a general statement – what’s more interesting is finding out what social networks they’re using, and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 22nd, 2014 Candice So

PayPal to Toronto: coffee’s on us

Online payments processor PayPal Inc. is launching a mid-summer's marketing campaign in Toronto that will introduce its mobile app as a way to pay for items in-store, the company says. A multi-channel campaign

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 22nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Over half of business users researching products on mobile devices

IDG Inc. recently released a new survey showing us just how much mobile devices have permeated our lives – for instance, it highlights how mobile devices have changed the way we consume video,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 21st, 2014 Candice So

A Q & A with Brad Greene, head of Visa’s mobile payments

SAN FRANCISCO – Visa Inc. unveiled a new product for mobile payments and e-commerce today, aiming to help consumers to buy online goods and services more quickly and in turn, to help retailers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 17th, 2014 Candice So

Visa Checkout to simplify e-commerce and mobile payments

SAN FRANCISCO - Visa Inc. has launched its answer to online shopping woes for consumers and merchants alike - Visa Checkout, a new product that’s geared towards making e-commerce and mobile payments quicker

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 16th, 2014 Candice So

Follow Friday – 3 people in mobile payments, marketing, and gadgetry

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 people from

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

SmoothPay combines mobile payments with loyalty and discovery

Walk into Patty & Frank's Gourmet Burgers & Hot Dogs restaurant on the Danforth in Toronto and you've got a fast way to pay for your fast food. Pull out your smartphone, display a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 9th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Ensighten launches SDK-less tool for marketers tweaking mobile apps

Ensighten, a U.S. startup allowing businesses to manage their own tags and track their data online, has released a new version of its Ensighten Mobile tool. What’s handy about the newest iteration of

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

AWS-3 spectrum auction rules to favour small wireless players

The Government of Canada today took steps to streamline its next spectrum auction and introduced some mechanisms that would provide smaller players a head start over the nation’s big three incumbents. The AWS-3

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 7th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 – A roundup of reviews

With Microsoft Corp.'s previous efforts with the Surface series getting widely panned by reviewers and consumers alike, we were waiting and watching to see what the Redmond, Wash.-based company would pull out this

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

Keep it in your pants – your phone, that is

There are few things more annoying than the glow of smartphone devices in a darkened theatre, obscuring the screen above and making it impossible to just enjoy a movie. Or how about the

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

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Apple 13-inch MacBook Air

The 2010 version MacBook Air could be considered to be the first Ultrabook since it is the notebook that inspired Intel to create the Ultrabook category for Windows notebooks. While calling the MacBook

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies