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GoDaddy launches mobile website creation for dummies service

Getting a mobile website up and running just became a lot easier. GoDaddy, the U.S.-based cloud platform and website builder for small ventures, has launched its new Website Builder in Canada, a mobile-optimized

Published on: January 27th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Uber throws big cities a bone with its Movement product

To say that major cities across North America have mixed feelings on Uber Technologies Inc. is an understatement. Uber has totally disrupted the entire taxicab industry and market across major cities in Canada

Published on: January 27th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Report finds Canada’s big three offer near-identical mobile service [infographic]

Rogers Communications Inc., Bell Canada, and Telus Corp.'s dominance of Canada's mobile market might be a key reason the average Canadian's wireless fees are among the highest in the world, but at least

Published on: January 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

News flash: everyone is using their smartphone all the time

Smartphones have become integral to everyday life, and more consumers are using the devices for a wider variety of activities than ever before, according to new research from New York-based Fluent. The people-centric marketing

Published on: January 26th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Samsung moving ahead with Note 8, despite 7’s apparent impact on mobile sales

Samsung Electronics Ltd. has announced that it will be moving ahead with its popular Note series of mobile devices, despite the apparent damage last year's Note 7 debacle wreaked on the company's reputation

Published on: January 24th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Atomic Reach gives content marketing a facelift

A new machine learning platform is shaking up the content marketing field and making it easier for companies to reach their target audiences. Toronto-based technology company Atomic Reach has launched a new software

Published on: January 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Battery size officially to blame for Note 7 fires, Samsung investigation reveals

Note: Updated on Jan. 23 to incorporate information from Samsung. An investigation by Samsung Electronics Ltd. has determined a series of "abnormal" batteries were officially behind last year's Galaxy Note 7 explosions. "We

Published on: January 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

3 reasons nobody’s watching your online ads – and what you can do about it

Andrew Opala doesn't blame users who install ad blockers on their desktop or mobile devices. While fewer Canadians use ad blockers than you might think - between 17 and 24 per cent, depending

Published on: January 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Yellow Pages whets appetites for its mobile dining app during Winterlicious

Yellow Pages Ltd. hopes to whet appetites for its mobile dining app by sponsoring this year’s Winterlicious and Summerlicious restaurant promotions in Toronto. It’s the latest chapter in the company’s dramatic shift from

Published on: January 18th, 2017 Christine Wong

Allworx banking on the fact that users still want desk phones

Allworx understands that smartphones have become the device business users turn to when managing their communications and contacts, but they've gone ahead and created a new desk phone anyway. This morning Allworx introduced

Published on: January 18th, 2017 Alex Radu

IBM and Bell partner up for enterprise mobility in Canada

IBM has partnered with Bell Canada to bring its MobileFirst for iOS to Canadian enterprises. IBM MobileFirst is the product of IBM's partnership with Apple to create a made-for-business suite of apps that

Published on: January 17th, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft patents a foldable phone-to-tablet device

A mobile device that can transform from a phone to a tablet in seconds might sound like science fiction, but could be on its way to market soon, courtesy of Microsoft Corp. Resembling

Published on: January 16th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Sun Life feels ready for oncoming “insurtech”

There may be a generational divide when it comes to embracing online services for banking and insurance, but for Sun Life, that generational divide is shrinking. “Everyone is touching a digital channel today,” Cynthia

Published on: January 6th, 2017 Gary Hilson

Samsung Canada reveals new mid-range Galaxy A5 smartphone at CES

Samsung Electronics Ltd. wants budget-minded Canadian smartphone owners to know it hasn't abandoned them. On Thursday, the South Korean electronics giant's Canadian division revealed at CES that it will soon be releasing the

Published on: January 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

New BlackBerry OS for automotive industry focuses on security

BlackBerry QNX is focusing on security with its newest operating system (OS) for connected and autonomous vehicles. At CES 2017 in Las Vegas this week, BlackBerry QNX launched its latest OS for the

Published on: January 6th, 2017 Alex Radu