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Smartphone sales beat out feature phones for first time: Gartner

It’s a sign of the times – smartphones have finally overtaken feature phones in sales, with smartphones representing just over half of the number of mobile phones sold, according to Gartner Inc. In

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 13th, 2014 Candice So

Tim Hortons security loophole could lead to theft in mobile payments pilot

Tim Hortons Inc.'s new mobile app, TimmyMe, is prone to a security loophole that allows someone to create barcodes online to steal the money from customers’ gift cards. Tim Hortons launched the TimmyMe mobile

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 12th, 2014 Candice So

Samsung releasing PRO line of tablets in Canada Feb. 28

South Korea-based Samsung Corp. is set to unleash four new tablets in its Pro series on Feb. 28 in Canada, making good on the announcement it made at the Consumer Electronics Show that

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

Canon launches new app bridging mobile and scanning

Canon Canada Inc. has rolled out a new mobile app, giving users the ability to scan a printer job directly into their iPhones and iPads. Available only for Apple iOS for now, the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 6th, 2014 Candice So

Canadians to consume 800% more mobile data by 2018: Cisco

Canadians should probably start looking to add more room to their data plans, according to Cisco System Inc.'s predictions. Cisco is releasing its Visual Networking Index Forecast research today, sharing its best bet

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 5th, 2014 Brian Jackson

CIBC and Telus roll out mobile payments app

About a year and a half after CIBC first announced it was launching a mobile payments app with Rogers Communications Inc., the bank is now doing the same thing for Telus Mobility customers

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

Prototype device gives consumers insight into heart health

When Dr. Wadea Tarhuni, the president and CEO of Windsor Cardiac Centre, was recently working with a patient dealing with heart health problems at his clinic, he sent him home with what looked

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 4th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Good marketing is about creating memories, Yahoo Canada study finds

With all of the marketing campaigns out there, it's hard to make one that doesn't just stand out - it has to be one that people will want to remember. In an era

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 31st, 2014 Candice So

#FollowFriday – social media, healthcare and gaming, and business

For today's edition of our #FollowFriday post, we've rounded up a list of three people we interviewed this week, in the course of writing our stories. Whether they tweet on good social media

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 30th, 2014 Candice So

Wind cuts U.S. roaming rate down to $15 per month, unlimited

If you're heading south of the Canada-U.S. border any time soon, Wind Mobile has a proposition for you - a $15 per month fee for unlimited data, voice, and text anywhere across the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 30th, 2014 Candice So

Gamifying healthcare for patients

Whatever you think you know about mobile health apps - how they’re helping patients stick to their pill schedule, or how they’re encouraging them to eat better or do more exercise - well,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 29th, 2014 Candice So

Lenovo buying Motorola from Google for $2.91 billion

After a brief sojourn in Google Inc.’s hands, Motorola Mobility has got another buyer, with Google announcing today it was selling the smartphone brand to Lenovo Group Limited for $2.91 billion U.S. Lenovo

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 29th, 2014 Candice So

Doctor prescribes mobile apps to patients

An app that monitors your heartbeat, another app that gauges your mood, and an app that monitors your calorie intake, warning you to skip that piece of chocolate cake - none of these

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 29th, 2014 Candice So

Q&A – Kevin Kelly, founder of Wired, at FFWD2014

Advertising and Marketing Week, also known as FFWD2014, kicked off in Toronto on Monday - and now, in 2014, much of its focus is on digital marketing and how the space has changed,

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

Xerox, Samsung and HP big winners for document imaging in 2014

Buyers Laboratory LLC has named its top picks for 2014’s document image solutions of the year, recognizing the top vendors in hardware and software. Buyers Lab, which has been reviewing products for buyers

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