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Regulation? Bring it on, says Uber Canada

Just hours after Toronto averted a cab strike of Kobe Bryant-sized proportions, a top Uber Canada executive said the company actually welcomes calls to regulate ride sharing. Following a panel discussion at Ryerson

Published on: February 11th, 2016 Christine Wong

Apple subsidiary Filemaker releases free custom app creation guide

Santa Clara, Calif.-based Filemaker, Inc., an Apple Inc. subsidiary, is releasing a series of free guides for companies interested in using its software to develop their own in-house apps. The first, Plan, which the

Published on: February 9th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

80 per cent of viewers to watch Super Bowl on at least two screens: Salesforce

Approximately 73 per cent of viewers plan to use two screen-based devices during Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, with a nearly equal number planning to use smartphones and televisions and an additional seven

Published on: February 4th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Cisco predicts mobile access for 70 per cent of world population by 2020

By 2020, there will be 5.5 billion mobile users around the world, 11.6 billion mobile-ready devices, the average mobile connection speeds will be more than three times faster than in 2015, and global

Published on: February 4th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

UGO adds P2P feature to digital wallet app

Users of digital payment app Ugo Wallet can now use the program for peer-to-peer transfers, developer Ugo Mobile Solutions L.P. announced today. With the app's new P2P feature, Ugo Pay, consumers can load

Published on: February 1st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Aruba study concludes retail app use higher than previously thought

Mobile phones are having an even larger impact on the retail shopping experience than experts believed, with 86 per cent of shoppers using retail mobile apps, and 59 per cent using them up

Published on: January 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Roam Like Home in Asia and Australia with expanded Rogers service

Rogers Communications Inc. customers now have 18 more destinations in Asia and Oceania where they can now use the Roam Like Home service, the carrier announced Wednesday. Nearly 2.3 million customers have used

Published on: January 28th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Mobile ads engage consumers more than TV ads, Google biometric study shows

Zara Kanji, Google Canada's strategy and insights lead, was home for the holidays and catching up on the third season of Mr. Selfridge when she received an alert on her smartphone: Donald Trump’s

Published on: January 28th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Yahoo looks to woo mobile marketers with its ‘currency of data’

It was while sitting in a plane on the tarmac that Leo Polanowski, head of sales specialist and account management for Yahoo Inc., observed just how empowered consumers can be when they have

Published on: January 26th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Does your office need better cell coverage? Take a ‘Cel-Fi’

If your business is considering a "cut the cord" strategy to save money on monthly phone bills, then it's a good idea to make sure your employees can actually use their cell phones

Published on: January 22nd, 2016 Brian Jackson

Expensify founder declares the expense report dead

Since its 2008 founding, San Francisco-based Expensify's slogan has been "Expense Reports that Don't Suck!" But  with the recent release of the company's RTER (Realtime Expense Reports) feature, users might think a better

Published on: January 20th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

66 per cent of consumers more likely to shop at mobile-friendly retailers: SOTI

That consumers are increasingly demanding a mobile-friendly retail environment is nothing new, but a Jan. 18 report by Waterloo-based mobile software developer SOTI Inc. highlights just how much the industry has to gain

Published on: January 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

How mobile sales are changing the face of retail in 2016

Too often, digital technology has been seen by the retail industry as disruptive, but the increasing demand for mobile shopping, combined with a growing number of online retailers opening bricks-and-mortar stores, points to

Published on: January 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

New audio recording bracelet designed to ‘Kapture’ the moment

In the era of constant video recording by smartphone users, the founders of Kapture hope to shift that same mentality to audio recording. The wearable recording device is designed to ‘Kapture’ a specific moment

Published on: January 12th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Motorola releases Moto 360 Sport in Canada

As the Motorola brand begins its slow jog into the sunset, it can at least take comfort in knowing that it's doing so at peak efficiency - and looking stylish along the way.

Published on: January 12th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood