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Square Canada office set to expand as new solutions migrate north

Square Inc.'s Waterloo, Ont.-based office is set to expand as the team dedicates itself to rolling out Square Cash, a peer-to-peer mobile payments solution, to the Canadian market, according to a company executive.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 29th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Mesh conference lives on through mobile app and iBeacon

When a conference ends, it doesn’t take long after the last speaker gives her closing words and the attendees filter out of the area – soon after, all of the booths get taken

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

Toshiba launches new tablets, including one selling for around $110

Toshiba Corp. has launched a new line of tablets – including a seven-inch offering with an appealing price point of about $110. Announcing its new lineup today, Toshiba unveiled the Excite Go, which

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 27th, 2014 Candice So

LG launches high-end G3 smartphone

LG has launched yet another premium smartphone to contend with the other high-end offerings on the market – the G3, touted as offering a simple user experience. Wrapped in a sleek, metallic skin

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 27th, 2014 Candice So

Canadian SMBs excited but wary with Internet of Things, survey finds

Small businesses are excited about the possibilities of the Internet of Things – but they’re also concerned about the security risks that connected devices might bring into the workplace. In a new survey

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

#FollowFriday – 3 people pushing e-commerce forward

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 three Twitter

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

CASL’s computer software installation laws could shake up tech industry

With Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) set to come into force on July 1, many companies have been hard at work overhauling the ways they send commercial emails and messages to their customers. Yet

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

Tim Hortons fixes security flaw for nationwide mobile payments rollout

Canada's favourite coffee and donuts shop is rolling out its mobile payments app across the country and has fixed a security gap previously identified by ITBusiness.ca. The TimmyMe app is available for Apple's

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

First look at IBM’s new mobile-friendly Concert and analytics apps

IBM Corp. announced yesterday it is bearing new fruits from several of its analytics software acquisitions over the years, offering mobile access to IBM Concert and a new data-crunching piece of software. From

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 21st, 2014 Brian Jackson

Yahoo bringing Stream Ads feature to Canada

After unveiling its Stream Ads feature to the U.S. in April 2013, Yahoo Inc. is now bringing that feature to Canada. Yahoo Canada announced today it was unveiling ads that are “seamlessly integrated”

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 20th, 2014 Candice So

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 3 kickstand adjusts to any viewing angle

Microsoft Corp. announced a new addition to its Surface line of tablets today with the Surface Pro 3 unveiled during an event in New York. Billing it as a replacement for a laptop,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

PowWow gives businesses mobile-ready and collaborative desktop apps

For organizations with employees working on the go, they often have a challenge in front of them – making their desktop applications available to their employees-turned-road warriors, especially as many of them are

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 20th, 2014 Candice So

Crafting the best customer experience

TAMPA – There’s an e-word tossed around a lot here at this week’s IBM Corp.’s SmarterCommerce conference, and it’s not e-commerce: It’s “experience.” Almost every presentation by an IBM official, and almost every

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

TD Bank offers mobile payments with Rogers, Bell, Telus

TD Canada Trust rolled out its new app today that enables a tap-to-pay function on some Android and BlackBerry devices operating on the networks of Bell Canada, Rogers Wireless, and Telus Mobility, the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Citrix reassures channel partners with new announcements

Citrix Systems Inc. quickly brought its channel strategy into focus during its conference last week, reinforcing it’s going to keep working with the channel to reach its customers. During its Synergy conference in

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