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#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

New contest gets students to harness data

Communitech's Database program and Students Offering Support, a charity for students, are launching a new competition for university students to rise to a challenge by leveraging big data - with a grand prize

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

CIRA giving $1M to projects that “enhance Internet for all Canadians”

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is launching a new program that will fund projects by as much as $100,000 each if they can improve the Internet for all Canadians. CIRA, which manages

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

Iotum acquires Gaboogie, marking third buy in nine months

Toronto-based Iotum announced today it’s acquiring Gaboogie Canada Inc., a Vancouver, B.C.-based teleconferencing services provider, for an undisclosed sum – its third acquisition in a nine-month period. Previously based in Ottawa, Iotum focuses

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 27th, 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

#FollowFriday – Google+, Bitcoin, and leadership

For this week's edition of our #FollowFriday post, we've rounded up a list of three people we talked to while writing our stories. Whether they tweet on Bitcoin, Google+, or leadership, these three

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

Toronto repeats on intelligent community shortlist alongside Winnipeg, Kingston

Toronto is on the shortlist for the Intelligent Community Forum's (ICF) top prize for the second year running, alongside two other Canadian cities giving Canada good odds in a list that totals seven

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

What would you ask Guy Kawasaki about Google Plus?

Guy Kawasaki is a former Apple evangelist and known for helping to make the landmark Macintosh II computer a success by recruiting software and hardware developers to get on board. Perhaps the reason

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

3 tips on community-building in digital marketing

Four years ago, when Andrew Gunadie first launched his “Canadian Please” video on YouTube, he hadn’t had any vision in mind for how he would make it spread. But spread it did –

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

3 digital marketing startups to follow on Twitter

Covering the fourth cohort grad showcase at Toronto-based accelerator Extreme Startups, we met some interesting people on the leading edge of the digital marketing space and reconnected with others. Whether or not you'd

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 17th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Extreme Startups’ Candid crowdsources photos for e-commerce

Where everyone else sees a picture of shoes as just a picture of shoes, Nariman Haghighi sees possibility. As co-founder and CTO of Candid.io, a B2B marketing startup, he’s always believed there’s a

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

Extreme Startups grad ExecNote to simplify social for salespeople

With a freshly launched mobile app, a revamped platform, and its startup accelerator graduation day behind it, ExecNote is aiming to change how salespeople get social. On Wednesday afternoon, the team behind ExecNote

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 15th, 2014 Candice So

Royal Canadian Mint readies its version of Bitcoin: MintChip

Mobile payments may edge a little closer to becoming commonplace in Canada, with the unveiling of the prototype of the MintChip, a digital currency that's akin to Bitcoin - only this currency was

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