Snack maker Mondelez adds a strong Canadian flavour to its startup program

There’s a strong Canadian flavour to the latest batch of startups chosen to partner with snack food and candy maker Mondelez International Inc. Four of the eight startups the company selected for its

Published on: September 2nd, 2015 Christine Wong

Location technology pushes offers to Air Miles collectors’ smartphones

If you feel a vibration in your pocket next time you walk into a Rexall in Toronto or a Staples in Alberta, don’t worry. It’s just your Air Miles app. Air Miles is

Published on: April 22nd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Belts, buckles, and business cards: sensors are in everything at CES 2015

Smart objects was a big theme at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Taken literally, the smart refers to a trend of objects that would not normally be outfitted with electronics suddenly

Published on: January 13th, 2015 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Digital signage solutions spur customer engagement, interaction

At the Digital Trends Showcase in Toronto, the next generation in digital signage is about more than just displaying images - it seeks to be interactive and engaging. Adidas and its golf line

Published on: October 8th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Facebook slams critics of $9.5 million privacy lawsuit settlement offer

Facebook has come out swinging at those opposing a settlement offer it made last year in a privacy lawsuit involving the social networking company's controversial Beacon behavioral tracking service. Under the offer made

Published on: February 5th, 2010 Jaikumar Vijayan

Facebook hazards – and how you can avoid them

Ignoring Facebook's privacy options--some of them fairly new and not well known--can trip up the social-networking site's users in a number of ways. Here are some that everyone who has a Facebook account

Published on: June 25th, 2009 Christopher Null

Facebook Connect lets users “take control” of privacy while surfing

Facebook Connect is one log-in approach to the Web that can help users take control of their privacy while they're surfing, according to the social network.The new service, launched Dec. 4, allows any

Published on: January 30th, 2009 Brian Jackson