Canadians nab 33 Webby nominations

It's that time of year when the so-called "Oscars of the Internet" gears up for another awards show, 2014 marking the 18th annual Webby Awards. There's a record number of nominees from outside

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 8th, 2014 Brian Jackson

How Agria Pet Insurance is moving closer to a paperless office

A pet insurer is using document scanning to streamline its insurance claims in the U.K., turning to Kodak Alaris' software and scanner solution to make the paperless office more of a reality. In

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 21st, 2014 Candice So

How SMBs can harness digital technology

With small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) pushing themselves to be more competitive and aiming to be more productive, one of the quickest ways to do this is to embrace digital technology. At least,

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

IT World Canada winner at Canadian Online Publishing Awards

IT World Canada won a gold award and two silver awards at the Canadian Online Publishing Awards for 2013, hosted Nov. 13 in Toronto. The March 2013 edition of Computing Canada, the digital

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 14th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Gartner Symposium opens by heralding age of Chief Digital Officer

I'm at the Gartner Symposium conference in Orlando where it is raining as I write this. What is the Gartner Symposium? It is advertised as THE technology conference to attend for CIOs and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 8th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

AMD moves into embedded computing market with Hierofalcon and Bald Eagle

AMD Inc., the semiconductor maker based out of the U.S., today announced its game plan for the embedded computing market, bringing out both ARM and x86 processors geared towards engineers. Also called Advanced

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 10th, 2013 Candice So

Polar drops ‘Mobile’ from brand, shifts focus to native advertising

Toronto-based Polar Mobile is well known across Canada for its work developing mobile applications for big brand publishers. But after six years of working with more than 400 publishers, the company is doing

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Elevator Pitch: Qoints – how success is measured

Qoints is a startup involved with the fourth cohort at Toronto-based accelerator Incubes and it wants to help brands understand and measure the success of digital campaigns. Qoints co-founders Harris Maxwell and Cory

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

FounderFuel set to unveil 9 new startups on Demo Day

Montreal-based startup accelerator FoundFuel will be hosting its demo day this Thursday and introducing nine new digital firms to the world. According to FounderFuel's General Manager Ian Jeffrey the cohort has amassed some

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 8th, 2013 Brian Jackson

3 refreshing perspectives on big data from Ideacity

When approaching both the challenges and opportunities posed by big data in the IT space, it's popular to try and quantify just how much data the world is generating on a daily basis.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 19th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Extreme Startups wraps third cohort demo day, announces new managing director

Toronto-based startup accelerator Extreme Startups launched its latest cohort of five startups yesterday at a demo day event in Toronto, following its latest 12-week program of business mentorship, investment, and product refinement. Extreme

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Instagram debacle shows the user agreement process needs fixing

At the end of 2012 Instagram, the online image-sharing company recently acquired by Facebook, announced new changes to their Privacy and Terms of Service policies that caused tremendous backlash from the public and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 20th, 2012 Monica Goyal

Frank & Oak, Jibestream chosen as Canada’s ‘most innovative’ companies

Online clothing retailer Frank & Oak and wayfinding software firm Jibestream were dubbed Canada's most innovative companies by an audience of more than 500 investors, entrepreneurs, and business analysts in Toronto yesterday. The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 28th, 2012 Brian Jackson

FounderFuel launches 8 international startups at demo day

Last week Montreal-based FounderFuel unveiled eight new digital startups unto the world in front of a crowd of 800 people. This cohort of startups graduating the three-month program was different. Teams weren't just

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 12th, 2012 Brian Jackson