All Hands on Tech: Ubi voice-activated smart home command centre

Hi there, I’m Candice So and thanks for watching All Hands on Tech. In September 2012, the Ubi – or ubiquitous computer – received more than $229,000 in funding for its Kickstarter campaign,

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

IBM Connect: social features added to HR suite, email

IBM Corp. is hosting its annual social media themed conference in Orlando and staying true to the spirit of that event, made two announcements yesterday about new product updates that will integrate further

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 28th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Gmail was down and everyone was losing it

Update 3 (Jan. 27, 2014 - 5:07pm ET): Google's press team responded to an email request for comment with a link to a blog post, written by Ben Traynor, its vice-president of engineering.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 24th, 2014 Candice So

Millions of Target customers should expect a surprise in their inboxes

What was already a catastrophically large security breach became ridiculously monumental today as Target notified the public that an additional 30 million customers have been added to the previous total of 40 million

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 10th, 2014 Claudiu Popa

Expedia sends email on cruises with Office 365

In this day of smartphones and ubiquitous wireless Internet, it's hard to imagine being anywhere that email can't reach you - even when you're on vacation. But until earlier this year, that was

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Spammers full of tricks, offer no treats for Halloween

Spammers seem to have an uncanny ability to figure out a way to get past our filters - both the ones we put up with our technology and our brains through critical thinking.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 29th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Microsoft Office is still heavyweight in the workplace, Forrester survey finds

Microsoft Corp.'s Office 2013 is still the top choice among workplace productivity tools, although cloud-based email is steadily gaining some ground, according to a new study from technology and market research firm Forrester

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 18th, 2013 Candice So

Decoding CASL – Responding to easyDNS

We've been talking a lot about Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) lately. This piece of legislation will affect how Canadian organizations send electronic messages to consumers, including email, voice, text, and sound missives -

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 2nd, 2013 Candice So

3 key things you should know about CASL

Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) will be coming into force July 1, meaning businesses will have to watch what kinds of electronic messages they're allowed to send their customers. And here at IT Business.ca,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 1st, 2013 Candice So

Two paths to prepare for CASL: Express and implied consent

With the enactment of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) around the corner, it's hard to know what kind of message your business is allowed to send to reach customers, and what kind of message

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 30th, 2013 Candice So

A marketer’s guide to being CASL ready

Bret Conkin is the chief marketing officer for FundRazr, Canada's biggest crowdfunding platform. He has prepared this list of tips for marketers, in advance of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). This post appeared as

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 23rd, 2013 Bret Conkin

Industry Minister hosts invite-only CASL roundtable

With Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation being given Royal Assent in 2010 and still not being enforced as the regulations are worked out, it could be understandable if some businesses think of CASL as more

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Why your business should care about CASL

There's a new rule book coming out for all digital marketers. It strikes at the core of many of the most common online marketing activities (like e-mail marketing), setting strict standards in the

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

Attack against privacy watchdog is a shallow, partisan distraction attempt

It's understandable that Liberal Party pundit Warren Kinsella simply wants the media to stop talking about the controversial scrapped gas plants and government deletion of emails under Liberal supervision. But to attack Ontario

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson