SkyMotion’s weather app delivers forecasts accurate within 1 km

Montreal-based app developer Sky Motion Research Inc. has released a weather forecasting app that delivers predictions accurate to within one-square-kilometer of a user's position.The app is trying to address the uncertainty around weather

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 15th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Global tablet sales will double to 119M in 2012: Gartner

Global tablet sales will nearly double in 2012 from just a year ago, Gartner Inc. researchers predicted today.Gartner's latest forecast is for tablet sales to hit 118.9 millionunits this year, a 98 per

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 10th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

E-readers are iPad’s biggest threat: Forrester

Forrester Research revised its global tablet sales forecast upward today and said the biggest competition for Apple Inc.'s iPad may be ... e-readers.Forrester now expects that 34.3 per cent of all adults will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 6th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

8 tech trends to watch for 2012

2012 may be the year the tablet market gets a reality check, the cloudgets personal, Ultrabooks and Near Field Communication get a biggerpush, Windows 8 finally sees the light of day, and Research

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 12th, 2011 Christine Wong

BlackBerry to have modest comeback in 2012, Yankee Group predicts

Research in Motion Ltd. will hold onto its position among the top threesmartphone makers in the U.S. in 2012 but lose significant ground toAndroid phones in the next two years, Yankee Group Research

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 7th, 2011 Christine Wong

9 must have IT skills for 2012

Slowly but surely, many companies are loosening their viselike grips on IT hiring and looking to add new staffers to bolster business growth in the year ahead.That trend is reflected in Computerworld's annual

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 26th, 2011 Rick Saia

RIM hedges PlayBook sales target, report says

Waterloo, Ont.-based Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM) has cut its sales target for PlayBook tablets in the second quarter to one-third of the original estimate, according to Taiwan-based suppliers cited in a report.RIM

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 23rd, 2011 Matt Hamblen

4G BlackBerry Playbook delayed until fall, RIM says

Research In Motion missed analysts' lowered revenue forecasts for its fiscal first quarter and said its outlook for the second quarter was lower than expected, as it reported its first-quarter results Thursday. RIM

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 17th, 2011 Marc Ferranti and Stephen Lawson

Panasonic forecasts 90 percent drop in profits this year

The company, which is Japan's largest consumer electronics manufacturer, now expects net profit for the year to be 30 billion Yen (US$315 million), down sharply from the previously forecast profit of 310 billion

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 27th, 2008 Martyn Williams

iPhone launch will “boost” Canada’s wireless services market

When Rogers Communications Inc. makes the Apple iPhone available in Canada later this year, the telecom firm is likely offer up a flat-rate unlimited data plan to customers, industry insiders say. And such

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 30th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Canadian tech market poised for growth in 2008, says IDC

Despite the slowing economy of its largest trading partner, Canada's technology industry is poised for substantial growth this year.End users are expected to spend no less than $81.5 billion in technology products and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 18th, 2008 Nestor Arellano