Former MTV, The Hour, and Hockey Night in Canada host - and newly-minted YouTube star - George Stroumboulopoulos speaks with Google Canada's head of public affairs, Aaron Brindle, at the YouTube Pulse event on Sept. 14.
Former MTV, The Hour, and Hockey Night in Canada host - and newly-minted YouTube star - George Stroumboulopoulos speaks with Google Canada's head of public affairs, Aaron Brindle, at the YouTube Pulse event on Sept. 14.

Published: September 22nd, 2016


Ed Snowden warns against using Google’s new chat app Allo

Google Allo, the new chat app launched today on iOS and Android that inserts AI into your conversations, is the equivalent of state surveillance and should be avoided, according to whistleblower Edward Snowden.

Published on: September 21st, 2016 Brian Jackson

Now you can send Google Drive files or Facebook photos through Outlook

If you're a Microsoft Outlook user wondering why you still have to manually attach documents to messages when they're already stored on Google Drive, or upload photos that you've already posted on Facebook,

Published on: September 16th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Top business smartphones of 2016: Xperia X Performance review

Over the past few years, we’ve looked at a number of Sony’s Xperia series of smartphones and have always ranked them highly. Although the may not have had as high of a profile

Published on: September 9th, 2016 ITBusiness Staff

You’ve got two seconds: Google study shows speed is king for mobile web

If you want to keep your audience engaged with your mobile website, your page had better load in less time than it took you to read this sentence, according to a new worldwide

Published on: September 8th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Google releases Android 7.0 Nougat – includes crucial access to 72 new emoji

Quick settings controls, multi-locale support, multi-window views, and 72 new built-in emoji icons are some of the new features packaged with the latest full-version upgrade to Android that Google pushed out to its

Published on: August 22nd, 2016 Brian Jackson

New Google Ads features show you more about customer actions

If you've ever wanted to know if your Google Ad inspired someone to search your business location on Google Maps or click-through on the "call now" button, then you'll be happy with the

Published on: August 18th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Google Duo shows you video before you answer the call

Google Inc. is adding yet another video chat app to mobile app stores, and it can be described as a hybrid between Microsoft's Skype and Apple's FaceTime. Google Duo is a one-to-one video

Published on: August 16th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Is Google developing a new OS?

A mysterious - and thus far, unverified - page on code-sharing website GitHub has fuelled speculation that Menlo Park, Calif.-based Google Inc. might be working on a new operating system designed to power

Published on: August 15th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

BlackBerry could licence even more Android software in the future, says device software head

The BlackBerry Hub+ Services launch on the Google Play store is performing above the Waterloo, Ont.-based mobility firm’s expectations, and BlackBerry Ltd. won’t rule out the prospect of releasing more of its custom

Published on: August 9th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Video impressions on mobile saw 3,000% increase: Google

As more people are watching online video via smartphones, tablets, and whatever other form factors they can point their eyeballs at, more advertisers are turning to programmatic video ads and more media sites

Published on: August 4th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Microsoft announces further retreat from mobile market, plans to lay off 2,850 staff

Redmond-based Microsoft Corp. clearly doesn't expect its fortunes in the mobile devices market to improve anytime soon, outlining plans to eliminate 2,850 more jobs from its smartphone division and fretting that developers will be

Published on: July 29th, 2016 Brian Jackson


Ensure your mobile ads load quickly with Google’s new DoubleClick features

Mobile consumers don't like waiting for content, so Google Inc. is releasing some new features to ensure that - when it comes to ads, at least - they won't have to. This week

Published on: July 21st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Is Pokémon Go a huge security vulnerability for your business?

This probably isn't what Nintendo Ltd. had in mind when its marketing wizards created Pokémon's slogan, "Gotta catch 'em all." The celebrated video game developer and publisher, which has risen in market value

Published on: July 12th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood