Startup TO: Why ‘The Six’ can compete with Silicon Valley for startup success

There’s an allure to Silicon Valley. The namesake TV series and movies about its history like the Social Network, show a scrappiness and drive of bustling entrepreneurs. That deep down go-getter attitude, mixed with

Published on: April 26th, 2016 Ashley Huffman

Quebec PhD students win international analytics competition

LAS VEGAS - A team of students from Universite Laval won an international student competition with a very wordy analysis at the SAS Global Forum. Analytics software powerhouse SAS challenged post-secondary students to

Published on: April 21st, 2016 Brian Jackson

4 mobile-friendly extensions to use in Google AdWords

Think your business is ideally suited for mobile users, but your Google ads don't seem to be reaching them? Sean Quadlin, Google Inc.'s search engine marketing (SEM) best practices marketing manager, has a

Published on: April 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood



Add 360-degree imagery to your website with Google’s new VR View service

Great news for retailers, designers, travel companies, and anyone else whose apps or websites could be improved with the addition of a 360-degree photo or virtual reality tour: Google Inc. has made embedding

Published on: March 31st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Google begins AdWords redesign for “mobile-first” market

Google Inc. has announced it will be redesigning AdWords, its signature online marketing service, in response to changing user habits and the evolving nature of its content. In a March 28 blog post,

Published on: March 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

4 guidelines to reaching mobile users through Google search [infographic]

With more than half of Google's 100 billion monthly searches now being conducted on mobile devices, and the company's own research concluding that more than 77 per cent of mobile searches in Canada

Published on: March 23rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Groupon reaches 1 billion sales: A brief and profitable, but tumultuous timeline

Groupon recently announced the sale of its one billionth promotion - an $11 for $20 coupon from Peters, Missouri-based Italian restaurant Pirrone’s Pizzeria, which received $10,000 USD for the honour. (The purchaser, naturally

Published on: March 16th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Google’s new enterprise marketing tool to compete with Adobe and Salesforce

Google Inc. announced today the limited beta release of Google Analytics 360, an enterprise marketing suite that will incorporate the company's existing Analytics Premium and Adometry services, and directly compete with such marketing

Published on: March 15th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

New mobile feature lets Google act as your travel agent

Google Inc. announced a new service today that travellers can use to plan their next vacation - and it's mobile-only. Powered by the same engine as the company's signature search, Google Destinations provides

Published on: March 9th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Roundup: How tech firms are celebrating International Women’s Day

From Twitter hashtags to Google videos to events inviting youth to see how a tech office runs, major tech brands made a concerted effort to recognize this year's International Women's Day. A few

Published on: March 8th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Google adds new business-related security features to Gmail

Google Inc. has added additional security features to its Data Loss Prevention (DLP) service for Gmail, the company announced this week, making it a bit harder for users to send out sensitive information

Published on: March 1st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Here’s how to use your voice to write and edit in Google Docs

Having added a voice typing feature to Google Docs last year, Google Inc. recently added another update to its signature cloud-based word processing software that not only allows users to write documents by

Published on: February 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood