Up Periscope, down privacy? Twitter’s live streaming service bound to cause controversy

On the first day of Periscope’s debut, I was instantly taken to places I wanted to be and given intimate access to people that I’d love to meet. The first stream I watched

Published on: March 31st, 2015 Brian Jackson

3 secrets Jeff Hagins didn’t tell you about Smartthings

When Jeff Hagins told the Smartthings story he left out a few things. It's understandable. Hagins tells the story of what they do far more than he explains how they did it. He's

Published on: March 24th, 2015 Geoff Foulds

13 ways to boost SEO with social media backlinks

Linking back to your site from social media sites drives traffic and benefits your website from an SEO standpoint. There are several opportunities to create backlinks on social networks and they are highly

Published on: March 23rd, 2015 Wolston Lobo

All Hands on Tech: LG Nexus 5 A Year in Review

Often we review smartphones as soon as they become available to the market. But so often, we only know how a device really performs after the test of time. After one year of

Published on: March 23rd, 2015 Jeff Radecki

Here’s why you can now use your favourite Google Docs add-ons at work

If you've never ventured into the "Add-ons" tab in Google Docs, you're missing out. There's all sorts of extra useful capabilities there you can access for free: from making labels for your mail,

Published on: March 20th, 2015 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Android for Work

Android for Work is Google's answer to securing its mobile OS for the enterprise. By dividing the smartphone into a separate work profile and personal profile, users get the best of both worlds

Published on: March 16th, 2015 Brian Jackson

15 Gmail tips & tricks to save business hours & improve profits

More than half of Fortune 500 companies now use Google for Work, according to the search giant. We also depend on Google's suite of cloud products for our daily productivity tasks here at

Published on: March 5th, 2015 Wolston Lobo

How Google+ communities help improve SEO

Who doesn't want to be number one on Google’s search results? From a business standpoint top rankings result in more traffic, interaction, more leads and sales, which ultimately leads to more revenue. Search

Published on: February 24th, 2015 Wolston Lobo

CMO Digital: Campaign tracking with UTMs

This week, on CMO Digital episode #12, Jim and Fawn are digging deep into the intricacies of tracking an online campaign by using Google's URL builder and some analytics kung-fu. Marketers often have

Published on: February 13th, 2015 ITBusiness Staff

Twitter’s user growth slowing, deal with Google is confirmed

The business of Twitter Inc. continues to accelerate, but at the same time Twitter the social network is seeing its growth slow down, investors and media learned in Twitter's Q4 earnings call yesterday.

Published on: February 6th, 2015 Brian Jackson

CMO Digital: Canada’s most influential brands

It's time for CMO Digital episode #11 and Fawn and Jim are counting down Canada's most influential brands for 2014, and looking at the social media success of Bell's "Let's Talk" campaign promoting

Published on: February 6th, 2015 ITBusiness Staff

Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Apple top list of Canada’s most influential brands of 2014

Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Apple, and YouTube – these brands all have something in common, and it’s more than all being luminaries of the tech industry. These were the most influential brands in Canada

Published on: January 28th, 2015 Candice So

Google Translate update decodes foreign signs in real-time

World travellers can now make even more use of the Google Translate app after a big update adds some real-time features making use of a smartphone's camera and microphone. The Word Lens feature

Published on: January 14th, 2015 Brian Jackson

At CES 2015, Google says it will be telling advertisers when their ads actually get seen

Google Inc. has announced it’ll be making the impact of video advertising more transparent for marketers, alerting them to whether audiences have actually seen their ads. At CES in Las Vegas on Tuesday,

Published on: January 7th, 2015 Candice So