Canadian Tire opened this new Edmonton location, its largest store ever, in June.
Canadian Tire opened this new Edmonton location, its largest store ever, in June.

Published: July 29th, 2015


Google starts scaling back Google+ integration with other services

If you make a post on Google+ but there's no one there to read it, is that any different from a normal day? This and other jokes of its kind are commonly swapped by social

Published on: July 27th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Google’s iBeacon competitor ‘Eddystone’ expands capability of Bluetooth beacons

Thanks to Google Inc.'s new Eddystone protocol for Bluetooth low-energy (BLE) beacons, retailers may soon no longer need smartphone users to have an app installed before sending them a proximity-based message. Google announced

Published on: July 22nd, 2015 Brian Jackson

Recruiting in the digital age: 10 ways to attract & retain top talent

TORONTO -- The war for talent is over. Talent won. That was the bold declaration of talent headhunter Bruce Powell last week at The Currency of Talent, an event organized by IAB Canada

Published on: July 13th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

What’s new in Google News Lab?

Last month, Facebook introduced “Instant Articles” in order to help journalists and news sites to gain a wider audience. Google wasn’t going to be left behind and yesterday in a blog post the

Published on: June 24th, 2015 Wolston Lobo

Why three founders say they are launching their next tech startup in Toronto

In 48 hours I met three experienced founders who chose to do their next startup in…  Toronto. Huh? These were not just any founders. They were Canadians who moved out to find success

Published on: June 3rd, 2015 Geoff Foulds

Android M – 3 features you need to know about

Google Inc. used its annual I/O developer conference to debut the next major upgrade to its Android mobile operating system, giving a clear picture of what to expect from the release. Also releasing

Published on: May 29th, 2015 Brian Jackson

SEO cheat sheet for business: the 10 things you need to know

In an age where "Google" has become a verb as much as the name of a company, it's accepted that traffic from search engines is really important to businesses, especially since they bring

Published on: May 21st, 2015 Wolston Lobo

Businesses still not buying into Chromebooks: Gartner

Google Inc.'s attempts to appeal to businesses with its low-cost and light-weight Chromebooks hardware is falling flat so far, save for the education sector, according to a new report from Gartner. The Stamford,

Published on: May 21st, 2015 Brian Jackson

Why your business should start a Google+ collection

Google's leadership has been indicating that it will provide a fresh direction for Google+. Last month, Sundar Pichai said that Google+ will focus on Google photos, Hangouts and stream as three separate products. So

Published on: May 13th, 2015 Wolston Lobo

Canada Post just made shopping online a bit easier for everyone

Canada Post is hoping to spur more online shopping among Canadians with the introduction of its new FlexDelivery service, the postal organization announced on Wednesday. FlexDelivery will allow customers to have the packages

Published on: May 6th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Avoid disaster with these 6 ways to backup your Gmail account

While surfing on Google+ I noticed a banned Google account and it got me thinking - What if my Google account were banned for some reason? I could lose access to all of

Published on: May 5th, 2015 Wolston Lobo

Google wants to help Canadian SMBs export worldwide

Seeing tremendous opportunity for Canadian small and medium-sized businesses to grow their companies by exporting Canadian knowledge and expertise beyond our borders, Google Canada has launched a new hub filled with resources to

Published on: April 28th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Algorithm shakeup: Google, Facebook make changes

Search giant Google and social media platform Facebook have both announced changes to their respective platforms that will impact web and social media marketers. Google this week rolled out changes to its search

Published on: April 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Here’s why Flash is the ‘old gremlin in the closet’ for web video

For most people, watching a live broadcast of a competitive game will mean watching the NHL or NBA playoffs this spring, but for a growing niche of video game fans it means watching

Published on: April 17th, 2015 Brian Jackson