Google shops opening in Best Buy locations across Canada

This week, Google shops have begun popping up in Best Buy locations across Canada, with a total of 14 “Experience Stores” to open across the country by the end of 2016. Starting this

Published on: October 21st, 2016 Alex Radu

New AdWords service makes it easy to send texts consumers will actually read

Nobody likes receiving junk texts - but what if a potential customer indicated they wanted to hear from you? That appears to be Google Inc.'s thinking behind click-to-message ads, a new AdWords feature

Published on: October 19th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

How to save money with new Google Flights and Hotels features

Google's search tool is getting another upgrade and this time, it's to help you find the best prices when travelling. Google Inc. announced updates to Google Flights and Google Hotels on Tuesday. With the

Published on: October 18th, 2016 Alex Radu

Unboxing for business: Google Pixel

Look who’s back in the smartphone hardware game. Don’t search the answer: it’s Google. And we’re not talking about another Nexus device. Google is bringing two brand new devices to market with the

Published on: October 18th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Google acquires Toronto influencer marketing startup FameBit

A Toronto startup that connects companies with influential online video creators has been purchased by YouTube owner Google Inc. FameBit, which since its founding three years ago has seen brands and YouTube content

Published on: October 13th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

It’s official: Google’s entering the hardware market

Published on: October 5th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

First look at Google’s new Samsung- and iPhone-killer, the Pixel

Samsung Electronics Ltd. is about to lose a big chunk of the North American smartphone market. It's difficult to reach any other conclusion after spending a few minutes with the Pixel, the new

Published on: October 4th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Canadians watched 60 per cent more YouTube in 2015 than 2014, new data shows [infographic]

YouTube is a favourite with Canadians of all ages, and across all devices, with newly released statistics illustrating why advertisers might want to think twice about adding the channel to their marketing mix.

Published on: September 22nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

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 they 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