MaRS’ Jolt accelerator announces partnership with PayPal, fourth cohort

Updated July 29, 2014 at 4:07 pm ET to reflect further details from MaRS DD. MaRS Discovery District’s accelerator, Jolt, has announced a new partnership with PayPal Inc., as well as the start

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 28th, 2014 Candice So

Visa to launch tokenization service for wearables, smart devices

Visa Inc. has put together a slew of new offerings to secure online payments – not just for the desktop, but for smart devices and wearables. On Thursday, the payments processor said it’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 24th, 2014 Candice So

Samsung’s smart condos connect the home wirelessly

Penthouse owners of Canderel's new YC Condos suites in the heart of downtown Toronto will be connected to their home through their smartphone in a way most people could only imagine. Working with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 18th, 2014 Brian Jackson

A sneak peek into the second generation of wearable technology

Just when we've started to understand the implications of wearable technology, Seattle-based Reflx Labs comes along to give us a sneak peek into the possibilities of what the next generation of wearable technology will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 14th, 2014 Karim Kanji

Internet of Things clock counting down to 2015 Pan Am Games

One year before the official start date of the Toronto Pan Am Games, the city is already counting down the days, hours, and minutes until the games begin - and it's using a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 11th, 2014 Candice So

Samsung, Intel, and Dell create new, competing standards for Internet of Things

Samsung Electronics, Intel Corp., and Dell Inc. have banded together to create a new Internet of Things standard, ensuring there's a common framework for how devices talk to each other. Alongside chip makers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 8th, 2014 Candice So

Information Builders launches tool for Internet of Things

ORLANDO – Information Builders has announced a new product designed to give businesses “a single pane of glass” for monitoring and running their applications. Based in New York, the business intelligence company already

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 10th, 2014 Candice So

Canadian SMBs excited but wary with Internet of Things, survey finds

Small businesses are excited about the possibilities of the Internet of Things – but they’re also concerned about the security risks that connected devices might bring into the workplace. In a new survey

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 23rd, 2014 Candice So

Toronto startup launching smart, connected bike

A Toronto-based startup is ushering in the Internet of Things – and its connected device comes with a pair of wheels and a handlebar. Vanhawks, a startup that’s currently part of the FounderFuel

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 1st, 2014 Candice So

Microsoft builds out data platform with SQL Server update

Microsoft Corp. has unveiled its plans for its data platform by rolling out a number of new services – and one of them is an update to its SQL Server. On Tuesday, Microsoft

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 17th, 2014 Candice So

Harvard chief digital officer: Infuse ‘data-informed thinking’ into the culture

The importance of the chief digital officer will only increase over the coming years. Gartner predicts that some 25 per cent of businesses will have a Chief Digital Officer (CDO) by 2015.  Having

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 1st, 2014 Brian Clendenin

Social media tips from the Scobleizer

In the future, your toothbrush might tell on you to your dentist if you're not brushing often enough, your car will have a record of where you've driven it, and your bathroom mirror

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 24th, 2014 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Ubi voice-activated smart home command centre

Hi there, I’m Candice So and thanks for watching All Hands on Tech. In September 2012, the Ubi – or ubiquitous computer – received more than $229,000 in funding for its Kickstarter campaign,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 20th, 2014 Candice So

There may be no data sovereignty in the cloud: McAfee chief privacy officer

One of the most talked about issues today is that of data privacy.  And, in the digital world, the privacy of one’s data matters and needs to be vigilantly protected.  Whether you are

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 5th, 2014 Brian Clendenin