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

Internet of Things in 2015: Security threats continue to grow

For all the excitement and hype surrounding the Internet of Thing (IoT), many are also expressing concern over whether the new technological trend is prepared to handle the latest security challenges. The excitement

Published on: January 15th, 2015 Rick Delgado



Telus turns ‘Internet of Things’ into solutions any business can add to its monthly bill

Vancouver-based Telus Corp. is launching an Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace that will open up featuring 38 different solutions the telco and its partners can offer, it announced Wednesday. Previously Telus marketed several different

Published on: December 10th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Canadian businesses see dollar signs around Internet of Things trend

Canadian small to mid-sized businesses are more keen about the growing Internet of Things (IoT) industry than even their counterparts are, according to a new survey released on Wednesday by security vendor AVG

Published on: October 22nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Published on: May 23rd, 2014 Candice So