A look ahead at Sony Mobile’s Xperia Z2 smartphone

Sony Mobile has revealed its new smartphone and tablet offerings aimed at the high-end consumer - and in a media briefing on Tuesday, we saw that while the new Xperia Z2 phone and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 16th, 2014 Candice So

Canadians nab 33 Webby nominations

It's that time of year when the so-called "Oscars of the Internet" gears up for another awards show, 2014 marking the 18th annual Webby Awards. There's a record number of nominees from outside

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 8th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Follow Friday – e-commerce, marketing, and mobile apps

Every Follow Friday, we round up a list of people with active Twitter accounts, ones that we feel are worth a click on the 'follow' button. This week, we're focusing on people who

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Candice So

What makes an app developer successful: Robleh Jama of Tiny Hearts

When news broke that one of the world’s most successful mobile games - Flappy Bird - was being shut down, it left other game developers and marketers collectively scratching their heads. Why? Well,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Karim Kanji

Half of Canadian businesses lacking in mobile apps, survey finds

For many businesses, having a mobile-first strategy seems like a “must” – and it follows logically that businesses would have some kind of mobile presence. However, in a new survey of more than

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 26th, 2014 Candice So

How Hointer brings e-commerce into physical stores

Last week, we had a chance to tour the Retail Collective, a set of startups and technologies for retailers looking to lure consumers back to physical stores, instead of losing sales to e-commerce

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 14th, 2014 Candice So

Quini turns wine drinker reactions into real-time data source

When you first approach Quini's wine rating Web app or iOS app, its presentation has the appearance of a consumer-facing app. But linger in the app's more subtle depths, and it finishes with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

10 tips on building a social business from Big Blue

According to IBM Corp., social business is transforming the way enterprises work to better capitalize on our most valuable resource: people. Recently Big Blue outlined a ten step plan to build a social business. 1.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 7th, 2014 CDN Staff

ThirdShelf giving SMB retailers an end-to-end mobile experience

Two years ago, Antoine Azar was working at the mobile strategy company he founded and headed, Mobilogie Inc., when he saw a gap in what was available for marketers and retailers working for

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 5th, 2014 Candice So

Mobile apps adding 64,000 jobs to Canadian economy, ICTC finds

Canada’s mobile app economy is growing – and new jobs are growing along with it, to the tune of about 64,100 new positions created across the country since smartphones began to surface on

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 4th, 2014 Candice So

5 most popular archiver apps on Android compared

While there are many file managers for Android that include the functions of extracting and making compressed files, you will hardly find such basic functions sufficient in case you deal with archives frequently.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 28th, 2014 Victor Clarke

There’s an app for that? 5 most pointless apps you could download

Thanks to the rise of smartphone and tablets over the last few years, consumers have been bombarded with millions of different apps. Some of these are sublime and have dramatically improved people's quality

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 26th, 2014 Fueled

BlackBerry surprise beneficiary of Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp

Yesterday social media giant Facebook Inc. announced it is acquiring instant messaging app WhatsApp Inc. in a deal totalling US$19 billion - the sum of $12 billion in stock, $4 billion in cash,

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

Tim Hortons security loophole could lead to theft in mobile payments pilot

Tim Hortons Inc.'s new mobile app, TimmyMe, is prone to a security loophole that allows someone to create barcodes online to steal the money from customers’ gift cards. Tim Hortons launched the TimmyMe mobile

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 12th, 2014 Candice So