5 must-have apps for remote workers

Published on: March 19th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Android developers can pay to advertise their apps on Google Play

If you’re an Android app developer, you’d probably welcome the opportunity to pay to advertise your app within the Google Play store. If you’re a user shopping for an app, you may not

Published on: February 27th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Apple announces record App Store revenues as it hikes Canadian prices

Editor's note - story updated Jan. 9 at 9:00 AM ET Apple Inc. has started billing its Canadian customers more than American customers to download apps as it comes off a record-breaking year

Published on: January 8th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Hackers are getting personal information more easily than before: Symantec

In the mobile app world, when hackers want access to personal information, they need simply ask. This is one of several key findings Symantec Corp. released today as part of the company’s “Mobile

Published on: December 12th, 2014 Dave Yin

Salesforce releases tool for businesses that want their own app stores

Salesforce Inc. has launched a new tool called the AppExchange Store Builder, which helps companies create their own app stores. That allows them to skip mainstream app marketplaces, where their business apps are typically

Published on: December 11th, 2014 Candice So

Kobo founder launches new startup with healthcare portal

Michael Serbinis, the entrepreneur that created the Kobo e-books business, is turning his attention to the healthcare sector with a new startup being unveiled today - League Inc. League is a personal wellness

Published on: November 12th, 2014 Brian Jackson

CMOs divided on how to use mobile, report says

Marketers have known for a while their customers are on mobile devices, and that mobile is a great way to reach them wherever they are. But not all mobile marketing strategies are created

Published on: November 6th, 2014 Candice So

Double your Android battery life for the cost of a cup of coffee

If smartphones dressed up for Halloween, they’d have an easy time getting a scare out of their owners - going as a phone with a totally depleted battery. Coping with smartphone battery levels

Published on: November 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

In building apps, ‘you have to care,’ Tumblr developer says

For Kevin Grant, app design is a balancing act between following the rules at times – and at others, breaking them in the name of experimentation. Grant, who works in Tumblr in New

Published on: October 31st, 2014 Candice So

BlackBerry’s BBM update includes timed messages and retraction

BlackBerry has just announced the latest update of its BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service, which promises to give users more control over their privacy. On Friday, BlackBerry unveiled a slew of new features with

Published on: October 31st, 2014 Candice So

How a Google X engineer thinks about problem-solving

Developers are known for their ability to solve the problems plaguing their code. But maybe, they should look to solve bigger problems beyond their computer screens, too. At least, that’s the philosophy of

Published on: October 30th, 2014 Candice So

‘Phygital retailing’ with Canadian Tire’s Rex Lee

Canadian Tire just launched the digital version of its famous money, but the physical bills that have been around since 1958 are sticking around too. According to Rex Lee, the vice president of

Published on: October 30th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Canadian Tire money enters era of mobile payments

OTTAWA -- You know the digital era has fully arrived when even Sandy McTire, the Scottish icon that's appeared on Canadian Tire's paper money since 1961, is adopting mobile payments. On Tuesday, Canadian

Published on: October 29th, 2014 Brian Jackson