LiveQoS acquires Openera, hopes to launch cloud business

Ottawa-based mobile quality of experience company LiveQoS Inc. has acquired Openera Inc., also hailing from Ottawa, for an undisclosed sum. In an announcement on Tuesday, LiveQoS said it would be acquiring Openera to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 23rd, 2013 Candice So

A VoIP intercom system for your home or small office

Two German companies have built an intercom device for your home or small business office, giving you the ability to see and talk to a visitor to your front door from your iPhone,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 9th, 2013 Candice So

CWTA launches blacklist of lost or stolen wireless devices

The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) has built a database reporting the unique numbers on stolen mobile devices, aimed at making smartphones a less attractive target for would-be thieves. Although it launched today,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 1st, 2013 Candice So

Canadian carriers to create stolen cell phone blacklist

In a move to ward off government regulation, the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) will start checking that any new phone authorized on a network hasn’t been reported as stolen, it announced today.Any

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 8th, 2012 Brian Jackson

New Android app transforms smartphone into toddler toy

A Toronto-based mobile startup wants to transform your high-powered Android handset into a toddler's play toy.Kytephone is betting that parents with youngsters will want the new app to transform older Android handsets into

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 12th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Is the BlackBerry 10 too late to make a difference?

  by Yale Holder  RIM’s CEO Thorsten Heins unveiled the BlackBerry 10 operating system and a prototype phone for developers in Orlando, Florida. With no launch date communicated as yet, the phone is still

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 10th, 2012 Yale Holder

Loyal ITBusiness.ca Facebook fan to get free BlackBerry PlayBook

During the past few weeks the number of “likes” on the ITBusiness Facebook page has been growing steadily. Thanks to you, our readers, friends and followers, today that number has reached more than

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 10th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Personal cloud to usurp personal computer by 2014: Gartner

The era of the personal computer is over, set to be usurped by the personal cloud, Gartner Inc. researchers predict in a forecast released today.The personal cloud will replace the PCas “the centre

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 12th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

4 things the iPad 4 should have

      by Brad Reed Even though Apple has just unveiled its new iPad, it's never too soon to start thinking about the future: namely the iPad 4.   And that's why,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 7th, 2012 IDG News Service

Almost 75 per cent of smartphones used at work are employee-owned: study

Nearly three quarters of the smartphones and over 60 per cent of the tablets being used at work are devices purchased and brought to the office by employees, according to a new global

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 22nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Giving your team ownership

By Francis Moran In our last post, we looked at how Screenreach Interactive is managing its beta testing process to prepare for the launch of a new version of Screach in the near future.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 14th, 2012 Francis Moran

Putting your assumptions to the test

By Francis Moran In our last post, we looked at Screenreach Interactive’s recent inroads in the radio and television industries, including its appearance on Popular U.K. television program The Gadget Show at Radio Festival, Europe’s top radio

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 25th, 2012 Francis Moran

Making waves in radio and television

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette In our last post, we caught up with Screenreach Interactive founder and CEO Paul Rawlings on his way out the door to attend the Digital Signage Investor Conference in New York. We

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 23rd, 2011 Francis Moran

Digital signage: Telling the right story to drive customer acquisition

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette When we caught up with Screenreach Interactive founder and CEO Paul Rawlings, he was in the midst of packing for a trip to New York, where he was

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 17th, 2011 Francis Moran