Shopify brings POS to Canada, offers offline-only option

Ottawa-based Shopify Inc. is bringing its point-of-sales (POS) hardware and service to its native country of Canada after a successful launch in the U.S. and is also making a bricks and mortar-only Shopify

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 2nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Digital marketing strategy at Alex and Ani

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH - You might be familiar with the charm bracelets sold by retailer Alex and Ani. The bracelets can be accessorized with countless charms available for purchase - whether its

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 27th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Touring the “mobile innovation store”

Last week, we had a chance to take a look at how stores can bring mobile technology into a physical store. The idea is for retailers to give their consumers more of an

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

You can’t hack that: 4 ways to avoid an IT data breach

Companies have good reasons to fear data breaches. Whether it’s a single hacker targeting Twitter accounts with a phishing scheme or an orchestrated attack on a major U.S. retailer, sometimes it feels like

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 11th, 2014 Shawn Freeman

Target data breach pushes banks, retailers to update security measures in U.S.

The fallout from the late 2013 security breach that compromised the credit and debit card data of nearly 40 million Target customers is playing out in both the courts and the court of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 10th, 2014 Joseph Stark

3 experts to follow on Twitter for #FollowFriday

Twitter without tweets from these individuals would not be the same. They are people who tweet about innovation, security and tech trends, tweeps who keep us updated with the latest developments. breaking: Many

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 6th, 2014 Wolston Lobo

Delta Airlines creates in-flight POS with Nokia Lumia, Microsoft Dynamics

ATLANTA - Delta Airlines is already using Surface 2 tablets in the cockpit and Nokia Lumia devices in the cabin, but will soon upgrade to the Lumia 1520 across its workforce of flight

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

First look at HP ProPad tablet and TX1 POS

HP is taking advantage of all the attention on Mobile Word Congress this week in Barcelona. It's expanding its line of business tablets with two new devices. First, the HP ProPad 600. HP

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

HP adds ProPad, ElitePad 1000 to commercial tablet portfolio

Hewlett Packard Co. kicked off its participation in Barcelona's Mobile World Congress today by announcing two new commercial tablets to its product portfolio. The premium tablet and an update to last year's ElitePad

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 23rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Guestlogix adds developers’ lab to New Brunswick

Toronto-based Guestlogix Inc. has set up a "product innovation lab" in Moncton, N.B., with plans to add 35 new jobs to the city by the end of June 2015. A provider of on-board

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

The 6 most effective security measures for retailers

Data breaches are in the news in full force so far in 2014. First there was the colossal Target security breach that compromised over 100 million customer accounts and may yet impact hundreds of

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

Google Street View, brought indoors

When Google Inc. first brought Street View to its Maps service in 2007, it was a novelty. By now, most people are familiar with Google Street View, where users can go to Google

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

Micro-ecommerce solution Shoplocket acquired by Irish firm

Toronto-based ecommerce firm Shoplocket has been acquired by Cork, Ireland-based global product development and supply chain company PCH International, the two firms announced this morning. When the graduate of accelerator Extreme Startups launched

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

HP showcases new touch-screen, budget options for digital signage

So-called digital signage - or in layman's terms, the practice of putting big screen TVs inside a customer-facing business location - has become almost ubiquitous over the last five years. Starting Monday, Hewlett-Packard

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 15th, 2014 Brian Jackson