Developers get to name their price for outsourced projects

Think of a Web developer's control over the Internet as the same sort of control a player has over their virtual landscape in Sim City. The world is literally in the palm of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 8th, 2013 Ashley Huffman

Guardly releases locating technology accurate to the room number

Toronto-based Guardly launched an update to its mobile personal safety solution yesterday with an Indoor Positioning System that can locate a users' precise location within a building. The update means that when someone

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 27th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Guardly partners with security firm Code Blue

Physical security firm Code Blue Corp. will partner with Toronto-based Guardly to roll out its mobile personal safety app to its emergency communications product suite.Guardly's mobile app acts like and panic button that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 5th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Little League Baseball makes safe call with Ottawa emergency alerts service

An Ottawa-based firm with a unique emergency alerting system is helping to keep young baseball players safe at this year's Little League Baseball World Series in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania.Amika Mobile Corp. has installed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 22nd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Guardly study: Safety app can speed up campus security response times

Toronto startup Guardly says its mobile safety solution cut response times to campus emergencies almost in half during a pilot study at a downtown university in the city. Guardly undertook the study with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

GPS watch to keep tabs on kids, seniors could hit Canada by autumn

Do you know where your children are? If you remember that line from a public service announcement airing onU.S. TV, you're no spring chicken. The spots started airing on the ABCaffiliate in Buffalo,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 17th, 2012 Christine Wong

Audi revs electric car engine with synthetic sound

There's something intrinsically satisfying about stepping down on the gas and hearing a car's engine rev up in response. But modern electric cars operate in silence, with no fuel-injection engine to make the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 12th, 2012 Kirsten Taggart

Guardly gives Canadian students a pocket panic button

Canadian post-secondary students armed with smartphones can now download a free app that gives them a one-tap panic button to contact campus security, a Toronto-based mobile developer announced today.Guardly Corp. makes a smartphone

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 19th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Five surefire ways to keep your BlackBerry secure

Not a day goes by without a new story about some security screw-up involving a lost or misplaced BlackBerry. This week, officials with John McCain's campaign mistakenly sold a BlackBerry to a Fox

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 19th, 2008 Joan Goodchild