PayPal to Toronto: coffee’s on us

Online payments processor PayPal Inc. is launching a mid-summer's marketing campaign in Toronto that will introduce its mobile app as a way to pay for items in-store, the company says. A multi-channel campaign

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 22nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Samsung’s smart condos connect the home wirelessly

Penthouse owners of Canderel's new YC Condos suites in the heart of downtown Toronto will be connected to their home through their smartphone in a way most people could only imagine. Working with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 18th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Internet of Things clock counting down to 2015 Pan Am Games

One year before the official start date of the Toronto Pan Am Games, the city is already counting down the days, hours, and minutes until the games begin - and it's using a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 11th, 2014 Candice So

Third time’s the charm for Toronto to be named Intelligent City of the Year

If you don’t succeed, try, try again, goes a saying. It worked for Toronto, which on its third attempt has been named the Intelligent City of the Year. The announcement was made Thursday

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon

3 digital media masters to follow on Twitter

Every week we take a look back at people we've connected with and consider worth following on Twitter for our #FollowFriday series. This week, we're featuring the three marketing minds that we did

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 16th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Touring MakeWorks, a co-working space for 3D printing and hardware

Last week, ITBusiness.ca editor Brian Jackson had the chance to check out MakeWorks Studio, a Toronto-area coworking space. While tech entrepreneurs have been using coworking spaces for a while to escape their home

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 28th, 2014 ITBusiness Staff

New Toronto accelerator seeks ‘Bitcoin 2.0′

The Toronto-based Bitcoin Decentral building that's become the hub for everything related to cryptocurrency in Canada announced today a new accelerator program dedicated to startups working in the financial technology sector, with a

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

Cisco to open Internet of Things lab in Toronto

Cisco Systems Inc. will set up a $100 million “Internet of Everything” innovation lab in Toronto where organizations can develop M2M solutions when it moves into its new Canadian headquarters next year. In

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

3 thought leaders to follow on Twitter for #FollowFriday

For our weekly recommendation of great Twitter accounts to follow, we chose three interview subjects that are thought leaders in their respective fields. https://twitter.com/dpontefract/status/438903735440257025 Aside from having a quirky-cool title of "chief envisioner"

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

Incubes rejigs accelerator program, keeps B2B focus

Toronto-based accelerator Incubes is expanding its program to include two streams for startups and has some new faces mentoring the startups under its wing. Instead of running set 12 week-long semester with cohorts,

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

Toronto repeats on intelligent community shortlist alongside Winnipeg, Kingston

Toronto is on the shortlist for the Intelligent Community Forum's (ICF) top prize for the second year running, alongside two other Canadian cities giving Canada good odds in a list that totals seven

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

Extreme Startups graduates 4 digital marketing services

Story written with notes from Candice So. Toronto-based accelerator Extreme Startups debuted its latest cohort of digital entrepreneurs to the world on Wednesday, showcasing four different startups with web-based digital marketing software products.

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

Cybersecurity video highlights from Technicity

Canadian cyber-security experts from both the public and private sector descended upon Toronto today to take part in Technicity, an event co-hosted by IT World Canada and the City of Toronto. In between

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Toronto’s top-notch ICT cluster [infographic]

Forget about claiming the title of 'Silicon Valley North.' Toronto is a high tech eco-system unto itself and one of the leaders in North America when it comes to supporting innovative firms. From

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 15th, 2013 Brian Jackson