Canadian businesses see dollar signs around Internet of Things trend

Canadian small to mid-sized businesses are more keen about the growing Internet of Things (IoT) industry than even their counterparts are, according to a new survey released on Wednesday by security vendor AVG

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

APX Labs puts wearables to work with its smart glasses software

At Dreamforce in San Francisco, APX Labs shows how it can bring data from a company's backend to a whole new class of workers in the field using hands-free wearable technology. Compatible with

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

Why marketers should be the first to adopt wearables

Smart watches, smart glasses, armbands, wristbands - at this point, there are wearable devices of all makes and types for tech-conscious consumers. But even though some of them are using their wearable devices

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 22nd, 2014 Candice So



Brivo Labs shows off early implementation of Bionym tech

After a recent successful Series A round of funding, wearable device maker, Bionym announced today that they have begun shipping their Nymi Band to the developer community. The Nymi Band allows users to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 14th, 2014 Karim Kanji

Bionym releases developer hardware in pursuit of ‘persistent identity’

SAN FRANCISCO -- Toronto-based Bionym launched its first wearable technology hardware  that anyone outside the company can get their hands - or, make that wrists - on Tuesday, taking its persistent identity platform

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Wearable tech firm Bionym closes $14 M Series A round

Toronto-based Bioynm Inc. has closed its first major round of financing to the tune of $14 million. This Series A round was led by Ignition Partners and Relay Ventures and also included Export Development

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 24th, 2014 Karim Kanji

#FollowFriday – 3 analysts in wearables, social media, and mobile payments

Every Follow Friday, we round up a list of people with active Twitter accounts, ones that we feel are worth a click on the 'follow' button. This week, we're focusing on analysts who

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

Salesforce targets mobile, wearables with new $100 M fund

The investment wing of cloud software vendor Salesforce.com announced a new $100 million fund targeting mobile apps and connected products this week, and Canadian companies could stand to see some of that money,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 10th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Analysts react to the iPhone 6, Apple Pay, and the Apple Watch

Updated Sept. 11, 12:01 am EST, to include analyst Christie Christelis' comments. Apple Inc. made a slew of new announcements today, including the launch of the latest iPhone, Apple Pay, its mobile payments

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 9th, 2014 Candice So


5 Nexus 5 setups: Brian Jackson, editor of ITBusiness.ca

One fated morning I woke up and started my routine as per normal. I put on a pot of coffee, chose my clothes from my wardrobe for the day, and went to grab

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 31st, 2014 Brian Jackson

Visa to launch tokenization service for wearables, smart devices

Visa Inc. has put together a slew of new offerings to secure online payments – not just for the desktop, but for smart devices and wearables. On Thursday, the payments processor said it’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 24th, 2014 Candice So