Amazon set to test drive ‘Prime Day’ July 15

Look out online shoppers… Amazon is bringing you a 'Black Friday' style sale in July. July 15 has been set aside for ‘Prime Day,’ with Amazon promising unbeatable deals for members of the

Published on: July 8th, 2015 Jackie Atkins

Push notifications keep users stickier with your app: study

App retention is becoming more challenging but apps with push notification have lower abandonment rates, according to a new study from Localytics. The study from the Boston-based app marketing and analytics company focused

Published on: July 7th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

E-signatures now accepted in Ontario real estate deals

This is the first week of e-signatures being an accepted way to close a deal on a new home in Ontario, as an update to the province's real estate law took effect. According

Published on: July 6th, 2015 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry Venice could be first Android-powered BlackBerry

BlackBerry may be looking to reinvigorate its handset sales with an Android-based device with a QWERTY-keyboard slider that will first hit store shelves in November, according to a freelance reporter. BlackBerry Venice is

Published on: July 6th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Microsoft brings Office apps to Android phones

After a successful preview period, Microsoft Corp. has finally brought Office to Android with the launch of new Word, Excel and PowerPoint mobile apps. The mobile-optimized versions of Microsoft’s word processing, spreadsheet and

Published on: June 24th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Twitter Lightning will turn real-time events into social channels

When you think about it, Twitter is already similar to television in some ways. It's there waiting to stream out live content when you turn it on, you can filter through trending topics

Published on: June 19th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Android M – 3 features you need to know about

Google Inc. used its annual I/O developer conference to debut the next major upgrade to its Android mobile operating system, giving a clear picture of what to expect from the release. Also releasing

Published on: May 29th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Google debuts a richer video experience for marketers

Marketers that are looking to directly drive purchasing from their online video marketing campaigns will benefit from new video marketing capabilities from Google. Ask any network manager watching his or her bandwidth utilization

Published on: May 21st, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Influitive Communities helps B2B marketers boost customer engagement

Advocate marketing company Influitive has launched a new platform to help business to business (B2B) marketers create customer communities and boost member engagement. Influitive Communities is an extension of the company’s AdvocateHub platform,

Published on: May 13th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Twitter to name its CFO as its CMO

Twitter's search for a chief marketing officer has been ongoing for many months and now in the wake of a disappointing earnings call, it appears the firm's chief financial officer will be charged

Published on: May 5th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Twitter offers ability to direct message those not following you

As consumers take to Twitter to complain about their experience with products and services, brands have been following them there. A new initiative from Twitter could make social media-based customer relations easier, but

Published on: April 20th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

AMD president lets Windows 10 release date slip

Windows 10 will launch at the end of July, according to Lisa Su, president and CEO of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). Why didn't Microsoft Corp. announce the release date of its major operating

Published on: April 20th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Developer wants to wrestle control of Android from Google

Under Google’s tutelage, Android has grown to become the world’s most popular mobile operating system. If Cyanogen has its way though, Google will lose control of the mobile OS. According to research firm

Published on: April 6th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Google releases cheapest Chromebooks yet

Google unveiled some new low-cost members to its popular Chromebook family today, and a new Chrome-on-a-stick device. Google recently unveiled the Pixel, a higher end Chromebook device featuring a fast Intel processor, lots

Published on: March 31st, 2015 Brian Jackson