Oh baby! The secret to winning the attention of young Moms on mobile

Young mothers - say ages 18 to 32 - are a hot demographic that many advertisers would like to woo, so what types of ads do they actually respond to? According to a

Published on: February 10th, 2015 Brian Jackson

With 93% of mobile profits, Apple set to dominate by 2018: Canaccord Genuity

Apple picked up 93 per cent of all of the industry's profits in the mobile space in Q4 of 2014, according to an analyst - and in three years, it'll probably hit 650

Published on: February 9th, 2015 Candice So

Samsung SmartTV voice commands could present an intrusion into user privacy

In George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four, protagonist Winston Smith lives in fear of his telescreen. Situated along a wall of his room, it can constantly see and hear what he's doing, essentially regulating even

Published on: February 9th, 2015 Candice So

Twitter’s user growth slowing, deal with Google is confirmed

The business of Twitter Inc. continues to accelerate, but at the same time Twitter the social network is seeing its growth slow down, investors and media learned in Twitter's Q4 earnings call yesterday.

Published on: February 6th, 2015 Brian Jackson

It’s 6 o’clock, do you know where your tweets are?

You might read a tweet in about one second, but often the scribe that crafted that perfect 140-character gem has spent much more time writing it. With so much effort going into one

Published on: February 5th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Microsoft acquires calendar app maker Sunrise for at least $100 million

Microsoft Corp. is acquiring yet another startup in a bid to improve its standing in the mobile productivity space. The Redmond, Wash.-based company is going to acquire Sunrise, which has created a suite

Published on: February 4th, 2015 Candice So

A breakdown of social media during the 49th Super Bowl

The dust has settled and the 49th Super Bowl is over, but brands and marketers are still gauging the effects of their campaigns during one of the year's biggest events for advertising -

Published on: February 2nd, 2015 Candice So

Intuit apologizes for pricing fiasco, tries to earn back customer trust

Intuit Inc. is apologizing to its customers for neglecting to tell them it was changing its business model - and to make amends, it's offering them partial refunds and free upgrades. The Mountain

Published on: February 2nd, 2015 Candice So

Federal government introduces bill calling for more powers for CSIS, police

The federal government of Canada has introduced a new bill in the House of Commons, one that would see an expansion of powers granted to the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS). It  would

Published on: January 30th, 2015 Candice So

CRTC bans Bell, Videotron from giving their customers subsidies for watching their content on mobile devices

The Canadian Radio-television Communications Commission (CRTC) has ruled it's no longer going to allow cellphone service providers to give special treatment to their own TV content when consumers stream it from wireless devices.

Published on: January 29th, 2015 Candice So

The CSE has been tracking the file uploads and downloads of millions of people everyday, a Snowden document shows

Canada's digital spying agency, the Communications Security Establishment (CSE), has been taking the lead on using a service allowing it to track up to 15 million uploads and downloads of files everyday, according

Published on: January 28th, 2015 Candice So

Tumblr launches network to connect brands and artists

Tumblr has long been the stomping grounds of artists and creatives showing off their work. Now, it's set to become a place where they can also make money from the art they produce. According

Published on: January 22nd, 2015 Candice So

Twitter acquires ZipDial to tap into missed calls marketing

Twitter has acquired ZipDial, a company that provides a marketing platform using missed calls. The deal has now been closed, with Twitter buying ZipDial for an undisclosed sum. Last week, TechCrunch broke the

Published on: January 20th, 2015 Candice So

Windows 10 set to move past major milestone this week

Windows 10 is due to pass its next big landmark on its way to commercial release later this year with an all-day event planned at Microsoft Corp. headquarters in Redmond. Here's what ZDNet

Published on: January 19th, 2015 Brian Jackson