Articles By Candice So

Equity Crowdfunding Québec to promote new ways of investment in province’s small businesses

A group of Quebec-based crowdfunding supporters have banded together to create a new non-profit organization, dedicated to promoting equity-based crowdfunding from within the province. On Tuesday, the group launched Equity Crowdfunding Québec (ECQ),

Published on: February 17th, 2015 Candice So

Gauging loyalty marketing’s success not necessarily about membership numbers: LoyaltyOne

It’s no secret Canadians love their loyalty programs. From Canadian Tire money to the Bay’s Scratch and Save cards, we’ve been experts at racking up points and trading them in for deals for

Published on: February 11th, 2015 Candice So

How SPC and Plastic Mobile cracked the code on loyalty and mobile

The Student Price Card (SPC) might be a throwback to your high school days, when you first started saving up money from your part-time job to get discounts on new clothes or to

Published on: February 10th, 2015 Candice So

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

New Microsoft Outlook app could infringe on businesses’ privacy

The new Microsoft Outlook app for iOS may be the one of the best email apps to come out in a while – but according to IT security professionals, it also presents myriad

Published on: February 6th, 2015 Candice So

CENGN wants to help SMBs revitalize the Canadian telecom industry

It’s been just six years since Nortel Networks filed for bankruptcy, but the shock waves that went through the Canadian telecom industry are still rippling - and the fear that Canada is falling

Published on: February 6th, 2015 Candice So

As demand for mobile data rockets upward, service providers and developers need to adjust: Gartner

It’s no surprise more of us are turning to our smartphones and tablets for work and play, especially when we use those devices to check our email, watch videos online, and check up

Published on: February 5th, 2015 Candice So

ITAC partners with Magnet to help connect businesses and job seekers

The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) is partnering with Magnet, a Toronto-based, non-profit career networking platform, to help Canadian businesses in tech with finding and recruiting new employees. On Tuesday, ITAC announced

Published on: February 5th, 2015 Candice So

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

New digital tool to help Ontarians measure their risk for cancer

Cancer Care Ontario and the provincial government want to educate people on how they can lower their risk of getting cancer - and they're turning to digital tools to accomplish that. On Tuesday,

Published on: February 4th, 2015 Candice So

IT professionals juggling less confidence and expertise with more severe threats, survey says

A lack of in-house expertise is holding Canadian IT professionals back from protecting their companies’ data, according to new research. In a new survey conducted by the Ponemon Institute and Scalar Decisions, about

Published on: February 4th, 2015 Candice So

Roadshow for SMBs in the telecom industry coming to Montreal, Toronto, and Ottawa

If small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) in the telecom industry need an extra push to commercialize their tech, a roadshow may be en route to their city to help. In January, the Centre

Published on: February 3rd, 2015 Candice So

Adware found in Google Play store app that has been downloaded millions of times

If you’re an Android user, and you’re going to download games from the Google Play store, make sure they’re not Durak, a card game, this IQ test game, or this Russian history trivia

Published on: February 3rd, 2015 Candice So

SAP rolls out S/4 Hana and reinvents its business suite for the enterprise

SAP SE is rolling out a new version of its business suite, aimed at giving enterprise companies a revamped platform that will help them grow their customer base. In an announcement Tuesday in

Published on: February 3rd, 2015 Candice So