Articles By Karim Kanji

BlackBerry takes leadership role in supporting Women in STEM

BlackBerry's new approach to staying relevant and important in the world of technology just received a new boost with the unveiling of their new BlackBerry Scholars Program. Announced earlier today at BlackBerry Live in

Published on: May 14th, 2013 Karim Kanji

BlackBerry Live 2013 begins with launch of new NHL GameCenter

Make no mistake, BlackBerry, through all its ups and downs, is still Canada's tech darling. So maybe it comes as no surprise that during the Welcome Reception the "star" of the evening was

Published on: May 14th, 2013 Karim Kanji

BlackBerry announces Q5 for emerging markets

One of the key takeaways from this morning’s Opening Keynote in Orlando is that BlackBerry is intending to fire on all cylinders moving forward. BlackBerry is not just a smartphone company. They are

Published on: May 14th, 2013 Karim Kanji

Social media reaction to BlackBerry Q10 launch

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Published on: May 1st, 2013 Karim Kanji

Facebook Home offers hyper-targeted access to mobile channel

It seems that whenever a new social media tool comes out, brands and agencies look at ways they can use it to sell more of their wares. The same can be said when

Published on: April 26th, 2013 Karim Kanji

Animated GIFs’ retro comeback is about engagement

Last week Google announced that their social network (Google+ for those of you at home keeping score) would begin supporting animated GIFs as profile pictures. With the popularity of Twitter's Vine app coupled with the dominance of

Published on: April 3rd, 2013 Karim Kanji

Vine making the case for business use

Earlier this year Twitter released the mobile video-sharing app, Vine. I also shared my early thoughts about Vine on my agency blog here. As soon as it came out two very distinct camps

Published on: March 15th, 2013 Karim Kanji

Is credit card alliance Foursquare’s saving grace?

By now you've probably heard that Foursquare had initiated a retail program that allows users to check in to locations and save money with their Visa or MasterCard. In fact, it's been almost

Published on: March 4th, 2013 Karim Kanji

The frenetic pace of a changing social media landscape

Social media is all over the news these days. Whether we're talking about startups and tools, brands, issues such as privacy and security or how big brands and events are using social media,

Published on: February 25th, 2013 Karim Kanji

XConnect: Innovating healthcare IT at MaRS

With the HealthConnect study currently underway we are very excited to present this conversation with the Life Sciences and Healthcare Analyst at MaRS Discovery District. Hadi Salah helps life sciences and health care

Published on: November 22nd, 2012 Karim Kanji

Rdigitalife: Dr. Mary Donohue on trust and currency in the social media age

Dr. Mary Donohue is CEO of the Donohue Mentoring System, which pairs CEOs with students. She is also a professor at Ryerson University and Dalhousie University. According to Donohue, trust has become a

Published on: November 19th, 2012 Karim Kanji

XConnectTO: Komodo OpenLab develops inclusive technologies

Our third episode of our Heath-focused series is a conversation between Karim Kanji and Komodo OpenLab co-founder Mauricio Meza.  Komodo OpenLab develops inclusive technologies that facilitate the daily lives of people with disabilities.

Published on: November 15th, 2012 Karim Kanji

XConnectTO: Hadi Salah on innovation in health care

With our HealthConnect study currently underway we are very excited to present this conversation with the Life Sciences and Healthcare Analyst at MaRS Discovery District. Hadi Salah helps life sciences and health care

Published on: November 13th, 2012 Karim Kanji

Rdigitalife: It’s the technology, stupid

Peter Carrescia is a venture capitalist with Omers Ventures, a firm specializing in the technology industry. Peter talks about the relationship between technology and the economy, and the "three T's" that make up

Published on: November 9th, 2012 Karim Kanji

Rdigitalife: Ryerson DMZ’s Val Fox on collaborative ecosystems

Val Fox is the director of the Digital Media Zone, a startup incubator at Ryerson University in downtown Toronto. Val talks to Rdigitalife host Ramona Pringle about the collaborative nature of the current

Published on: November 2nd, 2012 Karim Kanji