Articles By Mandy Kovacs

Canadian HR departments unsure they can adapt to technological change

Technology is advancing at an accelerated rate, and organizations across Canada are feeling the pressure to keep up. Approximately one in four Canadian human resource (HR) leaders are concerned with their organization’s ability

Published on: February 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

YouTube live streaming goes mobile

While YouTube has hosted live streaming since 2011 - a simpler time of royal weddings and people jumping from space - it will now be offering live mobile streaming and a new revenue channel

Published on: February 7th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

New app aims to be Uber of personal training

Usually peoples' excuses to avoid physical activity come in the form of “I’m too busy”, “the gym is too far” or “I don’t want to leave the house.” But in a world where

Published on: February 2nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Services, product sales reach record numbers as Apple announces latest quarterly results

If anyone was worried about Apple Inc. losing ground to its competition in the tech market, they need not fret any longer. The company recorded several all-time records in its fiscal 2017 first

Published on: February 1st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Canadian tech industry rallies to oppose Trump’s travel and immigration ban

The Canadian tech industry has reacted to U.S. President Donald Trump’s controversial executive orders this past week, and the response is overwhelming disapproval. The recently-elected president signed an executive order imposing a travel

Published on: January 31st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

GoDaddy launches mobile website creation for dummies service

Getting a mobile website up and running just became a lot easier. GoDaddy, the U.S.-based cloud platform and website builder for small ventures, has launched its new Website Builder in Canada, a mobile-optimized

Published on: January 27th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Rogers to hire former Telus CEO as Q4 profits surpass expectations

Canadian communications and media company Rogers Communications Inc. has provided a more detailed timeline on its plans to hire former Telus CEO Joseph Natale as its next president while sharing its strong fourth-quarter

Published on: January 27th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

News flash: everyone is using their smartphone all the time

Smartphones have become integral to everyday life, and more consumers are using the devices for a wider variety of activities than ever before, according to new research from New York-based Fluent. The people-centric marketing

Published on: January 26th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Verizon sale being delayed, Yahoo reveals

It turns out being the victim of the two largest cyber attacks in Internet history might be affecting Yahoo! Inc.'s sale to American telecom giant Verizon Communications Inc. after all. The once-mighty search

Published on: January 24th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Atomic Reach gives content marketing a facelift

A new machine learning platform is shaking up the content marketing field and making it easier for companies to reach their target audiences. Toronto-based technology company Atomic Reach has launched a new software

Published on: January 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Microsoft patents a foldable phone-to-tablet device

A mobile device that can transform from a phone to a tablet in seconds might sound like science fiction, but could be on its way to market soon, courtesy of Microsoft Corp. Resembling

Published on: January 16th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Panasonic reveals two new rugged devices

Panasonic Corporation has announced two new additions to its Toughbook family. On Thursday the Japanese company unveiled the new 10.1” FZ-AZ Android Toughpad, an Android 6.0 Marshmallow-powered tablet aimed at enterprise users, along

Published on: January 13th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Customer marketing key for B2B companies, Influitive report says

A new report has found that business-to-business (B2B) customer marketing is on the rise and attracting more executive attention. The majority of B2B executives plan to increase investment in customer marketing in 2017

Published on: January 12th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Is your ISP really giving you the speeds it promises? Here’s how to find out

A US-based broadband testing and network diagnostic application creator is making it easier for Internet users to verify their network speeds. Ookla has announced that its flagship Speedtest.net website is now available as a

Published on: January 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Free learn to code event returns to Canada bigger than ever

Canadians will be getting the opportunity to learn how to code for free in 2017. The HTML500 is Canada’s largest free to learn to code event, and after a year-long hiatus, has announced

Published on: January 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs