Mobility Archives - Page 4

How Lenovo’s new NA president plans to expand the company’s SMB presence

Joining Lenovo was a bit of a calling, the company's new president for North America, Matthew Zielinski, said in a recent interview. "The chance to be a part of the reinvention in a

Published on: August 17th, 2018 Lynn Greiner

CinemaTech: Eighth Grade depicts how thoroughly tech has embedded itself into kids’ lives

CinemaTech is Eric Emin Wood’s periodic look at how pop culture depicts the world of tech. SPOILER WARNING: An informal poll of the ITWC editorial team tells me there's a good chance you

Published on: August 16th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

LinkedIn creating new version of Groups feature

LinkedIn is updating once again, this time "fully rebuilding" its Groups feature.  In an announcement this week LinkedIn says it is rebuilding Groups for its website and mobile apps to make the feature

Published on: August 16th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Half of Canadians have abandoned a purchase at checkout, Payments Canada finds

A new survey by Payments Canada has discovered that just over half of Canadians have abandoned a purchase just before checking out. To be specific the survey, conducted on behalf of the Ottawa-based

Published on: August 16th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Alphabet puts $375M into Oscar; Alex Jones booted from Twitter; U.S. approves app as birth control

Google puts $375 million into health insurance startup Oscar, Alex Jones gets the boot from Twitter, and an app that tracks women’s fertility cycles gains the approval from the U.S. Food and Drug

Published on: August 16th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Spring and LG announce 5G phone; Turkey looks to ban iPhones; Welfare recipients tracked in California

Sprint and LG announce a new 5G phone, Turkey looks to boycott iPhones, and California officials track welfare recipients with license plate readers. Up first, trending on Twitter - Spring and LG are

Published on: August 15th, 2018 Alex Coop

Anki’s ‘robot for the home’ is like Alexa on wheels

He might be small but Vector the robot is helping the Anki robotics company take a big step into the home robotics market, or so it hopes. Anki, a toy and entertainment robotics

Published on: August 14th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Roots uses AI to redesign its website with a focus on user experience

It isn't easy for a business to stick around for 45 years and remain relevant in the digital age, even if your brand is as iconic as Roots Canada - but to avoid

Published on: August 10th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

How Thomson Reuters used Salesforce and SAP to transform its billing process

Digital transformation is hard, but when your customers make a point of telling you that it's not not easy to do business with you, something needs to be done. That was the challenge

Published on: August 10th, 2018 Lynn Greiner

Samsung Unpacked reveals Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy Watch, and Galaxy Home

NEW YORK CITY -- Samsung Electronics Ltd. wasted no time in showing off its new Galaxy Note 9 smartphone at its annual Unpacked event on Thursday, but also surprised the crowd with announcements

Published on: August 9th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Facebook wants to help more local businesses connect with customers

In a year that hasn't gone exactly as Facebook would probably like, the social media giant seems to be taking steps to win back the trust of its users; for example, by trying

Published on: August 8th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

New ‘heavy lifting’ drone gets green light from Transport Canada

A drone that can haul up to 25 pounds as far as 60 kilometres is slated to begin test flights in Canada's skies this week. Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) announced Aug. 3 that it's

Published on: August 8th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Want your messages to reach a wider audience? Try video games, Facebook suggests

Facebook Inc. has introduced three new ad solutions to its platforms aimed at helping marketers reach a little-discussed but potentially lucrative audience: video gamers. The solutions, which the company announced Thursday, are playable

Published on: August 2nd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

HP’s newest retail solutions are designed to Engage

HP Inc. really wants to help retailers Engage their customers. On Wednesday the company unveiled the latest devices and service offerings for its Engage line of retail solutions: Engage Go Convertible, which allows

Published on: August 2nd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung reveals newest tablet: the Galaxy Tab S4

Samsung has introduced its newest tablet, the Galaxy Tab S4, calling it the tablet for "people who want to do more on the go." In a Wednesday release, Samsung touted the device as

Published on: August 2nd, 2018 Meagan Simpson