Intuit continues mobile march with ProFile Connect app

Late last year, financial software developer Intuit released a mobile app version of QuickBooks Online its cloud-based bookkeeping software for SMBs. Now it's continuing its app development trend by releasing a mobile version

Published on: January 24th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Appclick Canada opens doors to new cloud apps store

A new app store offering Canadian small to mid-sized businesses more than 1,300 cloud-based apps has just come online, according to its creator.San Matero, Calif.-based SaaS Markets has launched Appclick Canada today. It’s

Published on: November 6th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Privacy commissioners issue guidelines for mobile apps

The privacy commissioners for Canada, Alberta and British Columbia jointly issued a set of guidelines today to help mobile developers bake privacy protection into their apps. The guidelines were released on the closing

Published on: October 25th, 2012 Christine Wong

Canada’s mobile app sector generates $775M in revenues, employs 51,000

Revenue generated annually by Canada's mobile app industry will more than double by 2016 to reach $2.2 billion per year, a new report forecasts. The sector now generates about $775 million in revenue

Published on: October 18th, 2012 Christine Wong

Is Ballmer bungling Microsoft’s Windows 8 app strategy?

The naysayers are coming out of the woodwork to cast doubt on Steve Ballmer's Windows 8 app strategy. Windows 8 gets its official debut later this month but with just weeksto go, critics

Published on: October 1st, 2012 Christine Wong

Ooomf gets $500,000 vote of confidence for app discovery platform

It's been a big day for Ooomf.The Montreal startup launched a public beta of its mobile app discoveryplatform on Wednesday, the same day it announced $500,000 in seedfunding from Real Ventures and BDC

Published on: September 5th, 2012 Christine Wong

Startup TO: Isn’t it time you got a cut of the deal?

Every click, scroll and eyeball is worth something. Heck, we even pay people to like us. Consumers like us have become an unassuming middleman within the ads and conversions. But what about our cut

Published on: August 14th, 2012 Ashley Huffman

RIM celebrates 3 billion downloads on App World

After months of gloomy news to report, Research In Motion finally has something to brag about: its app store, BlackBerry App World, just passed 3 billion app downloads. It took BlackBerry users just over three

Published on: July 9th, 2012 JR Raphael

Massive Damage affected by Apple’s app-crashing blunder

A Toronto-based mobile game developer had to scramble its support team and work overtime to protect a hard-earned 4.5 star rating in the App Store after an Apple Inc.-caused glitch corrupted an update

Published on: July 6th, 2012 Brian Jackson and Daniel Ionescu

Google+ turns one — but is there much to celebrate?

Google+ is hitting a major milestone this week. Google's fledgling social networking has hit its first birthday.That's right. Google launched its own social network ayear ago onThursday. And while it's a distant competitor

Published on: June 29th, 2012 Sharon Gaudin

New app screens Facebook apps for privacy threats

When someone plays Zynga's Words with Friends on Facebook they obviously expect to share that experience with whichever Facebook contact they play against. However, by authorizing Words with Friends--or other Facebook apps--users might

Published on: April 23rd, 2012 Tony Bradley

Startup news round-up: April 11, 2012

Here's the startup news making headlines today on other Web sites and blogs. The PlayBook is used to woo investors, a profile of a seasoned entrepreneur, and a job search startup finds financing

Published on: April 11th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Waterloo firm’s tiny NFC tags make objects social

Want your table to tweet and your picture frame to post Facebook updates?A Waterloo, Ont. startup is implanting some of the tiniest electronicchips ever made into inanimate objects, then layering them withnetworking capabilities

Published on: April 9th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Five critical digital media trends from CEA’s chief economist

You might expect the head of research at the Consumer Electronics Association to kick off his keynote presentation with a look at the hottest new personal devices coming our way, but Shawn DuBravac

Published on: March 23rd, 2012 Shane Schick