Express IT: Ironman’s suit a peek into future of smart UI

Judging by its $1 billion box-office performance, just about everyone has seen The Avengers movie by now.The first blockbuster summer movie might show off a lot of superpowers and fantastical characters, but it

Published on: May 30th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Contingency plan helps Wind Mobile weather Blockbuster closures

After its retail partner Blockbuster Canada announced it would be closing many of its locations across Canada, you might expect that Wind Mobile would be in trouble. But fortunately for the wireless carrier,

Published on: May 31st, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Small coffee shops squeezed out by Starbucks’ free WiFi

After years of experimentation, coffee shops are finally figuring out what to do about Wi-Fi. Some have decided that Wi-Fi is a profit killer, and they're shutting it down. Others, most notably coffee

Published on: August 17th, 2010 Mike Elgan

Canadian online video firms not afraid of Netflix threat

The announced entry into Canada by U.S. video streaming firm Netflix has been described as a market-disrupting move by some industry observers but a local content provider and a streaming platform developer are

Published on: July 22nd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Blockbuster using smart technology to boost business, woo new customers

Action! Adventure! Thrills! Spills! The high-stakes drama of fixing the money-losing Blockbuster movie rental company has it all, except a happy ending yet. Can the duo of CEO Jim Keyes and CIO Keith

Published on: February 26th, 2009 Kim Nash

How to create a blockbuster product lickety split

Entrepreneurs that create blockbuster companies or products do very specific things that cause them to succeed, notes an expert in the field. A clearly articulated vision (pillars) and the right approach (process) are

Published on: June 3rd, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes