Left to right: Bob Jennings, David Jones, Matt Martin, Nadine Sykora, and panel moderator Shira Lazar. (Image: Buffer Festival Industry Day).

Published: October 16th, 2014


The BlackBerry Passport: A test drive and tutorial

I took the Passport for a five day test drive over the past week.   In that time I was able to come up to speed, not just on thumb typing, but on all

Published on: October 15th, 2014 Jim Love

This week – Google’s Nexus 9 and Apple’s lighter iPad, new Macs

It's going to be busy times for both Google and Apple this week. Ahead of the holidays, tomorrow Google is expected to launch its latest tablet, the Nexus 9. The tablet should be

Published on: October 14th, 2014 Candice So

2016 will be the year of mobile payments: eMarketer

If there’s ever going to be the Year of Mobile Payments, it’s finally coming – but we’ll have to wait until 2016 to see it, according to a new report from eMarketer Inc.

Published on: October 14th, 2014 Candice So

PC sales bouncing back as consumers buy fewer tablets: Gartner

PC sales may be in for a slow rebound, thanks to more first world consumers already owning tablets and starting to buy desktops again. On Thursday, research firm Gartner Inc. reported 79.4 million

Published on: October 9th, 2014 Candice So

Google search users now faster and smarter: Mediative

No one knows exactly what goes into Google’s search engine algorithm, PageRank. Even for marketing professionals, it’s a mystery – but that doesn’t mean search engine marketers shouldn’t try to crack the code

Published on: October 3rd, 2014 Candice So

Adobe Photoshop now available for Google Chromebooks

Google Inc. has just upped its game for its line of Chromebooks, announcing today a new integration with Adobe Systems Inc. that will bring Photoshop to Chromebook users. For users of Adobe’s Creative

Published on: September 29th, 2014 Candice So

Facebook relaunching Atlas, a cross-device ad platform

Updated Sept. 29, 2014 at 2:16 p.m. EST to reflect Atlas' availability in Canada. Facebook Inc. is rolling out a new version of its ad platform, Atlas, aiming to help marketers reach people

Published on: September 29th, 2014 Candice So

The launch of the BlackBerry Passport: Video

BlackBerry Ltd. is aiming its device more towards the enterprise, rather than consumers. The question here is, with a lot of employees bringing more devices into the workplace, does BlackBerry's enterprise strategy hold

Published on: September 25th, 2014 Candice So


BlackBerry launches the Passport for $200, 2-year plan with Telus

Updated on Sept. 24 at 3:38pm EST to include more details and quotes on the BlackBerry Passport. BlackBerry Ltd. unveiled its long-awaited Passport smartphone today, announcing the square-screened phone is now available in

Published on: September 24th, 2014 Candice So

3 in 10 Canadians not protecting themselves online, survey finds

When it comes to protecting ourselves online, Canadians are not the most savvy bunch in the world – in fact, we commit a lot of cardinal security sins, like sharing passwords, connecting to

Published on: September 23rd, 2014 Candice So

Amazon launches Kindle e-reader, tablets in Canada

Amazon.com Inc. has launched four new Kindle readers today, including the newest Kindle Fire HD devices, in a move to try to capture more of both the e-reader and tablet market. On Sept.

Published on: September 22nd, 2014 Candice So

How marketing can become a ‘noble profession’

Ask most people what a noble pursuit might look like, and ‘marketing’ probably isn’t at the top of their list. But for Dev Basu, CEO and founder of Powered by Search Inc., a

Published on: September 19th, 2014 Candice So

10% of top ecommerce brands flouting CASL, study finds

When it comes to letting consumers unsubscribe from their emailing lists, 10 per cent of the world’s top 200 ecommerce brands are not complying with regulations in Canada and the U.S., a new

Published on: September 17th, 2014 Candice So