A different kind of ‘mobility’ – Ottawa doctor uses BlackBerrys for rehab

You can tell a lot about a person by the way he walks - or at least you can if you're Dr. Edward Lemaire, research associate at the Ottawa Rehabilitation Centre. In his

Published on: January 17th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Jolt accelerator unveils 3rd cohort

The MaRS Discovery District's in-house technology accelerator Jolt announced its third cohort of startups today. The new group of startups follows the trend lately of more business-to-business focused companies being recruited into accelerator

Published on: October 24th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Elevator Pitch: LightningPlatform – create, target, and report with ease

One of the startups in the fourth cohort at Toronto-based accelerator Incubes, LightningPlatform is a cloud-based framework that aids development and provides complete visibility on actions performed by users. Think of it like

Published on: July 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Why I started learning code: a marketer’s perspective

By Alexandra Reid  If you’ve read any of our posts here, you will know that we’re heavily involved in the Canadian and international startup scenes, from Ottawa to Montreal all the way to B.C.’s

Published on: October 3rd, 2012 Francis Moran

Wanted: Intuit’s next killer finance app

Intuit Inc. is opening its APIs for financial data services to third party developers for the first time in its history.The goal is to spark innovations that could lead to the next Quicken,QuickBooks,

Published on: September 11th, 2012 Christine Wong

TinyCo to open its first Canadian office in Vancouver

TinyCo is getting bigger in Vancouver.The San Francisco-based mobile game developer is opening itsfirstCanadian location with a new studio in Vancouver. It's part of a hiringflurry at TinyCo following an $18-million venture capital

Published on: August 13th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Apple indicates multi-user iPad support in the works

A bug report response from Apple suggests that the company is working on multi-user support for iPad.In the bug report submitted to Apple, a developer suggested that the company should add support for

Published on: May 9th, 2012 Ashley Allsopp

First look at BlackBerry 10 alpha

Research in Motion still has a long way to go before launching its first BlackBerry 10 smartphones, but the company is hoping to tide fans over with a sneak peak at the operating

Published on: May 1st, 2012 JR Raphael

Why Adobe’s killing mobile Flash probably won’t affect you

If former Apple CEO Steve Jobs had lived just another month or so--he passed in early October--you can bet he'd be smiling right now--and possibly even fist pumping a la Jersey Shore.That's because

Published on: November 10th, 2011 Al Sacco

Android developers struggle to make a buck despite platform’s success

Making money by selling apps in the Android Market is still unlikely despite the massive number of users downloading apps there, according to Toronto-based developers.Businesses looking to cash in on Android apps are

Published on: October 27th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Research in Motion unveils BBX OS, woos open source community

The BlackBerry DevCon conference kicked off in San Francisco on Tuesday with Research In Motion (RIM) Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis unveiling a brand new operating system for tablets and phones: BBX OS. The BBX

Published on: October 18th, 2011 Ginny Mies

Windows Store details revealed by Microsoft

Microsoft Corp.'s Windows Store will be the only way to buy Metro-style applications in Windows 8 and the pages advertising application sales will be exposed to search engine results, according to a software

Published on: September 14th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Globe and Mail faces court battle with app developer

A Toronto-based mobile app developer says it will make a claim in court against The Globe and Mail after the national newspaper cut business ties and pulled its content.Spreed Inc. and the Globe

Published on: May 5th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Twitter tightens grip on third-party developers

Developers working on client applications that replicate Twitter.com's basic user functionality should turn their efforts elsewhere, because the company doesn't want any more such apps on the market.Moreover, developers of existing client applications

Published on: March 15th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez