Adobe’s new subscription model attracting new SMB customers, company says

The wholesale move to subscription pricing that Adobe Systems Inc. announced at its Max conference in Los Angeles this week is winning the company new business from the smaller end of the market,

Published on: May 9th, 2013 Francis Moran

Ontario tax credits, talent pool used to lure video game firms

Why would a parent hand a $600 piece of breakable technology they depend on every day over to their two-year-old? It’s a good question, and one that inspired Jason Krogh, CEO of Zinc

Published on: March 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

81 ways to market your mobile app from Tapgage

You’ve spent weeks/months – designing and developing your app. It takes a lot of time to get it just the way you want it, but when you launch on the App Store, you

Published on: November 1st, 2012 Lauren Clegg

Demand for iOS talent softer after tepid iPhone 5 launch, Maps disaster

Demand for iOS talent cooled in the third quarter after tepid iPhone 5 reviews and the Apple Maps fiasco, according to new data on tech hiring trends around the world. Postings for iOS

Published on: October 30th, 2012 Christine Wong

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

Facebook’s new mobile ads push directly to app stores

Facebook announced on Tuesday a new mobile-optimized ad unit that will direct users directly to install mobile apps.A beta program is available for a limited number of developers who want to try the

Published on: August 9th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Windows 8 released to manufacturers

Microsoft Corp. announced today that Windows 8 has been released to manufacturing (RTM), hitting another milestone in the development of its flagship operating system.The RTM phase means Microsoft has finished polishing the OS

Published on: August 1st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Hands on with Android Jelly Bean

After a day of Google I/O announcements, I finally got my hands on a Samsung Galaxy Nexus running the Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) operating system. I found that there are a few things that

Published on: June 28th, 2012 Armando Rodriguez

Express IT: 3 ideas for the Mint’s MintChip digital currency

The Royal Canadian Mint is getting ready to roll out money version 2.0.The pilot project is asking developers to jump on board a challenge with a $50,000 prize. The task is to build

Published on: April 16th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Ubuntu pitches metal-as-a-service for server provisioning

Ubuntu developer Canonical is working on a new provisioning platform called metal-as-a-service (MAAS), which will be used to activate new servers, on top of which a cloud can be deployed, founder Mark Shuttleworth

Published on: April 5th, 2012

Royal Canadian Mint reveals MintChip, issues $50,000 developer challenge

Hot on the heels of ditching the penny, the Royal Canadian Mint today announced a challenge for software developers to use a new digital currency technology.In a research and development effort, the Mint

Published on: April 4th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

RIM says ‘thousands’ of Android PlayBook apps already available

Research In Motion said that "thousands" of Android apps are already in the Android player launched one week ago as part of the PlayBook OS 2.0 update.The company said that the player could

Published on: February 28th, 2012 Nancy Gohring

RIM CEO Heins courts tablet developers at his first public event

Appearing at his first public event since becoming CEO of Research in Motion, Thorstein Heins confirmed today the company's BlackBerry 10 operating system will make its debut later this year.In a keynote at

Published on: February 7th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

10 free e-commerce shopping carts for your online store

More and more companies have turned to the Web to transact business. And, of course, if you are going to sell on the Web, the right shopping cart can mean the difference between

Published on: January 23rd, 2012 Vangie Beal