Canadians hate passwords, using them wrong, ready for biometrics instead: Visa

Consumers are ready to adopt biometric authentication technology such as facial recognition and fingerprint sensors to access the majority of password-protected services, according to a new survey by Visa Inc. Conducted on Visa's

Published on: January 11th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Canadian businesses failing to invest in mobile technology, SOTI warns

Nearly a third of Canadian businesses are failing to invest in mobile technology to improve their operations, a new study has found. In fact, according to a survey commissioned by Mississauga, Ont.-based Internet

Published on: July 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Just how friendly are Canadians? Facebook has an idea [infographic]

As Canada gears up for its 150th birthday, companies large and small are lining up to celebrate, and Facebook Inc. is no exception. In celebration of our country's upcoming sesquicentennial, the social media

Published on: June 21st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How devs can build both an app and mobile-friendly website for your business [infographic]

Businesses that haven't yet joined the mobile revolution because they aren't sure whether a mobile app, mobile-friendly website, or combination of the two will best serve their needs without breaking their budget have

Published on: May 23rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How many customers expect a ‘premium’ retail experience? The answer may surprise you

That the majority of retail purchases are driven by impulse decisions is nothing new, but as a new infographic from Cisco Systems Inc. demonstrates, the degree to which delivering an omni-channel experience across

Published on: May 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Canadian executives’ digital IQ lower than international counterparts: PwC

Canadian executives lag behind their foreign counterparts when it comes to digital transformation, according to a recent "Digital IQ" test by international consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). According to the company's latest Digital IQ

Published on: April 10th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Google survey concludes Google is awesome [infographic]

Google, Google-owned YouTube, and the Menlo Park, Calif. tech giant's signature browser, Chrome, are among teens and younger millennials' favourite brands, according to a new study by Google Inc. The study, which Google

Published on: April 5th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Generation Z doesn’t prefer to shop online

Generation Z doesn't prefer to just shop online, making the in-store experience still a vital part of the business. Despite what you'd think, the first digitally native generation actually prefers to shop at

Published on: January 13th, 2017 Alex Radu

Digital transformation pays off, VMware report finds [infographic]

A growing number of business leaders are making digital transformation a priority, and those who do so are reaping significant operational and financial benefits, according to a new report by Palo Alto, Calif.-based

Published on: January 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How native ads compare to traditional display ads [Infographic]

As advertisers know all too well, everyone hates being sold to and online ads can easily be ignored or increasingly blocked. Native advertising offers a solution to this dilemma, providing a paid ad placement that follows the natural

Published on: November 10th, 2015 David Hamilton

Why all your smart devices are cluttering up the Internet

Having an IP address is suddenly the coolest trend going. Every consumer gadget hitting the market these days is getting assigned its very own defining coordinates to facilitate data transfer - from smartphones

Published on: July 2nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Are you building a connected network for 21st century work?

While many of us continue to go to a physical office every day, the business world is changing quickly. And while some leaders are behaving like an ostrich (burying their heads in the sand),

Published on: June 18th, 2014 Ayelet Baron

Infographic: What consumers think when they shop online

I never understood why some of my friends would spend 30 minutes-plus on their laptops, poring over the shoes at Asos.com or checking out the books on Indigo. After minutes of agonizing indecision

Published on: January 27th, 2014 Candice So

Investment regulators latest in long line of high-profile data breaches

It seems lately that major security breaches involving the loss of thousands or millions of pieces of identifiable information are a daily occurrence. The Investment Regulatory Organization of Canada is the latest to

Published on: April 17th, 2013 Brian Jackson