Hashtag Trending – Facebook gave 61 firms extended access to user data; Mario app makes $60M; Samsung devices sharing pics?

Facebook let 61 companies keep accessing user data, Cambridge Analytica-style, after officially banning the practice in 2014. Super Mario Run, a mobile app that Nintendo had the audacity to sell for $14 Canadian,

Published on: July 4th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Google makes it easier to build the next Pokémon Go; iHeartMedia files for bankruptcy; Tesla producing flawed parts?

Google has opened its Maps app to developers hoping to create the next Pokémon Go. iHeartRadio owner iHeartMedia has filed for bankruptcy. And a CNBC report indicates that Tesla has been producing a

Published on: March 16th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Daaba connects businesses with nearby law service providers that fit their budget

The legal profession is currently facing something of a paradox: today's law students face decreasing job prospects and are graduating with more than $100,000 in debt, yet depending on the area of law,

Published on: August 1st, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Do you know where your workers are? How AI-driven mobile apps are reshaping corporate travel

Among all the photos of cheese sandwiches and disaster relief tents that lit up Twitter a few weeks ago, one tweet sublimely illustrated the power and prevalence of mobile travel apps today. “@patricksurry

Published on: May 15th, 2017 Christine Wong

News flash: everyone is using their smartphone all the time

Smartphones have become integral to everyday life, and more consumers are using the devices for a wider variety of activities than ever before, according to new research from New York-based Fluent. The people-centric marketing

Published on: January 26th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

How Businesses Can Take Advantage of the Mobile App Boom

The rise of mobile technology has allowed for an app explosion over the past few years. According to The Statistics Portal, The Apple Store has 2,000,000 apps (as of June 2016) and Google

Published on: December 21st, 2016 ITBusiness Staff

Mobile apps are redefining the application development landscape

Mobile app development is reaching new height as more people are turning to smartphones, tablets and laptops. This evolution has opened up large avenues for the mobile application development business. On the other

Published on: September 19th, 2016 Tamer Marzouk

Top business smartphones of 2016: Xperia X Performance review

Over the past few years, we’ve looked at a number of Sony’s Xperia series of smartphones and have always ranked them highly. Although they may not have had as high of a profile

Published on: September 9th, 2016 ITBusiness Staff

Subway expands digital team by acquiring Vancouver-based online ordering platform

Perhaps best known for its $5 footlong sandwiches, restaurant chain Subway is delving into new business territory with the acquisition of a division of Vancouver-based online order-taking platform Avanti Commerce. The 20-person team, formerly

Published on: September 6th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Android makers compared: Sony crashes less, Motorola updates fastest

If you're in the market to buy a new Android smartphone and want to avoid device crashes, consider Sony. If you want the most up-to-date OS, then consider Motorola, according to a new

Published on: August 16th, 2016 Brian Jackson

With Skipmenu, you can press 1 to speak with a robot, or your touchscreen to reach an actual person

Whether it's automated menus, offshore attendants, or faulty voice recognition software, consumers and business users alike have an embarrassment of riches to choose from when railing against customer service. But what if we

Published on: August 10th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Daisy or daffodil? Soon your smartphone could tell you

If you find you can never quite remember the names of all the wildflowers growing along your cottage road - or for that matter, what's growing in your backyard garden - they may

Published on: July 26th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Walmart Canada launches shopping app as mobile becomes biggest traffic-driver

Ask Rick Neuman, executive vice-president of technology and ecommerce at Walmart Canada what his favourite feature of the retailer's new mobile app is, and he'll tell you it's the "favourites list." At one

Published on: July 21st, 2016 Brian Jackson

Mobile app development is growing, can enterprises keep up?

Gartner predicts that by the end of 2017, market demand for mobile app development services will grow at least five times faster than internal IT organizations' capacity to deliver them. According to The

Published on: June 24th, 2016 Tamer Marzouk