Clipless allows you to use your phone, hands-free

Every morning, I come to the office with my bag over my shoulder, a coffee in my left hand, and my phone in my right. That means I end up using my shoulder

Published on: August 20th, 2014 Candice So

Hointer bringing ‘efficiency of the digital world to the physical world’

Two years ago, Nadia Shouraboura was out shopping with her teenage daughter when they spotted a QR code in a store. Shouraboura recalled how her daughter pulled out her cellphone, raising it to

Published on: March 12th, 2014 Candice So

CIBC and Telus roll out mobile payments app

About a year and a half after CIBC first announced it was launching a mobile payments app with Rogers Communications Inc., the bank is now doing the same thing for Telus Mobility customers

Published on: February 4th, 2014 Candice So

Tim Hortons double doubles down on mobile payments

The next time you grab that double-double at your neighbourhood Tim Hortons, you might not have to bring your wallet – your smartphone could be all you need to pay for your caffeine

Published on: December 19th, 2013 Candice So

Three tips for smart digital marketing

When it comes to digital marketing, there’s a lot more to it than just posting on Facebook, tweeting via Twitter, or shooting creative videos for YouTube. There is a whole slew of creative

Published on: October 22nd, 2013 Candice So

Mobile to replace cash as king of payment options, report says

Cash might make the world go 'round right now, but it may lose its spot as the top transaction type between Canadian merchants and consumers within the next five years, according to a

Published on: July 23rd, 2013 Candice So

HP unveils EliteOne, EliteDesk Windows 8 desktops

HP is bringing touch to business as it unveils its latest commercial desktops to market. HP’s EliteOne and EliteDesk 800 series are desktop PCs that are designed for the needs of businesses today.

Published on: June 10th, 2013 Eric Floresca

Location-based marketing poised for mass adoption

Don't panic if you see more people waving their smartphones at billboards and TV screens these days. They're not crazy – but they are part of a location-based marketing (LBM) craze that's on

Published on: February 17th, 2012 Christine Wong

Digital pickpockets can dip into Google Wallet

A new and troubling vulnerability in Google Wallet has been exposed. Unlike a low-risk security issue identified yesterday, today's security flaw is described as painfully easy to exploit. Security firm Zvelo yesterday discovered

Published on: February 10th, 2012 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

NFC smartphones see breakthrough sales in 2011

Thirty-five million Near Field Communications (NFC)-enabled phones were shipped in 2011, in what has been described as a "breakthrough year" for the mobile payments technology.According to analyst firm IMS Research, that number could

Published on: December 19th, 2011 Sophie Curtis

Bake privacy into NFC chips now, Privacy commissioner says

Tap ‘n go technology, also known as near field communications (NFC) is well on its way to ubiquity within the next five years. However, the convenience and benefits promised by applications such as

Published on: November 29th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

NFC uses beyond mobile payment: romance, storage and magic

By now you're likely familiar with near-field communications (NFC)technology and its ability to help process mobile payments. But NFC's boosters think it's capable of more, oh, so much more.During the NFC Summit at

Published on: October 28th, 2011 Brad Reed