Will 2017 bring us a brave new world? A look at the top tech news of the year

Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World posits that a utopian society is synonymous with progress through invention. But how close have we come to reaching a utopian vision of technological progress over the past year?

Published on: December 20th, 2016 Mudeeha Yousaf



It’s official – Pokémon Go really does help small businesses catch ’em all [infographic]

By now, it's common knowledge that small businesses, particularly retailers near so-called "PokéStops," can use mobile game phenomenon Pokémon Go to increase foot traffic - but now Slant Marketing has the numbers to

Published on: September 13th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Pokémon Go a breeding ground for malware, Proofpoint warns

Security concerns related to Pokémon Go are nothing new - but in addition to existing problems regarding user privacy, the game could also leave its players vulnerable to malware, a new blog post

Published on: September 8th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood


Exploring Augmented Reality’s progress at the Canadian National Exhibition

Pokémon Go isn't just the latest mobile gaming hit akin to Angry Birds, it's also the first experience many people will have with augmented reality technology. While visitors to this year's Canadian National

Published on: September 2nd, 2016 Brian Jackson

Pokémon Go just the tip of $162 billion AR/VR trend: IDC

By Stephanie Cooper Pokémon Go's popularity may be on the decline, but it was just the beginning of a booming growth period for augmented reality and virtual reality technology, according to a new

Published on: August 29th, 2016 ITBusiness Staff

How to make an MMO like Pokémon Go

Since its July release, Pokémon Go has proven to be an effective exercise app, foot traffic generator for small businesses, booster of workplace productivity, and even an effective sales tool. It's also been

Published on: August 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Energy services provider using Pokémon Go to help overheated Canadians catch a new air conditioner

As this week's record-breaking temperatures across Canada make it increasingly more difficult for even the most dedicated Pokémon Go player to catch 'em all, a Toronto-based energy services company is reminding them that

Published on: August 12th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Pokémon Go – now Canadians can catch ’em all

If you live in Toronto and want to (legally) try hunting for Pikachu on your coffee break, now you can. One and a half weeks after its July 6 release in the U.S.,

Published on: July 17th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

How to ensure Pokémon doesn’t make your workplace productivity Go down

As Pokémon Go continues to surge in popularity - its daily user base recently surpassed Twitter's, and the average player is now spending more time with it than Facebook - it's likely that

Published on: July 15th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

How Pokémon Go is helping small businesses catch ’em all

After learning how they can take advantage of Pokémon Go, small businesses might be looking forward to the official Canadian release of Nintendo's wildly popular augmented reality game even more than nostalgic millennials.

Published on: July 13th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Is Pokémon Go a huge security vulnerability for your business?

This probably isn't what Nintendo Ltd. had in mind when its marketing wizards created Pokémon's slogan, "Gotta catch 'em all." The celebrated video game developer and publisher, which has risen in market value

Published on: July 12th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood