Sony tablet recall highlights BYOD problem

Owners of the Sony Xperia Tablet S might want to be extra careful to not splash a glass of water onto their fondle slab now that sales have been suspended due to a

Published on: October 5th, 2012 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry gets a ‘D’ in back-to-school phone sales

Looks like a lot of students didn't head back to school with a BlackBerry or Windows phone in their backpacks this year. Vancouver-based iQmetrix surveyed 7,000 wireless retailers in NorthAmerica between July 23

Published on: September 26th, 2012 Christine Wong

2012 B2B content marketing trends

By Alexandra Reid  Holger Schulze recently conducted a valuable LinkedIn survey on 2012 B2B content marketing trends that managed to attract an immodest 740 responses, the majority of which came from senior marketing professionals in high

Published on: September 6th, 2012 Francis Moran

Social CRM firm Jugnoo lays off 14

Toronto-based Jugnoo Inc. has finished a round of layoffs that reduced its staff size from almost 100 to between 80 and 85 employees, according to the firm.Jugnoo, which offers a Web-based customer relations

Published on: September 4th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Apple would maintain tablet dominance with ‘iPad mini’: IDC

Apple will continue to dominate the world's tablet market through 2016 if it launches a smaller iPad this year, according to research firm IDC.In a revised five-year forecast, IDC said last week that

Published on: July 12th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

What’s really not working, Facebook or advertising in general?

It was Graham Phillips, the former CEO of Ogilvy and Mather who said “Too much of today’s advertising is irrelevant and a waste of money.” He wasn’t talking about Facebook’s lack of success

Published on: June 5th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Samsung tops Apple in smartphone sales: IDC

The worldwide smartphone market grew 42.5 percent year-over-year during the first quarter, as Samsung Electronics overtook Apple for the smartphone leadership position, according to IDC's estimates.Vendors shipped 144.9 million smartphones during the first

Published on: May 1st, 2012

Apple hits revenue record on iPhone sales

Apple on Tuesday announced record first-quarter revenue on the back of soaring iPhone sales, with an assist from the iPad.During an earnings call with Wall Street analysts and reporters, Apple said it had

Published on: April 25th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Wozniak dishes: I designed the products, Steve Jobs sold them

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak spoke to students at the University of Southern California about the company he started with Steve Jobs in the 1970s.Atthe presentation on 19 April, Wozniak revealed that he wasdesigning

Published on: April 24th, 2012 Ashleigh Allsopp

Tablets not cannibalizing Canadian PC sales yet

In the dog-eat-dog world of computer sales, there's no evidence that tablets are causing cannibalization in the Canadian PC market, NPD Group researchers say.Although tablet sales are goinggangbusters, people are not completelyabandoning their

Published on: April 23rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

12 tips for effective video marketing

You've all seen --and envied--that viral video that gets millions of views seemingly overnight, the one everyone talks about for days. But does getting millions of views on YouTube translate into getting millions

Published on: April 20th, 2012 Jennifer Lonoff Schiff

Global tablet sales will double to 119M in 2012: Gartner

Global tablet sales will nearly double in 2012 from just a year ago, Gartner Inc. researchers predicted today.Gartner's latest forecast is for tablet sales to hit 118.9 millionunits this year, a 98 per

Published on: April 10th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Getting ready for the big show

By Francis Moran Crawford & Co. labels itself as “the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions to the risk management and insurance industry.” The company has offices in Canada and several other

Published on: April 4th, 2012 Francis Moran

Samsung Galaxy Note ‘phablet’ ships 5 million units

Samsung Electronics has shipped 5 million units of its "smart notepad," the Galaxy Note, surpassing most expectations, according to analysts. When the Note was launched last year it was seen by many as

Published on: March 28th, 2012