Rogers hoping to see mobile commerce everywhere in 2014 and beyond

Next year and beyond, mobile commerce may soon become the preferred way to do transactions. At least, that’s the hope for David Robinson, vice-president of emerging technologies at Rogers Communications Inc. On Thursday,

Published on: October 18th, 2013 Candice So

Adobe improves analytics tool for marketers

Adobe Systems Inc. is rolling out several new features to its Adobe Analytics service, helping marketers carve out new trends from their data and analyze data collected from mobile apps. In July, Adobe

Published on: October 15th, 2013 Candice So

Royal Canadian Mint reveals MintChip, issues $50,000 developer challenge

Hot on the heels of ditching the penny, the Royal Canadian Mint today announced a challenge for software developers to use a new digital currency technology.In a research and development effort, the Mint

Published on: April 4th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Microsoft to help launch 10 Kinect-based startups

Microsoft on Friday announced a program designed to help 10 developers or startups launch businesses around products for Kinect, the controller that senses motion and voice. Developers with Kinect applications for the Xbox

Published on: November 21st, 2011 Nancy Gorhing

Video Rewind: Facebook Connect SDK ensures more banal status updates

The latest round of Facebook updates invoked a wave of complaints about the social network's redesign as users struggled to understand why the new look of their news feed.It was no surprise, as

Published on: September 22nd, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

iPhone 4.0 packed with more than 100 new features

Hot on the heels of the iPad launch, Steve Jobs took to the stage once again to pull back the curtain on the iPhone 4.0 OS. Like the previous major OS upgrade, this

Published on: April 20th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Adobe evangelist lets Apple have it

Responding to a change in the licensing terms for developers building applications for version 4.0 of the iPhone, a technology evangelist for Adobe has told Apple to go perform an anatomically impossible act.

Published on: April 13th, 2010 Joab Jackson

iPhone 4.0 previews Thursday, offers multitasking

Apple Inc. on Thursday will preview the next-generation operating system for the iPhone and release developers tools in preparation for a midsummer refresh of the hardware, an analyst said today.Early today, Apple issued

Published on: April 7th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

3D iPhone content created by Toronto firm and college collaboration

When it comes to making content that pops off the screen, Spatial View Inc. takes the phrase literally.The small Toronto-based firm has an array of hardware and software that is geared towards generating

Published on: July 24th, 2009 Brian Jackson

iPhone 3.0 features preview entices 20 per cent of cell phone users to Apple device

Even though Apple Inc. has yet to breathe a word about new iPhones, one out of every five cell-phone-owning consumers is more likely to buy an iPhone based on Apple's preview last month

Published on: April 8th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft to give small developers access to Surface SDK

Microsoft at its Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles next week will expand access to its Surface SDK for building applications for its surface computing platform.Developers will no longer need to first buy

Published on: October 28th, 2008 Paul Krill

Apple readies an ‘iTunes’ platform for the iPhone

Nearly overlooked in the hoopla over its new 3G smart phone this week has been Apple Inc.'s creation of an iPhone development platform, analysts said Thursday. And the App Store, the online mart

Published on: June 13th, 2008 Gregg Keizer