Samsung to open retail stores in Canada

Samsung Electronics Canada is set to open its first retail stores here in Canada.Though details are still sketchy, the first stand-alone Samsung location willopen in the Canadian market by the end of this

Published on: April 3rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

What kind of shopper are you?: New database tracks consumer habits

What kind of shopper are you?Canada's retailers want to find out, and a new database has beencreated to help them tap into the mindset – and habits – of Canadianconsumers. The database, dubbed

Published on: March 20th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Personal cloud to usurp personal computer by 2014: Gartner

The era of the personal computer is over, set to be usurped by the personal cloud, Gartner Inc. researchers predict in a forecast released today.The personal cloud will replace the PCas “the centre

Published on: March 12th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

First Microsoft retail store could be headed for Canada: report

Microsoft Corp. is firing a bricks-and-mortar salvo at Apple Inc. with plans to open its first street-level retail store in Canada, according to a report today in the Globe and Mail.Although Microsoft officials

Published on: February 14th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Video Rewind: Amazon’s Kindle Fire first look revisited

If a blogger following e-commerce giant Amazon.com is correct, the well-known Web brand will be opening doors to its first physical location in Seattle within a few months.Such a move would buck the

Published on: February 7th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Amazon to open bricks-and-mortar store, blogger says

Online retailer Amazon.com is poised to open its first bricks-and-mortar store in Seattle, according to an American blogger who covers the e-reader sector. The store will open its doors “within the next few

Published on: February 6th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

iPad 2 launch day hits Canada

With the iPad 2 launch nearly underway, tech enthusiasts are already lining up at stores all over the world for their chance to buy a piece of the Apple pie. The iPad 2

Published on: March 25th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Nexus One — an advertising gold mine for Google

Dash all the announcements of Google Inc.'s fast new phone, Nexus One, because on Tuesday the search company made conceivably bigger news with its creation of a Google-hosted Web store for purchasing its

Published on: January 8th, 2010 Matt Hamblen

iPhone trounces BlackBerry in battle of apps

Pigeon holing the iPhone as a fun device and the RIM BlackBerry as a "corporate standard" for business users isn't quite valid a distinction – as we showed yesterday in Part 1 of

Published on: May 28th, 2009 Galen Gruman