Second Cup’s ‘Rewards’ mobile app drives brand transformation

For Vanda Provato, vice-president of marketing & category at Second Cup Coffee Co., a new mobile app focused on loyalty rewards and payments is better late than never. After a pilot phase in

Published on: May 11th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Mobile payments: a history of [in]security presentation

Using mobile devices to complete payment transactions in stores is on the brink of mass adoption in North America. What's not clear yet is what technology will be the most popular and how

Published on: October 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Tim Hortons fixes security flaw for nationwide mobile payments rollout

Canada's favourite coffee and donuts shop is rolling out its mobile payments app across the country and has fixed a security gap previously identified by ITBusiness.ca. The TimmyMe app is available for Apple's

Published on: May 22nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Tim Hortons security loophole could lead to theft in mobile payments pilot

Tim Hortons Inc.'s new mobile app, TimmyMe, is prone to a security loophole that allows someone to create barcodes online to steal the money from customers’ gift cards. Tim Hortons launched the TimmyMe mobile

Published on: February 12th, 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

Tim Hortons announces free WiFi access

Coffee-addicted Canadians now have one more excuse to slurp down double-doubles and scarf Timbits as they work, with Tim Hortons announcing free WiFi today.A majority of the coffee shops, which have arguably become

Published on: July 5th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Sneak peek at Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7 looked promising for both productivity and playtime in a preview of the platform loaded on prototype hardware, demonstrated to ITBusiness.ca.The long-awaited revival of Microsoft's mobile operating system was released to

Published on: September 8th, 2010 Brian Jackson

iPhone app helps Tim Hortons’ lovers find quick gratification

Tim Hortons lovers raise a cup to this. You'll never have to roam an unfamiliar city blindly searching for your next double-double.A couple of Canadian developers, this week, launched a mobile application that

Published on: August 25th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Earth Day Special – Canadian fuel management system helps businesses lower carbon emissions

Next to labour, fuel is the highest operating cost for transport businesses and a main source of toxic greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) as well. Accurately monitoring fuel consumption is vital to cutting cost

Published on: April 22nd, 2008 Nestor Arellano