Rogers, RIM team up on NFC print ad tech

Research in Motion and Rogers Communication have partnered with near field communication marketing platform provider Crosscliq of Markham, Ont. to develop an NFC tool that allows consumers an alternative to QR codes which

Published on: January 8th, 2013

Global IT spending to hit US$3.7 trillion

Large enterprise expenditures on mobile devices, PC, software will drive global technology purchases in excess of US$3.7 trillion this year, according to a report released by research firm Gartner Inc. Worldwide device spending which

Published on: January 3rd, 2013

Product servicing the new green business model

TORONTO--As the price of natural resources grows with mounting demand, one York University professor predicts the emergence of a new business model where vendor will shift from manufacturing to servicing products. The business model

Published on: April 20th, 2010 Kathleen Lau


Motorola Inc.’s Motoblur service for Android-based smart phones is coming soon to Canada. The content delivery service will arrive on three Motorola handsets – the Quench from Rogers Communications Inc., the Dext via Telus

Published on: April 12th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

E-mail overload (or status emailicus)

My day is spent running meetings -- staff meetings, steering committee meetings and meetings of various kinds of national/regional/local governance bodies.Over the past year, I have noticed a trend of continuous partial attention

Published on: December 17th, 2009 John D. Halamka

Mobile apps are cool but not yet as useful

TORONTO – Michael Carter, CEO of Toronto-based mobile media company Mythum Interactive Inc., said from his children’s perspective, the fork and the mobile device were invented at the same time.“As far as my

Published on: November 27th, 2009 Kathleen Lau

BMO gives Wall Street Journal readers 2D barcodes

BMO Capital Markets introduced last week two-dimensional barcodes in select advertisements in The Wall Street Journal, the idea being that smart phone users can obtain more information about the ad on their devices

Published on: August 12th, 2009 Kathleen Lau

Is browser vs. mobile app brawl brewing?

More predictions about the future of mobile devices are coming out of the MobileBeat Conference in San Francisco. Ilja Laurs, the head of GetJar -- a mobile device app store that boasts 14

Published on: July 20th, 2009

How Cisco combines wireless, video and security

Wireless networks have caused security concerns for some time, but executives from Cisco Systems Inc. say when used properly they can actually improve security. At its Networkers Conference last week in Toronto, Cisco

Published on: May 24th, 2009 Greg Meckbach