Mobile Technology

The Fintech Revolution Is Just Getting Started

David Lester | Posted 05.19.2016 | Canada Business
David Lester

You can now open savings and chequing accounts, manage your retirement and investment accounts and get loans online, never mind being able to leave your wallet at home and use your phone to buy everything. Here are the top companies that can take you from money 2D banking to 3D.

Biometric Payments Are Coming To Canada (And That's Great)

MasterCard Canada | Posted 04.11.2016 | Canada Business
MasterCard Canada

Studies have shown that on average, we have to enter passwords eight times per day for the 10 different online accounts or applications we regularly use every week. You could use the same password for each, putting you at increased risk for fraud, or you have to rely on your memory for longer or more complex passwords. That's where biometrics come in.

Beat Your Competition With Frictionless Customer Service

Dave Borrelli | Posted 03.30.2016 | Canada Business
Dave Borrelli

Research shows that 94 per cent of customers who have a low-effort or frictionless service experience will buy from that same company again. hose who have a poor customer service experience? Watch out. Nearly everybody (95 per cent) will talk about a bad customer service experience to an average of 21 people.

Canada Is Poised To Join The Mobile Payment Revolution

MasterCard Canada | Posted 03.15.2016 | Canada Business
MasterCard Canada

Canada sits high on a global list of countries ready to make the shift because this country has quickly advanced all those requirements. Ensuring the payment made on your phone is as safe as the card you use today is absolutely key. New security measures developed just for mobile payments keep your payment information secure.

The Best and Worst of Online Marketing: 2014 Round-Up

Jeff Quipp | Posted 02.21.2015 | Canada Business
Jeff Quipp

2014 has seen some exciting developments in the digital marketing space. Here is a look at both the best and the worst of digital marketing in 2014.

WATCH: Businesses Must Get Their Mobile Strategy Right

Posted 04.11.2014 | Canada Business

As founder of Untether.tv, Rob Woodbridge is dedicated to helping businesses get their mobile strategy working for them. Speaking at the AOL Conversat...

WATCH: Mobile Connectivity Charts New Course For Business

Posted 04.10.2014 | Canada Business

Dave Wilkin is the founder of Ten Thousand Coffees, a networking site that brings recent grads together with business leaders. He notes in the video a...

WATCH: 10 Ways Your Phone is Smarter Than Your Brain

Posted 03.07.2014 | Canada Living

Admit it. Your smart phone is slowly taking over the role previously played by your brain. If used correctly, your smart phone will actually do mos...

Want Your Kids to Get Great Jobs? Point Them Towards This

Paul Barter | Posted 11.30.2013 | Canada Living
Paul Barter

Ten years ago did you think a car could park itself, or a dentist could 3-D print a ceramic crown while you're in the chair, or that you could see and talk to the person on the other end of the call? We also didn't think that the hottest jobs advertised today would include big data analyst, online community manager and SEO specialist.

Should You Work in a Coffice?

Sam Title | Posted 10.13.2013 | Canada Business
Sam Title

While every Coffice differs depending on many factors -- location, ownership/management, size, menu, etc., -- you'll want to first make sure the Coffice fits with your own values and work style, as you might do with any career choice.

'Coffice' Etiquette: How to Politely Work From a Coffee Shop

Sam Title | Posted 09.16.2013 | Canada Living
Sam Title

They are a rapidly growing segment of professionals who prefer to work from locations other than an office cubicle. They are called teleworkers, telecommuters, mobile workers, "cofficers." And the number of people choosing to get their work done in nearby coffee shops is only going to rise.

Could Mobile Technology Combat Sexual Harassment?

Hina P. Ansari | Posted 04.13.2013 | Canada
Hina P. Ansari

It's almost impossible to not have a day go by without hearing about an incident of sexual harassment, assault or rape occurring somewhere in the world. Then come the proactive hash tags, fan pages of support, and a myriad of online petitions. Armchair activism in full effect. And this is precisely what Cairo-based NGO worker Rebecca Chiao did NOT want to happen when she initiated a team of volunteers to fight the problem of sexual harassment on the streets of their city. When she was introduced to social mapping and heard that half of the many cellphone users in Egypt were women, she knew exactly what to do.

Calgary-Built Phone App, Remixes, Will Enhance Your Digital Music Experience

Victoria MacLean | Posted 02.04.2013 | Canada Alberta
Victoria MacLean

Calgary technology trailblazers Decoder has introduced Remixes, a free iOS app that makes it easy for music lovers to find and listen to remixes and covers of the songs in their music libraries. Users select a song and the app searches SoundCloud for available remixes and covers.

Rescuing the Reality From Virtual Reality

James Riley | Posted 10.20.2012 | Canada Business
James Riley

When the iPad came along, instead of the stylus, the new modality is touch, whether to pinch, scroll or "click." So how should a brand think about this whole "touch" revolution? Touch is a powerful and special thing. There are five easy steps to consider for both tablet and smartphone development.