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Happy third birthday Snapchat (Infographic)
Happy third birthday Snapchat (Infographic)

As the MD of a digital marketing company, my time is spent mainly on studying all things online marketing.

By Lisa Hallgren 29 Sep 2014 14:42

CANADA

BlackBerry's new phone targets business users
BlackBerry's new phone targets business users

OTTAWA, CANADA: BlackBerry has unveiled its newest smartphone with a full physical keyboard and a large screen and says it will return to its roots by targeting business users.

25 Sep 2014 07:43

CANADA

Canada's Shomi to compete with Netflix
Canada's Shomi to compete with Netflix

MONTREAL CANADA: Two of Canada's largest cable companies teamed up to launch an online television service to compete with Netflix, amid fears of dwindling traditional television viewership.

27 Aug 2014 09:28

CANADA

How to boost conversion rates
How to boost conversion rates

TORONTO, CANADA: For years, our company focused on getting more and more traffic to our clients' websites. (Infographic)

By Lisa Hallgren 26 Aug 2014 11:29

CANADA

Robot hitchhikes across Canada
Robot hitchhikes across Canada

OTTAWA, CANADA: A chatty robot with an LED-lit smiley face was sent hitchhiking across Canada this summer as part of a social experiment and reached its final destination having covered several thousand kilometres on the road.

22 Aug 2014 10:26

CANADA

Canada says China hacked science agency computers
Canada says China hacked science agency computers

OTTAWA, CANADA: Canada accuses China of hacking into the computers of its research and development arm, which Beijing strongly denied.

4 Aug 2014 10:34

CANADA

BlackBerry buys Secusmart
BlackBerry buys Secusmart

OTTAWA, CANADA: Loss-making Canadian smartphone manufacturer, BlackBerry has bought German voice and data encryption and anti-eavesdropping firm Secusmart. Secusmart's customers include NATO, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and entire government.

31 Jul 2014 11:07

CANADA

BlackBerry makes a small profit

MONTREAL, CANADA: Canadian smartphone company BlackBerry, under new leadership, announced a small profit in a surprising turnaround despite a huge drop in revenues.

20 Jun 2014 07:27

CANADA

BlackBerry beefs up its message security
BlackBerry beefs up its message security

OTTAWA, CANADA: Canadian smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry announced the release of new "enhanced security" for its popular BBM messaging service, aiming to win back corporate users with high security needs such as banks.

18 Jun 2014 09:45

CANADA

Second annual global customer service survey: The findings
Second annual global customer service survey: The findings

INDIANAPOLIS, US: Research by global software provider Interactive Intelligence Inc reveal what customers look for in a great service experience.

10 Jun 2014 07:19

CANADA

BlackBerry sells Canadian properties for Can$305m
BlackBerry sells Canadian properties for Can$305m

OTTAWA, CANADA: Smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry has sold most of its Canadian properties to San Francisco-based real estate investment firm Spear Street, for Can$305m (US$278m).

6 May 2014 09:11

CANADA

Canada shuts tax filing website over 'Heartbleed' bug
Canada shuts tax filing website over 'Heartbleed' bug

OTTAWA, CANADA: Canada's tax agency shut its website on Wednesday (9 April) after warning that encrypted taxpayer data could be vulnerable to the "Heartbleed" bug.

10 Apr 2014 09:30

CANADA

BlackBerry still bleeding with US423m loss
BlackBerry still bleeding with US423m loss

MONTREAL, CANADA: The struggling smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry reported a loss of US$423 million in the fourth quarter of its 2014 fiscal year, with revenues still falling.

31 Mar 2014 07:09

CANADA

Naseem Javed
Rebellion in the Dotcom Kingdom

TORONTO, CANADA: Since the invention of the internet, suddenly the phrase 'dot com' became the single most powerful word of the century...

By Naseem Javed 6 Feb 2014 09:41

CANADA

Canadian writes of battle to save baby as wife dies
Canadian writes of battle to save baby as wife dies

OTTAWA, CANADA: A Canadian whose brain-dead pregnant wife is being kept on life support until the birth of their baby is giving the public a glimpse of his very personal tragedy.

5 Feb 2014 06:18

CANADA

Going digital hurting newspapers: industry spokesman
Going digital hurting newspapers: industry spokesman

MONTREAL, CANADA: Going digital is what's hurting Canadian newspapers, not a lack of revenues or readers, which are both up, says a publishing industry spokesman.

9 Jan 2014 08:22

CANADA

Blackberry sues company for violating keyboard patent
Blackberry sues company for violating keyboard patent

MONTREAL, CANADA: Blackberry filed a legal action in a California court against Los Angeles firm Typo Products for violating its patents using a Blackberry-like keyboard made for Apple's iPhone.

6 Jan 2014 06:52

CANADA

BlackBerry loss widens, reorganises manufacturing
BlackBerry loss widens, reorganises manufacturing

OTTAWA, CANADA: BlackBerry confirmed it fell deeper into the red in the past quarter as the struggling smartphone manufacturer unveiled a new manufacturing partnership and a revamped organisational structure.

24 Dec 2013 07:54

CANADA

Lawsuit accuses BlackBerry of raising false hopes
Lawsuit accuses BlackBerry of raising false hopes

OTTAWA, CANADA: BlackBerry shareholders on Tuesday, 15 October, launched a class-action lawsuit against the company, alleging its optimistic sales forecasts for its new smartphones cost them hundreds of millions of dollars, lawyers announced.

17 Oct 2013 08:12

CANADA

Spying not illegal, says Canada eavesdropping chief
Spying not illegal, says Canada eavesdropping chief

OTTAWA: Canada's electronic eavesdropping agency chief spoke for the first time on Wednesday, 9 October 2013, since allegations of spying on Brazil's mining and energy ministry, saying its work is legal and doesn't target Canadians.

10 Oct 2013 13:25

CANADA

BlackBerry plans property sale to cut costs
BlackBerry plans property sale to cut costs

MONTREAL: CANADA: BlackBerry is eyeing the sale of office space to cut expenses after posting a nearly US$1bn loss last quarter, a spokesman for the company said on Wednesday, 2 October.

3 Oct 2013 11:42

CANADA

BlackBerry agrees to sell for US$4.7bn
BlackBerry agrees to sell for US$4.7bn

OTTAWA, CANADA: BlackBerry has agreed to a US$4.7bn buy-out by a consortium of investors who plan to take the struggling Canadian smartphone manufacturer private.

25 Sep 2013 11:39

CANADA

Dead teen's photo used to advertise dating website
Dead teen's photo used to advertise dating website

OTTAWA, CANADA: Parents of a Canadian girl who killed herself after months of cyber-bullying following a rape were sickened on Wednesday, 18 September, that her image was used to advertise an online dating service.

20 Sep 2013 07:28

CANADA

Blogger dials 911 over cinema cell phone disruption

TORONTO, CANADA: An American blogger annoyed by texting and emailing on smartphones during a movie at the Toronto film festival called police this week.

14 Sep 2013 08:37

CANADA

BlackBerry fires its product testing team
BlackBerry fires its product testing team

OTTAWA, CANADA: Struggling smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry has fired 250 employees in a new product testing division at its Canadian headquarters, a spokesman for the company said on Thursday, 25 July.

26 Jul 2013 07:26

CANADA

Bertelsmann & Pearson finalise merger transaction Penguin Random House
Bertelsmann & Pearson finalise merger transaction Penguin Random House

The merger of Penguin Random House has been officially announced, as the CEO Markus Dohle, announced the global senior executive team on 1 July 2013.

2 Jul 2013 08:31

CANADA

Euronews Persian now on GLWiZ
Euronews Persian now on GLWiZ

LYON, FRANCE: Euronews, one of the leading international news channels in Europe, has concluded an agreement with GLWiZ, international WebTV provider, to connect with Persian-speaking (Farsi) communities all over the world.

18 Jun 2013 06:45

CANADA

The Bees Awards announces nominations
The Bees Awards announces nominations

SAN FRANCISCO, US: The 4th edition of The Bees Awards - 1st international social media marketing awards - has announced their 2013 nominations.

21 May 2013 09:07

CANADA

D&AD Awards: The nominations
D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013 11:05

CANADA

comScore releases the "2013 Canada Digital Future in Focus" Report
comScore releases the "2013 Canada Digital Future in Focus" Report

TORONTO, CANADA: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, today released the 2013 Canada Digital Future in Focus report.

5 Mar 2013 10:02

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