Spotify Planning to Launch in Canada

Spotify will be launching its music streaming service in Canada, according to the Swedish company’s management team. The official date has not yet been released, nor has the timeline for entry into the Asian and South American markets, also on the company’s expansion agenda. Spotify has three tiers of service offerings including a free service […]

AndroidTO Teams Up with Hut2Hut for 2012 Conference

Hut2Hut Events will be organizing this year’s AndroidTO 2012 Conference scheduled for October 25th at the Scotiabank Theatre in Toronto. This year’s event will again play host to Canada’s largest gathering of Android developers and mobile professionals, but Hut2Hut aims to “raise the game.” Duncan Payne, President, Hut2Hut Events, says,”The staggering consumer adoption rates of […]

Liveport Expands Hotel WiFi Service to Australia

Liveport, a leading high-speed wireless Internet provider to hotels across North America, will now be servicing the Australian market. Many disgruntled Australian travelers and worried hotel owners had reported that WiFi services were falling behind the quality of those offered in North America and Europe, said Liveport. Furthermore, poor signals, low speeds and high prices […]

Music Streamer Deezer Expands to Canada

French music streamer, Deezer said it will offer services in Canada, Australia and New Zealand starting on April 25th. Deezer boasts 20 million users, 1.5 million paid subscribers, 15 million music tracks and a huge social media presence with 600,000 Facebook fans and 300,000 followers on Twitter. “We are thrilled to launch Deezer in Canada, […]

British Columbia Has Top Provincial Website

If you’ve been waiting to check out your provincial website to see if it lives up to the best, a Stratford Institute study released on April 18th has cut the legwork on that project significantly. British Columbia takes the top spot for its eGovernment initiatives, namely  providing the best online services and information for its […]

Smartphones account for almost half of mobile web usage

The February 2010 Mobile Metrics Report from AdMob was released today and it provides some interesting insights into consumer usage of Smartphones, feature phones and mobile internet devices.

The firm, which serves up ads to mobile devices for over 15,000 mobile sites says that smartphones accounted for 48 percent of traffic to its sites, up from 35 percent in February 2009.

Mobile Web servers up over 10 billion pages in October

The October 2009 Mobile Metrics Report from AdMob was released today and it provides some interesting insights into the growth of the mobile web.

The firm, which serves up ads to mobile devices from over 15,000 mobile sites, said that it served up just 10.2 billion advertisments in October, slightly less than the number it served up in September.

CP24 launches mobile friendly site

Toronto based news channel CP24 this morning announced the launch of a new moble news website.

In addition to a selection of local news and information items, the site has a traffic link which allows commuters to view images from MTO traffic cameras and view travel times for major arteries.

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