Don’t Let Them Know You’re Gone: How to Post on Social Media Safely When Traveling

Allstate and social media expert Francisco Randez offer advice on how to use social media when traveling and ensure your house isn’t broken into.

Facebook Introduces Live Video and Collage

Facebook launches Collages and Live Video.

Primus Survey Shows Canadians Still Clinging to Landline Phones

Are you curious about how many Canadians are still using landline telephones? Primus Canada was. The telecommunications provider worked with research firm Angus Reid and polled 1,516 people across Canada to find: 83 percent of Canadians have an active home phone line. Despite the smartphone craze, many Canadians choose to maintain a home phone line […]

Salesforce.com Continues Acquisition Spree with Halifax Startup, GoInstant

Salesforce.com will buy Halifax-based software firm, GoInstant for $76 million USD. GoInstant, founded in 2010, provides software that allows people in different locations to browse websites together. The ‘co-browsing’ technology is helpful in sales calls and customer support functions. “When we started GoInstant in early 2010, we set out to transform web browsing from a […]

Kobo Owner, Rakuten Takes $100M Stake in Pinterest

Japanese eCommerce leader, Rakuten, owner of e-reader company Kobo, said it plans to invest $100 million in the trendy social media site, Pinterest. Pinterest, which allows users to ‘pin’ images and follow other people’s images in an online scrapbook framework, is enjoying a tremendous surge in popularity having leaped from less than one million users […]

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 […]

Walmart Canada Awards Digital Marketing Contract to Twist Image

Marketing agency, Twist Image is ready to get to work on Walmart Canada’s digital marketing vision. Walmart conducted a competitive review and awarded the contract to the Toronto and Montreal-headquartered agency based on its strategy, execution and thought leadership. Emma Fox, Sr. V.P. of Marketing at Walmart Canada, explains: “After seeing Twist Image’s vision for […]

Shaw Media Teams With Social Network Firm, GetGlue

Shaw Media said it has formed an exclusive partnership with GetGlue, a leading social networking platform for entertainment in North America. Canadians will now be able to “check-in” to their favourite TV shows, including the season premiere of Top Chef Canada on Monday March 12th at 10 PM ET/PT. Chris Harris, Head of Online Content […]

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