Presented by Internet sales are expected to climb 15% this year over last, new data suggests, which is three times faster than overall retail growth. According to IBM, mobile sales are driving a significant portion of that growth. Mobile traffic now accounts for 32% of e-commerce traffic, a 45% leap from...read more
Presented by Canadian consumers have high expectations when online shopping, a new study has revealed, and discounted pricing is often...read more
Not one to be swayed by its hypercool aesthetic or its store packed with quality apps, US President Barack Obama continues to snub the iPhone in favour of his old standby, a BlackBerry.read more
XMG Studio has launched a new mobile game.read more
In the midst of BlackBerry's extensive turmoil, former co-CEOs Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis were last year kicked out of the billionaire's club and no longer counted among Canada's 100 richest people.read more
Texting messaging by Canadians is beginning to decline for the first time ever, the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association reports.read more
If you actually needed proof that we live in the most individualistic society in history, look no further than the Oxford English Dictionary: the venerable tome named "selfie" its Word of the Year (having edged out "twerk," doubtlessly to the relief English speakers everywhere).read more
BlackBerry is no longer for sale, folks.read more
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission today marked the coming into force of its wireless code, which enables Canadians to cancel their contracts at no cost after a maximum of two years.read more
Save.ca has launched a new free mobile app that provides access to weekly flyers.read more
Nadir Mohamed today retired as chief executive officer of Rogers Communications, a position he held since 2009.read more
Tomorrow night Techvibes is hosting a one-of-a-kind recruiting event called Tech Fest.
We've assembled a lineup of some of the coolest tech companies in Vancouver and are giving their founders and CEOs three minutes to pitch the sold-out room of more than 350 job seekers on why they should consider working for them.read more
Lucian Freud, an artist best known for his thickly impastoed portrait and figure paintings, passed away in 2011. Last month Geordie Greig had his biography of the painter, Breakfast with Lucian, published.
The book itself may or may not be interesting—Amazon and critic reviews regard it warmly—but what is interesting is that the vast majority of the 260-page piece was written on a BlackBerry phone.read more
The resurgence of BlackBerry Messenger continues.
The popular app, which had 20 million downloads in its first week after launching on Apple's iOS and Google's Android and now has more than 80 million active users worldwide, will soon come preinstalled on some Android devices, according to BlackBerry.read more
Following a very successful launch of BlackBerry Messenger on Apple's iOS and Google's Android, Waterloo's BlackBerry is today rolling out BBM Channels for current and legacy BlackBerry devices.read more
In a major management shakeup, BlackBerry is dramatically altering the C-suite ranks of its executive team.read more