Welcome to the brave new world of location-aware ads
Jun 23, 2015
Facebook is attempting to insinuate itself into the workplace. But will it be a productivity boon or a social nightmare
Apr 23, 2015
Play-it's app itself is simple enough. It takes information feeds about cricket - including scores, stats, and the line-by-line commentary (fed in from a company that specializes in providing them), and wraps it up with competitive social engagement.
Mar 09, 2015
The Internet entrepreneur is trying really hard to turn Lanai, a rarified and slightly surreal Hawaiian island, into a top-tier resort
Mar 06, 2015
Hongwei Liu, the company’s founder, has already landed Brookfield and Oxford properties. The Kitchener startup wants to become the leader in geographic information system (GIS)-like systems for indoor facilities
Mar 02, 2015
North American society was built around cars. But do services like Car2Go herald a future free of private ownership—and drivers?
Feb 26, 2015
SweetIQ helps big companies with lots of outlets both understand and manage their local online marketing
Feb 23, 2015
Toronto-based I.cx encrypts every message right in the web browser before sending it on its way
Feb 16, 2015
“We have this mission to have young and upcoming designers come into the markets,” says the co-founder of HouseIt
Feb 09, 2015
ThinkData collects and cleans up government datasets, which in their raw state can arrive in any number of conflicting formats. The service parses each one, and hosts a clean copy on its servers, which clients can access
Feb 02, 2015
Ivor Tossell has been writing columns about online culture for The Globe and Mail since 2005. A reformed web programmer, his writing on urban affairs, technology and culture has appeared in Canadian publications ranging from very glossy to downright inky. He lives in Toronto.