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Can Progressive Web Apps Solve the App vs. Browser Dilemma?

ROBERT WILLIAMS, MOBILE MARKETER (DEC 12, 2017) — Mobile app or mobile web? While the debate has been discussed for years, there’s an emerging solution that blurs the line between to two solutions by bringing many of the advantages of native mobile apps to the mobile browser. Although both are used on smartphones and tablets, mobile…

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SweetIQ by ReachLocal Wins Best in Biz Award, BIG Award for Business and 2017 One Planet Award for Product of the Year

BUSINESS WIRE, MONTREAL, QC (DEC 7, 2017) — SweetIQ, a business unit of ReachLocal and a leader in location-based marketing analytics and automation solutions, took home three prestigious awards for its innovative Store Locator Software. The company received top honors from the Business Intelligence Group (BIG), which named SweetIQ’s Store Locator Software the 2017 Product of…

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Where Advertising Blockchain Companies Miss The Mark

VITALY PECHERSKIY (DEC 7, 2017) -The advertising technology industry lives in dog years. In the last seven years, automated ad buying has gone mainstream, leaving marketers wrestling with the complexities of the new and rapidly evolving programmatic advertising ecosystem. Faced with challenges like pinpointing where exactly ads are running and dodging bots, this new ecosystem remains in…

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National Challenge Aims to Spark Smarter Cities

TERRY PENDER, WATERLOO REGION (DEC 3, 2017) – The federal government’s Smart Cities Challenge will help expand the innovation economy by making public the huge amounts of data municipalities collect, says Kurtis McBride, co-founder and chief executive officer of Miovision. McBride is among the technology experts Ottawa consulted when it designed the challenge, a nationwide competition that will…

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Brain Drain 2.0 a Problem for Canada, Mobify Founder Says

JAYSON MACLEAN (DEC 1, 2017) – The CEO of Vancouver-based Mobify, Igor Faletski, says that Canada needs to do more to keep its homegrown tech talent from heading south, a problem that’s still stifling growth and hurting investment. “It’s a brain drain 2.0, it seems,” says Faletski in conversation with Cantech Letter. “One of the…

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