2010 was the year of the iPad. Who will disrupt the tablet market in 2011?

The future of tablets isn’t clear cut and that’s a common sentiment amongst the major recent players whom have emerged with competing technologies. A space that was in 2010 dominated by the iPad with an honourable mention to the Samsung Galaxy are seeing a game changing year in 2011. This year, Apple defined what we could do with a … Continued

The future of online video and what it means for technologists

The changing face of online video is undeniable. According to B2C Marketer, recent online trends indicate that web generated video content will be a major player in 2011. For marketers, this shift in video technology moving to the mainstream will be the differentiator in terms of impact on business outcomes in the coming year. If the online video industry … Continued

And the winner of a FREE ticket to the Ad Lounge Conversuasion is…

…Amanda Fraioli! In Amanda’s words, here’s why she wanted to attend Adlounge: It would be so amazing if I could attend this event! Would love to see and hear stories from industry leaders. It would be a great experience and very inspirational for me. Amanda is the lucky winner of one complimentary pass to Conversuasion … Continued

WIN a ticket to this week’s Conversusaion sponosred by Ad Lounge!

Comment on this post and we’ll pick (at random) a lucky Techvibes reader to win a pass to this week’s Conversuasion on October 28th at the Arts and Letters Club in Toronto. Winners will be announced Tuesday, October 26th – follow @soniyamonga for winner announcement! The third event of its kind, Conversuasion celebrates the value … Continued

Funding grows for Toronto’s Syncapse Corp.

The last time we spoke to Syncapse Corp, the company had just acquired London based Nudge Social Media.  Today, Syncapse announced the successful completion of a $2 million round of financing from the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC). The funds will be used for further product research and development. According to the company, “This announcement follows Syncapse’s first round … Continued

Why TEDxToronto will change the world (and already is)

There is a Buddhist saying that goes something like this: We are shaped by our thoughts and as such, we become what we think. In the spirit of sharing ideas across religion, race, creed and economic background, TED talks around the world have become an “ouchy” pillar of community building. Ouchy isn’t a dismissive term if … Continued

TEDxToronto – the journey continues tomorrow

After much anticipation, speakers, attendees and citizens alike will come together for what is known as one of the most forward thinking movements of change. The TED series of conferences have become synonmous with thought leadership. This year’s TEDxToronto conference is certainly no different. Themed as a day to take action, tomorrow’s conference (taking place at The Glenn Gould Studio) … Continued

The brainchild behind #140conf – Jeff Pulver visits Toronto

This month, those who attended the regular Tweetup at The Gladstone (run under the @tweetgasmto banner) were in for a rare treat. Whether you’ve ever been to a 140 characters conference (better known as #140conf) event in the past, hearing Jeff Pulver, who is touted as one of the ‘internet’s smartest guys’ speak, is a must for anyone remotely … Continued

Syncapse acquires UK based Nudge Social Media

Canadian based Syncapse Corporation whose global reach now spans the US and Europe has recently acquired UK based Nudge Social Media. In an effort to remain at the forefront of social media technology solutions, Syncapse President and CEO Michael Scissons had this to say about the company’s new relationship with Nudge: [This acquisiton] will enable us to expand our … Continued