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Brian Jackson, editor of ITBusiness.ca, interviews OpenText CMO Adam Howatson about marketing an enterprise software vendor, its deal with the Ontario government, and recent layoffs made by the vendor.
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I asked some ad agency execs to review the Windows 10 TV commercial and the results were... amusing.
Two African children totter around a desert landscape, next to a straw hut and a herd of goats. An Inuit toddler runs
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We're looking at how different generations behave online in our latest episode of CMO Digital. What audience are you hoping to capture online?
For episode 18 of CMO Digital, Fawn is looking to get her multi-generational team involved in explaining the content habits of millennials,
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What games are best to play? I have a Pebble Time, so colour would be nice. I like SprintRacer fine for a race or two and Tiny Bird is just impossible. Recommendations, please. 
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I don't play games on it. I don't think the buttons are meant for gaming. Just a thoughy.
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It's here, our review of the BlackBerry Priv is up. Find out if Android can save BlackBerry from exiting the handset 
If you love your BlackBerry phone but felt a little left out because you couldn’t get the apps you wanted, you are
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Here's an interesting approach to location-based marketing. This company is putting a platform on top of mobile payments for parking, allowing businesses to reach customers and learn more about them via Bluetooth beacons and a mobile app. 
If you're visiting a cafe or small storefront in downtown Saint John, N.B. sometime soon, don't be surprised if you receive an
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Asus just announced the release of its new ZenPad S 8.0 tablet. Here's how it compares in terms of specs to the Galaxy Tab S and the iPad mini 3.
A new flagship-calibre tablet hit the market today as Asustek Computer Inc. (Asus) announced the release of its new ZenPad S 8.0
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Vancouver made the top 20 list of startup ecosystems globally in this report. What do you think of the ranking, is it about where you expected Vancouver to be or is it a surprise?
Canada is home to three of the top 20 startup ecosystems in the world, but is falling behind the pace of other leaders,
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Is company brand becoming a part of the HR manager's responsibility too?
Human resources leaders are feeling overburdened by new expectations that they build a workplace brand and are increasingly looking to outsource their
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I'm the Batman of tech journalism.
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Brian is a web journalist that covers technology news for ITBusiness.ca. Brian has a passion for science and technology reporting, having worked in the past with Discovery Channel. He's travelled to Rwanda to volunteer as a print journalist and photographer, and is also a hobby photographer. Brian loves the outdoors and canoeing in the summer, and is attempting to become a skater for the colder months. Friends invariably know Brian's favourite superhero is Batman.
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Excellent at Scrabble, can run 10K in under an hour, once owned a 386 PC, beat Skyrim
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