By Walter Noble, February 7, 2014 With 500 people in attendance at this year’s Wavefront Wireless Summit in Vancouver, Invest Ottawa was there to ensure delegates walked away having a great awareness and appreciation of the talent, technologies, innovation, and partnership opportunities that exists in Ottawa. Judging by the audience’s reaction, I believe that was accomplished.  I often heard … Continued

By: Elliot Chan, February 7, 2014 Admit it, our busy schedules stop us from getting stuff done (I know—the irony!). The solution: We share resources and help each other. Vancouver-based is making it happen with a selected group of “lifestyle couriers” that retailer, customers and normal-every-day-busy people can trust. Forty-eight hours after launched in November 2013 (hailing … Continued

By: Jacob Parry, February 6, 2014 Wavefront Summit discusses the future of mobile and how it will change retail Expect payments on plastic to go up against wearable tech and smartphones, said Derek Colfer, head of mobile innovation at Visa, in a presentation the company’s foray into mobile payments at the Wavefront Wireless Summit. Visa … Continued

By John Gray, February 5th, 2014 Mobile devices are redefining how we shop. For many traditional brick & mortar retailers, mobile hasn’t always been a positive experience. From showrooming to on the spot price comparisons, sales can be seen walking out the door. Yet in spite of the growing popularity and convenience online shopping offers, it’s not … Continued

By: Knowlton Thomas, February 5, 2014 The Wavefront Wireless Summits are well under way in downtown Vancouver this week and the event’s 500-plus attendees from around the world are findng themselves richly inspired by the seemingly limitless opportunities that lie before them thanks to advances in wireless technology. Held at the gorgeous Marriott Pinnacle Hotel in Vancouver’s Coal … Continued