Traction Conference 2016

Traction conference happened yesterday at The Commodore Ballroom and Gravit-e’s head of business development, Klara, attended. It was our first year in attendance but Traction Force’s 4th year hosting the event in Vancouver. The event was very well organized with good catering, a good lay out with vendor booths lining the central seating area, excellent […]

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Daedalus Cyber-Attack Alert System Something From The Future Arriving Today

It looks like something from a science fiction movie. On some sort of display the hero can touch and manipluate it to discover who’s responsible for the crime at hand. Built by the National Institue of Information and Communication Technology (NICT), it shows its users any attack on any network, the center representing the internet […]

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When Web Apps Replace Mobile Apps

I've talked about the benefits of web apps over mobile apps before, and while we can talk in an abstract way, nothing beats a good example. Unfortunately examples are a little difficult to find. The scarcity of concrete evidence is due to the fact that most web apps work behind the scenes. Preferring to stick […]

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Cross Platform Compatibility: Native App VS Web App

A recent Mashable article reported on the disillusionment with native apps amongst certain publishers. The article goes on to explain a subject broached here a few times, basically Web Apps versus Native Apps, but there was a little snippet that caught my attention: “Given the amount of traffic publishers are seeing from mobile-web browsers, coupled […]

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Canadian Computer Geeks Reign Supreme

It’s a good time to be a computer geek in Canada. No longer is it necessary for the geeky amongst us to hide away, as according to economists the computer literate have turned the Canadian digital economy into the most cost effective one in the world. According to a recent Techvibes article, Canadian digital firms hold […]

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Online Video: A Hidden Battleground

It may not be apparent to those who aren't working behind the scenes, but there's a battle going on in the world of online video right now.  It's in many ways reminiscent of the fight between Blu-Ray and HD DVD a couple years ago, with the main difference being that, in this case, users aren't […]

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Canada vs. the World: Are We Competitive Enough?

The World Economic Forum recently published The Global Competitiveness Report 2010-2011, which ranks 139 countries based on how competitive they are. Along with the overall ranking, the report includes detailed analysis in three areas: the basic environment and infrastructure, efficiency enhancers, and innovation and sophistication factors. So, how did we do? Here’s a breakdown of […]

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