SSL HeartBleed

The SSL HeartBleed bug is a serious vulnerability in the security layer of the internet.  It has been around since December 2011 and it is estimated the “bad guys” have known about this vulnerability since about mid 2012. The vulnerability allows attackers to read secure traffic while it is in transit.  It affects approximately 20%

Deciding Which Smartphone to Choose

This morning our CEO, Chad Jones, was on Global Morning Saskatoon to talk about the latest smartphone platforms. Here is a summary of his discussion with Global’s Melissa Nakhavoly: iPhone Apple has confirmed that the iPhone 5S will be available on September 10th iPhones are one of the most expensive phones on the market and have the

What is Open Data?

CollegeMobile is proud to host a forum in Saskatoon entitled: An Open Discussion About Open Data on May 23. We’ve got a number of Saskatoon city managers coming, and are hoping that the development community will respond with insightful and constructive ideas. I’m writing this from the perspective of a developer, and I’m operating from the standpoint of

The Future of Media

Today I spoke at the Association of Electronic Journalists Prairie Regional Pro conference. The audience is a grouping of TV and radio new reporters and editors from the prairie provinces. There were many reporters there who I met previously while doing interviews. The talk was in a room of about forty people and the topic

CBC’s “The National” features CollegeMobile CEO

Chad Jones, CollegeMobile CEO, was featured on CBC’s “The National” for his role in developing the first university accredited course in Canada for iPhone application programming.