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CIX: Fresh crop of Canadian startups puts a new spin on farming and finance

It's the last day of the three-day Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) conference when David MacMillan finally notices a faux pas. On a clear plastic placard displayed inside the networking area, someone has misspelled

Published on: November 24th, 2016 Christine Wong

Consumers still prefer using cash to buy – for now: Payments Canada

Cash continues to be the preferred method of payment for the majority of Canadians, but its popularity isn't worth much. According to Payments Canada's latest "Canadian Payment Methods and Trends" report, released Thursday,

Published on: November 17th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Sage integrates with Vancouver’s Beanworks to help SMBs automate their accounting process

Accounting can be a headache regardless of your company's size, but at least enterprises can invest in automation software - a boon Sage plans to share with Canadian small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs)

Published on: November 16th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

FreshBooks announces integration with Google’s G Suite cloud platform

If you're a G Suite user who wishes Google Inc.'s cloud platform would let you file invoices as easily as it helps you collaborate with your colleagues, or a FreshBooks user who wishes

Published on: November 11th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

‘Hey Siri, send money’ – Canadian PayPal users

Now Canadian diners can ask Siri to help them split the bill. On Thursday PayPal Holdings, Inc. announced a Siri integration for its iOS app: Canadian iPhone users can now ask Apple Inc.'s

Published on: November 11th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

CIBC customers get early access to Samsung Pay

Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. and CIBC have announced a partnership that will give CIBC customers early access to Samsung Pay as it launches in Canada. Similar to Apple Pay, Samsung Pay lets users

Published on: November 8th, 2016 Alex Radu

Big banks have nothing to fear, but need to learn, from fintech, Salesforce says

Fintech might be among the loudest sectors in a booming industry, but a new Ipsos survey conducted on behalf of Salesforce.com indicates that Canadians aren’t willing to close the books on their bank’s

Published on: November 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

QuickBooks gets new integrations with Google, more to come

QuickBooks users can now prepare invoices for their clients simply by scheduling their work time in Google Calendar, thanks to a new partnership announced between Intuit Inc. and Google on Oct. 21. The

Published on: October 25th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Mastercard and BMO officially release Identity Check in North America

Canadian commercial clients of Bank of Montreal can finally check out Mastercard Inc.'s "selfie pay" technology for themselves. The financial services giant, which collaborated with BMO to launch its biometric-based online payment confirmation

Published on: October 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

PayPal announces support for Facebook ecommerce platforms

First it was Shopify Inc.; now PayPal Holdings Inc. will be adding its services to Facebook Inc.'s e-commerce platform, the company announced Monday. Effective immediately, U.S. PayPal customers will be able to link

Published on: October 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Mobile payment awareness rising, but Canadians need more incentive to use it: Accenture

Canadian consumers are becoming increasingly aware of mobile payments, but remain unlikely to adopt the technology unless they find it easier or more valuable to use than card-based systems, a new survey by

Published on: October 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

North America’s first fintech chatbot is Canadian

There are chatbots for retail and chatbots for checking the weather, so why not a chatbot for fintech? Montreal-based online small business lender Thinking Capital answered that question this week by introducing "Lucy",

Published on: October 20th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Companies need to upgrade their travel and expense management tools, Forrester says

As mobile technology disrupts the travel and financial services industries, employers need to be aware of the impact it’s having on travel and expense reports as well, according to a new report by

Published on: October 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Sage deepens Salesforce integration with new cloud tie-ins

SAN FRANCISCO -- Small and medium-sized businesses that use Sage to manage their accounting and some aspect of Salesforce.com Inc.'s cloud suite have some new tools that should help improve their workflow today.

Published on: October 4th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Glance Pay uses your smartphone camera to pay restaurant bills faster

If you've ever enjoyed a great meal at a restaurant, only to have your experience ruined by waiting to pay your server on the one credit card machine available, then you understand the

Published on: September 22nd, 2016 Alex Radu