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CenturyLink brings world markets to the fingertips of Canadian investment firms

Automated trading and interconnected markets have given Canada's investment firms a massive digital headache in recent years - and the Canadian arm of Monroe, La.-based IT firm CenturyLink, Inc. is offering a cure.

Published on: June 10th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

BitGold reaches 1 million users, announces rebranding

Barely a year after launching its platform, Toronto startup BitGold surpassed one million users on May 25 - and is using the occasion to rebrand itself. On June 2, the company announced that

Published on: June 2nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Now financial advisors can use Wealthsimple too

Toronto-based online investment service Wealthsimple is extending its services to financial advisors by launching an automated platform designed especially for them, the company announced today. For a nominal fee, Wealthsimple for Advisors allows

Published on: May 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

NetSuite launches new billing software ‘SuiteBilling’, updates Oneworld

San Jose, Calif. - Cloud software firm NetSuite Inc. announced a slew of new products and updates on Tuesday, including a new billing offering and a significant update for its popular OneWorld platform, during

Published on: May 17th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Here’s why Canada was waiting for expanded Apple Pay support

Canadian banks may not have supported Apple Pay at its initial launch last November because the technology wasn't compatible with Interac Association's chip-and-pin contactless authentication method. Apple entered the Canadian market late last

Published on: May 10th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Apple Pay expands in Canada with support from major banks for debit and credit cards

Millions more Canadians could finally have access to Apple Pay, with the Cupertino, Calif. tech giant announcing today that the big five national banks, and payment networks Interac, Visa, and MasterCard have all pledged

Published on: May 10th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Thanks to PayPal, your customers can now return online purchases for free

If you've ever had a customer complain that the product they ordered online didn't match what they received, PayPal Holdings, Inc. would like to help you out. The e-commerce giant officially launched its

Published on: May 9th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Falling iPhone sales lead to Apple’s worst quarter since 2003

Falling iPhone sales led Apple Inc. to post its first quarterly loss since 2003 today, officially bringing a remarkable 13-year growth streak to an end. From Jan. 1 until March 26, Apple sold

Published on: April 26th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Tangerine relaunches mobile app with new biometrics and security features

Tangerine Bank has relaunched its mobile app for iOS, adding secure instant messaging support and new biometric security features, the Toronto-based direct banking firm announced today. In an April 26 statement, Tangerine CIO

Published on: April 26th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

European firm TransferWise brings P2P currency exchange services to Canada

The beginning of TransferWise cofounder Kristo Käärmann's story will be familiar to many Canadians: after moving from Estonia to London, England around 10 years ago, he began working as a banking consultant and

Published on: April 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Watch as we livestream an UberPitch ride on Periscope (or at least try)

We told you earlier this week about Uber's collaboration with investors across Canada to get them in front of aspiring entrepreneurs 15-minutes at a time, and on Thursday we're hoping to bring you

Published on: April 6th, 2016 Brian Jackson

BitGold’s Business Accounts lets merchants get paid in gold

Toronto-based BitGold Inc. launched its Business Accounts and merchants processing service today at the Money 20/20 Europe conference in Copenhagen. The service gives ecommerce merchants a modern option to accept a currency that

Published on: April 6th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Canadian banks and fintech startups more collaborative than combative, for now at least

The showdown between Canada’s big banks and fintech startups may feature more co-existence and cooperation than competitive combat, judging by a panel discussion held Monday. Two of Canada’s largest financial institutions – RBC

Published on: April 5th, 2016 Christine Wong

Square pushes new online store and API support in Canada

Square, the San Francisco-based firm best known for enabling merchants to accept credit card payments with their smartphones, is expanding its business into the ecommerce space, it announced on Wednesday. The company's new

Published on: March 31st, 2016 Brian Jackson

68 per cent of Canadians now banking online: Yahoo [infographic]

A full 68 per cent of us now conduct our banking online, and 63 per cent would do all of our banking on a website or mobile app if we could, according to

Published on: March 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood