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CIBC unveils voice commands in mobile app to simplify navigation

A major bank in Canada is following the latest trend of voice-first applications. CIBC has announced that voice commands are now supported in its mobile banking application, allowing customers to complete a variety

Published on: April 7th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

What is Google’s ‘Meet’ hangout app?

Last month it became clear that Google is doubling down on Hangouts as its enterprise conferencing product, splitting it in two: Hangouts Chat, which is basically just team messaging similar to Slack and

Published on: April 7th, 2017 Alex Radu

Samsung head maintains silence, innocence as trial begins

The de facto leader of Samsung Electronics Ltd. did little more than confirm his personal details during a court appearance on Friday, and has apparently instructed his lawyers to portray him as an

Published on: April 7th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Bell still on top, but complaints against telecoms continue to drop, CCTS finds

A new report by the Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS) once again identifies Bell Canada as the telecommunications services provider with the most customer complaints, but also notes that fewer confirmed

Published on: April 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Google survey concludes Google is awesome [infographic]

Google, Google-owned YouTube, and the Menlo Park, Calif. tech giant's signature browser, Chrome, are among teens and younger millennials' favourite brands, according to a new study by Google Inc. The study, which Google

Published on: April 5th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

CBC investigation discovers cellphone spying activity near Parliament Hill

An investigation by CBC's Ottawa bureau has discovered a network of cellphone hacking devices in the nation's capital - and it's not clear whether the equipment is foreign or domestic. The devices, known

Published on: April 4th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

BlackBerry CEO trumpets Q4 loss of only $47 million USD, teases potential new tablet

BlackBerry Ltd. has finally stanched the last of its financial wounds and might even be licensing its name to a new tablet soon, CEO John Chen told investors Friday. The company posted fourth-quarter

Published on: April 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

PayPal releases mobile app for SMBs

Today's customers often use their mobile devices to seek out businesses, place orders, and pay for their services - so shouldn't business owners use their mobile devices to manage and pay the workers

Published on: March 30th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung highlights AI assistant, edge-free display in official reveal of Galaxy S8

After back-to-back quarters defined by exploding phones, the launch of a shiny new rival, and a high-profile investigation that resulted in the arrest of its de facto CEO, Samsung Electronics Ltd. took a

Published on: March 29th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung may sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 devices – but not in Canada

It looks like Samsung Electronics Ltd. is trying to make the best of a bad situation. In a statement posted on its website Monday, the company revealed its plans to process, recycle -

Published on: March 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung launches its video centric tablet in Canada

Samsung Electronics Ltd.'s first tablet to feature HDR video capability is now available in Canada. With Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, the company has gone all in on the 'video experience'. This includes the

Published on: March 24th, 2017 Alex Radu

Great ideas cross platforms – but put mobile first, Facebook marketing exec says

LAS VEGAS - Compared to his youthful colleagues – including his CEO – David Fischer jokes that he’s an “old man” at Facebook Inc. So he smiled in recognition during his Wednesday appearance

Published on: March 24th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Esso stations to let Canadians pay at the pumps with new mobile app

Imperial Oil is launching the first mobile app that will allow Canadians to pay at the pump at 1,000 Esso stations across the country, it announced on Thursday. Canadians can pull up their

Published on: March 23rd, 2017 Brian Jackson

HTC’s ‘unexpected surprise’ is available in Canada immediately

After teasing that it will be making an 'unexpected surprise' announcement yesterday, HTC has announced that its HTC U Ultra smartphone will be coming to Canada, and it's available immediately. The phone, which

Published on: March 22nd, 2017 Alex Radu

Uber loses president after controversies continue to rock the ride-hailing giant

There’s no end in sight for Uber Technologies Inc.’s recent struggles, it seems. Company president and second in command Jeff Jones announced his resignation on Mar. 19, after just six months on the

Published on: March 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs