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Samsung Gear 360 and DeX come to Canada May 26

Samsung Canada announced that it's bringing two of its new Galaxy peripherals to Canada on Friday, with the launch of the new Gear 360 camera and its DeX docking station that provides a

Published on: May 25th, 2017 Brian Jackson

How devs can build both an app and mobile-friendly website for your business [infographic]

Businesses that haven't yet joined the mobile revolution because they aren't sure whether a mobile app, mobile-friendly website, or combination of the two will best serve their needs without breaking their budget have

Published on: May 23rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Nymi’s $15 million Series B closing could lead to thousands of enterprise customers

If Karl Martin, the CEO of Nymi Inc., was wearing his Toronto-based firm's namesake Nymi Band authentication device, which identifies a person's unique heartbeat, it may have detected a quickened pace when he closed a

Published on: May 19th, 2017 Brian Jackson

New Google API will let retailers easily add loyalty programs, Android Pay to checkout process

Google Inc.'s recent announcement that it would finally be delivering Android Pay to Canadian customers arrived not a moment too soon. In a May 18 blog post, Google vice-president of payment products Pali

Published on: May 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

It’s official – Android Pay is coming to Canada

The thousands of Canadian Android faithful who have no doubt gazed in envy at their iPhone-wielding rivals using Apple Pay at their favourite retailers had their prayers answered today, as Google Inc. officially

Published on: May 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone returns to the nest

Another Twitter Inc. co-founder is following CEO Jack Dorsey back to the company after an extended absence. In a May 16 post on Medium Christopher "Biz" Stone did not specify his new role

Published on: May 17th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Expect Google to announce iPhone support for Assistant at I/O conference, Bloomberg says

Google Inc.'s annual developer-focused I/O (Input/Output) conference is being held this week in Mountain View, Calif., and the tech giant is eager for Android users and the Apple faithful alike to attend. According

Published on: May 17th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

BlackBerry AtHoc Account automates communications during a crisis

BlackBerry Ltd. has been building its brand around securing the "enterprise of things" since exiting smartphone design and manufacturing, but its new product in the AtHoc line is all about communications with people

Published on: May 17th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Canadian telecom sector competitive in world market, IoT will help it be more efficient: new report

Most Canadians believe the country’s telecommunication (telecom) industry is uncompetitively expensive and compares poorly to those in other regions, but that’s not entirely accurate, according to a new report by the Montreal Economic

Published on: May 15th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Do you know where your workers are? How AI-driven mobile apps are reshaping corporate travel

Among all the photos of cheese sandwiches and disaster relief tents that lit up Twitter a few weeks ago, one tweet sublimely illustrated the power and prevalence of mobile travel apps today. “@patricksurry

Published on: May 15th, 2017 Christine Wong

Here’s how popular Mother’s Day is on Facebook

It turns out Mother's Day isn't just the busiest day of the year for brunch reservations - it produces more Facebook posts in a 24-hour period than any other day as well. In

Published on: May 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Advertisers think Canadians are watching a lot of online video, and they’re right: AOL

A new report by AOL Inc. identifies just how many Canadians are watching online video - including their smartphones - and how well the country's advertising industry is adapting to its new audience.

Published on: May 11th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Next Windows 10 update will make it easy to edit work across devices: Microsoft

Windows 10 users will be able to save, open, and edit projects across Windows, iOS, and Android devices after Microsoft Corp. implements the upcoming Fall Creators Update in September, the company announced Thursday.

Published on: May 11th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Uber launches new Toronto-based autonomous vehicle research hub

Uber Technologies, Inc. is investing in Canada and Canadian talent with its latest venture. The company announced this week that it will be launching a new research hub in Toronto focused on developing

Published on: May 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

HP introduces next Elite detachable device

Detachables are hotter than ever before and HP Inc. is throwing its own device into the ring with the HP Elite x2 1012 G2. Banking off of the idea that in 2025 nearly 75

Published on: May 10th, 2017 Alex Radu