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Google launches major update for Gmail on iOS

Next time you open your Gmail or Google Calendar on your iOS device, you may notice a few changes for the first time in four years. This week Google Inc. launched new updates

Published on: November 9th, 2016 Alex Radu

Twitter was more key than ever in 2016’s U.S. election campaign

Donald Trump's campaign began with a tweet. I am officially running for President of the United States. #MakeAmericaGreatAgain https://t.co/Ct0lNu7kz0 — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 16, 2015 Everyone remembers the speech he gave

Published on: November 8th, 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

IDC predictions for 2017: Next tech frontier is ‘augmented humanity’

Get ready for the era of augmented humanity. Global research powerhouse IDC says the next era of IT transformation will marry technology with biology to take the human mind and body to unprecedented

Published on: November 3rd, 2016 Christine Wong

BlackBerry inks deal with Ford to develop in-car software

Waterloo, Ont.-based based BlackBerry will be working directly with Ford Motor Company to provide its QNX software and expand its use across Ford's future vehicles, the company announced on Monday. Ford is no

Published on: October 31st, 2016 Brian Jackson

Wireless now represents more than half of telecom services revenue, CRTC says

Canadians love their wireless devices - and a new report from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has the data to back it up. According to the organization's 2016 Communications Monitoring Report,

Published on: October 27th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Online sales, mobile traffic expected to rise this holiday season: Adobe

It's going to be another jolly holiday season for Canada's online retailers, according to the latest holiday shopping predictions by Adobe Systems Inc. The company's Digital Insights division expects Canadians to spend around

Published on: October 27th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Xiaomi reveals new concept smartphone with edgeless display

Apple Inc.'s next iPhone is rumoured to feature an all-glass, edgeless design - but Xiaomi Inc. may have beaten it to the punch. This week the Beijing, China-based smartphone maker, the world's third-largest,

Published on: October 26th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

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

BlackBerry DTEK60 launch also next step in firm’s licencing strategy

BlackBerry Ltd. is releasing its first smartphone since announcing it will no longer be designing and making its own smartphones, the Waterloo, Ont.-based firm confirmed on Tuesday. The BlackBerry DTEK60 is a sequel and

Published on: October 25th, 2016 Brian Jackson

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

Apple and Nike team up for new smartwatch

Apple Inc. is all-aboard the personal fitness train with the Apple Watch Series 2. Today, alongside with Nike, Apple has introduced the Apple Watch Nike+, the newest edition to the Series 2 family. The

Published on: October 24th, 2016 Alex Radu

New leaks indicate BlackBerry’s DTEK60 could be released on Oct. 25

Though not yet officially announced, BlackBerry Ltd.'s next smartphone has appeared in several online inventory databases that collectively reveal its specs and even a release date. As first noted by fan site Crackberry,

Published on: October 21st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Google shops opening in Best Buy locations across Canada

This week, Google shops have begun popping up in Best Buy locations across Canada, with a total of 14 “Experience Stores” to open across the country by the end of 2016. Starting this

Published on: October 21st, 2016 Alex Radu