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Retailers rejoice: Mastercard bringing mobile ordering platform to Canada

Mastercard Inc. announced at Mobile World Congress this week that it would be expanding its mobile ordering and payment platform, Qkr! with Masterpass, to six new markets including Canada. Aimed at retailers in

Published on: March 2nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

First 5G smartphone shown off at Mobile World Congress

ZTE may have announced the most future forward smartphone yet, but it's still a ways away from being possible in Canada. The Gigabit Phone, the world's first 5G smartphone, was revealed by the

Published on: March 1st, 2017 Alex Radu

Google Assistant is expanding to Android

An artificial intelligence (AI)-powered helping hand is now available on all Android phones. Already offered on Google Inc.’s Pixel phones, Home personal assistant, Allo messaging app, and Android wear devices, Google Assistant will

Published on: February 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Chinese smartphone giant Huawei coming to Canada for first time

One of the world's most popular smartphone brands is making its North American debut - and not in the U.S. At Mobile World Congress (MCW) in Barcelona, Huawei announced that the P10 and

Published on: February 27th, 2017 Alex Radu

First TCL BlackBerry unveiled – KeyOne debuts at Mobile World Congress

The first BlackBerry device manufactured and designed by TCL was unveiled at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Saturday, and the KeyOne is clearly aiming its first effort clearly at the hearts of

Published on: February 26th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Two senior Samsung execs offer to resign in light of bribery allegations

Two senior executives from electronics giant Samsung Group are taking responsibility for their involvement in the company's ongoing bribery scandal by offering to resign, according to a South Korean news agency. On Friday

Published on: February 24th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

LG teases G6 ahead of MWC unveiling

Mobile World Congress (MWC) is just a couple days away and news is starting to emerge from the major smartphone players. LG will be officially unveiling its latest products in just a few

Published on: February 24th, 2017 Alex Radu

Property management platform is making big waves in North America

Condo and property managers might want to pay attention to this news. Evercondo, an online and mobile condo management platform, recently announced that it grew by 300 per cent in the last year

Published on: February 22nd, 2017 Alex Radu

Now Canadians can use TransferWise to send money over Facebook Messenger

Now you can add money to the list of things Canadians can send over Facebook Messenger. In another sign of the increasing commercial potential of instant messenging programs, London-based P2P money transfer service

Published on: February 22nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung plunges in American corporate reputation survey

It’s been a difficult year marked by exploding hardware and high-profile arrests for smartphone giant Samsung Electronics Ltd., and the general public has not been oblivious to its struggles. While once a top

Published on: February 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

BlackBerry hit with class action lawsuit from over 300 employees

Note: Updated on Feb. 21 to incorporate comments from Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP. While BlackBerry Ltd. is on track to have its first profitable year since pivoting from smartphone maker to security software

Published on: February 17th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Now you can post job openings on Facebook

Apparently Facebook Inc. wants to be the next LinkedIn. On Wednesday the social media giant announced that business owners who run Facebook pages can now post job openings on them and, just like

Published on: February 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung heir arrested on bribery allegations

Samsung Electronics Ltd. vice chair Lee Jae-yong has been arrested and accused of perjury and embezzlement, in a dramatic turnaround less than a month after initial efforts to lay charges were denied. According

Published on: February 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Abandoning the Note 7 hurt Samsung about as much as you’d think

Consulting firm Gartner Inc. has released its latest quarterly survey of global smartphone sales, and the results do not have good news for Samsung Electronics Ltd. Fourth-quarter unit sales for the South Korean

Published on: February 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Tech-based creativity: ‘interactive digital media’ firms employ over 10K in Ontario

TORONTO - An economic sector that incorporates pockets of the entertainment, tech, and marketing industries delivers more value to Canada's economy than its clients and practitioners may realize. On Wednesday, industry association Interactive

Published on: February 15th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood