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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

Celebrate Earth Day by recycling your old cellphone

Just in time for Earth Day, the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) is reminding Canadians to recycle their old cell phones, by releasing a report that indicates nearly half still have at least

Published on: April 22nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Now you can stream live 360-degree videos on YouTube

Even if you weren't able to attend the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival between April 15 and 17 last week - and with the event held in Indio, Calif. and ticket prices

Published on: April 19th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Apple’s latest MacBook updates include longer battery life, ‘rose gold’ finish

Apple Inc. revealed the newest iteration of its MacBook line today, adding a range of upgrades including the latest Intel processors, improved graphics card performance, faster flash storage, an additional hour of battery

Published on: April 19th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Hybrids set to overtake tablets in enterprise market: Juniper Research

When it comes to workplace devices, there's a new form factor in town. Market research firm Juniper projects that worldwide shipments for hybrid devices, otherwise known as "2-in-1's" or "detachables" (but not convertibles such

Published on: April 18th, 2016 Dave Yin

RCMP has had power to snoop on BlackBerry messages since 2010: report

It looks like while the U.S. continues its national debate over privacy versus security in the form of the Apple-FBI dispute, Canadian police have been quietly accessing Canadian phones for years without resistance. Motherboard reports that the

Published on: April 14th, 2016 Dave Yin

Data race: Under Armour a leader but Canadian firms take a slower pace

The data chief of sports gear giant Under Armour warned Canadian businesses to embrace digital disruption or get left behind on Tuesday, even though new research suggests they’re already slow off the mark.

Published on: April 13th, 2016 Christine Wong

Twitter brings Reddit-like ‘Moments’ feed to Canada

Six months after launching Moments, an instant front page of sorts that shows American Twitter users the world's most popular stories with a single click, Twitter Inc. is bringing the service to Canada,

Published on: April 12th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Priv’s poor reception pushes BlackBerry back to mid-range smartphone market

It may have become a beloved fixture in the IT World Canada offices, but first-quarter sales were soft for BlackBerry's latest high-end device, the Android-powered Priv, with CEO John Chen saying in a

Published on: April 11th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

VR & AR hold $16.1B potential for the enterprise: Goldman Sachs [infographic]

Will virtual and augmented reality take off or will it fizzle out, as some fear may be the case for smart watches? Investment firm Goldman Sachs has released its projections for the market, and the

Published on: April 11th, 2016 Dave Yin

Facebook Messenger hits 900 million users, rolls out new business features

It might be among the worst-reviewed high-profile apps on the market, but Messenger, Facebook, Inc.'s mobile instant messaging service, just hit a significant milestone, announcing today that it had reached 900 million users

Published on: April 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

4 mobile-friendly extensions to use in Google AdWords

Think your business is ideally suited for mobile users, but your Google ads don't seem to be reaching them? Sean Quadlin, Google Inc.'s search engine marketing (SEM) best practices marketing manager, has a

Published on: April 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

iPhone SE more susceptible to stress tests than iPhone 6s [infographic]

With the release of iPhone SE, Apple seems to be bucking the phablet trend of yesteryear and opting to return to its roots of a smaller form factor. But does a compact body

Published on: April 5th, 2016 Dave Yin

HP’s newest laptops include diamond-studded 18K gold editions

Today at the New York Times International Luxury Conference in Versailles, France - coincidentally the seat of French royal power between 1682 and 1789, and perhaps less coincidentally the birthplace of the French

Published on: April 5th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Next Windows 10 update will make Cortana even smarter

San Francisco, CA - If your experience with Windows 10 so far has been akin to receiving a UI facelift, that may change very soon. At Microsoft Build 2016 in San Francisco this week, Microsoft

Published on: March 31st, 2016 Dave Yin