First details revealed for Google’s tech-focused neighbourhood in Toronto

Toronto is preparing to use technology to tackle the challenges of urban growth, and it will have some help from one of the world’s leading tech giants. Waterfront Toronto has teamed up with

Published on: October 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

OVH to position itself as a cloud alternative

PARIS – Stephane Aisenberg, the co-founder of France solution provider Linkbynet was watching a TV news program recently where the host asked why Google was not in France? Aisenberg said, at the OVH

Published on: October 19th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Hashtag Trending – Siri’s secrets, new Google Calendar, robot defeated by giant chainsaw

Apple’s telling secrets about the machine learning behind Siri. Google Calendar gets updated, maybe the first since 2005. And giant robot battles are apparently a real thing now. New: Review Hashtag Trending on

Published on: October 19th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Google’s new tech-focused Toronto neighbourhood, voting app disrupting the government

Google is investing in a new tech-focused Toronto neighbourhood, Netflix ups its funding for original content, and a Colorado-based political candidate is disrupting the government with an app. From Twitter today, Google’s urban

Published on: October 18th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

New head of Google Canada named

Three months after its former leader stepped down, the Canadian arm of Google Inc. has officially named its new country director. Sabrina Geremia, who had served as Google Canada's interim leader since former

Published on: October 13th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Equifax hit again, Bitcoin passes the $5,000 mark

Equifax just can’t seem to learn its lesson, autonomous cars in California are a go, and Bitcoin smashes through the $5,000 mark.   From Reddit today, it’s come to light that the website

Published on: October 13th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Killing the headphone jack shows Apple, Google willing to anger users for sake of design

I’ve just finished tying up my running shoes and I just need one more thing before I head out the door for my jog - a pair of wired earbuds. I find a

Published on: October 10th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Google Home Mini – Unboxing for Business

Google’s mighty smart assistant just got a bit smaller. This time on Unboxing for Business we take a first look at the new Google Home Mini. We all knew that it was inevitable that

Published on: October 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

Google’s compelling smartphone pitch – Pixel 2 first impressions

On stage at Google's hardware event in San Francisco on Wednesday, hardware chief Rick Osterloh put the current state of smartphones in 2017 best. "Smartphones might be reaching parity in terms of specs,"

Published on: October 5th, 2017 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Pixel 2, fake comments, Amazon faces EU tax penalty

Google unveils the Pixel 2, a debate on net neutrality is flooded by bots, and Amazon faces a hefty bill in Europe. Trending on Twitter, Google unveiled its Pixel 2 smartphone. Just like

Published on: October 5th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Google reveals Pixel 2, Pixelbook, Google Home Mini, and more

Google's been busy over the past couple of years, today announcing an entire portfolio of devices that range across all types of devices you could need to the point where Google products could

Published on: October 4th, 2017 Alex Radu

Apple, Google, Microsoft top list of world’s 100 most valuable brands [infographic]

New York City-based Interbrand has released its 18th list of the world's most valuable brands, and tech companies are high on the list. In addition to certifying Apple Inc., Google Inc., and Microsoft

Published on: September 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – More Equifax mistakes, Google-HTC deal, headphones with AI

Equifax’s bad luck streak isn’t over yet. Google’s deal with HTC means the maker of Android is serious about hardware. And Bose has a new headset integration with Google Assistant. For weeks, Equifax

Published on: September 22nd, 2017 Brian Jackson

Google pays $1.1 billion for HTC’s Pixel division

Google is ramping up efforts to invest in its Pixel smartphone, announcing that it has made a deal with HTC Corp. to purchase the Taiwan-based company's Pixel smartphone division. Under the all-cash agreement,

Published on: September 21st, 2017 Alex Radu