Silanis gives Canadian users option to keep data on home soil with IBM Cloud

"Just sign here" - the phrase that makes wrapping up a transaction with the stroke of a pen seem so easy to many of us is one that Michael Laurie, vice-president of product

Published on: March 24th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Kindle Unlimited adds ebooks to all-you-can-eat digital buffet in Canada

Amazon Inc. launched its Kindle Unlimited service in Canada on Thursday, adding e-books to the forms of digital content that Canadians can subscribe to access in unlimited amounts. Kindle Unlimited allows customers using

Published on: February 12th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Amazon launches Kindle e-reader, tablets in Canada

Amazon.com Inc. has launched four new Kindle readers today, including the newest Kindle Fire HD devices, in a move to try to capture more of both the e-reader and tablet market. On Sept.

Published on: September 22nd, 2014 Candice So

Chekkt aims to be a new Amazon or eBay for B2B buyers

For B2B buyers on the hunt for a software solution, combing through technical manuals and wading through vendor websites can be tedious work – and for small businesses and startups, it’s often just

Published on: July 22nd, 2014 Candice So

Bitcoin needs to get consumers on its side, enthusiasts say

This week, Amazon.com Inc. announced it won’t be considering accepting Bitcoin. The reason? It’s not in demand among its customers, according to an Amazon spokesperson. “Obviously it gets a lot of press and

Published on: April 15th, 2014 Candice So

Following the footsteps of the most successful names in tech

Today's successful tech executives share several traits: a passion for their work, a willingness to take risks, an affinity for hard work, and the courage when facing challenges. These five people are tech

Published on: March 17th, 2014 Joseph Stark

France’s ‘Anti-Amazon’ law takes the wrong approach

By Hugo Beniada, Fueled After taking aim at U.S. Internet giants, including Yahoo Inc. and Google Inc., France’s new target is the online retailer Amazon.com Inc. Last month, the French Senate has approved the so-called

Published on: February 27th, 2014 Fueled

6 tech predictions for 2014 – apps, the cloud, and telecommuting

In 2013, we watched as Twitter went public, Netflix’s original series House of Cards won an Emmy, Tumblr was purchased for $1-billion and consumers overwhelmingly favoured smartphones and tablets over PCs. Here’s what

Published on: December 24th, 2013 Shawn Freeman

The end of Groklaw and our online privacy?

“My personal decision is to get off of the Internet to the degree it's possible. I'm just an ordinary person. But I really know, after all my research and some serious thinking things

Published on: August 28th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Apple loses its shine as greed tarnishes legacy

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook recently requested his bonus compensation be tied to the rise or fall of Apple’s stock price and its position on the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.  In demonstrating anything

Published on: July 23rd, 2013 Marylka Empey

Amazon brings latest tablet offering to Canada with Kindle Fire HD

Amazon.ca’s latest tablet, the Kindle Fire HD, is now available for pre-order in Canada – and it also comes at a nifty price tag, starting at less than $300. Coming in at either

Published on: May 24th, 2013 Candice So

Who will disrupt the Netflix model in Canada?

I recently went online to buy one of my favorite television series "La Femme Nikita", Season 5 (circa 2001). With it not being streamable on Netflix, I looked to Amazon and iTunes. Unfortunately due to

Published on: May 1st, 2013 Ashley Huffman

Kobo Arc gets Jelly Bean upgrade

If you’ve got a Kobo Arc, get ready for jelly beans. Kobo has released an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean firmware update for its 7” Google-certified Kobo Arc tablet. Promised enhancements include faster performance,

Published on: March 25th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

2013: The year Jeff Bezos gets a toupee

What surprises does 2013 hold for the tech industry? Will Research In Motion come back to prominence with the BlackBerry 10 platform? Will Apple release yet another iPhone to an enthusiastic worldwide reception?

Published on: December 7th, 2012 Shane Schick