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

MasterCard partners with Bank of Montreal for soft launch of ‘selfie pay’

Bank of Montreal customers who use MasterCard to make online purchases will be taking selfies for a whole new reason this summer, as BMO becomes the first Canadian bank to support MasterCard's new

Published on: March 23rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

4 guidelines to reaching mobile users through Google search [infographic]

With more than half of Google's 100 billion monthly searches now being conducted on mobile devices, and the company's own research concluding that more than 77 per cent of mobile searches in Canada

Published on: March 23rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Mastercard to bring ‘selfie pay’ to Canada this summer

MasterCard will officially be rolling out its biometric payment service, MasterCard Identity Check - a smartphone app which allows users to verify purchases by taking a selfie instead of entering a password -

Published on: February 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Streaming delays horrifying for both users, marketers, Ericsson learns

Streaming delays aren't anyone's idea of a good time - but mobile service providers and their marketers might be surprised to learn just how distant from "a good time" they really are. According

Published on: February 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Mobile ads engage consumers more than TV ads, Google biometric study shows

Zara Kanji, Google Canada's strategy and insights lead, was home for the holidays and catching up on the third season of Mr. Selfridge when she received an alert on her smartphone: Donald Trump’s

Published on: January 28th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Could this be your home in 10 years? Telus thinks so

Viewers who watched Minority Report's facial-scanning technology or George Jetson's nutritionally-measured dinner with envy can take heart - Telus Corp. is touring western Canada with the so-called Future Home, a showcase for the company's new fibre-optic broadband network.

Published on: December 7th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

Manulife calls on voice biometrics to authenticate customers over the phone

Manulife has joined the expanding list of Canadian financial services companies betting on biometrics to boost security. The company said Tuesday that customers can now use their own voices to authenticate their identities

Published on: September 2nd, 2015 Christine Wong

You might never have to remember another password again, thanks to Microsoft

SAN FRANCISCO - Forgotten passwords are the scourge of the Internet. They create friction for users between intention to complete a task online and attaining it. They are leaked out in mass data

Published on: April 30th, 2015 Brian Jackson

MasterCard unveils a fingerprint-scanning, contactless credit card

MasterCard has announced it’s partnering with Zwipe, a Norwegian company that has built a credit card armed with near field communications (NFC) technology and fingerprint scanning. The two companies say the new Zwipe

Published on: October 17th, 2014 Candice So

Tangerine to offer voice biometrics, assistant in updated mobile app

Tangerine CIO Charaka Kithulegoda remembers his bank's first foray into biometric authentication for online users way back in 1999 - a special type of mouse that would scan your fingerprint in order to

Published on: October 1st, 2014 Brian Jackson

iPhone 6 upsides and downsides for business

While iPhone 6 pre-orders are already backlogged and lineups at Apple stores are sure to be long for the retail launch on Friday, some keen on having the latest will be sporting Apple's

Published on: September 17th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Top 10 smartphones for business: Samsung Galaxy S5

Editor’s note: This review is part of our series on the top 10 smartphones released this year. The series was designed to explore how business users can be productive with these devices, and

Published on: August 18th, 2014 Alex Davies

April Fools’ Day 2014: A roundup

Perhaps even more likely to make the rounds than the cute company videos at Christmas, it seems tons of tech companies out there have fun April Fools' pranks to show off. From a

Published on: April 1st, 2014 Candice So