New mobile platform helps restaurants improve customer experiences

About a year and a half ago, Cris Jucan was out with some friends at a restaurant, waiting for a server to get them a fresh round of drinks. But with no server

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 4th, 2014 Candice So

#BitcoinITB Twitter chat recap – Should your business consider bitcoin payments?

Update by Candice So, March 20, 2014: We had a great time with today's Twitter chat, with lots of great questions raised and excellent insight coming from our participants. Check below for a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 3rd, 2014 Candice So

SecureKey to provide MintChip digital currency with PIN

Toronto-based startup SecureKey Technologies Inc. is going to provide user authentication for the MintChip, the Royal Canadian Mint’s first foray into mobile payments. The startup will be building a security layer on top

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 20th, 2014 Candice So

Tim Hortons security loophole could lead to theft in mobile payments pilot

Tim Hortons Inc.'s new mobile app, TimmyMe, is prone to a security loophole that allows someone to create barcodes online to steal the money from customers’ gift cards. Tim Hortons launched the TimmyMe mobile

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 12th, 2014 Candice So

CIBC and Telus roll out mobile payments app

About a year and a half after CIBC first announced it was launching a mobile payments app with Rogers Communications Inc., the bank is now doing the same thing for Telus Mobility customers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 4th, 2014 Candice So


Tim Hortons double doubles down on mobile payments

The next time you grab that double-double at your neighbourhood Tim Hortons, you might not have to bring your wallet – your smartphone could be all you need to pay for your caffeine

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 19th, 2013 Candice So

Moneris unveils mobile payments with Apple Passbook

After the Christmas furor has died down, it’s inevitable – you collected a deluge of gift cards that you were excited about when you first got them. But come January, they’re lying in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 17th, 2013 Candice So

Stealing credit card numbers from Apple point of sales terminals? Easier than you might think

With consumers forming snaking, long lines in stores before the holidays, businesses are adding more and more mobile terminals so their customers can buy directly from salespeople on the floor. This may speed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 25th, 2013 Candice So

Rogers and MasterCard partner on NFC-enabled mobile wallet

Rogers Communications Inc. announced it will offer a mobile wallet branded "suretap" that allows customers with NFC-enabled smartphones to access a virtual prepaid MasterCard and other gift cards to complete transactions at the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Moneris Payd Pro accepts debit payments with smartphones

Merchants that want to accept debit card payments now have the option of using their smartphone or tablet to do so with a new hardware accessory from Moneris. Launched today, Payd Pro is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Rogers hoping to see mobile commerce everywhere in 2014 and beyond

Next year and beyond, mobile commerce may soon become the preferred way to do transactions. At least, that’s the hope for David Robinson, vice-president of emerging technologies at Rogers Communications Inc. On Thursday,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 18th, 2013 Candice So

Ingenico brings more mobile payment options to Canadian retailers

Mobile payments may have solidified themselves as an industry buzzword, but they won’t catch on with consumers until more retailers bring them into their brick-and-mortar stores, according to payment solutions provider Ingenico Corp.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 30th, 2013 Candice So

Ebay acquiring Braintree, boosting mobile payments business

Ebay Inc., the e-commerce and online bidding powerhouse, is plunking down about $800 million in cash to acquire Braintree, a payment platform beloved among online and mobile-first startups. Under the deal, Braintree will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 27th, 2013 Candice So