Articles By Alex Coop

New Jabra headphones designed for music and voice-first devices like Alexa

Jabra says its latest lineup of headphones are designed for both music and voice capabilities. The Elite franchine was shown off at CES Monday and includes four new products: the Elite 45e, Elite

Published on: January 11th, 2018 Alex Coop

HP’s newest POS system aims to turn retailers white

HP Inc. is expanding its retail solutions line by adding a white version of the all-in-one point-of-sale (POS) system, the HP ElitePOS. Packed with Windows 10, 32 GB of DDR4 memory and the

Published on: January 10th, 2018 Alex Coop

Kodak enters blockchain and cryptocurrency market with KodakOne, KodakCoin

Kodak has jumped on the blockchain bandwagon. In a licensing partnership with Wenn Digital, Kodak announced Tuesday the launch of the KodakOne image rights management platform and KodakCoin, a new token that will

Published on: January 10th, 2018 Alex Coop

Dell unveils suite of new products at CES

Dell says its latest suite of products unveiled at CES are not only thinner, lighter and more stylish than their predecessors, but also backed up by serious horsepower. The company introduced a bevy

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Alex Coop

TomTom launches new services and announces new partnerships with Baidu, Qualcomm, at CES

Navigation tech firm TomTom further embedded itself in the world of autonomous driving Monday by announcing a series of new partnerships and software launches at CES. The Amsterdam-based announced Baidu and Zenuity are

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Alex Coop

TD Bank acquires enterprise AI firm Layer 6

TD Bank Group’s digital transformation strategy has led to the acquisition of Toronto-based artificial intelligence (AI) firm Layer 6. In a Tuesday statement Michael Rhodes, TD's head of innovation, technology, and shared services,

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Alex Coop

Former Google engineer’s lawsuit has no foundation, Toronto lawyer says

James Damore’s class action lawsuit claiming that Google unfairly discriminates against white men with unpopular political views is surprising, considering the overwhelming evidence of systemic sexism and underrepresentation of women and minorities in

Published on: January 8th, 2018 Alex Coop

Deloitte: Machine learning will reach ‘prime time’ status by 2020

A lower barrier to entry and a spike in the number of pilot projects involving machine learning will lead to various industries doubling its implementation this year and again in 2020, according to

Published on: January 8th, 2018 Alex Coop

Android Pay, Google Wallet merge into single brand: Google Pay

Android Pay and Google Wallet have now merged into a single payment brand under Google Pay. Existing users of both services will be able to “speed through checkout with peace of mind,” according to

Published on: January 8th, 2018 Alex Coop

Ceridian Dayforce offers single payroll function to Microsoft Dynamics 365 customers

Workforce management regulations vary from one country to another, and through a new partnership with Microsoft Dynamics 365, Winnipeg-based Ceridian Canada says its Dayforce software will help streamline that process for organizations who

Published on: January 8th, 2018 Alex Coop

Voices.com now offering access to unionized talent

Compounded by the fact that it's adding access to talent agents and their unionized voice actors to the site’s current offering of professional non-union voice actors, Voices.com is seeing an exponential increase in

Published on: January 5th, 2018 Alex Coop

Vancouver cryptocoin mining company enters into $26 million deal, adds 5,000 mining rigs to arsenal

Less than a month after entering the Canadian stock exchange and a $26 million bought deal with Eight Capital, a Vancouver-based cryptocurrency mining company will soon be on the receiving end of 5,000

Published on: January 5th, 2018 Alex Coop

App development platform BuddyBuild snatched by Apple, drops Android support

Apple Inc.’s ongoing efforts to make it easier for people to create and modify their apps has led to the acquisition of Vancouver-based startup BuddyBuild. BuddyBuild made the announcement on Jan. 2, saying

Published on: January 4th, 2018 Alex Coop

Lawyers and accountants increasingly turning to legal technology for real estate issues

Lawyers and accountants put the technology available to them to good use last year, especially when it came to real estate issues. That's according to the review recently released by Blue J Legal,

Published on: January 4th, 2018 Alex Coop

Cybersecurity tops BLG’s legal business risks for 2018

Cyber security is the biggest legal challenge that organizations must confront in 2018, according to Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) LLP. Businesses across Canada will have to follow in Alberta’s footsteps, currently, the only province

Published on: January 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop