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TD launches self-serve block features for credit cards

The Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD) has announced a new set of control features for all TD Visa consumer credit cards in Canada, including the ability to temporarily block all access to the account and

Published on: September 19th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Mastercard launches new service in attempt to simplify B2B payments

Mastercard Inc. is trying to simplify B2B payments with the introduction of its newest service under its Mastercard Track platform, a virtual trade marketplace designed for B2B sales established by Mastercard in 2018.

Published on: September 12th, 2019 Buckley Smith

U.S. trade war hits consumers with higher electronics pricing

A 15 per cent tariff on Chinese goods came into effect on Sunday, Sept. 1st. As part of the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China, the new tariff could significantly drive

Published on: September 4th, 2019 Tom Li

Microsoft lends the OneEleven scaleup community a helping hand

Microsoft for Startups initiative has a new addition: the Canadian-born OneEleven scaleup community. The Microsoft for Startup program aims to inject $500 million into startups that are struggling to take off. By enrolling

Published on: September 4th, 2019 Tom Li

Visa and Repay form partnership to launch Instant Funding in Canada

Visa Canada and Repay Holdings Corporation have formed a new partnership in Canada to expand the capabilities of debit card and online payments in the Canadian loans market, beginning with the new solution

Published on: August 13th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Mastercard and Zoho expand partnership to provide tools on a global scale

After beginning their partnership in India, Zoho Corp. and Mastercard Inc. have announced a partnership expansion to provide Zoho's tools to Mastercard clients all over the world. The partnership gives Mastercard's SMB clients

Published on: July 17th, 2019 Buckley Smith

DMG says Facebook’s new Libra coin is a ‘great idea’ and will push crypto into the mainstream

Facebook is probably not the company most people want to see dabbling in cryptocurrency, but the corporation's launch of its new digital coin next year could finally lead to crypto's mainstream acceptance, according

Published on: July 9th, 2019 Alex Coop

Visa and Paypal launch Instant Transfer in Canada

Business owners often need access to their money immediately. In fact, a survey commissioned by Visa Inc. found 85 per cent of small businesses say they would likely switch to a new merchant

Published on: July 8th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Interac and Mastercard announce international e-transfers at Collision

Canadians will now be able to transfer money to Europe through the Interac Corp.'s e-Transfer platform, thanks to a collaboration with Mastercard Inc., as was announced today at Collision in Toronto. Leveraging the

Published on: May 22nd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Collision 2019: TD calls for banks to collaborate more with fintech startups on AI solutions

AI and machine learning have become a large part of the financial industry, and some within the industry are calling for banks to be more open to collaboration with AI startups to accelerate

Published on: May 22nd, 2019 Buckley Smith

TD Bank chooses Microsoft Azure, says hyperscalers have ‘upped their game’

Microsoft Azure has become TD Bank Group’s go-to cloud provider for all of its big data and artificial intelligence (AI) needs, the bank announced recently, further signaling large enterprises’ increasing comfort around the

Published on: April 29th, 2019 Alex Coop

Federal budget 2019: Tech community welcomes Global Talent Stream commitment, SR&ED expansion

By Brian Jackson and Buckley Smith  Insiders of Canada's technology community reviewed the budget as taking steps in the right direction to help firms scale up operations, but were critical that the Liberal

Published on: March 19th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Inside the Ontario company aiming to simplify the mortgage process

The startup Moregidge, which found a home at York University's YSpace, seeks to digitally connect mortgage brokers with those on their path to the home-buying journey. Founded in February 2018, Markham-based Moregidge is laser-focused on

Published on: March 15th, 2019 StartUpToronto

ITAC puts forth suggestions for ICT industry in 2019 federal budget

The Canadian federal government is tabling the 2019 budget on March 19 and the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) has addressed some serious concerns in its pre-budget submission that it believes would

Published on: March 14th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Federal budget preview: What the Council of Canadian Innovators wants to see

Innovative Canadian firms looking to scale up their businesses are looking for next week's federal budget to provide guidance on a national data strategy, commit to recruiting top talent from abroad, and open

Published on: March 14th, 2019 Brian Jackson