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Square launches Square Register in Canada to advance contactless payments

Financial service and digital payment provider Square is taking contactless payments to a whole new level in Canada with the launch of Square Register. Square...

BlackBerry hires former McAfee president to lead cybersecurity business

 BlackBerry has hired former McAfee president John Giamatteo as president of its cyber security business unit. Starting October 4th he will responsible for business unit,...

Canadian businesses to get new Sage accounting software features 

Sage has announced improvements to its business cloud accounting software, including invoice customization and other usability improvements to provide automation, efficiency, and accuracy to...

Interac’s new feature tracks Canadians expenses with a musical twist

Spending money can be music to your ears with Interac's latest feature, the Sound of Spending, which sets shopping trends in Canada during the...

CIBC teams up with three other banks and AWS to launch Global Open Finance Challenge

North American financial institution CIBC, Brazil-based banking institution Itaú Unibanco, National Australia Bank (NAB), and British banking firm NatWest Group yesterday announced the launch...

Interac joins with 13 Canadian financial institutions to roll out Interac e-Transfer for Business

Interac, with the support of 13 Canadian financial institutions, has launched Interac e-Transfer for Business, a solution that builds on the technology of the Interac e-Transfer service, enabling real-time digital payments for businesses. 

Tech companies team up to create a digital banking app for Indigenous communities

Tech companies BlocPal International and OneFeather have come together to create a digital banking app for Indigenous communities in Canada called the OneFeather APP. By...

Canada’s Top Women in Fintech and Blockchain honouree roundup

Not unlike ITWC's Top Women in Cyber Security Celebration, the interest in this year's inaugural Top Women in Fintech and Blockchain Celebration was overwhelming. Our...

New recognition for women in FinTech & Blockchain

ITWC, Canada’s premier source for technology news and content creation, is thrilled to announce the inaugural Top Women in FinTech & Blockchain recognition program. “There...

Payments Canada selects Interac as the exchange solution provider for the Real-Time Rail payments system

Payments Canada has selected Interac as the exchange solution provider for Canada’s upcoming real-time payments system, the Real-Time Rail (RTR). Working closely with Payments Canada,...

Telus International becomes largest IPO in Toronto Stock Exchange’s history

The offerings is expected to generate CA$1.18 billion combined.

Citrix buys Wrike for $2.25 billion

Citrix aims to bolster its portfolio of remote workplace solutions with a project management tool.

IBM acquires Montreal fintech solutions provider Expertus Technologies

IBM has acquired Expertus Technologies Inc., a Montreal-based fintech company. Expertus, a financial technology firm that processes more than $50 billion in transactions per day,...

New data shows online sales more than doubled compared to last year, and the power of the tap grows

COVID-19 has caused major changes to payments preferences and spending habits of Canadians with most of them continuing to maintain a digital-first mindset, according...

SK Hynix acquires Intel NAND flash memory division for $9 billion

SK Hynix buys Intel's last NAND fab in China.

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Major Canadian insurer riding the digital wave

The insurance industry has always traditionally been slow to adopt digital technologies. But with customers now demanding the kinds of services and tools being...

Canada’s leading digital bank moving boldly into digital future

For many organizations that came into being before the birth of the Internet, “digital” was something they had to learn to be. Tangerine Bank,...