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HP unveils devices specifically for healthcare

HP Inc. is targeting the healthcare industry with new versions of its devices specifically designed for it. Dubbed the HP Healthcare Edition portfolio, healthcare professionals will be able to pick up new editions

Published on: March 7th, 2018 Alex Radu

Canada is the perfect place to innovate, Amazon’s head of Canadian advertising says

TORONTO - Tamir Bar-Haim was nervous about continuing his career in Toronto after working out of Amazon’s corporate headquarters in Seattle. Canada was home, and the idea of relocating his family was enticing.

Published on: March 7th, 2018 Alex Coop

BlackBerry sues Facebook, alleges copyright infringement of BlackBerry Messenger

Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry Ltd. filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Facebook Inc. on Tuesday, alleging that the social media giant's WhatsApp and Instagram apps had copied features and technology from BlackBerry Messenger. "Defendants

Published on: March 6th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Save tweets without liking them with Twitter’s new bookmark feature

People wanted a way to set Tweets aside for later consumption, and Twitter has responded. Today, Twitter introduced Bookmarks, an easy way to save Tweets for quick access later, according their blog post.

Published on: February 28th, 2018 Alex Coop

Asus reveals ZenFone 5 Series smartphones at Mobile Word Congress

Barcelona - Asus took its opportunity on the Mobile World Congress stage to announce its new smartphone lineup with the ZenFone 5 Series, which it says will showcase new AI-powered CPUs. Asus and

Published on: February 27th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Bell teams up with Huawei to successfully test 5G in Ontario

Huawei and Bell Canada want to bring Canadians living in rural communities 5G internet by spring 2018. The two companies conducted trial runs of Wireless to the Home (WTTH) technolgoy in Orangeville, Feversham

Published on: February 27th, 2018 Alex Coop

Interac e-Transfer transactions jumped more than 50 per cent in 2017

Canadians used the Interac e-Transfer service in record numbers last year, especially on mobile devices, according to the company behind the popular platform. More than 241 million transactions, worth a total of more

Published on: February 27th, 2018 Alex Coop

Toronto firm’s AR tech featured in Samsung Galaxy S9 Bixby camera

BARCELONA - Toronto-based ModiFace is seeing its augmented reality makeup technology receive what is likely its biggest closeup yet, with direct integration into the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus camera. ModiFace's AR

Published on: February 27th, 2018 Brian Jackson

AI will play crucial role in creating future mobile value: GSMA report

BARCELONA -- As Mobile World Congress is dominated by a slew of smartphone announcements packed with manufacturers hyping up their new artificial intelligence-powered features, mobile network operators are opening their eyes to how

Published on: February 26th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Sony announces two new smartphones at Mobile World Congress

If entertainment is your priority, then you need the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact, according to Sony Mobile. The company introduced the two new smartphones this morning at the Mobile World Congress in

Published on: February 26th, 2018 Alex Coop

Huawei reveals new notebook and tablet at Mobile World Congress

While Huawei has primarily made headlines recently by expanding its smartphone presence in North America (only to find those efforts obstructed), it's using Mobile World Congress to remind consumers that handsets aren't the

Published on: February 26th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Nokia mixes old with new at Mobile World Congress

HMD Global is betting on nostalgia and curved glass to get people to buy their new lineup of smartphones. The makers of Nokia-branded phones introduced four new smartphones at Mobile World Congress in

Published on: February 26th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – What to expect from Mobile World Congress 2018

Mobile World Congress is one of the biggest events centered around mobile devices in the world, and with major announcements like the Samsung Galaxy S9 expected to break later this week, today on

Published on: February 26th, 2018 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – FCC’s net neutrality repeal is official, Kylie Jenner slays Snapchat, MIT created living plant lights

The FCC is ready to officially repeal net neutrality this April, Snapchat takes a huge market value hit after Kylie Jenner says she isn’t using the app anymore, and MIT has succeeded in

Published on: February 23rd, 2018 Alex Radu

Smartphone sales record first-ever decline in Q4 2017

The fourth quarter of 2017 saw worldwide sales of smartphones decline for the first time since 2004, according to Gartner’s latest smartphone market report. There are two main factors why this happened, says

Published on: February 22nd, 2018 Alex Coop