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Square announces the release of a new POS terminal

A new point of sale system from Square Inc. is available for order, as announced by the company yesterday. Dubbed Square Terminal, Square said in its press release that it's designed to replace

Published on: August 9th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Huawei unveils its own smartphone operating system, calls it a ‘backup plan’

U.S. sanctions continue to hang over Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., but that hasn't stopped the company from announcing its own smartphone operating system called HarmonyOS. It's a big move towards independence from the

Published on: August 9th, 2019 Buckley Smith

MSI WS75 workstation laptop review: slim yet mighty

Cramming professional-grade hardware into a compact body, the MSI WS75 is a compelling laptop for those that need workstation performance on the go. Though it delivers solid benchmark scores, its battery life is

Published on: August 7th, 2019 Tom Li

Microsoft to drop Skype for Business Online and replace with Teams in 2021

Two years after hinting at plans to phase out Skype for Business Online and replace it with Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Corp. made it official this week. Microsoft announced in a blog post that

Published on: July 31st, 2019 IT Business Staff

Huawei P30 Lite review: A pretty midrange

The Huawei P30 Lite has a number of praise-worthy features. With a spacious storage capacity, decent display, glass shell, and triple cameras, it makes a strong case for Huawei's midrange. With that said,

Published on: July 21st, 2019 Tom Li

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

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

AWS opens second CloudFront edge location in Toronto

With an increase in the demand for CloudFront services, as well as the expansion of the services Amazon Web Services, Inc. provides in Canada, AWS has announced they opened a second location CloudFront

Published on: July 3rd, 2019 Buckley Smith

LG G8 ThinQ review: the best LG phone closes the gap

The LG G8 ThinQ stands as one of LG's best phones to date. Omitting the camera bump, the phone feels as slick as it looks. With a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC, 6GB of

Published on: June 28th, 2019 Tom Li

Mississauga submits smart city plan, awaits final approval

Despite not winning the Smart Cities Challenge this past year, the City of Mississauga is looking to forge ahead with their plans as it presented its Smart City Master Plan to general committee

Published on: June 27th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Cisco announces expansion of collaborative tools

SAN DIEGO - Day two of Cisco Live included major announcements around Cisco System Inc.'s collaborative tools suite. During the day's opening keynote session, as well as in a panel later in the

Published on: June 12th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Minister Bains announces next steps for 5G deployment

In the next move towards the deployment of 5G networks, the Canadian federal government recently announced the next steps it will be taking to facilitate the auctioning of prime 5G spectrums. As announced

Published on: June 7th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Canadians spend second most in the world per purchase, according to Shopify report

Shopify Inc. released its first-ever global State of Commerce report; unveiling some interesting insights into the habits of online shoppers. Solmaz Shahalizadeh, the vice-president of data science and engineering for Shopify, spoke with

Published on: June 5th, 2019 Buckley Smith

School board in Alberta leans on Cisco and WiFi 6 to improve connectivity for students

Providing sufficient internet to rural areas is difficult. The Wild Rose District School Board (WRSD) is trying to solve this problem with WiFi 6 as part of a pilot project with Cisco Systems.

Published on: June 5th, 2019 Buckley Smith

CIRA announces $1.25M in funding for Canadian internet projects

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) announced the 21 projects that will be receiving funding from its Community Investment Program; totaling $1.25 million in funding. CIRA, a not-for-profit whose mission is to manage

Published on: June 3rd, 2019 Buckley Smith