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Samsung heir released from jail

Former Samsung vice chair Lee Jae-yong, known professionally as Jay Y. Lee, has been released from jail in his native South Korea five months after being convicted of corruption charges. According to Reuters

Published on: February 5th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Android shut down 700,000 bad apps last year

Google stomped out more than 100,000 bad apples and more than 700,000 bad apps that violated the Google Play policies in 2017. That’s 70 per cent more than the apps taken down in

Published on: February 5th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Amazon becomes world’s most valuable brand, Facebook wants you back, Google to predict flight delays

After a fantastic 2017, Amazon has overtaken Apple and Google as the world’s most valuable brand, Facebook is going to extreme lengths to win you back, and Google updates Google Flights to predict

Published on: February 2nd, 2018 Alex Radu

Apple pleased by iPhone X sales despite reports of slashed unit production

Apple Inc.'s iPhone X was in the news recently after the company reportedly cut its production numbers in half in response to disappointing sales, but you wouldn't have known that listening to CEO

Published on: February 2nd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Instagram introduces carousel ads to Instagram Stories

Online marketers can now create ads on Instagram that users can tap through, swipe back and forth or pause whenever they want. Instagram announced Carousel Ads for Instagram Stories this morning, nearly two

Published on: February 1st, 2018 Alex Coop

Mobile – including Instagram – now accounts for almost 90% of Facebook’s ad revenue: Sandberg

Facebook Inc.'s focus on mobile users continues to pay off for the social media giant, and it's lifting the fortunes of the businesses who advertise on its platform along with it, COO Sheryl

Published on: February 1st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Latest Shopify app update lets SMB owners use their phones to fulfill orders

Shopify customers can now use their smartphones to manage their business's shipping operations. On Wednesday the company revealed that it had added its Shopify Shipping features, along with the ability to create and

Published on: January 31st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Amazon targets healthcare, Verizon won’t sell Huawei phones, drones are planting trees

Amazon has set its sights on the healthcare industry, Verizon says that it won’t sell Huawei phones due to pressure from the U.S. government, and reforestation drones are planting hundreds of thousands of

Published on: January 31st, 2018 Alex Radu

Instagram announces post scheduling feature; Hootsuite upgrades Instagram support

Hootsuite users frustrated by the platform's inability to post directly to Instagram have had their prayers answered... by Instagram. The San Francisco-based social media icon/Facebook division announced on Tuesday that it had added

Published on: January 30th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Elon Musk is selling flamethrowers, Apple slashes iPhone X production, Dell gets creative

Elon Musk has upgraded from selling simple hats to not-so-simple flamethrowers, Apple is reportedly cutting iPhone X production in half after disappointing sales, and Dell may be looking at a reverse-merger. From LinkedIn

Published on: January 30th, 2018 Alex Radu

How Air Miles used Marvel characters and AR to bring families into stores

Last year, as Marvel fans were gearing up for the Nov. 3 release of Thor: Ragnarok, the youngest among them were presented with an even more immersive opportunity of their own. By visiting

Published on: January 29th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Canada to pilot new blockchain-powered ‘digital identity’ prototype for air travel unveiled in Davos

The Government of Canada, World Economic Forum, and other global partners are testing a new concept in border security that will let travellers digitize their personal information and share it with airport and

Published on: January 26th, 2018 Alex Coop

New affordable Acer Chromebooks add Android app support

Like previous iterations of the Acer Chromebook 11, updated versions announced this week target the education space with expanding battery life and added Android app support. At the Bett Show in London, UK,

Published on: January 25th, 2018 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Data breach at Bell Canada, most Android apps aren’t ready for GDPR

Bell Canada suffers a data breach, more than half of Android apps don't follow the new EU data protection regulations, and Elon Musk isn’t getting paid unless Tesla is massively successful. First from

Published on: January 24th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Apple HomePod release date announced; Canada still waiting

Apple Inc.'s long-awaited wireless speaker, the HomePod, will be available for online orders this Friday - but not in Canada. Consumers from the U.S., U.K. and Australia will have the first chance to

Published on: January 23rd, 2018 Alex Coop