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Google Pixel 3 XL Smartphone Review

The Pixel 3 XL delivers excellent performance on all fronts, and I dare say that it’s Google’s best phone yet. While it’s certainly a solid choice for Android purists, it loses when it

Published on: October 15th, 2018 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending: Revolutionizing emails; Facebook Portal privacy concerns and; Snapchat TV

A new artificial intelligence app is taking on the world of emails, the new Facebook Portal brings up concerns over privacy and Snapchat is creating its own ‘Snap-sized’ TV shows. First trending on

Published on: October 12th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Toronto-based Storyful launches ‘Youtube for voice entertainment’

A Toronto-based startup that's hoping to create an interactive audio content platform accessed through smart speakers released its Alexa Skill on Wednesday. The "choose your own adventure" type of stories are a perfect

Published on: October 10th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Google+ data leak, Pixel 3 unveiled and; Google losing ads to Amazon

Google shuts down Google+ after a data leak, unveils the Pixel 3, and might be losing advertising to Amazon. Listen to the latest Hashtag Trending First from Reddit: It may be no surprise

Published on: October 10th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

No surprises from Google as it unveils Pixel 3, Pixel Slate, Google Home Hub

NEW YORK --- Google did its best to try and distract people from the fact that most of its products have been leaked in the past couple of months, with flashy promos leading

Published on: October 10th, 2018 Alex Coop

BlackBerry Key 2 LE now available in Canada

TCL Communications announced today that the BlackBerry Key 2 LE is now available to Canadians through select retailers and carriers. The dual-SIM 64GB model is purchasable immediately from Amazon, Wal-Mart, and Blue Shop

Published on: October 5th, 2018 Tom Li

Sportsnet and Twitter partner for new way to watch NHL games

It's that time of year again, hockey season is back and as the regular season gets into full swing fans will have a new way to keep up with all the NHL games

Published on: October 5th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Microsoft announces new Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, Surface Studio 2 and more

Microsoft Corp. announced its updated Surface device family at a press event on Tuesday. Introduced were the Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, Surface Studio 2, and Surface Headphones. Device specs at a

Published on: October 4th, 2018 Tom Li

Facebook introduces advertising for ‘Stories’ feature

Canadian advertisers will now be able to take advantage of Facebook’s large user base through the social media platform’s ‘Stories’ feature. Facebook announced on Wednesday that ads for stories are now available to

Published on: September 28th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Apple partners with Salesforce and acquires Shazam

It was a busy day for Apple Inc. with the announcement of a new partnership and an acquistion; the California-based tech giant and Salesforce.com announced a partnership bringing together customer relationship management (CRM)

Published on: September 24th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

What turns gamers into buyers? PayPal study seeks answers

By Tom Lito PayPal forecasts strong growth for the Canadian online gaming market, stating that it’s expected to generate $40 million in revenue with a CAGR of 22.7 per cent over the next

Published on: September 24th, 2018 IT World Canada Staff

Hashtag Trending – Robots create jobs; Apple losing customers; Shopify and AR

Robots might actually create jobs not take them, Apple’s new luxury phone prices scaring away customers, and Shopify bring augmented reality to ecommerce. First up trending on LinkedIn: Fears robots stealing our jobs,

Published on: September 18th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

How the Esri platform helps the City of Cambridge reduce drug waste

The City of Cambridge had a crisis on its hands last September. It started with a toddler pricking his hand on a used needle, an emergency that required the child to be treated

Published on: September 17th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

SAP announces digital assistant and mobile app for HR

LAS VEGAS- SAP has announced a digital assistant for human resources (HR) as well as an Android mobile app for its SuccessFactors set of tools. The announcement made at SAP SuccessConnect in Las

Published on: September 13th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

What you need to know about Apple iPhone XS, XS Max, XR, and Apple Watch Series 4

Apple's September hardware event was heavy on iPhones and watches, and light on everything else. There were no Macs to be seen, and only passing references to other hardware. But CEO Tim Cook

Published on: September 13th, 2018 Lynn Greiner