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Telus embraces GitHub’s open source community to create digital platform

Telus Corp. is embracing digital transformation, and has even been ‘open’ to using open source software for its digital platform as it attempts to make customer and employee experiences easier through automated technology.

Published on: October 29th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending: Google and sexual harassment; U.K. fines Facebook; AI portrait’s big price-tag

Google’s CEO has admitted it had a sexual harassment problem, the U.K. has fined Facebook over the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the painting creating by artificial intelligence sold way above predictions. First from

Published on: October 29th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending: Apple overpricing repairs; Amazon employees protest facial recognition software; Canadian-made smart glasses

Apple is accused of restricting and over estimating price of device repairs, Amazon employees are protesting the sale of facial recognition software and a Waterloo-based company creates smart glasses. First from Reddit: We

Published on: October 24th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending: A phone for your phone; Facebook sued over video metrics; Russia-Iran tweets revealed

A mini sidekick phone for your phone, Facebook is being sued again over false video metrics and Twitter reveals over 10 million tweets from the Russian and Iranian troll campaigns. First from Google:

Published on: October 18th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

‘Vapium Lite’ is a USB-C powered, Canadian-made cannabis vaporizer

With cannabis legalization today, Canadians will notice that the "personal devices" market just got a bit bigger. Vapium, a Canadian company specializing in cannabis technology, launched its Vapium Lite cannabis vaporizer on Oct.

Published on: October 17th, 2018 Tom Li

Samsung SmartThings comes to Canada

The Samsung SmartThings ecosystem officially launched in Canada last week, bringing the Samsung smart home experience to the Canadian market. The goal of the SmartThings is to form a coherent, centrally managed appliance system by

Published on: October 16th, 2018 Tom Li

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