A concept design of the Amazon tech hub expansion at The Post, Vancouver | Source: Amazon

Published: September 28th, 2020


Amazon was the only major publisher in Canada to report ad revenue growth during COVID, according to new report

The Standard Media Index (SMI) has recognized Amazon as the only major publisher in Canada to report ad revenue growth during COVID-19. The company has experienced a year-over-year increase of 43 per cent.

Published on: July 29th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Trudeau government pushes streaming giants to support Canadian content

Released this week, a report commissioned by the federal government in 2018 suggests U.S. tech companies, including Amazon, Netflix and Facebook, should collect the same taxes as those collected by Canadian companies, and

Published on: January 29th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Humber College launching cloud computing certificate in partnership with AWS

Skills in cloud computing have become almost essential in the modern workforce and Humber College is taking steps it hopes will help fill the talent gap in Canada. Leading the way in that

Published on: November 15th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Amazon releases Amazon Business and Business Prime in Canada

Amazon.com is finally releasing Amazon Business and Business Prime - which launched in the U.S. in 2015 and 2017 respectively - to Canadian businesses, as announced by the company today. “Whether for hospitals,

Published on: October 29th, 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

Hashtag Trending – OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2; Amazon’s packing robots; How to disable Amber Alerts

Independent smartphone maker OnePlus announced a new handset, but people are more excited about the new headphones. Amazon is ready to replace some workers with new automated packing robots. And people are reacting

Published on: May 15th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Twitter won’t ban white supremacists; Amazon’s robo-firing; UBC engineers develop anti-ice windshield material

Twitter won't ban white supremacists for fear of hurting Republican politicians; automated firing systems in place at Amazon; Engineers at UBC develop anti-ice windshield material An employee of Twitter has spoken out about

Published on: April 29th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Amazon Echo Link and Echo Link Amp are for high-end audio systems

Streaming to your fancy sound system through Alexa is now possible with the Amazon Echo Link and Echo Link Amp. Both the Echo link and Echo Link Amp fill the role the nimble

Published on: April 10th, 2019 Tom Li

Echo Input is the best way to add Alexa to your home or office

The Echo Input is a slender puck that turns a dumb speaker into an Amazon Alexa-connected smart speaker, at about half the price of buying an Echo Dot. It's just the latest device

Published on: March 31st, 2019 Brian Jackson

Amazon Echo Input can turn any speaker smart

Old speakers can indeed learn new tricks. Canadians with old speakers collecting dust can now turn them into Alexa-enabled devices using the Amazon Echo Input. A processor and a quad-microphone array reside within

Published on: March 21st, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – AutoShow exoskeletons; Facebook faces big fine; Samsung teases folding smartphone

“This podcast is brought to you by Amazon Web Services. Companies build more of their IT infrastructure on AWS than the next four cloud providers combined. Visit aws.amazon.com to learn how AWS can

Published on: February 19th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – LinkedIn Live; Amazon buys Eero; Reddit users worth 30 cents each

This podcast is brought to you by Amazon Web Services. Companies build more of their IT infrastructure on AWS than the next four cloud providers combined. Visit aws.amazon.com to learn how AWS can

Published on: February 13th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Amazon announces new Fire TV Stick for Canadian market

Amazon today released the Amazon Fire TV Stick to the Candian market. Not to be confused with the Fire TV Stick 4K released in Canada last October, this new Fire TV stick is

Published on: January 15th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Australia’s anti-encryption law; Project Alias; Amazon’s ‘passive’-income problems

Australia passes a law against encryption; Project Alias lets you choose whatever name you want for your smart assistant; and it turns out not everyone selling stuff on Amazon is getting rich quick,

Published on: January 15th, 2019 Brian Jackson