Hashtag Trending – Net Neutrality vote this week, Google targets Spotify and Apple Music, Top 2017 search terms on Google

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will be voting on the fate of net neutrality this week, Google is planning to create an app that will rival Spotify and Apple Music, and look out

Published on: December 11th, 2017 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Alexa in Canada, unlocked smartphones, Bitcoin on Wall Street

Amazon Echo ships to Canada. Free unlocked smartphones for all! And Bitcoin is now available on a government-backed exchange. Tomorrow, Amazon Echo will begin officially shipping to Canada. The smart speaker connects users

Published on: December 4th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Cyber Monday sets records, Jeff Bezos hits $100 billion, Bitcoin surges

Cyber Monday 2017 could set new records, Jeff Bezos breaks the $100 billion barrier, and Bitcoin surges – both in price and energy consumption. First up from Twitter is the frenzy of Cyber

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Uber’s fleet of driverless cars, SpaceX sending internet satellites to space in 2019

Uber is forming a fleet of driverless cars, Bitcoin reaches an all-time high, and SpaceX will start sending internet satellites into space in 2019. First up we have news from Facebook that Uber

Published on: November 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Equifax hit again, Bitcoin passes the $5,000 mark

Equifax just can’t seem to learn its lesson, autonomous cars in California are a go, and Bitcoin smashes through the $5,000 mark.   From Reddit today, it’s come to light that the website

Published on: October 13th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Aug. 18, 2017 – Bitcoin surges to $5,000, subway scans for bombs

Could airport style scanners work in a subway station? A racist website just can’t find a new host. And Bitcoin is making some people rich, but definitely not me. From Facebook – Can

Published on: August 18th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Aug. 18, 2017 – Bitcoin surges to $5,000, subway scans for bombs

Could airport style scanners work in a subway station? A racist website just can’t find a new host. And Bitcoin is making some people rich, but definitely not me. From Facebook – Can

Published on: August 18th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Aug. 18, 2017 – Bitcoin surges to $5,000, subway scans for bombs

Could airport style scanners work in a subway station? A racist website just can’t find a new host. And Bitcoin is making some people rich, but definitely not me. From Facebook – Can

Published on: August 18th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Bitcoin surges to $5,000, subway scans for bombs

Could airport style scanners work in a subway station? A racist website just can’t find a new host. And Bitcoin is making some people rich, but definitely not me. From Facebook - Can

Published on: August 18th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Recap of Bracing for blockchain: What it means for business [#ITWCchats]

Update: Thanks to all of our guest experts and other participants for joining the chat today! There was some great discussion and even some debate. Please scroll down to find a quick summary

Published on: June 27th, 2016 Brian Jackson

MintChip launch brings ‘digital cash’ to Canada

The digital cash platform originally developed by The Royal Canadian Mint is now live and being accepted by merchants in a Toronto neighbourhood, NanoPay Corp. announced this morning. The loyalty platform acquired Mintchip

Published on: June 21st, 2016 Brian Jackson

Canadian businesses would like to see more Bitcoin use, survey finds

Hundreds of Canadian merchants are enthusiastically accepting Bitcoin as a payment option, but disappointed by its low rate of consumer support, according to a recent study by forensic research firm CorbinPartners Inc. More

Published on: January 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

The Mint’s alternative to Bitcoin is back after private acquisition

A digital currency developed by The Royal Canadian Mint has been acquired by a Toronto-based loyalty platform and will be returning to the market, according to an announcement made on Tuesday. Loyalty Pays

Published on: January 12th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Canada’s Senate urges cautious approach to regulating digital currencies like Bitcoin

Tread carefully when it comes to regulating digital currencies like Bitcoin – that’s the advice of Canada’s Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce after a 14-month study of digital currency. Released

Published on: June 22nd, 2015 Jeff Jedras