Glance Pay uses your smartphone camera to pay restaurant bills faster

If you've ever enjoyed a great meal at a restaurant, only to have your experience ruined by waiting to pay your server on the one credit card machine available, then you understand the

Published on: September 22nd, 2016 Alex Radu

Guestlogix adds developers’ lab to New Brunswick

Toronto-based Guestlogix Inc. has set up a "product innovation lab" in Moncton, N.B., with plans to add 35 new jobs to the city by the end of June 2015. A provider of on-board

Published on: February 5th, 2014 Candice So

MasterCard partners with Basware for new e-payments service

A partnership between Basware's Commerce Network and MasterCard's global payment network is promising to deliver businesses payments on their electronic invoices more quickly while giving buyers a longer time to square up, the

Published on: October 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Acceo buys up fellow Quebec-based payment solutions firm

You could call it a "mariage de raison" - Montreal-based IT consulting firm ACCEO Solutions Inc. has acquired Laval-based payment solutions company Perceptech Inc., ACCEO announced yesterday. While financial details around the acquisition

Published on: August 8th, 2013 Brian Jackson

11 amazing images show ‘The Human Face of Big Data’

   

Published on: August 2nd, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

Online payment startup Stripe hits Canada

Flush with VC cash, U.S. startup Stripe has brought its online payments platform to the Canadian market. What Stripe has to offer is an easy sell to Canada's busy, resourcestarved SMBs who want

Published on: September 19th, 2012 Christine Wong

Ashley Madison CEO responds to dispute between competitor and PayPal

No stranger to controversy, Toronto-based dating Web site Ashley Madison is in the news again – this time it's being called out by a competing online dating service.AshleyMadison.com, owned by Avid Life Media,

Published on: September 6th, 2012 Brian Jackson

How SMBs can cut through the mobile commerce hype

Doug MacDonald has a warning about mobile commerce for Canada's small and medium sized businesses: don't believe the hype. There's so much information coming out each week about new mobilepayment, banking and e-commerce

Published on: June 18th, 2012 Christine Wong

Rogers and CIBC launch mobile wallet

Rogers Communications Inc. and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) held a joint news conference today to announce the launch of a mobile wallet that will put credit card information on smartphones. The

Published on: May 29th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Royal Canadian Mint reveals MintChip, issues $50,000 developer challenge

Hot on the heels of ditching the penny, the Royal Canadian Mint today announced a challenge for software developers to use a new digital currency technology.In a research and development effort, the Mint

Published on: April 4th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

SMBs can’t afford to have IT as bad as Service Canada’s EI system

By Shane Schick Mistakes tend to cost time, money or both. When a small mistake means unemployed Canadians face a month’s wait for income they need to live, however, the burden of error

Published on: November 11th, 2011 Shane Shick