Shopify is Helping Bring Apple Pay to Over 200,000 Online Stores This Fall

Shopify is Helping Bring Apple Pay to Over 200,000 Online Stores This Fall

Earlier this month at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), it was announced that Apple Pay will come to the web this fall. Canada’s Shopify Inc., the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses, will be bringing the ability for more than 275,000 merchants to offer Apple PayⓇ on the web to consumers. With Apple Pay, consumers will be able to quickly and securely check out via...


YouTube Brings Live Streaming to Its Mobile App

YouTube Brings Live Streaming to Its Mobile App

YouTube has announced that it is adding live streaming to its mobile app. The online video source has been offering the service since 2011 when it shared the Royal Wedding with millions of viewers. The site says it will now be even easier for all YouTube creators and viewers to access and use live streaming videos. According to a press release put out by the site, the mobile live streaming content will have all the features of regular videos. They...


SiriusXM Canada to Bring 2016 CFL Season to Subscribers

SiriusXM Canada to Bring 2016 CFL Season to Subscribers

Yesterday, SiriusXM Canada, the country’s leading audio entertainment company, announced it will offer subscribers nationwide comprehensive coverage of the 2016 Canadian Football League (CFL) season through to the 104th Grey Cup in Toronto, ON. Starting with the Toronto Argonauts’ historic first game at BMO Field on Thursday, June 23, all regular and postseason games can be heard on SiriusXM. Listeners will also get French-language broadcasts...


Will Canada Post Use Drones to Deliver the Mail?

Will Canada Post Use Drones to Deliver the Mail?

According to recent reports, Canada Post is currently looking at the possibility of using drones to deliver the mail. Their use is far off, if at all officials say, but the post office admits  they are considering their use to remain competitive. Amazon is said to be working on Prime Air, a delivery service that would use drones to deliver small packages to customer’s doorsteps. Devices have been designed and made and testing is reportedly underway...


SaskTel’s Bottom Line Potentially at Risk in New Assessment

SaskTel’s Bottom Line Potentially at Risk in New Assessment

Earlier this week, SaskTel released its high-level risk assessment report regarding the potential impacts that BCE acquiring Manitoba Telecom Services may have on SaskTel. The review, which was completed by Mark H. Goldberg & Associates Inc., provided an analysis of risks which will become part of an annual strategic planning process for SaskTel. “The report provides an excellent high level assessment of the potential impacts this transaction...


Users to Post Videos of 140 Seconds on Twitter and Vine

Users to Post Videos of 140 Seconds on Twitter and Vine

According to reports, Twitter users can now post videos of up to 140 seconds long on the social networking site. This is about 4 times the previous length, which was limited to 30 seconds for regular users and represents an effort by the site to get more users to share more content. The elongation of video time is also being applied to Vine, which currently limits its videos to just 6 seconds. According to online reports, Vine’s videos will still...


Bell Mobility Needs to Include Streaming TV in Data Charges says Federal Court of Appeal

Bell Mobility Needs to Include Streaming TV in Data Charges says Federal Court of Appeal

This Monday, the Federal Court of Appeal took steps that those seeking to keep the Internet a neutral space in terms of traffic are hailing as a “big win”. The “Win” unrolled like this: previously, Bell appealed a decision made by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission in connection with net neutrality. The CRTC had stopped Bell from letting customers stream its mobile TV services without charging them for data, stating...


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Fido rolling out LTE network this summer

Fido rolling out LTE network this summer

During the course of this summer, Fido customers will start being able to access LTE throughout Canada. This will begin in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, St.John’s, and their surrounding areas.. By the end of 2012 it should also include Moncton, Trois-Rivières, Sherbrooke, Québec City, Kingston, Ajax, Pickering, Oshawa, Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton, St. Catharines, Niagara, Windsor, Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo, Guelph, London, Barrie, Sudbury, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Kelowna, Abbotsford and Victoria. It looks like at launch Fido will be offering an LTE Hotspot device, with LTE compatible smartphones launching later in the year. “We are thrilled to offer the benefits of LTE network technology to Fido customers this year,” said Steven Sarfin, senior director of marketing, Fido Solutions. “Our focus at Fido has always been on providing the best value to our customers. With data plans starting from $10/month, affordable LTE service is a perfect complement to the exclusive FidoADVANTAGE programs like FidoTRADE™,...


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