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  1. New App "Google Trips" Helps Users Plan Vacations with Ease

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    This week, Google announced a new app made to reduce the work of planning a vacation. Citing a GoodThink study that showed 74% of travelers feel the most stressful aspect of travel is figuring out the details, Google has invented Google Trips . According to the company, Google Trips is a...
  2. Traveling for Less With Google’s Off Line Maps

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    Driving in a new city? Need a map but want to save cash? Download Google’s new Offline Maps tool, and you’ll be good to go. Offline Maps is one of a bunch of free tools being launched by Google, as the company tries to increase its reach into the area of digital tools for travel. The tech...
  3. TIO Networks Partners with Mobilicity on Mobile Payment App

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    Bill payment firm, TIO Networks (TSX-V: TNC) has teamed up with wireless carrier, Mobilicity to develop and launch a smartphone-based payment app. Now available in the Google Play Store, the My Mobilicity Payment App supports Android smartphones, providing customers the flexibility and...
  4. AndroidTO Building Momentum with App Community

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    From a low-key user gathering in 2010, AndroidTO has sprung into a full-fledged digital tech conference drawing several hundred attendees at the Scotiabank Theatre on October 25th. The third yearly installment included presentations from Google (NASDAQ:GOOG,) Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) and Tumblr...
  5. Google Canada Hands Out Five eTown Awards

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    Five Canadian cities are the recipients of Google's eTown Awards for successfully embracing the digital economy. Google recognizes Moncton, NB, Dorval, PQ, Parry Sound, ON, Canmore, AB and Duncan, BC as leading centres where small businesses are investing in online tools and resources to find...
  6. Starbucks Adds Mobile Payment in Canada & UK

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    Canadians eager to pay for their Starbucks coffee using their smartphones now have an Android app to make that happen. Basically, you just download the app, enter your Starbucks Card number, scan and go. Starting July 11th, customers in the UK and Canada will also be able to use the app to...