Amazon is testing its drone delivery service in Canada, reports The Guardian. The retail giant has set up a secret site in BC after experiencing frustration dealing with the US federal government's restrictions, the paper says. A team of roboticists and aeronautics experts are now operating in the region. Quoth The Guardian: The...read more
Today, Rogers Communications announced that we're teaming up with Spotify to bring the world's most innovative music streaming service to...read more
Best Buy is shuttering every Future Shop in Canada. The US electronics retail giant is closing 131 Future Shop stores, including...read more
So, who does everyone want to work for?
The same companies as always, basically.read more
Credit Suisse is the latest financial firm to suggest BlackBerry would benefit from breaking into multiple companies.read more
BlackBerry has been non-existent in the US consumer market for a few years now, but has still fared quite well in Canada even during its troubled times, showing a great deal of patriotism among Canadians. However, times are changing.read more
As far back as three years ago, a few things happened that made Sherry Qureshy think about developing his first app.read more
Mobile continues to experience substantial growth in Canada, with smartphone ownership increasing by 24% year-over-year.read more
Air Canada announced today that it has developed an app for the recently unveiled Apple Watch that will make it even more convenient for customers on-the-go to obtain important travel information and initiate tasks such as checking-in.read more
Banking from your wrist will soon be a thing.read more
Desjardins Insurance is introducing the new Ajusto app for smartphones. With this launch, Desjardins becomes the first insurer in Canada to offer a 100% mobile insurance program that doesn't require the installation of a device in the vehicle.
With the application, available from the App Store and from Google Play, the Ajusto telematics program is accessible to more clients who will be able to improve their driving behaviour, thanks to near-instant feedback of their behind-the-wheel habits.read more
This week, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, hosted the Government of Canada's Women Entrepreneurs Forum in Ottawa.
The forum brought together 300 women from across the country to participate in a day-and-a-half program of inspiring role models, practical workshops, and networking and mentorship opportunities for women starting or growing a business.read more