BlackBerry has acquired Secusmart GmbH, which offers voice and data encryption and anti-eavesdropping solutions for government organizations, enterprises and telecommunications service providers.read more
A Canadian-made robot is attempting to hitchhike across the country without supervision from its human creators.read more
Toronto's Bnotions has launched an app that allows you to control your Tesla from your smartwatch.read more
When two tech titans struck a landmark agreement this week, BlackBerry CEO John Chen was both happy and sad.read more
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission this week announced that it will host a meeting with telecommunications and broadcasting distribution companies to discuss the practice of charging additional fees to customers who wish to receive paper bills.read more
In today's digital economy, Canadians live in an increasingly connected world where access to the Internet is essential to create jobs, realize economic opportunities, and link Canadians to online services as well as far-off family members and friends.read more
Apple's quarterly earnings are out and while the numbers are strong, they weren't enough to lift the firm's stock, which remains stagnant in afterhours trading.read more
BlackBerry this week announced that it has named Marty Beard as Chief Operating Officer.read more
Pinterest is entering the e-commerce space and it's using Ottawa's Shopify to do it.read more
This week Netflix and Walt Disney Studios revealed a multi-year licensing deal.read more
The City of Vancouver is going to become a venture capitalist.
The city, which says it's not satisfied with the accessibility of financing for local startups, is going to create a "Vancouver Entrepreneur Fund."read more
Apple this week brought iTunes Pass to Canada.
Compatible with iOS 6 and up, iTunes Pass helps customers who use iTunes gift cards to purchase songs, apps, and books from Apple without connecting a credit card to their Apple ID. It also allows for exact amounts, unlike gift cards, which are only available in certain denominations.read more
Celebrating the grand opening of its new 500-employee office at One Market in downtown San Francisco, Visa announced the launch of a new product called Visa Checkout.
Visa Checkout, which is a complete overhaul-slash-replacement of V.me, heralds "the future of commerce," according to Visa, offering a way to pay online and via mobile that is "simpler than any other option."read more