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Smartphone sales record first-ever decline in Q4/17

The fourth quarter of 2017 saw worldwide sales of smartphones decline for the first time since 2004, according to Gartner’s latest smartphone market report. There are two main factors why this happened, says

Published on: February 22nd, 2018 Alex Coop

Retailers and restaurants turn to Apple hardware to improve in-store sales

If you had to bet on the next move of an entrepreneur that's coming fresh off building up a successful e-commerce business, you probably wouldn't put money on building a startup that wants

Published on: February 21st, 2018 Brian Jackson

Cisco launches new network automation tools for service providers

Cisco launched six new pieces of software to help global service providers run their large-scale networks and prepare for the next wave of connected devices. According to the Cisco Visual Networking Index Forecast,

Published on: February 20th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Waymo launching its own ride-hailing service, Refined Twitter, Apple’s new HQ giving employees headaches

Google’s self-driving division is preparing to launch its own ride-hailing service. A new browser extension cleans up Twitter on your desktop. And Apple’s new spaceship headquarters are becoming a real pain for some

Published on: February 20th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Uber/Waymo trial settled; Amazon’s new delivery service; Facebook testing downvote button

The Uber and Waymo trial ends with a settlement. Amazon goes after FedEx and UPS with its new delivery service. And Facebook is finally testing a dislike button - sort of. From LinkedIn:

Published on: February 12th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending: Samsung heir leaves jail; Intel’s new smart eyewear; tech makes a splash at the Superbowl

Former Samsung head Jay Y. Lee has been released from jail, five months after being convicted of bribery charges. Intel has designed new smart eyewear that projects images onto your retina and looks

Published on: February 6th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung heir released from jail

Former Samsung vice chair Lee Jae-yong, known professionally as Jay Y. Lee, has been released from jail in his native South Korea five months after being convicted of corruption charges. According to Reuters

Published on: February 5th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Canada to pilot new blockchain-powered ‘digital identity’ prototype for air travel unveiled in Davos

The Government of Canada, World Economic Forum, and other global partners are testing a new concept in border security, which will let travellers digitize their personal information and share it with airport and

Published on: January 26th, 2018 Alex Coop

Apple HomePod release date announced; Canada still waiting

Apple Inc.'s long-awaited wireless speaker, the HomePod, will be available for online orders this Friday - but not in Canada. Consumers from the U.S., U.K. and Australia will have the first chance to

Published on: January 23rd, 2018 Alex Coop

New Jabra headphones designed for music and voice-first devices like Alexa

Jabra says its latest lineup of headphones are designed for both music and voice capabilities. The Elite franchine was shown off at CES Monday and includes four new products: the Elite 45e, Elite

Published on: January 11th, 2018 Alex Coop

Expect at least two new BlackBerry smartphones in 2018, says TCL

BlackBerry's partnership with TCL Communication is paying off, with the Chinese manufacturer announcing at the 2018 Consumer Electronic Show that it 'promises at least two new BlackBerry smartphones' in 2018. This is no

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Alex Radu

Google brings OEM partners into Daydream VR platform with CES launch

LAS VEGAS - Google Inc. is now working with OEM partners in a bid to increase the adoption of its Daydream virtual reality (VR) platform. Google's Daydream platform, first introduced in 2016, tried

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Brian Jackson

TCL’s BlackBerry KeyOne Bronze Edition is more than a change in colour

TCL's BlackBerry KeyOne family is growing yet again, this time with a Bronze Edition. If you've picked up the original BlackBerry KeyOne or the Black Edition, you'll be familiar with the new Bronze

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Alex Radu

IBM marks more than 100,000 patents in 25 years with cloud, cyber security enhancements

The inventors who serve as the backbone of International Business Machines Corp. passed a significant milestone this year, and a diverse array of fields including artificial intelligence (AI), the cloud, and cyber security

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

NVIDIA to build its AI self-driving platform on BlackBerry QNX

BlackBerry QNX has scored yet another huge autonomous vehicle partnership. NVIDIA announced at CES 2018 this week that it will be using QNX's safety-certified operating system as the foundation of its AI self-driving

Published on: January 8th, 2018 Alex Radu