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More Canadian High-Tech Developers Head to U.S.

More Canadian High-Tech Developers Head to U.S.

by Lee Rickwood
Canadian high-tech companies are heading to Boston to develop and expand their wide-ranging product and service offerings: providing cannabis products or office workstations, enhancing meetings or identifying cancers.

Wearables on a Dime: Affordable Trackers for Entry-Level Users

By Christine Persaud
You might be intrigued by the idea of a wearable device, but reluctant to invest the money in one. Would I really use it? You’re not alone. If price point is the primary deterrent to trying your hand at the world of fitness trackers, keep in mind that you don’t necessarily have to drop $200 on one.

One month with the Google Home assistant

By Gadjo Sevilla

Google’s mission statement is to, ‘organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.’ In the past, this was usually done through the Google search bar, Google Home is the next step. With voice being the main way to interact with the service, getting Google Home to do things or access information becomes more conversational.

Disruptive Technologies: How Brands Will Use Them

By Yasmin Ranade
In my recent interview with Mary Ann Yule, President, HP Canada, Ms. Yule spoke about the three disruptive technologies that will satisfy Canadian consumers who seek highly personalized customer interaction.

Retailers Play with High-Tech to Drive New Shopping Experiences

Retailers Play with High-Tech to Drive New Shopping Experiences

In the battle between e-commerce and in-store shopping, and as online sales tallies continue to grow, sophisticated new technology is being used to rejuvenate – some might say save – the old-fashioned bricks-and-mortar store. Digital innovation and powerful computer technologies…

Netflix focuses on original content as well as personalization features

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

“Success at Netflix is measured by people watching more, thus are they getting more value from Netflix and are they retaining better or staying with the subscription service. Our rallying cry is ‘less browsing and more playing,’ we don’t want our subscribers to have to browse to find suitable content, we’re finding ways to get this content to them,” Yellin explains.

New Coding Toys for Kids Coming in 2017

By Christine Persaud
Coding toys for kids of all ages are all the rage these days. They incorporate play with learning critical skills in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Here are 3 more really cool coding toys that kids will be able to get their hands on this year to further their learning of coding.