Hisense Makes a Big Move to Acquire Sharp

Christine Persaud 07/31/2015 09:03:45 AM EST in Vision

Hisense Makes a Big Move to Acquire Sharp

Hisense means business when it comes to the TV market, and the company is putting its money where its mouth is by purchasing all equity and assets of Sharp's TV factory in Mexico for US$23.7 million.

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Canada's Third Official Language: Code?

Published: 07/30/2015 01:48:43 PM EST

Canada's Third Official Language: Code?

Toronto startup Bitmaker is petitioning the Canadian Government to designate "code" as the third official language in Canada.

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MTS Acquires Spectrum From WIND Mobile

Published: 07/31/2015 09:47:22 AM

MTS Acquires Spectrum From WIND Mobile

Manitoba Telecom Services (MTS) has acquired 15 MHz of paired AWS-1 spectrum within the province from WIND Mobile for $45 million.

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Microcel Appoints Key Account Manager, Western Canada

Published: 07/30/2015 11:20:01 AM

Microcel Appoints Key Account Manager, Western Canada

Microcel has announced the appointment of Michael Brown to the position of Key Account Manager, Western Canada.


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Samsung to Open its Largest Experience Store in Toronto's Sherway Gardens

Published: 07/30/2015 09:19:03 AM

Samsung to Open its Largest Experience Store in Toronto's Sherway Gardens

Sherway Gardens shopping centre, located in Etobicoke, ON about a half hour outside of downtown Toronto, will soon be home to Samsung Canada's largest experience store in Canada.

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Amazon's Proposed Dedicated Airspace for Couriers: Will It Fly?

Published: 07/29/2015 04:59:19 PM

Amazon's Proposed Dedicated Airspace for Couriers: Will It Fly?

Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, yesterday proposed that couriers, such as itself, be granted dedicated airspace for delivery drones. The suggestion, made at a NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) convention in California, is at odds with numerous current and proposed FAA regulations, and may not get off the ground

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Twitter Shares Drop to a 52-Week Low

Published: 07/29/2015 02:00:36 PM

Twitter Shares Drop to a 52-Week Low

Twitter shares have plunged to a 52-week low after interim CEO Jack Dorsey said that growth would not return to the service anytime soon. Twitter's stock drop came after an honest talking Dorsey and Twitter Chief Financial Officer Anthony Noto stated that Twitter faced a dramatic turnaround that was going to take "considerable" time,

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Microsoft Launches Windows 10 as a Free Upgrade

Published: 07/29/2015 10:17:23 AM

Microsoft Launches Windows 10 as a Free Upgrade

As scheduled, Microsoft Corp. has announced that Windows 10 will be available starting today, Wednesday, July 29, as a free upgrade for existing PCs and pre-installed on new PCs of various form factors.

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Charging On-the-Go in Style

Published: 07/29/2015 09:00:01 AM

Charging On-the-Go in Style

How many times has your smartphone battery died at the worst possible time? Having a portable charger on hand is a must nowadays. How else could we get through a typical day of e-mailing, Web browsing, social media sharing, photo-taking, navigating, gaming, video-viewing, music streaming - the list goes on?

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Indigo Lets You Buy From its Instagram Feed

Published: 07/29/2015 07:30:01 AM

Indigo Lets You Buy From its Instagram Feed

Indigo has added a Like2Buy button on its Instagram feed that lets those who check out their account make purchases right from the social media platform.

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