Videotron Debuts illico app for Apple Watch

Christine Persaud 05/25/2015 01:38:10 PM EST in Vision

Videotron Debuts illico app for Apple Watch

Videotron has released its illico app for the Apple Watch, allowing users to control their TV from the wristworn device.

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Facebook Launches Amber Alert System in Canada

Published: 05/25/2015 11:29:34 AM EST

Facebook Launches Amber Alert System in Canada

Scroll through your Facebook News Feed on any given day, and chances are you'll see a few "Amber Alert" photos that friends have shared, and re-shared, in attempt to held find missing children and persons. And Now Facebook has developed a specific delivery system for this initiative.

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AVAD Adds Ring Video Doorbell to Lineup

Published: 05/25/2015 09:35:34 AM

AVAD Adds Ring Video Doorbell to Lineup

AVAD LLC has added the Ring video doorbell to its product lineup.

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Manfrotto Debuts Friction Arms & Adapters for Accessory Connections

Published: 05/25/2015 09:08:08 AM

Manfrotto Debuts Friction Arms & Adapters for Accessory Connections

Manfrotto has launched new, compact Friction Arms, aimed at professional and advanced enthusiasts who want to experiment with creative mounting solutions of video lights, microphones, monitors and more.

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Shopify IPO Success: Silicon Valley North Rebirth?

Published: 05/22/2015 07:46:13 PM

Shopify IPO Success: Silicon Valley North Rebirth?

Shares of Shopify, the Ottawa-based commerce software maker, took off after its IPO (initial public offering) yesterday. Launched at US$17 on the NYSE (New York Stock Exchange), they climbed to over US$28, before closing at US$25.86, a 51% gain. Will Shopify's success lead to a renaissance in the National Capital Region's tech sector?

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Industry News



CRTC to Offers Canadians A ‘Whitebox' to Measure ISP Performance

Published: 05/21/2015 08:24:48 PM

CRTC to Offers Canadians A ‘Whitebox' to Measure ISP Performance

The Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is on a mission to determine the average performance of home broadband Internet services in Canada, and is asking Canadians for help.

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Best Buy Earnings Beat Predictions, Despite Future Shop Closing Costs

Published: 05/21/2015 02:51:29 PM

Best Buy Earnings Beat Predictions, Despite Future Shop Closing Costs

Best Buy Co., parent of Best Buy Canada, posted Q1 dividends of US$0.37 per share, beating analysts' predictions by 8 cents, or more than 21%. This was despite the cost of closing 66 Future Shops and rebranding 65 others as Best Buys.

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Reuters: Developers Not Planning to Port Apps to Windows 10

Published: 05/21/2015 02:48:36 PM

Reuters: Developers Not Planning to Port Apps to Windows 10

According to a new report by Reuters, Microsoft’s plan to accommodate iOS and Android apps in Windows 10 is not winning a lot of favor with developers. Interviews with over a dozen developers found just one that was planning to move an app from Apple or Android to Microsoft’s OS.

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Wren Sound Systems Adds Spotify to DTS Play-Fi Speaker Series

Published: 05/21/2015 01:34:44 PM

Wren Sound Systems Adds Spotify to DTS Play-Fi Speaker Series

Spotify Connect is now available for Wren Systems' DTS Play-Fi-enabled speakers, the V5PF and the newly launched V5US.

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CE & Appliance Retailing Jobs Hit Hard

Published: 05/21/2015 08:30:01 AM

CE & Appliance Retailing Jobs Hit Hard

Canada lost almost 20,000 jobs in April, with retailing suffering greatly, especially in the electronics and appliance sector.

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