Uber Canada Releases Data on Tipping

Christine Persaud 06/21/2018 11:13:08 AM EST in Industry

Uber Canada Releases Data on Tipping

Uber Canada is celebrating one year since it launched the option for passengers to tip their drivers, and reports that riders have dolled out $25 million in tips over the past 12 months.

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The Ubtech Yanshee is a Programmable, AI Robot

Published: 06/21/2018 09:30:13 AM EST

The Ubtech Yanshee is a Programmable, AI Robot

Ubtech Robotics has added a new model to its family of educational robots: Yanshee is a programmable robot that combines artificial intelligence (AI) with a programmable Raspberry Pi card.

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AR, VR Poised to Return to Growth

Published: 06/21/2018 07:30:01 AM

AR, VR Poised to Return to Growth

Worldwide shipments of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (V) headsets have been on the decline, but they are poised for a resurgence, predicts research firm IDC, as more vendors target commercial markets, and low-cost, standalone VR headsets arrive in stores.

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Consumers are Interested in Wireless Charging Beyond the Home and Car

Published: 06/20/2018 10:03:00 AM

Consumers are Interested in Wireless Charging Beyond the Home and Car

Consumer interest in wireless charging is on the rise, says the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), noting in a new survey that consumers are looking for wireless power not just in their homes and cars, but also in hotels, airports, and coffee shops.

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TP-Link Adds New Deco M9 Plus Mesh Offering

Published: 06/20/2018 09:28:08 AM

TP-Link Adds New Deco M9 Plus Mesh Offering

TP-Link is expanding its mesh offerings with the new Deco M9 Plus, a tri-band system with a built-in smart home hub.

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YouTube Music Premium Launches in Canada

Published: 06/18/2018 12:54:41 PM

YouTube Music Premium Launches in Canada

A new music streaming service is now officially available in Canada, as YouTube Music Premium and YouTube Premium have made their way north of the border.

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Garmin fenix 5 Plus GPS Multisport Watch Adds Topographical Maps, Garmin Play, and More

Published: 06/18/2018 09:44:55 AM

Garmin fenix 5 Plus GPS Multisport Watch Adds Topographical Maps, Garmin Play, and More

Garmin International, Inc. has announced the fēnix 5 Plus series, its next generation of GPS multisport watches with built-in routable topographical maps, storage for music playlists, the Garmin Pay contactless payment solution, and wrist-based Pulse Oximeter 1 for altitude acclimation awareness.

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What I've Learned After a Week With the Apple HomePod

Published: 06/18/2018 02:00:01 AM

What I've Learned After a Week With the Apple HomePod

The Apple HomePod officially went on sale in Canada today, representing the latest in a series of smart speaker choices for consumers. What makes it stand out?

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Women in Tech: Full Q&A With Allison Chow, Marketing Manager, Erikson Consumer

Published: 06/15/2018 10:12:55 AM

Women in Tech: Full Q&A With Allison Chow, Marketing Manager, Erikson Consumer

As part of an ongoing series highlighting influential women in Canadian tech, this week, we talk in-depth with Allison Chow, Marketing Manager, Erikson Consumer, to get her perspective on working in a male-dominated industry.

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Kids Are Playing Games Where They Interact With Others

Published: 06/15/2018 09:56:10 AM

Kids Are Playing Games Where They Interact With Others

A new study from McAfee shows that while the majority (95%) of parents are concerned about the risks their children are exposed to while playing video games online, including exposure to inappropriate content or nefarious people, they admit to allowing video games to entertain their children.

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