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Last Updated: 06/22/2017 10:08:50 AM EST

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Sears Canada Obtains Creditor Protection Under CCAA

Sears Canada Obtains Creditor Protection Under CCAA

Sears Canada Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries have been granted an order from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.

Christine Persaud Published: 06/22/2017 10:08:50 AM EST

 

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Vanco International Acquires Beale Street Audio

Vanco International Acquires Beale Street Audio

Batavia, IL-based Vanco International LLC, which manufactures AV distribution and electronic accessory products, has acquired the Beale Street Audio line of Sonic Vortex powered architectural speakers.

Christine Persaud Published: 06/22/2017 09:36:54 AM EST

Pioneer, Onkyo Debut Rayz Rally Lightning-Powered Portable Conference Speaker

Pioneer, Onkyo Debut Rayz Rally Lightning-Powered Portable Conference Speaker

Pioneer and Onkyo have jointly released the Rayz Rally, a Lightning-powered portable speaker that can transform an iPhone into a conference speakerphone that's reportedly loud enough to fill a boardroom.

Christine Persaud Published: 06/20/2017 10:41:33 AM EST

Withings Officially Becomes Nokia

Withings Officially Becomes Nokia

Following Nokia's acquisition of Withings, announced last summer, the latter brand has now been transitioned, and products are being launched under the Nokia name.

Christine Persaud Published: 06/20/2017 07:45:52 AM EST

Amazon Overtakes Sonos as Leading Wi-Fi Speaker Brand

Amazon Overtakes Sonos as Leading Wi-Fi Speaker Brand

Amazon continues its tech domination, now beating out Sonos for the title of leading Wi-Fi speaker brand.

Christine Persaud Published: 06/19/2017 01:07:25 PM EST

Gentec Appoints Director of Operations

Gentec Appoints Director of Operations

Gentec International has appointed Mark Pottruff as Director of Operations for the company.

Christine Persaud Published: 06/19/2017 09:22:52 AM EST

Gefen Intros Pair of 4K Ultra HD Extenders

Gefen Intros Pair of 4K Ultra HD Extenders

Gefen from Core Brands has introduced two new 4K Ultra HD Extenders, the GTB-UHD600-HBT and GTB-UHD600-HBTL, that extend the full bandwidth HDMI 2.0 over the most widely used extension medium, UTP/STP cabling.

Christine Persaud Published: 06/19/2017 08:20:31 AM EST

Amazon Turns Heads With its Acquisition of Whole Foods Market

Amazon Turns Heads With its Acquisition of Whole Foods Market

Grocery world, watch out: Amazon is coming for you in a much bigger way, having confirmed today its definitive merger agreement to acquire Whole Foods Market, Inc. for US$13.7 billion, or US$42 per share.

Christine Persaud Published: 06/16/2017 09:54:44 AM EST

Leon's Expands its Installation Services Offering

Leon's Expands its Installation Services Offering

Leon's Furniture Limited has announced that its wholly-owned services division, Trans Global Service Inc. has launched a direct-to-consumer installation and service offering through its Website transglobalservice.com where people across Canada can order the installation of products, regardless of where they were purchased.

Christine Persaud Published: 06/16/2017 09:29:29 AM EST

Soon Locked Phones Will Be Banned in Canada

Soon Locked Phones Will Be Banned in Canada

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is making another big move it its efforts to foster competition and improve customer service for Canadians by announcing an upcoming ban on wireless carriers selling phones locked to their services.

Christine Persaud Published: 06/15/2017 12:22:42 PM EST

OTT Subscribers Would Pay More for Services

OTT Subscribers Would Pay More for Services

Despite our complaints when services like Netflix raise their monthly subscription rates by a buck or two, new research from IBB Consulting suggests that subscribers of over-the-top (OTT) services are actually quite willing to pay more for existing subscriptions, and to add new ones.

Christine Persaud Published: 06/15/2017 10:48:44 AM EST


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