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Amazon Holds More Than Half of the Smart Speaker Market

Amazon Holds More Than Half of the Smart Speaker Market

Amazon has close to a quarter of the smart speaker market with its Echo devices, which account for 23% of all smart speakers in use. But when you take all of its models into account, Amazon accounts for 63% of smart speakers that are currently in use.

Christine Persaud Published: 10/23/2018 08:53:38 AM EST

 

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Telus Launches Friendly Future Foundation Charitable Organization, Gives $120M

Telus Launches Friendly Future Foundation Charitable Organization, Gives $120M

Telus is giving $120 million through the launch of the Telus Friendly Future Foundation, an independent charitable organization mandated to address the social and economic challenges facing Canada's disadvantaged youth.

Christine Persaud Published: 10/23/2018 07:00:02 AM EST

Samsung Electronics Opens Another AI Centre in Montreal

Samsung Electronics Opens Another AI Centre in Montreal

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is establishing another artificial intelligence (AI) centre in Montreal, in order to continue the company's efforts in AI, including the development of its virtual assistant Bixby.


Christine Persaud Published: 10/22/2018 10:42:47 AM EST

Paul Barton Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Paul Barton Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Paul Barton, Founder and Chief Designer for PSB Speakers, received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Toronto Audio Fest. Recognized for his decades of groundbreaking research and numerous contributions to the loudspeaker industry.

John Thomson Published: 10/21/2018 07:41:05 AM EST

WOMEN IN TECH: FULL Q&A With Victoria DeBoon, Director of Sales, SAP Concur

WOMEN IN TECH: FULL Q&A With Victoria DeBoon, Director of Sales, SAP Concur

As part of an ongoing series highlighting influential women in Canadian tech, this week, we talk in-depth with Victoria DeBoon, Director of Sales, SAP Concur.

WiFi HiFi Published: 10/19/2018 09:00:02 AM EST

Ikea Wants to Help You Avoid Putting Together its Furniture

Ikea Wants to Help You Avoid Putting Together its Furniture

Ikea acquired in-home assembly and mounting service TaskRabbit last September, and through this acquisition, is now offering on-demand assembly services in stores and within the greater Toronto area (GTA), with plans to roll out to Vancouver by mid-November, and Montreal in Spring 2019.

Christine Persaud Published: 10/19/2018 08:30:02 AM EST

Consumers Will Spend a Record US$96.1B on Holiday Shopping, With TVs Topping Wish Lists

Consumers Will Spend a Record US$96.1B on Holiday Shopping, With TVs Topping Wish Lists

The 25th annual Consumer Technology Holiday Purchase Patterns Study by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) reports projections of a record-setting US$96.1 billion in revenue in the U.S. for the 2018 holiday season, representing a 3.4% year-over-year increase.

Christine Persaud Published: 10/19/2018 07:20:01 AM EST

Ticketmaster Takes Steps to Prevent Fraudulent Tickets With Acquisition of Upgraded

Ticketmaster Takes Steps to Prevent Fraudulent Tickets With Acquisition of Upgraded

Ticketing software and services company Ticketmaster has acquired Upgraded, a blockchain technology company servicing the live events industry.

Christine Persaud Published: 10/18/2018 11:06:11 AM EST

Canadians Will Shop Canadian, Use Social Media, This Holiday Season

Canadians Will Shop Canadian, Use Social Media, This Holiday Season

Canadian consumers will be shopping in our home country this holiday season, keeping money within our economy, reports Accenture's 2018 Holiday Shopping Survey. But they will also be looking to digital shopping options as well for more convenience.

Christine Persaud Published: 10/18/2018 10:00:11 AM EST

Dell Expands UltraSharp Monitor Line, Offers 49" Dual QHD Monitor With Ultra-Wide Views

Dell Expands UltraSharp Monitor Line, Offers 49" Dual QHD Monitor With Ultra-Wide Views

Dell is adding several models to its UltraSharp Monitor line-up, including one that it deems to be the "world's first" 49" dual QHD monitor with ultra-wide views, multitasking features, and seamless connectivity.

Christine Persaud Published: 10/17/2018 10:04:05 AM EST

Parasound Returns to Canadian Market Through a New Partnership With Gemsen Distribution

Parasound Returns to Canadian Market Through a New Partnership With Gemsen Distribution

Parasound is bringing its high-end amplifiers and products for architectural audio will be available in Canada for the first time in five years through a new distribution agreement with Gemsen Distribution.

Christine Persaud Published: 10/15/2018 03:21:36 PM EST




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