PayPal to Acquire TIO Networks

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PayPal Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: PYPL) and TIO Networks Corp. (TSXV: TNC), a cloud-based multi-channel bill payment processing and receivables management company, today announced a definitive agreement under which PayPal will acquire TIO for $3.35 CAD ($2.56 USD) per share in cash or an approximate $304 million CAD ($233 million USD) equity value. The purchase price […]


Internet Tax Widely Opposed By Canadians, But GST On Netflix Not So Bad

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Canadians are opposed to the federal Liberals instituting a new tax on Internet and mobile services to pay for Canadian content, but a plurality would be okay with paying sales tax on their Netflix service, a new poll finds. The poll from IRG, carried out for consumer advocacy group OpenMedia, found 70 per cent of […]


Vancouver Gadgets Valentine’s Contest Logiix Prize Pack

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Vancouver Gadgets wants to help you get in your sweethearts good books in time for Valentines Day on February 14th. We’re giving away a Logiix prize pack to one lucky winner. Contained in the prize pack are the following items: One Piston Power Beacon, one Smart Connect item, a Piston Connect USB-C to 1Gbit Ethernet […]

Next Big Tech Corridor? Between Seattle and Vancouver, Planners Hope

11 Canadian tech companies to watch in 2017

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Last year, I wrote an article about the 11 Canadian tech companies to watch in 2016, which highlighted tech companies of all sizes in Canada that were ready to make headlines over the following 12 months. The great part about most predictions is that people tend to forget about them by the time your prognostication […]

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ZTE Canada launches Axon 7 Mini

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This week ZTE, the fourth largest smartphone manufacturer in North America, announced that the Axon 7 Mini, will be available January 27, 2017 on Virgin Mobile. The Axon 7 Mini is the more svelte version of the flagship Axon 7 smartphone and winner of the IDG 2016 IFA Product Technical Innovation award for “Breakthrough Smartphone […]