Entries by Hamish McKillop

77 per cent of Canadians to Christmas shop at Amazon.ca

More than three quarters of Canadians say they will be doing at least some of their Christmas shopping on Amazon.ca this year, according to a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC). The London, UK-based multinational professional services network surveyed more than 1,000 Canadian consumers as the 2017 holiday season approaches and found that, though half anticipate rising prices […]

Tech giants pour millions into Trump lobbying

Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon have spent at least $10 million in the second and third quarter of this year lobbying the U.S. Government, as political climates heat up following Trump’s erratic foreign and domestic policy decisions. Tech website Recode points to record high numbers in lobbying investment for tech companies like Google, which during […]

Apple’s WWDC ’17 just around the corner

Apple’s 28th annual week-long Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) will commence June 5, 2017 at San Jose’s McEnery Convention Centre, announced the tech giant in a Feb. 16 press release. This exciting conference will showcase the latest Apple technologies that “inspire developers to continue creating incredible experiences for every aspect of customers’ lives and improve the […]

U.S. border patrols watching for Canadian cell phone users

As newly-elected U.S. President Donald Trump vows to “make America great again” through measures ensuring an “America first” foreign policy, Canadian travelers have fallen under the watchful eye at the Canada-U.S. border because cell phones are perceived threats to U.S. national security. According to a Global News report, one group of individuals was stopped and […]