Top Canadian mobile stories from the past week

Ian Hardy

January 17, 2016 6:43am

Every week we bring you the latest in Canadian mobile news. Listed below is a quick overview of the top stories from the past seven days.

– HTC Vive pre-orders set to begin February 29 [Read here]
– Starbucks Mobile Order & Pay launches on Android [Read here]
– Google lowers price of Nexus 5X in Canada [Read here]
– Royal Canadian Mint sells digital currency MintChip [Read here]
– Corus Entertainment buying Shaw’s media arm for $2.65 billion [Read here]
– CraveTV goes live for all Canadians [Read here]
– Judge: Police “tower dump” requests violated customers’ rights [Read here]
– HTC One M9 receiving Marshmallow update January 18th [Read here]
– Telus and Koodo raising plan prices by $5, weakening BYOD benefits [Read here]
– Layoffs hit Star’s tablet news division [Read here]
– Fitbit Blaze pre-orders go live at Best Buy, will ship March 11 [Read here]
– Shopify’s POS solution finally makes jump to Android [Read here]
– EQ Bank combines chequing and savings for the mobile age [Read here]
– CRTC wants feedback on which telecom services Canadians rely [Read here]
– More Canadians have access to a laptop than smartphone [Read here]
– MTS has completed the sale of Allstream for $465-million [Read here]
– Rogers will effectively eliminate BYOD benefits on Jan. 20 [Read here]
– Trudeau gets immersed in VR at Google Canada’s new K-W office [Read here]