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SyrupCast Episode 5: Culture Club Sandwich

This week on the SyrupCast, we’re joined by new MobileSyrup member, Jane McEntagart, whose seven years of industry experience makes us look like a bunch of newbs. We dive into important mobile payment news from Visa, some unfortunate layoffs from Microsoft and Rogers, an important regulation that will affect both Google and Apple’s app stores,

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LG to bring G Watch to TELUS and Videotron retail stores in early August

Right now, the only place to purchase an LG G Watch, the company’s first Android Wear smartphone, is on Google Play. The Korean company, however, is working to bring the device to Canadian retailers, beginning with TELUS and Videotron in early August. The price will remain $249.99, and it appears that, for now, the only

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CRTC challenging telcos over additional fees for paper billing

The CRTC has announced a pro-consumer initiative that’s takes aim at both telecom and broadcast companies and how they sometimes charge customers an additional fee for receiving a paper bill. The CRTC today declared today that it will start meeting with various Canadian organizations to discuss the practice of charging customers an additional fee if

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Nokia begins rolling out Lumia Cyan Windows Phone 8.1 updates, coming soon to Canada

Nokia has unveiled the rollout schedule for its Windows Phone 8.1-based Lumia Cyan update, which will eventually come to all Canadian-sold Lumia devices running WP8. The update folds in Microsoft’s general Windows Phone 8.1 improvements with some Lumia-specific functionality, such as improved Nokia Camera, Creative Studio, Storyteller, as well as a new Device Hub, which

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TELUS: ‘Healthcare is our content play’

TELUS opened the doors of its Toronto offices this week to show off a newly-renovated Innovation Centre, in which its many healthcare-related products, demos and aspirations await public viewing. Introduced by Paul Lepage, President of TELUS Health, the event was envisioned as a way to bring the company’s many disparate engagements into a single place;

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CRTC makes registered numbers on the National Do Not Call List (DNCL) permanent

The CRTC announced today that the numbers registered with the National Do Not Call List (DNCL) are now permanent. Canadians were previously informed that they would need to re-register their numbers at some point in time, but this move “enhances the CRTC’s ability to protect the privacy of Canadians from unwanted telemarketing calls.” The DNCL

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Update: Drake rumoured to be BlackBerry’s new brand ambassador (Nope)

When BlackBerry unveiled BlackBerry 10 to the world they also brought on Alicia Keys as its Creative Director. That partnership bombed and even saw Keys sport an Apple iPhone and tweet from the device. Prior to this it was revealed that Canadian-born Justin Bieber, who has a massive worldwide following, wanted to be BlackBerry’s brand

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