SyrupDrop May 13: Rogers retires Mobilicity and Apple Pay becomes more useful in Canada

Welcome back to SyrupDrop! The Canadian mobile scene was turned upside down this week by some pretty major developments.

Not only did another carrier bite the dust, but Canada welcomed in a tech giant to change the game for mobile payments. For a list of the stories covered in this episode, see below:

Apple Pay now supports debit and credit cards from CIBC and RBC, more banks to come soon

Rogers to shutter Mobilicity, will shift stores and customers to chatr mobile

Mississauga bans UberX and other ride-sharing services

Competition Bureau seeks feedback to assess impact on competition from BCE’s acquisition of MTS

Google wants to see professional women better represented through emojis

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