Headlines for Consumer
Black Friday is the new Boxing Day: Canadian consumers see no difference between holiday shopping discount days, Accenture study finds
Large decline in cross-border shopping expected this holiday season
Future Shop Future Generation Tech Lab program expands its scope to further enhance technology in elementary schools
Program will award $150,000 across two categories to improve technology for K-8 schools
Canadians plan to do more holiday shopping online this year: poll
Canadian consumers have been shopping online more frequently this year and plan to hit the web for more of their gift buying this December, suggests a recent survey.
Google Canada and Retail Council of Canada announce new events to help retailers bridge digital gap

Canadian shoppers eager for new payment technology: report
Nearly half of Canadians are keen to use smart watches and other wearable devices — from a chip-embedded finger to shirt buttons — to make mobile payments, says a new PayPal Canada survey.
Hotwire Reveals the 10 Most Popular Canadian Destinations over Thanksgiving Weekend
With hotel prices down for the holiday weekend, snag a great deal and avoid the stress of staying with family
First 3D Printing and 3D Scanning Store in Canada

Texting? This Sidewalk Is Not for You
As the issue of cell phones and distracted driving grows more divisive in many countries, a city in China has created a tongue-in-cheek way of discouraging distracted walking.
Seagate Rolls Out New Cloud Systems and Solutions Strategy
Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX) today announced it has further strengthened its position as a trusted storage solutions leader by delivering cloud systems and solutions for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), “do-it-yourself (DIY)” and other organizations.
Gartner Says a Typical Family Home Could Contain More Than 500 Smart Devices by 2022
Smart Homes to Offer Numerous Innovative Digital Business Opportunities
Berlin Welcoming Portal Gears Up to Attract International Talent

Frankfurt court bans Uber taxi services across Germany

Canadians pay more than $500M in fees a year for paper bills, statements: report
Canadians are probably paying more than half a billion dollars a year to receive printed bills and bank statements by mail, according to the Public Interest Advocacy Centre.
Hotwire Reveals Annual List of 10 Most Popular Labour Day Weekend Destinations

New Philips white light blinks when your team scores!
Philips launches Hue lux, bringing more choice to homeowners wanting to get smart with bright white light
Women venture capitalists underperform men, say Harvard academics

Did They Cheat Enterprises Inc. Launches the First Self-Detective Website the DTC Network

Students trade their high-tops for high-tech
Poll finds more than half of students more excited about technology than fashion for back to school; laptops, smartphones and headphones among the top essentials
Thai Travellers Tied to Technology, but Canadians Disconnect
Global Hotels.com survey reveals Asian countries are most attached to mobile devices while travelling
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