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New Website Helps Canadians Shop Online with U.S. Retailers

Canadians lukewarm when it comes to making mobile payments for purchases: study
Hype for mobile payments is growing but Canadians generally aren't very eager to pay for purchases with their smartphones, suggests a new report.
Purolator announces busiest shipping dates of the holiday season: Cyber Monday and Dec. 17

Nearly 9 in 10 Canadians Shopping North of the Border This Holiday Season

Future Shop reveals tech is the gift that more than 40 per cent of Canadians want this holiday season
New survey discovers Canadians secretly giving gifts they want too this holiday season
Will you wear your credit card on your wrist? Royal bank is betting on it.
You've heard of paying retailers with the tap of a smartphone, but Royal Bank thinks shoppers are ready to take another big step: wearing payment options on their wrist.
RSA: Despite a Year of Breaches, Consumers Security Behaviors Unchanged
Consumer online security study surveys more than 1000 consumers in the United States
IBM Predicts Record Mobile Holiday Shopping as Consumers Browse and Buy on the Go
Total online sales to increase 15 percent over five-day holiday shopping period
Consumers worry about privacy but still willing to share data

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