LeEco Buys Vizio for $2 Billion

Frank Lenk 07/26/2016 02:16:14 PM EST in Frank Lenk

LeEco Buys Vizio for $2 Billion

In a deal is valued at $2 billion USD, Le Holdings Co. (LeEco), based in Beijing, China, has announced an agreement to acquire TV maker Vizio Inc., based in Irvine, California.

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Rogers Expands its Affordable Internet to Low-Income Users in New Brunswick

Published: 07/26/2016 09:50:01 AM EST

Rogers Expands its Affordable Internet to Low-Income Users in New Brunswick

Rogers is expanding its Connected for Success program, which started in Toronto in 2013 and provides affordable Internet, to everywhere it provides Internet service. And that most recently includes families and individuals living in rent-geared-to-income non-profit housing across New Brunswick.

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BlackBerry Announces DTEK50 Android Smartphone

Published: 07/26/2016 04:12:40 PM

BlackBerry Announces DTEK50 Android Smartphone

BlackBerry Limited has announced that its new DTEK50 Android smartphone is now available for pre-orders on its web site. This is the company’s second Android phone, joining the previous PRIV.

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Toronto Parking Authority Trials Giving Mobile Users Local Retailer Coupons

Published: 07/26/2016 08:00:01 AM

Toronto Parking Authority Trials Giving Mobile Users Local Retailer Coupons

The Toronto Parking Authority is running a new pilot project that will give users of its Green P mobile pay app the ability to download discount coupons for local area retailers.

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Netflix Deal With 20th Century Fox Means Subscribers Can Watch American Crime Story, Anywhere But Canada

Published: 07/26/2016 06:50:01 AM

Netflix Deal With 20th Century Fox Means Subscribers Can Watch American Crime Story, Anywhere But Canada

Netflix has struck a deal with 20th Century Fox Television Distribution that will see Netflix become the exclusive global streaming home for the FX hit miniseries The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story. That is, everywhere but in Canada.

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Industry News



Nadel to Distribute Sekonic Light Meters

Published: 07/25/2016 08:00:01 AM

Nadel to Distribute Sekonic Light Meters

Nadel Enterprises has been appointed as the exclusive Canadian distributor for all Sekonic light meters, spectrometers (colour meters), illuminometers and accessories by Sekonic Corporation in Japan.

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Amazon Will Keynote About Alexa and Voice Control at CEDIA 2016

Published: 07/25/2016 06:30:01 AM

Amazon Will Keynote About Alexa and Voice Control at CEDIA 2016

For the first time, Amazon will deliver a keynote address at CEDIA 2016, the trade show for the custom residential technology industry.

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Why We Should Stop Hating on Pokemon Go

Published: 07/22/2016 11:07:59 AM

Why We Should Stop Hating on Pokemon Go

In the summers as a kid, I would grab my bicycle, and disappear for hours. Maybe I'd go to my friend's house, or the corner store for a popsicle. Or maybe it was to the park. Or just to ride around aimlessly for a while. If it started getting dark, or close to dinnertime, I knew I had to head back.

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Rogers Turns On Wireless Service in SkyTrain Dunsmuir Tunnel in Vancouver

Published: 07/22/2016 09:36:48 AM

Rogers Turns On Wireless Service in SkyTrain Dunsmuir Tunnel in Vancouver

Travelers going along the SkyTrain Dunsmuir Tunnel in metro Vancouver can now use their Rogers and Fido smartphones, as Rogers has officially turned on its wireless service for the space.

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Not Sure What to Read? Indigo's New Reco App Can Help

Published: 07/22/2016 06:50:01 AM

Not Sure What to Read? Indigo's New Reco App Can Help

Once you're finally ready to sit back, poolside or curled up on the couch with a good book, there comes a big decision: what do you read? Indigo is furthering its involvement on the tech side with a new book recommendations app called Reco that aims to help.

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