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Google Home gets free phone calls, multi-user support release in Canada

Canadians and Americans will have one more reason to never get a landline telephone starting on Wednesday, as Google rolls...

August 16th, 2017 Brian Jackson

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Hashtag Trending – Microsoft’s Surface Book problem, Amazon’s data centres now easier to use

Microsoft has a Surface Book problem, Amazon is making it easier for companies to use their datacentres, and a neo-Nazi...

August 15th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

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Want Alexa in Canada? Get big brands to build skills, Amazon tells developer

A Calgary-based firm that builds Alexa Skills for its clients says that Amazon.com Inc. wants to see big Canadian brands...

July 17th, 2017 Brian Jackson

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Voice-first experiences on Google Home, Amazon Alexa the next digital frontier for brands

Almost exactly 10 years after the iPhone launched, Google Home went on sale in Canada at the end of June....

July 12th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Using Google Home in Canada – All Hands on Tech

Americans have enjoyed the benefit of Amazon's Alexa for years and Google Home since November, yet Canadians are left waiting...

May 15th, 2017 Brian Jackson

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Google just cleared another hurdle to launching Google Home to the Canadian market

Google Assistant has finished its Canadian French lessons and is ready to graduate to consumer chat app Allo, according to...

May 9th, 2017 Brian Jackson

New Amazon Web Services ‘Lex’ service really speaks to developers

Amazon Web Services Inc. gave developers several new good reasons to build in the cloud on Wednesday, offering access to...

April 19th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Amazon is letting OEMs in on the secret sauce behind the Echo

Amazon Inc. is opening the doors and sharing its Amazon Echo voice processing technology with OEMs. The high performance, 7-mic,...

April 18th, 2017 Alex Radu

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Google Home not available in Canada, but works like it is

Google Inc. announced that its Google Home speakers were officially launched in the U.K. April 6, but Canada is still...

April 10th, 2017 Brian Jackson