Amazon Echo and Echo Dot

Voice-first developers share best practices for Alexa Skills, Google Actions

With Google Home now available in Canada and receiving more useful features and Amazon's Alexa expected to be released in...

August 17th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Google Home - cobalt base

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

Amazon Echo and Echo Dot

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

young man hands holding credit card and using phone

CIBC unveils voice commands in mobile app to simplify navigation

A major bank in Canada is following the latest trend of voice-first applications. CIBC has announced that voice commands are...

April 7th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

VoIP over cable rolls out, viability still questioned

VoIP over cable rolls out, viability still questioned

Marking a major step for a cable operator, Time Warner Cable announced last month it is delivering voice over IP...

June 27th, 2003 Carly Suppa

Services step into limelight with net buildouts on hold

Services step into limelight with net buildouts on hold

The sorry state of the telecom industry gives carriers and box builders little reason to smile, but Canada's telcos are...

July 25th, 2002 Stefan Dubowski

Local-loop competition gets Primal

Local-loop competition gets Primal

A telecom software house out of Mississauga, Ont. means to improve profits for data providers with no-hassle voice over IP...

April 18th, 2002 Stefan Dubowski

Kevin Fong: Investing hot spots exist in tough climate

Kevin Fong: Investing hot spots exist in tough climate

Pondering which technology sectors will be most promising for venture investors is particularly difficult to do this year, given the...

March 21st, 2002 No Author

Ontario

Ontario

To Waterloo, Ont.'s Finline Technologies, which recently launched its new MMDS broadband wireless solution for the service provider market, telecommunications...

December 14th, 2000 Tim Foran