MBNA Canada Launches Apple Pay Support

MBNA Canada has launched Apple Pay today for their MasterCard users, after long teasing support would arrive in June. (more…)

Apple Reportedly Planning Overnight Retail Store Refresh Next Week

Apple allegedly planning an overnight refresh on older Apple Stores on May 16.

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Google Allo on iOS Now Supports French in Canada

Google Allo now supports French Canadian.

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TELUS Investments to Hit $150 Billion Ahead of Canada’s 150th Birthday

TELUS says it will hit a milestone of $150 billion invested in Canada.

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#NuggsForCarter Tops Ellen’s Selfie as Most Retweeted Tweet in History

There’s now a new top tweet as the most retweeted of all-time.

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China’s Alipay and WeChat Pay to Challenge Apple Pay in U.S.

Apple’s Apple Pay digital payment platform will see increased competition from Alibaba affiliate Alipay and WeChat Pay in North America as the Chinese firms look to capitalize on more Chinese users traveling abroad.

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An Apple ‘Mega-Merger’ Not Likely in the Near Future: UBS

According to a note from analysts at USB, the probability of Apple making a “mega-merger” in the near future is low.

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Amazon Launches ‘Echo Show’ with Touchscreen in the U.S.

Amazon will launch its new version of its Echo speaker that features a seven-inch touchscreen and the ability to make Internet-based telephone calls today at a $229 USD price point, with the first units to ship June 28.

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Google’s Gboard for iOS Now Supports Simplified Chinese with Four Layouts

Google has updated Gboard for iOS today with support for Simplified Chinese with four different layouts.

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Instagram Introduces Ability to Upload and Share Images Through Mobile Website

Instagram users will no longer need the mobile app to upload photos.

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FBI Contractors Find Ways to Break WhatsApp’s Improved iCloud Encryption

WhatsApp has improved the security of its iCloud backups with a unique encryption key created by the app.

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Apple May Buy Half of a City Block in Downtown Reno for New Facility

Apple may build a purchasing and receiving facility on the property.

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Workflow for iOS Gets First Update After Being Acquired by Apple

Workflow for iOS has gained its first update after being acquired by Apple.

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