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Canadian Millennials Prefer Uber over Traditional Taxi: Survey

The Angus Reid Institute released the results of a survey it sent to 2,501 Canadians asking whether they prefer taxis or ride-sharing services. The results show that Canadian millennials prefer calling an Uber over a traditional taxi, which shouldn't be a surprise. However, older Canadians still prefer to hail a traditional taxi than an Uber....

Majority of Canadians Choose Travel Lodging Based on Free WiFi Availability

According to the 2017 Norton Wi-Fi Risk Report, Canadians are still unaware that they’re putting their information at risk when connecting to a public WiFi network. The study notes that Canadians can’t resist access to a strong, free WiFi network, despite the fact that growing public Wi-Fi use is putting thousands of Canadians at risk to cyberattacks. The report...

Apple’s Definition of ‘Diverse’ Seems to Include Canadians

In an email to Mic’s Melanie Ehrenkranz, an Apple spokesperson has explained how ‘diverse’ the company's last week's presentation was, as it even had a Canadian in it. “There was a lot of diversity on that stage that you didn’t recognize,” said the email. “We had a gay man, two African-Americans (Instagram and Nike), a Canadian, and a...

Telus Launches ThinkFull, An App To Help You Manage Stress

Today, Telus launched a new app called ThinkFull designed to help people better track and develop coping strategies for their stress. By leveraging the capabilities of a smartphone, the app provides personalized mental wellness coaching allowing people to track their stress levels over time and tap into a library of tips for relieving stress, solving...

Canadian Mobile Web Usage Exceeds Desktop-Based Usage: comScore

Digital measurement firm comScore says that Canadians are now spending more time browsing the web with their mobile devices than with their desktop/laptop computers. According to the report, 51 percent of all Canadian Internet traffic that was tracked by comScore was linked to a mobile device (smartphone or tablet), while 49 percent was linked with...

PayPal: Canadians Are Ready to Embrace Mobile Payments

According to a new report from PayPal, Canadian consumers are ready to ditch their wallets in favour of mobile payments.  The company recently announced the findings of a multi-country survey, which was conducted on 15 countries including Canada.  The survey was done to get an idea of how the relationship of money and technology have...