Gaming

Finding early wins in emerging technologies – CanadianCIO Summit 2018 panel

Hear how Canadian firms are using cutting-edge technologies to fuel business growth. Craig Tavares from Cogeco Peer 1 speaks to using AI to improve IT infrastructure through advanced telemetry on next-generation routers and switches. Brian Turpin at Greenwin is using virtual reality tours to help sh ...

The Stars Group has 73 per cent upside, Echelon Wealth says

The Stars Group Inc. (The Stars Group Stock Quote, Chart TSX:TSGI, NASDAQ:TSG) just received clearance for its acquisition of British gaming company Sky Betting & Gaming, an event which should begin to turn the stock around, says analyst Gianluca Tucci with Echelon Wealth Partners, who on Thursday ...

Hashtag Trending – Music streaming fees; Google Chrome’s privacy issue; new Oculus VR headset

Are music streaming services too good to be true? According to the U.S. Congress, the answer is yes. Google changes course on a privacy decision with Chrome. And Facebook announces a new, wireless version of the Oculus virtual reality headset. ...

Hashtag Trending: Apple pays Ireland, Google in your car, Capcom Vancouver closes

Apple pays Ireland $15.4B in taxes, Google wants to get inside your car, and Capcom’s gaming studio in Vancouver is shutting down ...

Spinoffs, Takeovers and Special Situations Hotline – Friday, September 14, 2018

GAMESTOP CORP., $16.79, symbol GME on New York, is a specialty retailer selling new and used video games as well as video game hardware and collectibles. It does that mostly through 7,276 GameStop, EB Games and Micromania stores in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Australia. GameStop shares plunged fr ...

Newgioco has 227 per cent upside, Echelon Wealth says

Betting technology company Newgioco Group (Quote, Chart OTC:NWGI) is cheap compared to its global gaming peers, says Echelon Wealth Partners’ Ralph Garcea, who in a research update to clients on Friday reiterated his “Speculative Buy” rating and $1.80 target price for NWGI. Last week, Toronto ...

Nvidia’s RTX series will make people forget about the crypto crash, this is investor says

Everyone’s talking about Nvidia Corp’s (Quote, Chart NASDAQ:NVDA) new graphics processing unit, the GeForce RTX 2000 Series GPU. This includes portfolio manager Kim Bolton of Black Swan Dexteritas, who says that the new gaming tech handily makes up for Nvidia’s losses on the cryptocurrency si ...

Newgioco Group has huge upside, Echelon Wealth says

Licensed gaming company Newgioco Group Inc. (OTC:NWGI Quote Chart) has tonnes of opportunity within Italy’s fragmented but fast-growing land-based and online gaming market, says analyst Ralph Garcea of Echelon Wealth Partners. On Tuesday, the analyst initiated coverage of NWGI with a “Speculati ...

Hashtag Trending – Why airborne Wi-Fi isn’t free; New Zealand gov’t teaching entrepreneurship with video games; Russians have hacked U.S. utilities

The Wall Street Journal explains why you have to pay for Wi-Fi on your flight. The New Zealand government invests $150,000 into a video game that teaches players how to be an entrepreneur. And the Department of Homeland Security warns that Russian hackers have reached the control rooms of U.S. utili ...

Hashtag Trending – Rising sea levels endanger buried fibre; Samsung teams up with Nasa; Best Buy shares its secrets

Rising sea levels are putting buried fibre at risk, Samsung teams with NASA to create a VR lunar experience, and Bloomberg dives into how Best Buy is still alive. Welcome to a special edition of Hashtag Trending! Today’s episode highlights some overlooked stories that were trending this month. Loo ...