Hardware

Google and Digi-Capital announce Reality Network for AR/VR/XR Leaders

Digi-Capital is partnering with Google to host its next Reality Network on Tuesday, May 29th from 6pm to 9pm at Google in Mountain View. Reality Network is by invitation only for AR/VR/XR CEOs, corporate VPs, and VC Partners, with numbers limited to keep the signal to noise ratio high. The focus o ...

Tencent dominated $22 billion games deals market in last 12 months

In games deal making there’s Tencent, then there’s everyone else. Tencent led or participated in over $4 of every $10 invested in games companies worldwide in the last 12 months to Q1 2018. It was involved either sell-side or buy-side in over three-quarters of all games M&A deal value (i.e. do ...

Trakopolis IoT is undervalued, Echelon’s Garcea says

Following the company’s fourth quarter results, Echelon Wealth Partners analyst Ralph Garcea is feeling bullish about Trakopolis IoT Corp. (TSXV:TRAK). On Friday, TRAK reported its Q4 and fiscal 2017 results. In the fourth quarter, the company posted Adjusted EBITDA of negative $800,000 on reven ...

BlackBerry CEO Chen will likely end up selling the company, this investor says

BlackBerry Ltd’s (TSX:BB, NYSE:BB) hardware heydays may be a thing of the past but the company’s reinvention as a software and security operation is doing fine, says Bruce Murray, CEO of the Murray Wealth Group. The past half-decade has been truly transformative for Waterloo, Ontario’s BlackB ...

Swiss consumer electronics maker to embed BlackBerry security into IoT products thanks to new licensing deal

BlackBerry may have stopped manufacturing hardware products like mobile phones, but it’s far from taking a step back in the technology industry. Instead, the Canadian company has set its sights on cybersecurity and licensing out its brand name. ...

Revenue growth for Trakopolis is trending in the right direction, says Echelon Wealth

Recurring revenue growth is trending in the right direction for Trakopolis IoT Corp (TSXV:TRAK), says analyst Ralph Garcea with Echelon Wealth Partners, who maintains his “Speculative Buy” rating and $1.50 target price for TRAK. This week, Calgary-based Trakopolis reported its fiscal 2017 recur ...

Episode 71: AI and the Future of Manufacturing

Manufacturing hasn’t really changed all of that much in the past 75 years, with one key exception. Today we’re capturing vast amounts of data about every single process that takes place on the factory floor. And while that data is proving very useful, we’re only just beginning to be able to ...

Retailers and restaurants turn to Apple hardware to improve in-store sales

Apple's mobile devices are increasingly favoured for POS devices by retailers and restaurants alike, creating a new channel of technology business and helping transform the in-store customer experience. ...

Sangoma Technologies is still a buy, says Beacon Securities

The Markham, Ontario head office of Sangoma Technologies. Over the past two months, share of Sangoma Technologies Corporation (TSXV:STC) have nearly doubled, but even so, the stock is still a bargain, says analyst Gabriel Leung of Beacon Securities, who maintains a “Buy” rating and 12-month t ...

BSM Technologies has a big upside, Paradigm Capital says

BSM Technologies (TSX:GPS) may have missed its revenue goals for fiscal Q1 but the company’s higher-than-expected subscription rate has Paradigm Capital’s Daniel Kim maintaining his “Buy” rating, with a 12-month target price of $2.00. Last week, Toronto-based BSM released its financial and ...