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Russian cryptocurrency partnership is a big step forward for GoverMedia, CEO says

E-commerce company GoverMedia Plus Canada (CSE:MPLS) has announced a joint venture with EXMO Finance, a leading cryptocurrency exchange in Europe with over 1.4 million registered users. The partnership will give GoverMedia users the ability to trade cryptocurrencies from within the company’s onli ...

G7 vows to work with ISPs, social media to fight abuse of personal data by ‘foreign actors’

Final communique -- not endorsed by the U.S. -- calls on co-operation to fight interference in democracies through disinformation and stop the illegal use of personal data and breaches of privacy ...

BeWhere Holdings has a huge upside, says Mackie Research

Internet of Things company BeWhere Holdings (TSXV:BEW) scored a significant client order, one which speaks to the company’s potential traction going forward in the mobile IoT space, says Mackie Research analyst Nikhil Thadani, who in a client update on Tuesday reiterated his “Buy” recommendat ...

Case Studies Need To Be a Key Part Of Your Marketing Mix

In some respects, case studies are the Rodney Dangerfield of the marketing world: they get no respect. Case studies are considered marketing that showcases a company’s best customers. These are customers that have benefited from using a company’s product and, of course, they’re happy. It al ...

GoverMedia Plus Canada CEO Roland Bopp talks to Cantech Letter

Roland Bopp Niche markets aren’t what they used to be. While Facebook measures its penetration against nothing less than Earth’s population, anything else can seem small. Your site allows gamers to stream their latest moves to their peers? Niche. Your app lets people listen to their music for ...

Short Facebook stock? This portfolio manager explains why he’s a Zuckerbear

Jon Zechner Facebook may be a revenue generating machine at the moment, but handling the customer privacy issue won’t come cheap, says equity manager John Zechner, who advises investors to wait a little longer before jumping into the stock. “Full disclosure, I’m short Facebook and I have bee ...

Shopify’s competitive position is “almost unassailable”, Macquarie says

Gus Papageorgiou on BNN Bloomberg These days, Shopify (TSX:SHOP, NYSE:SHOP) doubters seem to be coming out of the woodwork, as the e-commerce company’s share price fell today on news of its first quarter results. But with its solid business model and sky-high growth potential, there are plenty ...

Now’s the time to buy Facebook stock, this investor says

Barry Schwartz on BNN Social media giant Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) may be feeling the heat on privacy issues connected to its business model, but for investors it may be a long while before a better opportunity to jump into the stock comes along, says Barry Schwartz of Baskin Wealth Management. On Tue ...

It’s time to buy tech stocks, this investor says

It’s been a wild few months for the markets in general but the tech sector has been particularly rocky, thanks to privacy scandals and fears of looming regulation. But in reality, all that discontent makes for a great buying opportunity, says Scott Bauer of Prosper Trading Academy. Last week, s ...

GoverMedia Plus could be Russia’s answer to Alibaba, Investor’s Digest says

Share prices for social media and e-commerce giants like Facebook and Amazon have come a long way over the past few years, thanks in large part to the continuing transformation of business to online platforms. For Russian-speaking countries, one company recently listed on the Canadian Securities E ...