Quebecor Open to WIND Mobile Partnership for National Wireless Network

September 18th, 2014 10 Comments »

Earlier this week WIND Mobile announced it had bought out the Canadian stake from its foreign owner, VimpelCom, now allowing the wireless startup to decide its own wireless destiny.
Yesterday, CEO Anthony Lacavera stated WIND Mobile was in talks with Quebecor but stated there were no plans for a deal anytime soon.
But Quebecor’s CFO, Jean-Francois Pruneau, speaking [...]

Microsoft Unveils New Universal Mobile Keyboard, Compatible With iOS and Android Tablets

September 16th, 2014 10 Comments »

Today, Microsoft announced a new Universal Mobile Keyboard that will work with all Windows tablets as well as most iOS and Android devices.
The new keyboard can be paired with three devices running different operating systems. Users will be able to switch between the connected devices using a hardware switch on the top right-hand side of the [...]

WIND Mobile Had Talks with Quebecor, But No “Plans for Any Deal” Happening

September 16th, 2014 10 Comments »

Earlier today Globalive Capital (owned by WIND Mobile CEO Anthony Lacavera) acquired a majority stake in WIND Mobile by buying out the Canadian stake of Netherlands-based VimpelCom, in a $285 million deal, backed by a consortium of investors. News of the deal first broke yesterday afternoon.
Canadian and U.S. firms which include Toronto-based hedge fund West Face [...]

It’s Official: Globalive Capital Acquires WIND Mobile

September 16th, 2014 10 Comments »

In line with previous reports, Globalive Capital, the investment company owned by WIND Mobile CEO Anthony Lacavera, announced today that it has acquired all of VimpelCom’s direct and indirect debt and equity interests in the fourth-largest wireless player in Canada, for an undisclosed amount.
The announcement also confirmed that Globalive has managed to seal the deal [...]

VimpelCom Close to Selling WIND Mobile Stake for $300 Million

September 15th, 2014 10 Comments »

The Wall Street Journal reports VimpelCom, which holds a major stake in Canadian wireless startup WIND Mobile, is close to selling its investment for $300 million ($270 million USD):
Global telecom giant VimpelCom Ltd. is close to selling its stake in Canadian wireless carrier Wind Mobile Canada to a Toronto-based investment firm for around 300 million [...]

Bell, Virgin Mobile iPhone 6 Pre-Orders Live, Experiencing “Strong Demand”

September 12th, 2014 10 Comments »

Bell and Virgin Mobile iPhone 6 pre-orders went live this morning and if you got in early, it was a relatively easy process.
@iPhoneinCanada Bell Preorders are now live! Quick and easy
— Bryan (@webslinger85) September 12, 2014

Bell’s website says they are experiencing “strong demand” and cannot guarantee launch date deliveries:
We are experiencing very strong demand and [...]

Viber for iOS Version 5.0 Adds Video Calls, Ability to Transfer Between Mobile and Desktop

September 11th, 2014 10 Comments »

Viber for iOS has hit version 5.0 which brings video calling from your iPhone. These video calls can also be seamless transferred to the Viber desktop app seamlessly. For those waiting for free Viber video calls, the wait is over (although you’ve long had other free options like FaceTime or Skype).
What’s New in Version 5.0.0
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Viber for iOS 5.0 Adds Video Calls, Ability to Transfer Between Mobile and Desktop

September 11th, 2014 10 Comments »

Viber for iOS has hit version 5.0 which brings video calling from your iPhone. These video calls can also be seamless transferred to the Viber desktop app seamlessly. For those waiting for free Viber video calls, the wait is over (although you’ve long had other free options like FaceTime or Skype).
What’s New in Version 5.0.0
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Hands-On Videos Demo New Apple Pay Mobile Wallet [WATCH]

September 9th, 2014 10 Comments »

At a media event today, Apple announced its new mobile payment solution called Apple Pay.
The company’s new payment system uses the Touch ID fingerprint sensor, a new “Secure Element” feature, and the built-in NFC chip on the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, in conjunction with a credit card stored on iTunes.
Here are a few hands-on [...]

Apple Pay turns your iPhone into a mobile payment system

September 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Apple Pay is a new mobile payment system that stores all of your credit cards in your iPhone for easy and fast shopping. All you have to do is hold your phone to a scanner, press TouchID, and
that’s it.

“Our vision is to replace the wallet, and we’re going [...]

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