Look for continued improvement at QHR, says Laurentian

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QHR’s (TSXV:QHR) fourth quarter results should show continued momentum, says Laurentian Bank Securities analyst Nick Agostino. Tomorrow, before market open, QHR will report its fourth-quarter and fiscal 2014 results. The Kelowna-based company is following up on a Q3 in which it posted revenue of $6.9 million, up 16% increase over the $6.0 topline is posted […]

Will Apple Pay be secure enough for Canadians?

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Rumours abound this week that Apple Pay will begin an international expansion in Canada later this year. The California tech giant is said to be in talks with six Canadian banks that could instantly give the mobile payments service, which launched in the United States last November, access to 90% of Canadian bank accounts. But […]

Vancouver’s NuData Security Looks To “Unconscious” Behaviour Analysis to Foil Online Fraudsters

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Vancouver’s NuData Security uses the phrase, “Account takeover is the new credit card fraud,” to describe the ever changing world of online security threats. In response, NuData Security has developed a means of behavioural analysis that aims to flag hacking in real time or even preventively, with the aim of, according to NuData director of […]

Toronto iOS Restaurant App Developer TouchBistro Raises $6 Million Series A Round

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Toronto-based point-of-sale restaurant app developer TouchBistro has raised a $6 million Series A round of funding from existing investors Kensington Capital Partners, Relay Ventures and Difference Capital, while adding a strategic partner in the form of Danish-founded, U.K.-based JUST EAT. TouchBistro CEO Alex Barrotti will use the funding to bring on several new hires and […]

SAP Develops NHL Playoff Bracket Competition Just In Time For Playoffs

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Following the development of the NHL.com website’s new Stats homepage, SAP has again collaborated with the NHL in developing the Bracket Challenge, which will encourage fans to make their playoff picks with the help of advanced analytics, just in time for the playoffs. As opposed to impromptu bracket picks or informal office pool predictions, SAP’s […]

theScore could have “aggressive upside”, says Euro Pacific

Analyst Rob Goff says theScore's Swoopt is a legitimate entry in the lucrative fantasy sports field because the company has the ability to cross-promote the offering to its more than ten-million users.

theScore (TSXV:SCR) has had a good run but there could be much more upside to come, says Euro Pacific Canada analyst Rob Goff. In a research update to clients this morning, Goff maintained his “Buy” rating and one-year target of $0.85 on theScore. Goff previewed theScore’s Q2,2015 results. The analyst expects the company will generate […]

VersaPay is an early stage tech to watch, says StableView analyst Shuttleworth

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A little-known Canadian payments processor could deliver big returns for investors, says one analyst. StableView Asset Management analyst Ron Shuttleworth was on BNN’s MoneyTalk yesterday to talk about his top stock picks. Shuttleworth says StableView focuses on innovation sector companies with the ability to generate free cash flow. The analyst says the fund aims to […]

Montreal’s iBwave Solutions Acquired By Ceramics Giant Corning

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Montreal-based iBwave Solutions Inc., specialists in the optimal delivery of in-building wireless network environments, has been acquired by Corning Inc. (NYSE: GLW). “We are thrilled to become part of the Corning family,” said iBwave president and CEO Mario Bouchard. “With this new ownership, we are gaining the ability to grow faster and deliver more innovations […]

Insider selling at Tucows

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  The multi-year run of Tucows (TSX:TC Nasdaq:TCX) has some insiders lightening their positions. Several members of the company’s management team, including Executive VP David John Woroch, Independent Co-Chairman of the Board Rawleigh H. Ralls IV, Executive VP Carla Goertz, and CFO Michael Cooperman have sold shares in the open market recently. Ralls has been […]