Parking Panda, the leading U.S. on-demand parking app, has announced its first international expansion into Canada by introducing guaranteed parking reservations to Toronto drivers. For the first time ever, Canadian city drivers and sports fans can book hassle-free parking and outsmart the crowd with third-party parking reservations at over 20 partner parking lots and garages. Parking Panda is furthering its North American presence alongside its partnership announcement with the Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE), Canada’s preeminent leader in delivering top quality sport and entertainment experiences.
Source: Parking Panda Launches in Canada, Expands North American Presence through Partnership with Maple
The Facebook founder predicts that, within the next five to 10 years, robots will see, hear and understand language better than humans. He doesn’t think they will be better in general – they can’t learn without human assistance or synthesize disparate topics – but he said he does think they will outcompete humans for jobs such as personal assistant
Source: Mark Zuckerberg thinks AI will start outperforming humans in the next decade | The Verge
A cybersecurity firm has disclosed that the flagship smartphones of Samsung from the Galaxy S3 to the latest Galaxy S6 are vulnerable to hackers. In a thorough research by NowSecure, it found out that the prediction software used by the flagship smartphones of the Korean tech giant can be tricked to accept a malicious file when the software updates.
Source: Prediction Software of Samsung Smartphones from the Galaxy S3 to the Galaxy S6 Opens Them Up to Hackers!
The mobile operating system offers a bunch of new functions to predict users’ needs for music, email and more. Apple also unveils updates to its Maps app and News, a news-reading app.
Source: Apple’s new iOS 9 software stays a step ahead of you – CNET
Yes, Google wants to be a wireless carrier. Not to take the whole world by storm (yet), but to push the limits of what wireless carriers do. The latest possible perk? Service outside the US at no additional cost.
Source: Google’s Wireless Service Could Come With Free International Roaming
USA Technologies, a provider of wireless, cashless payment and M2M/IoT solutions, has just published data from its 2015 Cashless Knowledge Base Study.
Source: Cashless Payments Conquering Vending Machine Industry | Mobile Marketing Watch
Canadians are not using mobile technologies as much at work as they are at home, creating a widening and costly productivity gap, a new study shows…
Source: Canadian managers slow to adopt mobile missing next wave of technical revolution
It’s the modern nightmare: You try to log on to email one morning and find your password doesn’t work. It quickly becomes clear the account has been deleted.
Source: Canada may have conspired to hack mobile phones, but you can protect yourself | Daily Brew – Yahoo News Canada
Toronto is to be the only Canadian city with transit directions in iOS 9’s redesigned Maps app.
When Apple Maps debuted, it was considered one of the least usable Apple products ever created, but has slowly improved with more accurate topography and more nuanced navigation directions. One of the lasting omissions, however, was transit directions, which helps companies like Citymapper, Moovit and Montreal’s Transit App to pick up the slack.
Source: Toronto to be sole Canadian city with transit directions in redesigned iOS 9 Apple Maps | MobileSyrup.com