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Shopify reports $623.6 million net loss in Q4, revenue up 26%

Shopify reports $623.6 million net loss in Q4, revenue up 26%

TORONTO — Shopify Inc. executives warned investors and analysts that it is expecting personnel expenses to weigh on its 2023 outlook as it revealed its most recent quarter delivered a loss of US$623.6 million.
Uber introduces audio recording feature for Canadian riders, drivers

Uber introduces audio recording feature for Canadian riders, drivers

TORONTO — Uber Technologies Inc. is introducing a new feature in Canada today that gives riders and drivers the ability to record audio of their trips.
Will paying for dating apps make you more likely to find you love?

Will paying for dating apps make you more likely to find you love?

TORONTO — Jennifer Lopez might have sung "Love Don't Cost a Thing" more than 20 years ago, but these days, it’s not uncommon to drop some cash in the hunt for a partner.
Shopify launches new shopping, shipping tools in semi-annual product showcase

Shopify launches new shopping, shipping tools in semi-annual product showcase

TORONTO — Shopify Inc. announced more than 100 new product updates Thursday, including several aimed at helping retailers reach more customers, make checkout easier and better manage shipping.
Netflix Canada begins password sharing crackdown, additional members cost $7.99

Netflix Canada begins password sharing crackdown, additional members cost $7.99

TORONTO — Best friends, siblings and cousins across Canada may soon find themselves locked out of a shared Netflix account as the streaming giant begins cracking down on password sharing.
Google notifying Canadian employees affected by global layoff of 12,000 workers

Google notifying Canadian employees affected by global layoff of 12,000 workers

TORONTO — Canadian Google employees affected by recently announced job cuts were being told Monday whether they have been laid off.
Uber relaunches ride share option in some Canadian cities under new name

Uber relaunches ride share option in some Canadian cities under new name

Uber Technologies Inc. says it is bringing its shared rides offering back to Canada with a new name. The ride-hailing giant says Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver will get access to UberX Share later this week.
'The Consultant,' Black History Month titles among February streaming highlights

'The Consultant,' Black History Month titles among February streaming highlights

TORONTO — Here's a look at some of the standout TV series and films debuting on subscription streaming platforms in February: "The Consultant" When the young founder of app-based gaming company CompWare is assassinated in his office, his employees ar

VerticalScope to lay off 22 per cent of workforce amid slowing economic environment

VerticalScope said it's laying off around 60 employees, or 22 per cent of the company's workforce.
Shopify CTO Allan Leinwand steps down for 'personal reason,' Lütke to take over R&D

Shopify CTO Allan Leinwand steps down for 'personal reason,' Lütke to take over R&D

OTTAWA — Shopify Inc. says chief technology officer Allan Leinwand will be departing the company with chief executive Tobi Lütke to take on some of his responsibilities.