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October 30, 2014
FEATURED NEWS: Green Reads on the GO
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How to use Apple Pay in Canada

Apple Pay may not be available in Canada just yet, but iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users can try it – provided they have a U.S. credit card, and can find a store or restaurant that accepts mobile payments. IT Business reports. >> Read full article

Consumers going 'cashless' may pose risks say experts

Cashless payment is a trend that's becoming increasingly popular with consumers and concerning some advisers who say it amplifies the risk for Canadians to unknowingly go over their budgets. The Canadian Press reports. >> Read full article

Smart Vend launches facial recognition vending machines

A facial mapping system that enables vending machines to allow or disallow products based on users’ age, gender or dietary requirements may have implications for catering, particularly in hospitals and schools. >> Read full article

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Green Reads on the GO

Necessity was the mother of invention for the designer of a sustainable used-book vending machine. When Dana Clarke couldn’t find what she was looking for, she did what most others would not think to do: she designed it herself. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Coffee, Tea & Water Trade Show

Nov. 11-13, 2014
Location: Dallas, Tx. >> More Info

Anuga FoodTech

March 24-27, 2015
Location: Cologne, Germany >> More Info