No Apple Pay, an eternal Windows 10 and other 2015 tech predictions

Continuing with our theme, here are three 2015 tech predictions from Brian Jackson, Editor of ITBusiness.ca.

Apple Pay will stay out of Canada. Banks will continue to push their own mobile apps as a method of digital payment rather than make a deal with Tim Cook.

Read more: 2015 Predictions: Apple Pay will stay out of Canada

Shoppers will be pushed marketing messages based on location-based triggers. Look to Canadian Tire to be one of the first big chains to roll out Bluetooth beacons.

Read more: 2015 Predictions: Canadian Tire launches location-based marketing

Microsoft will release Windows 10 before the end of the year. It will be an eternal platform that is continuously updated. And for most people, it won’t be free.

Read more: 2015 predictions: Windows 10 will be released, for a price

 

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