Pinterest is entering the e-commerce space and it's using Ottawa's Shopify to do it.read more
Reports of Canadians helping themselves to regular servings of American Netflix are nothing new. But did you know that the U.S. Netflix offerings are being consumed in countries where the streaming giant hasn’t even launched?read more
Calgary-based visual search startup Slyce is scheduled to go public on Monday.
The deal, conducted through a reverse-takeover with capital pool company Oculus Ventures, will see shares in the company start trading on the TSX-Venture exchange.read more
This week Netflix and Walt Disney Studios revealed a multi-year licensing deal.read more
Small business cloud accounting startup Kashoo has released a new iPhone app that gives business owners the ability to tackle their smartphone.read more
Apple this week brought iTunes Pass to Canada.
Compatible with iOS 6 and up, iTunes Pass helps customers who use iTunes gift cards to purchase songs, apps, and books from Apple without connecting a credit card to their Apple ID. It also allows for exact amounts, unlike gift cards, which are only available in certain denominations.read more
Amazon today launched Kindle Unlimited, a new subscription service for readers and a new revenue opportunity for authors enrolled in KDP Select.read more
John Bromley isn’t just a man with a cause. He’s a man with over 90,000 causes.
That’s the estimated number of registered charities in Canada, and so that’s the number of charities the he gives Canadians access to through his online tool, Chimp.read more
There’s no denying the impact that digital connectivity is having on our daily routines.
It is even starting to transform how consumers pony up cash for their everyday purchases.read more
No matter where you are in the world, nothing captures the sweetness of a sunny afternoon better than ice cream.
Today, July 18th, Uber is serving cold treats on demand alongside 144 Uber cities, in 38 countries, on 6 continents.
In Canada, Uber will be delivering frozen treats to the residents of Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver.read more
Vancouver-headquarted Vision Critical announced today that Georgian Partners has taken an equity position in Vision Critical.
Georgian Partners led the $16 million round which included participation from Northleaf Venture Catalyst Fund (NVCF) and Kensington Global Private Equity Fund.read more
On August 22-24, Atlantic Canada's first ever Startup Weekend Youth Edition will be taking place in Fredericton, New Brunswick.
Startup Weekend New Brunswick (Youth Edition) is a special event aimed at providing students between the age of 14-18 the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of business from the ground up.read more
It’s the middle of winter, and with the wind-chill factor approaching -35 C, you’ve decided to escape on a Caribbean cruise.
That’s 10 days away with three of your friends, seven days on a floating hotel, docking at five island ports of call, three inland excursions, eight on-ship photo ops and six separate cameras to capture it all.read more