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Techvibes

Techvibes is Canada's leading technology media property.

Originally founded in 2002, Techvibes is dedicated to covering social, mobile, and startup news that impacts Canadians. Our editors and nationwide network of reporters combine breaking hyperlocal news with international coverage to deliver a unique balance of insight and information. New in 2012, Techvibes is also the host of the annual Canada Startup Awards.

The Techvibes community boasts tens of thousands of followers across our social media channels and our news site experiences hundreds of thousands of unique visitors per month.


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Is Techvibes Tech Fest Coming to a City Near You?
    The Techvibes Tech Fest is a unique recruiting event that connects the hottest technology companies with the best talent in major cities across Canada. During each Tech Fest,... more
11 Companies, 100+ Career Opportunities, 500 Attendees: Toronto's First Tech Fest a Smash Hit
Last week, Techvibes hosted its second Tech Fest recruiting event and the first in Toronto. The unique hiring fair boasted a lineup of founders and executives from some of the city's fastest... more
Tech Fest Toronto Almost Sold Out – Grab Your Ticket Now!
In November Techvibes hosted a recruiting event in Vancouver called Tech Fest that brought together the hottest tech companies in the city. The one-of-a-kind event had a lineup of 10 execs from... more
Final Two Companies Added to Tech Fest Toronto Lineup
Techvibes Tech Fest is a one-of-a-kind event featuring a lineup of execs from some of fastest growing tech companies in the city pitching a job-seeking audience on why they should work for them.... more
Techvibes to Host Massive Job Fair in Toronto in March
In November Techvibes hosted a recruiting event in Vancouver called Tech Fest that brought together the hottest tech companies in the city. Mayor Gregor Robertson kicked off the event and it was a... more
Announcing the 2013 Canadian Startup Award Finalists: Vote for Your Favourite
With so many talented entrepreneurs and innovative startups in Canada, Techvibes deemed it a necessity to recognize, honour, and celebrate these people and their companies. For three years now the... more
Celebrating 20,000 Articles on Techvibes
Techvibes has been Canada's leading independent technology news site since 2007. As the nation's go-to source for all things entrepreneurial and startup-centric, we're happy to announce a new... more
[Closed] 2013 Holiday Giveaway! Win a Free Smartphone Plus Six Months of Unlimited Data
   This contest is now closed.     Techvibes has partnered up with wireless carrier Wind Mobile to give our readers a chance to win an awesome Christmas present: a... more
The 2013 Canadian Startup Awards are Open for Nominations
    Two years ago Techvibes lauched the Canadian Startup Awards. The annual awards have been a tremendous success: last year alone garnered more than 10,000 finalist votes and 7,000... more
Vancouver a Leader in North America for Innovative Wearable Technology
In 2012, Vancouver-born Eric Migicovsky took to Kickstarter to raise money for his Pebble smart watch. By the time the campaign ended, 68,929 people had pledged a combined $10,266,845. What... more
These Three Canadian Tech Companies are Hiring 100 People Right Now
If you're wanting to work for one of Canada's myriad brilliant technology companies, there's no shortage of amazing opportunities for you to consider. There's no better evidence of this than the... more
What Vancouver's Hottest Tech Companies Want from Their Next Hire
Last week Techvibes hosted the Tech Fest, a hiring fair for technology startups in Vancouver. The sold-out crowd filled the venue with high energy throughout the night as hundreds of eager job... more
Mayor Gregor: 'Vancouver's Tech Ecosystem is Breaking Through and Turning Heads'
Last night Techvibes hosted the Tech Fest, a hiring fair for technology startups in Vancouver. The sold-out crowd filled the venue with high energy throughout the night as hundreds of eager job... more
Mayor Gregor Robertson to Kick Off Inaugural Techvibes Tech Fest Tomorrow
Tomorrow night Techvibes is hosting a one-of-a-kind recruiting event called Tech Fest. We've assembled a lineup of some of the coolest tech companies in Vancouver and are giving their founders and... more
Inaugural Tech Fest Lineup Set - Who Wants a Job in Vancouver?
On November 28 Techivbes is hosting a one-of-a-kind recruiting event called the Techvibes Tech Fest. We've assembled a lineup of some of the coolest tech companies in Vancouver and are giving their... more
Amazon and Trulioo Join Tech Fest Hiring Fair
On November 28 Techivbes is hosting a one-of-a-kind recruiting event called the Techvibes Tech Fest. We've assembled a lineup of some of the coolest tech companies in Vancouver and are giving their... more
Which Tech Companies are Hiring in Vancouver?
On November 28 Techivbes is hosting a one-of-a-kind recruiting event called the Techvibes Tech Fest. We've assembled a lineup of some of the coolest tech companies in Vancouver and are giving their... more
Techvibes to Host Massive Job Fair in Vancouver in November
Last week, HootSuite hosted the largest single company hiring fair in Vancouver's tech community. The company, which has grown well beyond startup status, welcomed 1,200 job seekers into its... more
Seeking the Next Great Guest Writer: Founders, Venture Capitalists, and Angels Wanted
Canada's leading independent technology news site wants you. We're seeking people with stories to tell—entrepreneurs, investors, and experts with insight into Canada's startup... more
Editors' Picks: The Best of GROW 2013
The GROW Conference has grown substantially every year since its inception in 2010. This year saw the Vancouver event host well over 1,000 attendees. Techvibes' presence was also stronger than... more
Win a Q10 Smartphone from Techvibes and BlackBerry [Closed]
This contest is now closed. Winner: Adam Kohn   Techvibes is giving away a new black Q10 smartphone courtesy of BlackBerry! The re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented... more
Techvibes Refreshes Job Board, Offers New 'No Expiry' Feature for Listings
Techvibes is home to the only job board completely dedicated to Canada's technology industry. Earlier this year we announced a new option that makes the Job Board an even better value for Canada's... more
Giveaway: Win a Nexus 4 Smartphone from Techvibes and Telus [Closed]
This contest is now closed. WINNER: Sandy T from Kitchener!   Techvibes is giving away a shiny new Google Nexus 4 smartphone courtesy of Telus! With your favourite Google apps, an... more
Is Sponsored Content the Future of Independent Online Publishing?
Is sponsored content the future of independent online publishing or propagandists at the gates? In a world of shrinking online ad budgets, social media disaggregation and real-time bid optimizers... more
Announcing the Winner of an HTC One from Telus
Our HTC One giveaway courtesy of Telus ended Tuesday. Now it's time to announce the winner! The winner of a brand new HTC One from Telus and Techvibes is… Aaron Desjardins!... more
Win a Ticket to the INplay 2013 Conference [Closed]
UPDATE: This contest is now closed. The winner is Tamara Levitt. Over two days in downtown Toronto, INplay connects kids' creative industries with insights and opportunities in the interactive... more
Giveaway: Win an HTC One Android Smartphone from Techvibes and Telus [Closed]
THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. Techvibes is giving away a shiny new HTC One smartphone courtesy of Telus! Packed with intuitive new features and touting a cool, full-aluminum body with dual... more
Throw Out Your Resume: Everything You’ve Been Taught at School About Applying for Jobs is Wrong
Toss your resume into the nearest recycling bin. Everything you’ve been taught at school about applying for jobs is wrong. So says Shopify, an Ottawa-based ecommerce platform. The Canadian... more
Want a Job in Mobile? Look No Further Than the Techvibes Job Board
Smart mobile device adoption is exploding, but we bet most people didn't know it was this big: a whopping 50,000-plus employees driving a staggering $775 million in revenues. And nearly half (47%)... more
Announcing the Winner of a BlackBerry Z10 from Telus
Our BlackBerry Z10 giveaway courtesy of Telus ended on Monday. Now it's time to announce the winner! The winner of a brand new BlackBerry Z10 and plush critters from Telus and Techvibes is…... more
[CLOSED] Win a BlackBerry Z10 from Techvibes and Telus
This contest is now closed. Winners will be announced shortly.   Today, BlackBerry launched the Z10 across Canada. It will run you around $140 on a three-year contract or $600 outright. Fair... more
Which Was the Most Significant Acquisition of a Canadian Startup in 2012?
Finalists have been selected for this year's Canadian Startup Awards and voting is now open. Here's a quick rundown of the six finalists competing for the title of Most Significant Acquisition of... more
Happy Holidays, Everyone!
Happy holidays from all of us at Techvibes. more
Announcing the Seven Winners of the 2012 Techvibes Holiday Giveaway Powered by Best Buy
Our 2012 Holiday Giveaway is all wrapped up. Now it's time to announce the seven winners of our Best buy gift cards, which total $4,900 in value! Drawn at random was one winner for each day. We... more
CLOSED: The 2012 Techvibes Holiday Giveaway: Day Seven
NOTE: This is the final giveaway. However, you still have all weekend to enter all 7 giveaways. See below.   The holidays are about giving. And we are honouring this tradition in grand... more
CLOSED: The 2012 Techvibes Holiday Giveaway: Day Six
The holidays are about giving. And we are honouring this tradition in grand fashion. Welcome to the 2012 Techvibes Holiday Giveaway, powered by Best Buy. Our third-annual holiday giveaway, which... more
CLOSED: The 2012 Techvibes Holiday Giveaway: Day Five
The holidays are about giving. And we are honouring this tradition in grand fashion. Welcome to the 2012 Techvibes Holiday Giveaway, powered by Best Buy. Our third-annual holiday giveaway, which... more
CLOSED: The 2012 Techvibes Holiday Giveaway: Day Four
The holidays are about giving. And we are honouring this tradition in grand fashion. Welcome to the 2012 Techvibes Holiday Giveaway, powered by Best Buy. Our third-annual holiday giveaway, which... more
CLOSED: The 2012 Techvibes Holiday Giveaway: Day Three
The holidays are about giving. And we are honouring this tradition in grand fashion. Welcome to the 2012 Techvibes Holiday Giveaway, powered by Best Buy. Our third-annual holiday giveaway, which... more
CLOSED: The 2012 Techvibes Holiday Giveaway: Day Two
The holidays are about giving. And we are honouring this tradition in grand fashion. Welcome to the 2012 Techvibes Holiday Giveaway, powered by Best Buy. Our third-annual holiday giveaway, which... more
CLOSED: The 2012 Techvibes Holiday Giveaway: Day One
The holidays are about giving. And we are honouring this tradition in grand fashion. Welcome to the 2012 Techvibes Holiday Giveaway, powered by Best Buy. Our third-annual holiday giveaway, which... more
Trick or Treat! Here's a Hallowe'en Offer You Won't be Able to Resist
This Hallowe'en, Techvibes has a treat for you: 50% off listings on our Job Board. So if you're a company looking to expand, add unlimited self-serve job listings to the Techvibes Job Board for a... more
We're Hiring a Community Manager
We're hiring! Canada's leading independent technology news site is eagerly seeking Community Managers. We're looking for one in our Vancouver office and hopefully one in Toronto too. This... more
And the Winner of the Techvibes Smartphone Smackdown Spectacular is…
Last week we unleashed the Techvibes Smartphone Smackdown Spectacular with a big prize at stake: the winner's choice of Apple's iPhone 5, Samsung's Galaxy S III, or RIM's BlackBerry Bold 9900 in... more
Techvibes Announces New Content Vertical: Perform
During the past 10 years, thousands of companies have used the Techvibes Job Board, from giants like Amazon and Electronic Arts to startups like Wattpad and HootSuite. Today, we're a leading... more
First Come, First Served: Save 33% on Your Launch @ Grow Ticket with Techvibes
The Launch Party at Grow 2012 presented by the local Launch Academy is not something you will want to miss this month. Which is why we're happy to help you get there. Techvibes is offering a $10... more
And the winner of a special edition Dark Knight Nokia Lumia 900 is…
A befuddled Joker once pondered, "where does he get all those wonderful toys?" Well, now thanks to this awesome giveaway from Nokia a Techvibes reader can inspire the same sort of wonderment... more
Techvibes Rides Mobile Wave with Mobify
When we famously relaunched our site with a thoroughly revamped design, our readers loved it. Of course, there were many bugs and glitches. And a couple of oversights, too. One of those oversights... more
And the Seven Winners of Smartphone Accessory Bundles from Best Buy Are…
This week, seven iPhone accessory bundles worth $300 apiece were up for grabs from our friends at Best Buy. We've drawn seven names at random from more than 350 entries, and the lucky winners... more
Techvibes the Only Canadian Site to Earn 'Titan of Tech News' Accolade
This week, software firm Budgetable released its list of "Titans of Tech News." The list it chock-full of the biggest news sites in tech, including Mashable, TechCrunch, and The Verge. But there is... more
BC's Top Tech Companies are Hiring Now
Did you know the tech sector now employs more British Columbians than the forestry, mining, and oil and gas sectors combined? According to the BCTIA, it's true, and companies in BC expect to... more
Come Watch Cheezeburger's Ben Huh in Vancouver for Free with Techvibes
VEF Momentum will be welcome Ben Huh, the CEO of Cheezeburger Network, to Vancouver on the evening of Friday, June 22. Ben will share with the audience how he was able to bounce back from the... more
And the winner of a free HTC One S smartphone from Telus and Techvibes is...
Over the weekend, we hosted a giveaway. The prize? A shiny new HTC One S, one of the premier new Android smartphones, valued at more than $500, courtesy of Telus. After nearly 400 entries, we're... more
Official Redesign: Announcing 'New Techvibes'
It wasn't an April Fool's joke. We've really redesigned Techvibes. As Canada's leading independent technology news site, we admit that our old look was becoming a little stale—and that's the... more
Make the Most of This Leap Year with $29 Job Listings!
Leap years don't come often. So when they do, it's important to squeeze the most of out that extra day—after all, time is our most precious commodity. On that note, Techvibes has decided to... more
Save 50% on Job Listings this Valentine's Day with Discount Code 'LOVE'
This Valentine's Day, our Job Board wants to play Cupid and match talent with companies. If you're a company looking to expand, add unlimited self-serve job listings to the Techvibes Job Board for... more
Announcing the WINNERS of the First Annual Canadian Startup Awards!
After a month of nominations and two weeks of voting, the First Annual Canadian Startup Awards presented by KPMG boils down to this one moment. The winners. 11,000 votes later, let's just skip the... more
Check out the Canadian Startup Award finalists and vote for your favourite
With so many talented entrepreneurs and innovative startups right here in Canada, Techvibes deemed it a necessity to recognize, honour, and celebrate these people and their companies. Presented... more
EXCLUSIVE DATA: Five Years of Browser Usage and Mobile Growth on Techvibes.com [INFOGRAPHIC]
As Techvibes broadens its horizons in both scope of content and detail of research, we've realized that we're increasingly becoming a source for other media outlets. For example, data from our... more
And the Winner of the $300 Future Shop Boxing Day Bundle is…
Future Shop is known for its great Boxing Day deals and they shared some of that with Techvibes by handing us a $300 Boxing Day Bundle to give to one lucky reader. We asked you all to share your... more
Merry Christmas from all of us at Techvibes!
Here's wishing you a very Merry Christmas from all of us at Techvibes. more
And the Grand Prize Winner of the 12 Days of Xmas with Techvibes Giveaway is…
The Grand Prize of our 12 Days of Xmas giveaway is a 55-inch 3D HDTV from Toshiba. The grand prize winner of this Toshiba television is… JOHN WARREN! Congratulations. Look out for... more
And the WINNER of a Samsung Galaxy S Infuse 4G is…
One of the prizes in our 12 Days of Xmas giveaway is a Samsung Galaxy S Infuse 4G The winner of this Android smartphone is… Trisha Yarascavitch! Congratulations. Look out for an email from... more
And the WINNER of an iPad 2 from ING Direct is…
One of the prizes in our 12 Days of Xmas giveaway is an iPad 2 from ING Direct. The winner of this Apple tablet is… Sabrina Binny! Congratulations. Look out for an email from Techvibes in... more
And the WINNER of a Pavilion DV6 notebook from HP is…
One of the prizes in our 12 Days of Xmas giveaway is a Pavilion DV6 notebook from HP. The winner of this HP notebook is… Gayle Bellemare! Congratulations. Look out for an email from... more
And the WINNER of a Samsung Galaxy Nexus from Bell is…
One of the prizes in our 12 Days of Xmas giveaway is a Samsung Galaxy Nexus from Bell. The winner of this Android smartphone is… Martin Lowe! Congratulations. Look out for an email from... more
And the WINNER of a BlackBerry Curve 9360 from Mobilicity is…
One of the prizes in our 12 Days of Xmas giveaway is a BlackBerry Curve 9360 (with 3 months of free service) from Mobilicity. The winner of this RIM smartphone is… Alan Jin!... more
And the WINNER of a Kobo Vox from Best Buy is…
One of the prizes in our 12 Days of Xmas giveaway is a Kobo Vox from Best Buy. The winner of this tablet-ereader hybrid is… Mark Bridges! Congratulations. Look out for an email from... more
And the WINNER of a Samsung Galaxy S2 LTE from Rogers is…
One of the prizes in our 12 Days of Xmas giveaway is a Samsung Galaxy S2 LTE from Rogers. The winner of this Android smartphone is… Kelly Man! Congratulations. Look out for an email from... more
And the WINNER of a Panasonic Lumix camera is…
One of the prizes in our 12 Days of Xmas giveaway is a Lumix camera from Panasonic. The winner of the Panasonic Lumix is… Margaret Imecs! Congratulations. Look out for an email from... more
There's Not Much Time Left to Enter The 12 Days of Xmas With Techvibes Giveaway!
If you haven't entered the 12 Days of Xmas with Techvibes giveaway yet, you're crazy. After all, there are tons of amazing gifts to be had, like a 55-inch 3D HDTV from Toshiba and an iPad 2 from... more
Win a Nokia X7 from Techvibes and Nokia
The 11th holiday gift featured in our 12 Days of Xmas with Techvibes giveaway is the Nokia X7 courtesy of Nokia. Designed to entertain, the X7 boasts a 4-inch Amoled  screen,... more
Win a Lumix camera from Techvibes courtesy of Panasonic
The 10th holiday gift featured in our 12 Days of Xmas with Techvibes giveaway is the Panasonic Lumix courtesy of Panasonic. Specifically named the ZS10, this 14-megapixel, full-HD photo... more
Win an HTC Amaze 4G from Techvibes courtesy of Telus
The 8th holiday gift featured in our 12 Days of Xmas with Techvibes giveaway is the HTC Amaze 4G courtesy of Telus. Valued at $600, the HTC Amaze 4G combines a powerful dual-core... more
Win an iPad 2 from Techvibes courtesy of ING Direct
The seventh holiday gift featured in our 12 Days of Xmas with Techvibes giveaway is the Apple iPad2 courtesy of ING DIRECT. Valued at $499, this 16 GB wifi iPad 2 is the world's... more
Win a BlackBerry Curve 9360 from Techvibes with free service from Mobilicity
The fourth holiday gift featured in our 12 Days of Xmas with Techvibes giveaway is a BlackBerry Curve 9360 courtesy of Toshiba. With the slim BlackBerry Curve 9360 smartphone, enjoy... more
The Official Rules of the 12 Days of Xmas with Techvibes Giveaway
In creating our holiday giveaway this year, we wanted to make it not only our biggest and bestest ever, but also our simplest. But it seems some of our eager fans are assuming there is some hidden... more
Win a Kobo Vox from Techvibes courtesy of Best Buy
The second holiday gift featured in our 12 Days of Xmas with Techvibes giveaway is the Kobo Vox courtesy of Best Buy. Valued at $199, the Kobo Vox is a functional hybrid between a... more
Win a Samsung Galaxy S II LTE from Techvibes courtesy of Rogers
This should put you in the holiday spirit: The 12 Days of Xmas with Techvibes has officially launched! Our holiday giveaway is more epic than ever, and it's also easier to enter. A single click on... more
Introducing The First Annual Canadian Startup Awards!
With so many talented entrepreneurs and innovative startups right here in Canada, we've deemed it a necessity to recognize, honour, and celebrate these people and their companies. Techvibes Media... more
Techvibes Announces Its Most Legendary Contest Ever
Last year, Techvibes began a tradition of running an epic holiday-themed contest. In 2010, the Techvibes Advent Calendar was a month-long giftapalooza and a huge success, where happy readers... more
The 7 Hottest Topics on Techvibes Last Month
October was a great month for Techvibes—while the season may be Fall, our traffic's on the rise. We thank our growing community of loyal readers for their support and promise to keep... more
How to make your tech event a success
Promoting tech events is a big part of Techvibes' mandate and we do our best to tell our readers about what is happening in their local community. Unfortunately not all event organizers understand... more
Follow #GrowConf LIVE on @Techvibes
Hi! Techvibes will be live-blogging and tweeting the 2011 Grow Conference all day today. To follow the event, just check back every few minutes. This blog post and our Twitter feed will be updated... more
Techvibes has two free tickets to tonight's Launch@GROW event. (You have 30 minutes to win them)
MetroLeap co-founder and CEO Alan Juristovski bought two tickets to tonight's Launch@GROW event. Unfortunately, he can no longer make it. So instead of them going to waste, this generous... more
What you were reading on Techvibes during July 2011
July saw a sizzling heat wave hit most of Eastern Canada and Techvibes have its busiest traffic month EVER. Here are the Top 10 blog posts for the month based on pageviews: What's in a text... more
Techvibes TV returns to GROW Conference with video coverage
 The Grow Conference is returning to Vancouver next month and so is Techvibes TV. GROW2011 is a unique 3-day conference that brings together 500 leading founders, influencers,... more
Techvibes Canada Startup Index - July 2011
Rank CompanyTTR 1   PlentyofFish Media 279plentyoffish.comTTR: 279Compete: 263Alexa: 295  2   whos.amung.us 385whos.amung.usTTR: 385Compete: N/AAlexa:... more
Here's a Sneak Peak of the Epic New Techvibes Redesign
It’s been hours in the making. It’s taken zero twists and turns along the way. It’s survived a barrage of bovine space alien attacks. It’s been a bitch and a pain in the ass... more
Changes to Techvibes: we hope you enjoy them
So far, this has been Techvibes' best summer ever. Traffic wise, yes, but also because we've been able to implement some new features to enhance our readers' experience. We've listened to your... more
What was HOT on Techvibes during June 2011?
The Stanley Cup Riot, Canada Post Strike and return of the Winnipeg Jets helped make June 2011 one of Techvibes' busiest months ever. Here are the Top 10 blog posts for the month based on... more
Announcing the second winner of a Sony Ericsson Xperia Play courtesy of @BBYCanada…
Nearly 200 people entered our Techvibes contest to win a free and contract-free Sony Ericsson Xperia Play courtesy of Best Buy. Unfortunately, we have but two of these smartphones to give... more
Announcing the first winner of a Sony Ericsson Xperia Play courtesy of @BBYCanada…
Nearly 200 people entered our Techvibes contest to win a free and contract-free Sony Ericsson Xperia Play courtesy of Best Buy. Unfortunately, we have but two of these smartphones to give... more
Win free smartphones courtesy of @BBYCanada! This week's giveaway: Two Sony Ericsson Experia Plays
Throughout May, Best Buy Canada and Techvibes are running a promotion we like to call Free Phone Fridays. Each Friday, for one day only, we're giving away a free (and contract-free) phone! Our... more
And the second winner of a contract-free BlackBerry Bold is...
Well over 200 people entered our Techvibes contest to win a free and contract-free BlackBerry Bold courtesy of Best Buy. Unfortunately, we have but two phones to give away. So who are the lucky... more
And the first winner of a contract-free BlackBerry Bold is...
Well over 200 people entered our Techvibes contest to win a free and contract-free BlackBerry Bold courtesy of Best Buy. Unfortunately, we have but two phones to give away. So who are the lucky... more
It's that time of week again: Win one of two free BlackBerry Bolds courtesy of @BBYCanada!
This is the kind of weekly tradition that never gets old. Techvibes has once again connected with Best Buy Canada to bring to you not one, but two free - and contract-free! - smartphones. Our... more
And the second winner of a Motorola Atrix superphone is...
Throughout May, Best Buy Canada and Techvibes Media are running a promotion called Free Phone Fridays. Each Friday, for one day only, we offer you one (or more) free smartphones—with no... more
And the first winner of a Motorola Atrix superphone is...
Throughout May, Best Buy Canada and Techvibes Media are running a promotion called Free Phone Fridays. Each Friday, for one day only, we offer you one (or more) free smartphones—with no... more
Win free smartphones courtesy of @BBYCanada! This week's giveaway: Two Motorola Atrix smartphones
Throughout May, Best Buy Canada and Techvibes are running a promotion we like to call Free Phone Fridays. Each Friday, for one day only, we're giving away a free (and contract-free) phone! Our... more
And the second winner of a BlackBerry Torch is...
Throughout May, Best Buy Canada and Techvibes Media are running a promotion called Free Phone Fridays. Each Friday, for one day only, we offer you one (or more) free smartphones—with no... more
And the first winner of a BlackBerry Torch is...
Throughout May, Best Buy Canada and Techvibes Media are running a promotion called Free Phone Fridays. Each Friday, for one day only, we offer you one (or more) free smartphones—with no... more
Win a free smartphone courtesy of @BBYCanada! This week's giveaway: BlackBerry Torch
Throughout May, Best Buy Canada and Techvibes are running a promotion we like to call Free Phone Fridays. Each Friday, for one day only, we're giving away a free (and contract-free) phone! This... more
Top 10 Blog Posts for April 2011
The biggest news on the Canadian tech scene this month was Toronto's PushLife being acquired by Google for a reported $25 Million. The launch of the BlackBerry PlayBook, the Royal Wedding, and the... more
Techvibes is hiring an East Coast Editor
Techvibes is now taking applications for the newly developed position of East Coast Editor. Techvibes.com is a hyperlocal technology blog, events calendar, job board, and company directory. Our... more
Techvibes launches free mobile app across all five major platforms
You may have seen the sexy advertisements quietly running on our site over the past week. Or you may not have. Either way, today marks the official launch of the Techvibes mobile app, which is... more
And the winner of a Squier by Fender Stratocaster guitar and controller is...
To celebrate Future Shop's awesome new Musical Instruments Store in Vancouver, Techvibes hooked up with Future Shop to offer readers the chance to win an epic Squier by Fender Stratocaster guitar... more
Win a Squier by Fender Stratocaster guitar and controller for Rock Band 3!
This Friday, Future Shop will open the doors to its first Musical Instruments store in Vancouver at its Royal South Shopping Centre location. The 2,000-square foot... more
And the second winner of a contract-free iPhone 3GS is...
Throughout February, Best Buy Canada is running a promotion called Free Phone Fridays. Each Friday, for one day only, there is one phone per wireless carrier. This phone is free with a 3-year... more
And the first winner of a contract-free iPhone 3GS is...
Throughout February, Best Buy Canada is running a promotion called Free Phone Fridays. Each Friday, for one day only, there is one phone per wireless carrier. This phone is free with a 3-year... more
And the second winner of a contract-free BlackBerry Bold 9780 is...
Throughout February, Best Buy Canada is running a promotion called Free Phone Fridays. Each Friday, for one day only, there is one phone per wireless carrier. This phone is free with a 3-year... more
And the first winner of a contract-free BlackBerry Bold 9780 is...
Throughout February, Best Buy Canada is running a promotion called Free Phone Fridays. Each Friday, for one day only, there is one phone per wireless carrier. This phone is free with a 3-year... more
Free phones, no contracts, no strings attached. Has Techvibes got a deal for you!
Throughout February, Best Buy Canada is running a promotion called Free Phone Fridays. Each Friday, for one day only, there is one phone per wireless carrier. This phone is free with a 3-year... more
And the second winner of a contract-free LG Shine Plus is...
Throughout February, Best Buy Canada is running a promotion called Free Phone Fridays. Each Friday, for one day only, there is one phone per wireless carrier. This phone is free with a 3-year... more
And the first winner of a contract-free LG Shine Plus is...
Throughout February, Best Buy Canada is running a promotion called Free Phone Fridays. Each Friday, for one day only, there is one phone per wireless carrier. This phone is free with a 3-year... more
Free phones, no contracts, no strings attached. Has Techvibes got a deal for you!
Throughout February, Best Buy Canada is running a promotion called Free Phone Fridays. Each Friday, for one day only, there is one phone per wireless carrier. This phone is free with a 3-year... more
Week in Review: A look at the hottest content this week on Techvibes
Top 5 Posts This Week: • Deloitte Canada looks at the groundbreaking trends of 2011, from tablets to TV to Wi-Fi: Report by Knowlton Thomas • Recap: DemoCamp Edmonton 13... more
Week in Review: A look at the hottest content
Top 5 Posts This Week: Rachael Chesnutt's Guide on How to Get Fired Through Social Media Why Netflix's dominance in the U.S. is not translating to success in Canada The art of pitching... more
Curated Content - Handpicked articles from across the blogosphere
At Techvibes, we like to deliver a wide range of technology news from across Canada. And while we think we do a good job, some people beat us to the punch with great content. Sometimes it's another... more
Most Popular Blog Posts on Techvibes in 2010
2010 was a banner year for Techvibes with some great content being produced by our team of talented writers. Here are the Top 10 blog posts on Techvibes.com in 2010 based on pageviews. 1. A... more
The Techvibes 2010 Advent Calendar: only two days left to win $8,000 in tech stuff!
As you're all well aware by now, we're giving away more than $8,000 in tech gadgets and accessories - from computers to tablets to smartphones - through our holiday themed giveaway... more
Top 10 Blog Posts for November 2010
December is here and everyone has the holidays on their mind. But let's take a minute to look back at what content was popular on Techvibes in November. Here are the most popular posts written in... more
Wanted: Toronto Tech Bloggers
Techvibes is searching for two new Toronto Tech Bloggers and we think it is a pretty cool opportunity for the right people. As a Blog Contributor, you'll be responsible for covering the Toronto... more
How to make your Tech Event a success
Promoting tech events is a big part of Techvibes' mandate and we do our best to tell our readers about what is happening in their local community. Unfortunately not all event organizers understand... more
Top 10 Blog Posts for October 2010
We had our best traffic month to date in October thanks to some great guest contirbutions from Kole McRae, Bocar Dia, and Erin Bury. Here are the most popular posts written in August, September,... more
Techvibes Thanksgiving: What we're thankful for
Traditions are scared, and few more so than expressing thankfulness for the blessings in your life at a big roasted turkey dinner. While the Internet may limit us from offering you a seat by our... more
Top 15 Blog Posts for September 2010
This month we've made a change to the Top Blog Posts of the Month list. Rather than restrict the list to blog posts written only in September (which penalizes blog posts written near the end of the... more
An empire state of mind: Techvibes extends its special Empire Avenue offer! #EAv
Success. On Friday, we publicized a special deal we offered to those involved in Empire Avenue, the latest social craze. Well, you Empirates—er, Avenuists? Eavers? Anyway, you guys... more
Last day to take advantage of our special Empire Avenue offer! #EAv
Techvibes Media has decided to build an empire. And we'd like your help! For a limited time, we'll buy shares in absolutely anyone who invests in us. Not only that, we'll match the value of your... more
Techvibes is building an Empire (Avenue), and we have a special offer for you
Techvibes Media has had an account on Empire Avenue since early in the site's beta launch, way back in May. And while we're doing okay, with a stock price hovering just above 36 and a Twitter score... more
Weekend Recap: Google VS Apple, Bell acquires CTV, Mark Hurd gets rich (and sued), and more
It's been an interesting few days in the tech world. Here, we'd like to recap some of our favourite stories this past week: Seven reasons why Apple's greatest rival is now Google - and why Apple... more
Techvibes rolls out three more localized news streams: Vancouver, Victoria, and Montréal
Recently, we announced our plans to rollout localized Twitter feeds for cities within the Techvibes network. Soon after, we launched our first two cities: TechvibesEDM for... more
Techvibes rolls out three more localized news streams: Toronto, Ottawa, and Kitchener-Waterloo
Recently, we announced our plans to roll-out localized Twitter feeds for cities within the Techvibes network. Soon after, we launched our first two cities: TechvibesEDM for... more
Top 10 Blog Posts of August 2010
The usual summer doldrums didn't hit Techvibes at all this year - July and August traffic numbers blew away last year. Here are the Top 10 blog posts published on Techvibes during the month of... more
To celebrate our new localized Twitter feeds, we're offering Calgary and Edmonton 50% off all job listings!
Nope, this isn't a Groupon deal. It's just a great deal. Because we're so excited to be rolling out our brand-new localized Twitter feeds, we've decided to offer a staggering 50% off job... more
Techvibes rolls out its first localized news streams: Edmonton and Calgary
We just announced our plans to roll-out localized Twitter feeds for cities within the Techvibes network. And today, we launch our first two cities: TechvibesEDM for Edmonton, and... more
Special Announcement: Techvibes launches localized content streams on Twitter
The tagline of Techvibes Media is, as our logo quite obviously suggests, is "uniting the tech community." With Internet now a household staple in this country, physical and geographic boundaries... more
BCTIA Members save 25% off Job and Directory Listings on Techvibes
The BC Technology Industry Association is celebrating summer with their annual Member Reception on Wednesday, July 7th from 4-7pm. This year they're taking to the water with a harbour cruise on... more
Top 10 Blog Posts of May 2010
May 2010 is in the books and it's safe to call it iPad month in Canada. Here are the Top 10 blog posts published on Techvibes during the month of May based on pageviews. Canada gets iPad... more
Carve out your own niche on Techvibes
We're looking for guest blog contributors that would like to carve out a niche for themselves on Techvibes. What do I mean by niche? Think weekly or monthly features that our readers can look... more
Top 10 Blog Posts of March 2010
For those of you out there that love stats and monitoring trends, here are the Top 10 blog posts published on Techvibes during the month of March based on pageviews. Canadians flee Silicon... more
Top 10 Blog Posts of February 2010
For those of you out there that love stats and monitoring trends, here are the Top 10 blog posts published on Techvibes during the month of February based on pageviews. Are Geeks the New Alpha... more
In Conversation with Chris Robbins of WIND Mobile
Soniya Monga, one of the organizers behind Social Media Week - Toronto (and a regular contributor here at Techvibes), recently caught up to Chris Robbins of WIND Mobile.  Chris is the Chief... more
Top 10 Blog Posts of January 2010
For those of you out there that love stats and monitoring trends, here are the Top 10 blog posts published on Techvibes during the month of January based on pageviews. Just The Bill turns... more
Unique advertising opportunity with Techvibes
The sponsor of our daily email digests and the Techvibes RSS feed is pulling the plug at month end, so we have a unique advertising opportunity available starting February 1st. If you subscribe to... more
Techvibes launches Paid Featured Listings
Yesterday Techvibes sent an email notification to all Techvibes user accounts that are responsible for company listings in the Company Directory in order to do some early spring cleaning. I know... more
Techvibes gets serious about Seattle
Do you subscribe to TechFlash, and Xconomy Seattle, and nPost? Do you eagerly await the release of Seattle 2.0's monthly Startup Index? Do you attend every event in Seattle that ends in... more
Top 20 Blog Posts of 2009 on Techvibes.com
Goodbye 2009. Hello 2010. Thanks to everyone who checked out Techvibes in '09. Just in case you weren't following along, here are the 20 most-read blog posts from the last year. 5 Things I... more
Top 10 Blog Posts of December 2009
For those of you out there that love stats and monitoring trends, here are the Top 10 blog posts published on Techvibes during the month of December based on pageviews. C100 unites Canadian... more
Make your last purchase of the decade count
On November 20th, Vancouver's AMP Merchandising posted a job opportunity for an E-Commerce Project Manager on the Techvibes Job Board. An amazing opportunity with a cool company - AMP... more
The Dragon Kevin O’Leary Landed at Vortex
On the second day of the Vortex Competition on November 4th for would be game developers Kevin O’Leary spoke to share his wisdom in creating and selling companies. He knows how to roll in the... more
Techvibes Reader Census
Over the weekend, VC Fred Wilson added a new widget to his blog that will help him learn a little more about his readership. The widget is compliments of New Yorks City's Hunch - the web startup... more
Vortex Competition Bootcamp
From November 3rd to the 5th Vortex was held where many developers showed off their concepts and prototypes for games. From puzzle games to RPG’s it was 3 days of learning about what it takes... more
Are you hiring in Vancouver? Here's an offer for you
Every Friday we publish a Vancouver Jobs of the Week post here on the Techvibes blog that includes five job opportunities that have caught our eye on the Job Board during the week. How would you... more
Internship opportunities at Techvibes
Want to develop your skills in social media? Are you interested in writing about the technology community? Techvibes' internship program is a minimum 3-month commitment of 16-20 hours per week.... more
Internship opportunity at Techvibes in Vancouver
Want to develop your skills in social media? Are you interested in writing about the technology community? Techvibes' internship program is a minimum 3-month commitment of 16-20 hours per week.... more
Top 10 Blog Posts of September 2009
For those of you out there that love stats and monitoring trends, here are the Top 10 blog posts published on Techvibes during the month of September based on pageviews. What I learned from... more
One week left to claim $250 in September writing contest
On September 1st, we offered up a $250 cash prize for the top blog post published during the month of September based on pageview stats via Google Analytics. The contest is open to EVERYONE -... more
Sarah Blue - Your new Community Manager in #yyc
Today is a sad day fellow Techvibers. Effective today I must vacate my position as Calgary Community Manager. It's an amicable split, I am taking on a new job as the web editor at Venture... more
$250 still up for grabs in September contest
On September 1st, I offered up a $250 cash prize for the top blog post published during the month of September based on pageview stats via Google Analytics. The contest is open to EVERYONE -... more
Top 10 Blog Posts of August 2009 and a September Contest
For those of you out there that love stats and monitoring trends, here are the Top 10 blog posts published on Techvibes during the month of August based on pageviews. Amazon's Data could rock... more
Top 10 Blog Posts of July 2009
For those of you out there that love stats and monitoring trends, here are the Top 10 blog posts published on Techvibes during July based on pageviews. How to explain your Web 2.0 Job at the Pub... more
NEW: Submit your How-to blog posts to Techvibes
Over the last 12 months we've turned away plenty of potential blog contributors who were interested in writing How-to style articles for our blog. We maintained our strict guest contributor... more
Top 10 Blog Posts of June 2009
For those of you out there that love stats and monitoring trends, here are the Top 10 blog posts published on Techvibes during June based on pageviews. 5 Things I learnt from Year One in my... more
SES Toronto '09 - What Sessions Do You Want Covered?
Hey everyone. Yesterday Rob Lewis informed me that in response to his post May 29 looking for a local correspondent, I was graciously selected to cover SES Toronto '09 (Search Engine Strategies... more
Top 10 Blog Posts of May 2009
For those of you out there that love stats and monitoring trends, here are the Top 10 blog posts published on Techvibes during May 2009 (based on page impressions): Nambu named Best... more
Desperately seeking a SEO Correspondent in Toronto
If you love search engine marketing and optimization, live in Toronto, and like to write - have we got the deal for you. Techvibes is a media sponsor of the Search Engine Strategies Toronto... more
Tell us what you think of Techvibes
Last week on TechCrunch guest contributor Neil Patel wrote about How To Grow Your Blog Through Customer Development and his post is worth a read whether you're blogging or building a business... more
Top 10 Blog Posts of April 2009
For those of you out there that love stats and monitoring trends, here are the Top 10 blog posts published on Techvibes during April 2009 (based on page impressions): PEER 1 Canada Startup Index... more
Techvibes Blog now available on Viigo
We're happy to announce the Techvibes blog is now available via Viigo in their Channel Library. Viigo is revolutionizing the way people access information on their smartphones.... more
Subscription options for the Techvibes Blog - Twitter, RSS or Email
We now have three options for those of you that want to keep an eye on our blog without coming back to the site everyday. You can subscribe to one of our many RSS feeds and consume our blog... more
Techvibes sponsors Competition to Change the Web
Techvibes is proud to announce that we're sponsoring Social Actions' Change the Web Challenge - a competition to create innovative tools that help people find and share opportunities to take action... more
Design a custom Twitter Background for Techvibes
It's time to spruce up our Twitter page with a custom background and we're crowdsourcing it to the masses. If you're interested in designing our new Twitter page, head on over to 99designs.com and... more
Wanted: Guest Contributors
The key to success for a hyper-local blog like Techvibes is tapping into peer participation, which is why we're always on the look out for new blog contributors that can help us spread our... more
1,000 Twitter Followers and counting
Thanks to a wave of follows from 6S Marketing employees on Twitter, Techvibes has hit the 1,000 mark for followers on Twitter. Not a surprise really considering 6S' Chris Breikss was responsible... more
Techvibes adds city-specific blogrolls
Since relaunching the Techvibes site we dropped our popular blogroll component. Surpisingly, quite a few of you noticed. In response those keen readers requests, we're relaunching a blogroll on... more
Techvibes and Digital Media peeps featured in BIV
Curt Cherewayko of Business in Vancouver was kind enough to cover our Digital Media People to Watch in BC in 2009 list this week's issue. In an article titled Rising stars gaining visibility on new... more
Vote for Techvibes in the Best of 604 Awards
Techvibes didn't make the finals in the Canadian Blog Awards but we made the short list in Miss604's Best of 604 Awards for Best Tech Site or Blog. As often as I can, I try to highlight and... more
Techvibes strikes Media Partnership with the BCTIA
Techvibes is pleased to announce that we have become a member of the British Columbia Technology Association (BCTIA) and renewed our media partnership with BC's leading technology industry... more
Denver-Boulder joins Techvibes network
Some of you may have noticed that we quietly added Denver-Boulder to our network of cities this month and kicked off our coverage with the inaugural Denver-Boulder Startup Index. While the list... more
Introducing Techvibes on Twitter
I'm not a huge Twitter user myself, preferring to try and actually work during the day, but I appreciate the value of the service and the people I've been able to interact with through it. Instant... more
Featured Jobs on Techvibes.com
Techvibes is an excellent method of targeting technology and business professionals. Each day thousands of unique visitors grace the pages of Techvibes looking for the latest information from the... more
Bloggers Wanted
Now that we've worked out all the kinks on the new and improved Techvibes.com we're ready to bring some new blog contributors on board. Whether you'd like to become a regular contributor focused on... more
Introducing the new Techvibes.com
Today we're pleased to welcome you back to the new redesigned, rewritten, and realigned Techvibes.com. As you may know, Techvibes was acquired by Internet entrepreneurs Boris Wertz and Geoff... more
Techvibes Paid Job Posts Go Live
Techvibes.com has been the leader in online job listings for the Vancouver Tech space for over five years. BC's most active HR departments have relied on our site as a great source of resumes and... more



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