NEXT, a five-week program designed for evolving startups to gain access to mentors, angels, and methodologies to fast-track them to product-market-fit, is coming to Calgary, Montreal, and Toronto.read more
With 2014 barely out of the starting gate it appears that this year will be very eventful for the smartphone sector and the mobile industry at large based on recent events.read more
Lenovo has acquired smartphone maker Motorola in a deal worth $2.91 billion, previous owner Google has confirmed.read more
Google understands that if its cutting-edge Glass technology wants to have any hope of reaching the mainstream, it can't make people look like hardcore tech geeks. It also needs to be as practical as possible.read more
Google has received a warning from Canada's Office of the Privacy Commissioner for falling afoul of this country's digital privacy laws.read more
Earlier this year, it was reported that Microsoft was going to put an end to their Scroogled campaign, the failed attempt at convincing consumers that Google equals bad and Microsoft equals good. But here we are at the end of the year, and the campaign is still marching on.read more
Google tracks pretty much everything (surprise!) and as a result can tell us what Canadians searched for the most this year.read more
Internet sales are expected to climb 15% this year over last, new data suggests, which is three times faster than overall retail growth.read more
One of the criticisms of Apple's iPad and tablets in general is that they're built solely for the consumption of media and not the creation of it.read more
Many of us expect a lot from the Internet, and for the most part, it’s do-able. However, Google’s recent announcement of the new Hummingbird search algorithm triggered guesses of functionality online that bordered on something Isaac Asimov would dream up.read more
Google this month announced that five communities have received a Google eTown Award for 2013, celebrating the cities whose businesses are leading the way in embracing the opportunities of the Internet.read more
WINNER: Alissa Bigelow!
Techvibes is giving away a shiny new Nexus 5 smartphone courtesy of Virgin Mobile Canada!
The Nexus 5 is powered by Google's Android 4.4 operating system known as KitKat. With a price tag of $500, the device has a quad-core processor, five-inch screen, and eight-megapixel camera.read more