Tens of thousands of talented Canadians have been checking out the Vancouver Economic Commission’s (VEC) latest contest and video to show the tech boom happening in Vancouver, and the job opportunities that have sprung from it. Contest entrants are eager to explore some of those opportunities by winning a free trip to the city, and recent statistics show their enthusiasm is well-founded.read more
Many technologies are called revolutionary when they’re first introduced, but if one truly fits the bill and lives up to the hype, it’s the Internet of Things.read more
Vancouver's Lighthouse Labs and the Yukon government are partnering to pilot an online coding bootcamp.read more
D2L this week announced the next generation of its learning platform, Brightspace, designed to develop smarter learners and help eliminate the attainment gap.
By featuring a new faculty user experience and bringing adaptive learning to the masses, D2L says that Brightspace is more flexible, smarter, and easier to use.read more
SmartRim is a parking assistance system that works with a smartphone to protect the vehicle’s sides, save the rims from damage, and assist in making parking easier and safer.read more
Brace yourself. Several of the globe’s most significant emerging markets are no longer emerging—they’re open for business, and India is the outlier of opportunity.read more
Toronto's SensorSuite announced today the successful closing of over half a million in funding from Extreme Venture Partners, Business Development Bank of Canada, and private angels.
SensorSuite is an Internet of Things (IoT) company that provides innovative wireless monitoring and energy saving solutions for multi-residential, commercial, and industrial buildings.read more
Second Cup Ltd. today announced the national launch of Second Cup Coffee Co.™ Rewards – a free loyalty program with a mobile app designed to enhance its customers' coffee experience by providing a simple and fast way to earn points, redeem rewards and be delighted by personalized offers and surprises.
Today's launch represents another milestone in the company's brand revolution and commitment to delivering the ultimate coffee experience to Canadians. The Rewards program allows members to earn points for every dollar spent at Second Cup, providing exceptional value as reward levels are quickly reached.read more
Driven by sales of more than 61 million iPhones, Apple generated $58 billion in revenue for its second fiscal quarter of 2015.read more
Facebook is introducing video calling in Messenger to Canadians.read more
BlackBerry is considering closing its offices in Sweden.read more