Back-to-school shopping kind of sucks, right? Wouldn't it be cool if you could just win a backpack stuffed with more than $1,000 of cool gear? The folks over at Best Buy feel your pain and we've partnered with them to make heading back to school the best possible experience. We're giving away...read more
BlackBerry 10 was recently named the world's best-designed mobile operating system "out of the box" by India-based technology magazine Digit. BB10...read more
The Techvibes 20 is a bi-monthly list of the hottest and most promising tech startups across Canada. The list is...read more
I’ve been obsessed with good coffee since I’ve been an adult (if, arguably, I am one now). Through three million miles on the road, drinking coffee was amazing and terrible and everything in between.
I’ve learned that you need two things for a truly superb cup of coffee:read more
Earlier this year, I set out on my first ever crowdfunding campaign to raise money for a student group at the University of Alberta called AlbertaSat.
The goal of our campaign was to raise $15,000 to cover the launch cost of a cube satellite created by students and faculty—the first of its kind to be designed and developed in the province of Alberta.read more
The burgeoning Vancouver sharing economy will see a new member join its ranks this fall—this time with an artistic twist.
A team of entrepreneurs, assembled by former journalist and communications advisor Michelle Martin, are launching a website in September designed to connect artists with art consumers.read more
Redefining the word "absurd" are the results of a new report from the Public Interest Advocacy Centre, which estimates that Canadians are paying between $495 and $734 million annually in fees for monthly bills and statements in paper formats to the banking and communications services industries.read more
Imagine being welcomed by name to your private table in a refined club atmosphere complete with inspired, farm-to-table cuisine, to watch in unprecdented luxury and style one of the National Hockey League's most exciting teams.
This used to be mere fantasy. Now it is reality.read more
We often talk about openness on the web. In many ways, it has become an amorphous term behind which good intentions can thrive, even if the action required to sustain them goes missing.
Google’s Jonathan Rosenberg cites openness in technology as a Rashomon-like word: something that is painted as essential, but subjectively placed in the eyes of the beholder. In the movie Rashomon, four eyewitnesses conflict with one another over their account of the same event.read more
The Canadian Videogame Awards is pleased to announce celebrated videogame actor Mark Meer as the new host for the 5th annual ceremony, taking place November 21st at The Carlu in the heart of downtown Toronto.read more
Many cliches should be burned on a pyre. But some endure for good reasons—like the hoary old chestnut about the third time being the charm.read more
Ashley Madison, the popular dating site for people who are already in relationships, is suing South Korea.
The suit, filed in a Canadian Federal Court, comes after the site—which has described itself as “the most recognized name in infidelity”—was banned by Korean Authorities earlier this year.read more
CentriLogic has acquired Adveniat Corporation, a US Virgin Islands data center operator and hosting services provider.read more
I've been using a Z10 since BlackBerry launched the smartphone in February 2013. At the time, I was upgrading from a Windows Phone—which itself was a disastrous downgrade from an iPhone 4—and after the learning curve of BB10, it felt alright.
In fact, it felt pretty damn good.read more
Content marketing is all the rage these days and as a content marketing software company, we’ve had a better vantage point than most to watch its rise.
From the increasing amount of ink being spilled to the dramatic rise in the number of Content Director job postings, signs are everywhere that companies are becoming aware of its importance and making investments.read more
Three researchers at Montreal's McGill University authored a study that looked at fish raised from birth to walk on land.read more