A strong telecommunications infrastructure, ample bandwidth and top technology talent, combined with evidence that Canadians are ready to embrace new connected technology, have lead industry experts to predict that Canada has the potential to become a global leader in the design and adoption of products and services related to the Internet of Things.read more
They say home is where the heart is. For Canadian seniors, staying there for as long as possible is a significant contributor to their happiness and longevity.
Mavencare, a new home care agency, is using proprietary technology to transform the way home care is delivered with convenience, quality and transparency.read more
The GoToMeeting Five profiles five of the hottest and most promising tech startups across Canada each month. The list is curated by Techvibes editorial staff and reflects who's making waves in our nation's tech ecosystem right now.read more
The U.S. government issued an executive order declaring cybercrime a 'national emergency' in April of this year. The Bureau of Industry and Security, a US government agency that deals with issues related to national security and high technology, is looking at possibly classifying hacking tools as weapons of war.
Estimates say that the global cost of cybercrime is $400 billion a year, yet in a recent survey of Canadian companies by Price Waterhouse Coppers, 42% of respondents said they have never conducted any formal cybersecurity employee training.read more
FlexITy Solutions Inc. chose the grand opening of its Winnipeg operations center to launch their unified communication solutions "Collaboratory" initiative to Western Canada.
The "Collaboratory", powered by Cisco technology, will leverage FlexITy's facility to create an environment for enterprise private and public sector organizations to test innovative voice, data and collaboration solutions in a simulated environment.read more
FlexITy Solutions Inc. announced the activation of Manitoba's first cloud-based network hosting and unified communications operations centre during the grand opening ceremony at the facility attended by industry leaders and customers.read more
The Canadian Technology Accelerator initiatives in the US, run by the Canadian government’s Trade Commissioner Service, are looking for Canadian tech SMEs that are revenue-generating, have a technology product or service in place, and are ready to grow their businesses in the United States.read more
Facebook Canada today announced an AMBER Alert delivery system in collaboration with police authorities in provinces across Canada.read more
There’s perhaps never been a more exciting time to be running a business.
In today’s digital world, borders disappear and doors open to new markets in the blink of an eye. However, as new innovations make their debut seemingly every other day, businesses working with cutting edge technology frequently find themselves in a cyber no-man’s land, where both the law and regulators have yet to catch up.read more
Imagine a house, controlled entirely from your smartphone, that generates enough of its own electricity to not only power itself, but also its neighbours.
This house is currently in a stage somewhere between dream and reality.read more
As part of his coverage of the TNW European Conference last month, The Next Web's Andrii Degeler sat down with 500px co-founder Oleg Gutsol.
Gutsol was a co-founder of the Toronto-based photography startup along with Evgeny Tchebotarev. In the article Gutsol shares his story of being ousted from 500px by his successor and board.read more