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Techvibes is Hiring a Toronto Events Reporter

Techvibes is hiring a freelance Events Reporter in Toronto to report on local technology, startup, and business events.

This paid freelance position will see you profile fascinating entrepreneurs, discover exciting startups, and attend awesome events in your community on behalf of Canada's leading independent tech news site.

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Koho Raises $1 Million to Fix Banking for Millennials

Koho, a technology-driven banking platform, announced this morning that they have closed a $1 million financing round.

Koho’s investors are a mix of Canadian angels and funds, and includes Joe Canavan, Ferst Capital, Hedgewood, Highline and Stanley Park Ventures.

Alpha launching in Q3 of this year, Koho’s mission is to offer Canadian’s, specifically millennials, access to low-cost, highly functional banking accounts.

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Losing the Signal: An In-depth Q+A with the Authors of RIM/BlackBerry Saga

The other night, I watched my two-year-old daughter play with the toy phone handset from her Fisher-Price activity table.

She wasn’t talking on it. She was typing with her thumbs.

This in itself was no surprise; thumb-typing is what she sees grownups do most often with their phones.

What struck me, having just finished reading an advance copy of Losing the Signal: The Spectacular Rise and Fall of BlackBerry, was the enormity of the cultural impact that a once-tiny upstart named Research In Motion (RIM) had made on the world, from its base just a couple of kilometres from our house.

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