Driven by sales of more than 61 million iPhones, Apple generated $58 billion in revenue for its second fiscal quarter of 2015.read more
BlackBerry is considering closing its offices in Sweden.read more
Toronto's Beam Propulsion Lab has raised $450,000 in seed funding for Beam Messenger, a first messaging app that allows users to see every letter the other person is typing as the person texts.
“The new capital will allow us to scale operations and expand to more countries, where people have been waiting for the app’s release," Beam CEO Alec Gordon said.read more
Toronto's Whitecap Venture Partners announced today Whitecap III, the venture capital firm’s third fund and first to bring in investments from limited partners (LPs).
In its first close, Whitecap has raised $70 million ($20 million more than its initial $50 million target) towards an ultimate fund size of $80 to $100 million.read more
Among Canadian-born startups, it was obvious last year that Slack as growing faster than any of them.read more
Thinking about filing a U.S. patent application for your innovative product or service?
Disheartened by anecdotal evidence that the patent application process is painfully slow?read more
Canadian copyright experts and organizations are urging Industry Minister James Moore to fix "dangerous loopholes" in Canada’s copyright rules.
In a joint letter to Minister Moore, 17 organizations and experts recently set out in detail what needs to be done to safeguard Canadians from media giants trying to abuse the system.read more
Future Design School launched today.read more
In the crowded One Eleven suite on Wednesday night, the Pakathon Toronto team hosted a kickoff event six months before their 48-hackathon in order to inspire hackathon hopefuls and look back on the past year.
Pakathon Toronto is part of a global network of 15 cities, from Boston to Islamabad, which organizes competitions, hackathons and seminars with the aim of fostering the tech ecosystem in Pakistan and connecting Pakistani teams to global markets to mitigate “brain drain” of Pakistani talent to North America. The organization places an emphasis on business sustainability projects.read more
The federal budget, introduced on Tuesday, promises lots of government money to help businesses.
The manufacturing and resource extraction industries as well as small businesses will see most of that. There was little mention of the tech sector and startups.read more
BroadbandTV has announced the acquisition of kids content producer and publisher YoBoHo for an undisclosed sum.read more
BlackBerry today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire WatchDox.read more
Carol Leaman, president and CEO of Axonify, recently shared some of the key lessons she’s learned throughout her career as a serial entrepreneur as part of Entrepreneurship 101’s Lived It Lecture series.
Carol’s journey began when she was 17 years old and was asked what she wanted to be when she grew up. Her answer? “The CEO of my own company.”read more