Alan Stern, a planetary scientist at Boulder’s Southwest Research Institute, is leading a mission called New Horizons, which is set to tap the largest unexplored real estate in our solar system: Pluto.read more
Political rivals who alleged Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson acted in conflict of interest when he voted to grant Hootsuite a lease to a city-owned building have been dealt a blow.read more
Online payroll provider Wagepoint this week announced it has processed more than $120 million in payroll since the company’s launch to market in 2013.read more
BitLit is partnering with HarperCollins for a pilot program that aims to bundle physical books with their ebook counterparts.read more
BlackBerry this week announced that it has named Marty Beard as Chief Operating Officer.read more
In the second major breakdown in less than a week for TransLink, the Expo and Millennium lines froze for several hours yesterday due to a communicate glitch that shut down every train on the system.read more
Starbucks wants customers to be able to order coffee in advance from their smartphone.
A pilot program is slated for launch later this year, according to Adam Brotman, the coffee chain’s chief digital officer.read more
When it comes to paying with a mobile device, Canadians seems very comfortable buying their daily coffee.
PayPal has not lost sight of this trend and today is leveraging it as they launch their first brand campaign in Canada.read more
Have you ever wanted to attend a hackathon but couldn’t travel to one of the many big-league events in the United States? Now’s your chance.
Techyon, a startup run by University of Waterloo students, has created Hack the North, Waterloo Region’s answer to those events, and it’s going to be big. We’re talking 1,000 hackers all in one place, working on projects over 36 hours, where sleep is optional, but fun is not.read more
Its time to change the conversation. We get it, we know that the world is changing, can someone now tell us how to get there?
“The future of work”:how many articles, blogs and books have you read or seen lately that are dedicated to the subject of predicting what the workplace will look like “in the future”?read more
Pinterest is entering the e-commerce space and it's using Ottawa's Shopify to do it.read more
Reports of Canadians helping themselves to regular servings of American Netflix are nothing new. But did you know that the U.S. Netflix offerings are being consumed in countries where the streaming giant hasn’t even launched?read more
Calgary-based visual search startup Slyce is scheduled to go public on Monday.
The deal, conducted through a reverse-takeover with capital pool company Oculus Ventures, will see shares in the company start trading on the TSX-Venture exchange.read more