The Parti Quebecois is aiming to expand the reach of Quebec's language laws.read more
Saadia Muzaffar was one of those people I first met on Twitter. We connected over common interests which lead to chats over coffee and her startup, Revvly.read more
E-commerce platform Shopify suggests the best way for online stores to get more sales and repeat customers is through small improvements and site optimizations over time.read more
"Hey, technology. I wanna work from home. Or Starbucks. Make it happen." This is the general consensus of Canadians, according to an Ipsos-Reid survey commissioned by Microsoft Canada.read more
BlackBerry is selling the vast majority of its real estate holdings in Waterloo. It's also laying off thousands of workers at its Waterloo headquarters. But the City of Waterloo is as committed to the Canadian smartphone maker as ever.read more
PayrollHero was born out of our own need.
In 2008 Michael Stephenson and I were looking to outsource our customer service for our real estate software company. We flew to the Philippines in search of a BPO (read: outsourcing company) and soon decided that instead of outsourcing to someone else, we should get into the outsourcing business. We setup a BPO in Manila, and it was in this BPO that we learned about the pains of time, attendance, scheduling, HRIS and payroll in Southeast Asia. Thus, PayrollHero was born.read more
In recent years the trend of accelerating startups has really taken off in North America. There are well over 100 accelerators and incubators in Canada alone.read more
Have you bought the new Galaxy S5 from Samsung yet? The S5, released worldwide on April 12 from South Korean manufacturer Samsung, has been on the receiving end of some fantastic reviews online. From all accounts, it appears that the most popular line of phones in the Android world is well on its way to becoming another hit in the sales department.read more
Are your company’s digital practices exposing you to information criminals?read more
Credit card transactions fees are a significant expense for merchants, especially when it comes to rewards cards.
But the PayWith app, made by Vancouver-based PayWith Worldwide, could be the solution.read more
It’s no secret that Canadian cell phone users pay some of the highest rates in the world. And competition is getting thiner, new entrant Public Mobile was snapped up by Telus—who promptly raised prices.
Meanwhile, other new entrants such as Wind Mobile and Mobilicity haven’t expanded their coverage areas in years and have been unable to raise necessary capital to bid in recent spectrum auctions.read more
IBM this week announced it is collaborating with Ocean Networks Canada on a three-year, multi-million dollar project to equip British Columbia with a monitoring and prediction system to respond to off-shore accidents, tsunamis and other natural disasters.read more
Today, China’s Zhongguancun Development Group officially opened its International Incubation Centre in Ottawa, in association with Invest Ottawa.read more
Cleanify is the newest company to join Invoke Labs.
The Canadian company, a service that helps people find and book the household and commercial cleaning services in four major cities, joins other startups-in-residence at the Vancouver-based organization, including myBestHelper and Pendo Rent.read more