The Techvibes 20 is a bi-monthly list of the hottest and most promising tech startups across Canada. The list is carefully curated by Techvibes editorial staff and reflects who's making waves in our nation's tech ecosystem right now. Check out the August edition of the Techvibes 20 after the jump. Algolux, Montreal...read more
I've been using a Z10 since BlackBerry launched the smartphone in February 2013. At the time, I was upgrading from a Windows Phone—which itself was a disastrous downgrade from an iPhone 4—and after the learning curve of BB10, it felt alright.
In fact, it felt pretty damn good.read more
Content marketing is all the rage these days and as a content marketing software company, we’ve had a better vantage point than most to watch its rise.
From the increasing amount of ink being spilled to the dramatic rise in the number of Content Director job postings, signs are everywhere that companies are becoming aware of its importance and making investments.read more
Wouldn't it be cool if you could just win a backpack stuffed with more than $1,000 of cool gear?read more
Three researchers at Montreal's McGill University authored a study that looked at fish raised from birth to walk on land.read more
20 teams. 70 people. One room. 30 hours to build something to make Whistler the "smartest, most connected resort destination in the world."
That was #GrowHack2014 in Whistler last week.read more
Last year, venture capital investments in Quebec reached their highest level since before the recession.
But 2014 isn’t shaping up to be another “booming” year, as Jack Chadirdjian, the president and CEO of province-wide private equity association Réseau Capital, described the market at this time last year.read more
Most entrepreneurs neglect sleep—often, they feel, out of necessity. But research continues to show that those who get a full night's rest consistently outperform their droopy-eyed peers over the long term.read more
AndroidTO, Canada’s largest Android event, returns for its fifth year on October 30 at the MaRS Discovery District.
The conference features Android design and development speakers from LynxFit, Tumblr, and Yahoo.read more
GenerUS Marketing Solutions this week announced the addition of two new functionalities to its e-commerce platform, Coupons4Giving.
The new features enable nonprofit organizations to collect direct donations and sell tickets to their events on the same platform on which they sell coupons to supporters.read more
Starting a data company is nothing new for tech entrepreneurs Stephen Ufford and Tanis Jorge.
But when the business-savvy pair created their fourth startup Trulioo, they knew it was an idea that was worth taking big—Silicon Valley big.read more
Patient intelligence health solution provider Self Care Catalysts this week announced its health solution platform, Patient Storylines, will receive $100,000 in funding from the Rick Hansen Institute to support and engage people with acute spinal cord injuries.
Principal investigators Ben Mortenson, PhD and Patricia Mills, MD, of the University of British Columbia, and Jared Adams, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer of Self Care Catalysts will spearhead the Patient Storylines project.read more
At the US Open this year, ballboys donning Ralph Lauren "Polo Tech" shirts that merge biometrics and active lifestyle apparel, featuring sensors knitted into the garment itself to read biological and physiological information.read more