The world's small and medium business owners have contributed $11.1 trillion to the global economy by working beyond the standard industry hours for their businesses, according to a new global survey. Canadian small and medium businesses have contributed nearly $281 billion of that impact.read more
The City of Quebec is moving forward with plans to implement a fully digital municipal court.read more
SmartReno has acquired Zoomission.read more
Microsoft believes that computer science and coding is the solution to all-time unemployment highs among Canadian youth and the skills gap in our country's IT sector.read more
Calgary-based e-book software startup Enthrill won the A100 One to Watch award at Startup Calgary Launch Party last week.read more
Black Friday is soon, and while the shopping trend is a decidedly American tradition, Canadians are showing enthusasim around the shopping event.read more
Fido has launched its own home internet offering.read more
Zite is being shuttered.read more
Manulife announced this morning a new partnership with MaRS Discovery District.
Manulife will become a part of MaRS' FinTech Cluster, and will join companies like Airbnb, Facebook Canada, Moneris, PayPal and other startups at the centre.read more
500px announced last week that Kelly Thompson has joined 500px as Head of Marketplace.
Thompson is a photo licensing industry veteran, having worked as SVP, Product Development at Getty Images and COO of iStock by Getty Images.read more
Big Data and the Internet of Things are being touted as the new frontier for business, with new and innovative uses for connected devices being rolled out every day.
Promising to unlock new levels of insight, enhance customer experience and improve safety and efficiency, Big Data is now on the brink of potentially transforming the way we live, work and think.
But, as the industry matures and utilizations become more sophisticated, where will the true value of Big Data lie?read more