It isn't news that Canada's culture is inherently risk-averse. This made our banking sector the envy of the world during the recent recession, but in the startup game, it's a hindrance. When people say they want a city in Canada to become "Silicon Valley North," I sigh. They focus on things...read more
A Canadian startup is bringing Uber-style payments to restaurants.read more
The annual Branham300, which lists the top Canadian information and communication technology firms, shows Waterloo-based smartphone maker as number one for 2013, where it has been for five years.read more
The pay gap between regular employees and chief executives continues to widen.
According to a report released recently by the AFL-CIO, a federation of trade unions, CEOs of companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index earned an average of nearly $12 million in 2013, compared with barely $35,000 for the average production and nonsupervisory worker.read more
Procurify, a cloud procurement software firm, has raised $1.2 million.
The seed round came from a diverse lineup of investors, including Silicon Valley's Nexus Venture Partners, BDC, and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban.read more
The Société de transport de Montréal revealed last September that it leveraged Bell, Rogers, Telus and Vidéotron to bring 3G, 4G, and LTE service to Montreal's underground metro system.read more
A Canadian company is hoping to give the Facebook-owned virtual reality startup Oculus a run for its money.
Markham-based Sulon Technologies is the maker of Cortex, a headset it believes is better than the one Oculus is pushing. Cortex can overlay a view of one's physical environment with virtual monsters and terrain the user can interact with.read more
The world's most valuable technology company says its "key web-based services" were not affected by Heartbleed, the bug that's taken the internet by storm and forced the Canada Revenue Agency to halt online tax filing.read more
CBC/Radio-Canadais cutting $130 million from its budget this year.read more
Air Canada plans to begin rolling out inflight wifi connectivity across its North American fleet in May under an agreement with Gogo.
The announcement was apparently made from an Air Canada plane inflight using Gogo's wifi.read more
It seems like everytime a new smartphones comes out, everything is improved except for the battery life.read more