Facebook brought its legacy contact feature to Canada this week.
The feature enables users to select a "legacy contact," which is a family member or friend who can manage their account when they pass away.read more
Last week at Science World’s annual Equity Giving event Slack's Stewart Butterfield pledged his personal shares, to help foster science literacy and to support our future science and technology leaders.
Butterfield spoke at Science World’s Equity Giving event, in an informal interview setting with Boris Wertz, founding partner of early-stage VC Version One Ventures and Sandra Wear, the new CEO for InTouch Technology.read more
People have long become used to buying clothes, electronics and everyday goods online and having it delivered to their door; according to eMarketer, the e-commerce market is expected to rise nearly $30 billion this year in Canada.
With such an intense influence on the retail market, it’s interesting that grocery delivery services – widely available in countries like Europe and India for a long time – haven’t taken off as much in North America.read more
On Tuesday, April 28, Vancouver Enterprise Forum hosted the panel discussion "The Future of E-Commerce" at the Vancity Theatre with over 200 people in attendance.
The expert panel included Jeff Booth, CEO & President at BuildDirect, Igor Faletski, CEO at Mobify, Brooke Harley, Founder of Campfire Capital, and Peter Lukomskyj, VP of Products at Elastic Path, with moderator Rick Kohn, Partner with Private Company Services at Deloitte.read more
Vancouver’s first digital media and technology school will be opening its doors this summer.read more
Wearables are still working their way into the consumer mainstream, but already enterprises are looking at how they can integrate the latest category of tech into their businesses. And those who already have adopted wearables suggest it's a good idea.read more
The vision of a life made simpler by technology has come closer to fruition through home automation; through the increased presence of the Internet of Things, devices and appliances are now being networked together to provide consumers with seamless control of their homes.read more
Tens of thousands of talented Canadians have been checking out the Vancouver Economic Commission’s (VEC) latest contest and video to show the tech boom happening in Vancouver, and the job opportunities that have sprung from it. Contest entrants are eager to explore some of those opportunities by winning a free trip to the city, and recent statistics show their enthusiasm is well-founded.read more
It’s that time of the week when we look at what creative ideas Canadians are raising money to support.
Check out these Canadian crowdfunding picks-of-the-week:read more
Many technologies are called revolutionary when they’re first introduced, but if one truly fits the bill and lives up to the hype, it’s the Internet of Things.read more
Vancouver's Lighthouse Labs and the Yukon government are partnering to pilot an online coding bootcamp.read more