Don’t believe the hype. Can celebrities save tech companys?

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On Saturday my partner Jay Kenobi posted news about Aston Kutcher and his work with Lenovo. Is this by another tech company to cash in on the hype and profile such a celebrity brings. It seems that way. We’ve seen this happen before one example being Blackberry who brought on Alicia Keys as Global Creative […]

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Zen Launchpad aims to create hub of innovation on the North Shore

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Vancouver is a hot bed for tech these days and while incubators and startups are popping up faster than the latest microbrew company, North Vancouver hasn’t reached the same level of tech as Gastown or Yaletown. Reza Ghaeli and Cyri Jones Co Founders of Zen Launchpad and Zen Maker Lab aim to change that when […]


Survey of Canadian CIOs Unveils Technology Trends Influencing the Evolution of the Workplace

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A recent IDC survey commissioned by Samsung Electronics Canada found that technology trends such as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), which show the growing use of personal tablets and smartphones in the workplace, is driving change for the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and businesses across Canada. Of the CIOs surveyed, 58 per cent said the […]


School of Public Policy Report on Wireless Competition slams Federal Government Moves for Fourth Mobile Wireless Carrier

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Last year featured a high-stakes battle between two protagonists over the issue of a fourth wireless carrier in Canada. On one side was the federal government, seeking to ease a fourth mobile carrier through spectrum policy and any other means at its disposal.  On the other side, Bell, Rogers, and Telus.  The issue?  Who should […]


CRTC continues to promote wireless competition for Canadians

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Last week The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced that it would prohibit exclusivity provisions in roaming agreements between Canadian wireless service providers to further enhance sustainable competition in the wireless market. In December 2013, the CRTC initiated a formal public proceeding to look at whether certain wireless service providers were subjecting smaller Canadian […]


INcubes International Exchange Program provides assistance for Accelerator Program graduates

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INcubes is a Toronto based accelerator that teams up with emerging entrepreneurs and talented startups to create solid businesses out of innovative products and ideas. INcubes’ international network has attracted partners, mentors and investors from across many countries including North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Since December 2011, it has received […]


Coogobox gives product designers a helping hand

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We don’t often meet or chat with product designers so when Coogobox contacted us recently, we thought it sounded interesting. How it Works Coogobox helps product designers bring their concepts to fruition through a multi step process. They encourage designers to send their ideas to the company itself first and that submission is free. Sounds […]


Cologix Opens Second Data Centre in Vancouver

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Cologix opened its second Vancouver site last week, providing an additional 15,000 square feet of inventory at 1050 West Pender Street. Companies thirsting for robust, network neutral colocation options in downtown Vancouver now have a new option. Cologix is a network neutral interconnection and data centre company. Vancouver is Canada’s third-largest market, home to more […]


Marketcircle offers top business software solutions for Small Businesses

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Marketcircle offers the solutions that small companies need to become the best. Daylite and BillingsPro are two software application that they offer which will help a small company rise to the top. As both top business software, and the best small business accounting software, these programs offer features that will meet the needs of any […]

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Facebook to buy Oculus VR for Two Billion in Cash

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Facebook has announced plans to purchase Oculus VR, the company behind the Rift headset, for around $2 billion in cash and stock. This includes $400 million, and 23.1 million Facebook shares. An additional $300 million earnout will be paid in cash and stock if Oculus hits certain unspecified milestones. “I’m excited to announce that we’ve agreed […]