Google Glass and Samsung's Galaxy Gear smart watch have drawn attention to wearable technology, but the action isn’t all south of the border. Canadian startups are developing products that use gestures to control
If a major pizza chain’s phone number was incorrect in local search results in Toronto, that company could lose around $2.5 million in sales annually. That’s what Michael Mire, co-founder and chief executive of
After a decade-long drought, venture capital has become plentiful again in Canada, attendees at the National Business and Technology Conference in Toronto were told on Saturday. “We’ve gone from a decade of inactivity ...
Four-year-old Toronto startup Fixmo Inc. is in the business of securing mobile devices, and is developing some impressive connections. A year after its founding in 2009, the mobile security firm linked up with the U.S.
Ottawa-based Shopify Inc. started because founder Tobias Lutke wanted to sell snowboards online. Finding he could either list them on eBay or a similar service, with little ability to build a brand, or
Technology can change the world’s cities radically in the next couple of decades – if people and politics will let it.That was the impression left by a panel discussion entitled Planetary Intelligence and
Launched in 2005, the World Summit Youth Awards each year recognize the best applications and Web sites created by young entrepreneurs to take action on the Millennium Development Goals of reducing poverty, hunger, disease,
Vivek Ranadivé vividly remembers the first moon landing in 1969. It inspired him to pursue a technology career that today has made him founder and chairman of Tibco Software Inc., a Palo Alto, Calif.-based
When Michael de Monte and Jonathan Keebler started Scribble Technologies Inc., they faced a challenge. When they left the CTV television network in July 2008 to concentrate on their Toronto startup, De Monte