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Vine vs. Instagram

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Right now there is a neat little competition going on between Instagram and Vine. All those who are eager followers of any

York Region’s BrainFx:Set to assist patients and further neuroscience

Recently, hundreds of biomedical and rehabilitation leaders got to see and hear about a new Web and tablet-based clinical assessment tool for measuring the functional effects of brain injury. At the June 20

Published on: July 3rd, 2013 Jonathon Shore

The Follow-On Investment Forum and its importance

The Follow-on Investment Forum, presented by the Network Angel Organizations Ontario, was an event showcasing eight early-phase companies who pitched to a representative cross-section of leaders and influencers in Ontario's investment community. Photography

Published on: July 2nd, 2013 A. Traviss Corry

Bitmaker Labs fiasco indicative of wider friction between startups and government

We're turning our digital innovators into paper pushers. Bitmaker Labs is used to crunching code in excess of eight hours a day and churning out Web applications in a classroom environment. But thanks

Published on: June 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Ideacity wraps – the hidden gem of the GTA & world alike

Ideacity is a hidden gem of the Greater Toronto Area, even though it’s known as “Canada’s premiere meeting of the minds.” If you happened to be walking past the footballers at University of

Published on: June 24th, 2013 Ashley Huffman

Lessons learned from the ‘first publicly traded’ man

Kenneth Mike Merrill, also known as “kmikeym,” the first publicly traded person. Merrill is also an office manager, entrepreneur, and sometime artist. He has been his own personal stock market since early 2008.

Published on: June 20th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Ian Webster’s rise as the everyday geek hero

“Everything is amazing right now, but no one is happy” is a notorious quote by Louis C. K.. Indeed, everything is awesome. So much so that it takes companies coming up with something truly

Published on: June 17th, 2013 Ashley Huffman

News flash: National security through obscurity doesn’t work

How did secrecy become ubiquitous in the Information Age? It looked good on paper. Pervasive surveillance would be needed to protect the populace, and technology could facilitate the enormous challenge of inspecting global

Published on: June 17th, 2013 Claudiu Popa

Should female founders target female funders?

For many founders in Canada, particularly the under-represented female founders in our startup scene, it is really difficult to think beyond the question of finding money to the more important question of, "Who's

Published on: June 14th, 2013 Michael Cayley

From human tissue to leather and meat: The future of 3D Printing is here today at IdeaCity

Next week IdeaCity comes back to Toronto for another three days of "smart people talking about big ideas." Every year the audience listens as the world's most renowned thinkers and personalities present on

Published on: June 13th, 2013 Karim Kanji

Software founder drives ‘Ferrari’ of human resources solutions

Michael Nicula is the Founder & CEO “HCM Soft”, a SAP HR based software, the creator of Wi-Py.com, an online payment application similar to Paypal, only free of charge, the founder and leader

Published on: June 12th, 2013 Marylka Empey

Weaving a Webb of love: One entrepreneur’s strategic approach to online dating

Martha Stewart made headlines when she announced on national TV that she was joining an online dating site. Amy Webb could give her a few pointers about looking for love. A storyteller, serial

Published on: June 11th, 2013 Kayleigh Platz

HP unveils EliteOne, EliteDesk Windows 8 desktops

HP is bringing touch to business as it unveils its latest commercial desktops to market. HP’s EliteOne and EliteDesk 800 series are desktop PCs that are designed for the needs of businesses today.

Published on: June 10th, 2013 Eric Floresca

UBL seeks to avoid tower of Babel scenario for document exchange

OK, attention out there!  Hands up - who has heard of the OASIS Universal Business Language (UBL)?  Hmmm - not many hands.  What’s that you ask?  What is UBL and what’s it used

Published on: June 7th, 2013 Hugh Chatfield

Does anti-virus software make things worse?

According to the handy Wolfram Alpha search engine, some 24.5 years have passed since the introduction of the first Internet virus. And the first self-replicating malware to exist on the Internet’s precursor, the

Published on: June 6th, 2013 Claudiu Popa