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Education system a golden ticket to debt, Treehouse founder says

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Education at its best is a ticket to the possibilities, but the problem today is the ticket has become golden and not

Treehouse cuts work week by 20% thanks to Web productivity tools

Ryan Carson might be so passionate about his fourth startup, Treehouse, that he wants the company name engraved on his tombstone - but that doesn't mean he wants to work himself to death.

Published on: May 17th, 2013 Eric Floresca

5 old logos tech companies are glad they updated

 

Published on: May 16th, 2013 Annie Harrington

BlackBerry Messenger: On iOS, Android and social networking

On Tuesday, BlackBerry CEO and President Thorsten Heins announced that BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) would be made available on iOS and Android devices later this summer. The popular messaging app was seen by many to be

Published on: May 15th, 2013 Karim Kanji

York Region’s ventureLAB joins Canadian Digital Media Network

At its Web 3.0 conference this week, the Canadian Digital Media Network announced that York Region's  ventureLAB  has become part of its national network.  CDMN  now has more than 20 member hubs like

Published on: May 15th, 2013 Jonathon Shore

For HP, Envy leads to a Split with two new laptops

The original Envy x2 launched with Windows 8 last year as a convertible notebook computer that doubled as a tablet. This time around HP’s taken the feedback from the Envy x2 to the

Published on: May 15th, 2013 Eric Floresca

BlackBerry takes leadership role in supporting Women in STEM

BlackBerry's new approach to staying relevant and important in the world of technology just received a new boost with the unveiling of their new BlackBerry Scholars Program. Announced earlier today at BlackBerry Live in

Published on: May 14th, 2013 Karim Kanji

BlackBerry Live 2013 begins with launch of new NHL GameCenter

Make no mistake, BlackBerry, through all its ups and downs, is still Canada's tech darling. So maybe it comes as no surprise that during the Welcome Reception the "star" of the evening was

Published on: May 14th, 2013 Karim Kanji

BlackBerry announces Q5 for emerging markets

One of the key takeaways from this morning’s Opening Keynote in Orlando is that BlackBerry is intending to fire on all cylinders moving forward. BlackBerry is not just a smartphone company. They are

Published on: May 14th, 2013 Karim Kanji

York Region named a Startup Canada Community

Last May York Region’s ventureLAB hosted a Startup Canada Town Hall. At the time, the Startup Canada, team set out to “brainstorm community-driven ideas for supporting local entrepreneurship” with the  the 80 entrepreneurs

Published on: May 13th, 2013 Jonathon Shore

Adobe’s new subscription model attracting new SMB customers, company says

The wholesale move to subscription pricing that Adobe Systems Inc. announced at its Max conference in Los Angeles this week is winning the company new business from the smaller end of the market,

Published on: May 9th, 2013 Francis Moran

Inside Lean Startup Machine Toronto Spring 2013

I recently had the valuable experience of mentoring six companies, along with other mentors and coaches, through the Lean Startup Machine Toronto hosted by INcubes, the business accelerator at which I am managing

Published on: May 8th, 2013 A. Traviss Corry

Taking the daily deluge of security breaches with a grain of salt

There’s no doubt that each high profile breach is both a warning and an opportunity for competitors to make a strong case for better security and to bolster their defenses. Along with each

Published on: May 8th, 2013 Claudiu Popa

Is that your new car or your new data center?

If you have been checking out the new car offerings, you are probably already aware of some of the new features available from automotive vendors. Looking behind the scenes of current and upcoming

Published on: May 8th, 2013 Michelle Warren

Adobe abandons Creative Suite, goes all-SaaS with replacement Creative Cloud

Adobe Systems Inc. is going all-in on a software as a service (SaaS) business model for its suite of heavy-lifting creative tools, announcing today at its Max conference in Los Angeles that it

Published on: May 7th, 2013 Francis Moran