TWG partner Andres Aquino: The man, the mission, the apps

In the last post I talked about The Working Group (TWG’) and the startups it hosts, as well as the events it has held and those that it continues to present. In this

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 3rd, 2013 Eric Floresca

TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line

In the heart of downtown Toronto and just blocks away from Chinatown lies TWG (The Working Group) a development house that creates Web and mobile products for clients and the community at large. I

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 30th, 2013 Eric Floresca

Dandy: it takes a community to raise an app

Dandy takes a community approach to developing apps and paying those developers. It wants to solve the problem of the disconnect between the amount of revenue being generated by app stores and the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 22nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Hyperdrive accelerator program open for applications

Waterloo, Ont.-based Communitech is calling for startup applications to take part in the second cohort of its Hyperdrive accelerator program, it announced today.With events in Vancouver Nov. 14 and in Toronto Nov. 20,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 13th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Execution Labs looks to fund videogame developers in Montreal

A new gaming-focused startup incubator and accelerator has launched in Montreal with $1.4 million in funding and the involvement of several videogame-industry luminaries.Execution Labs announced it was open for applications yesterday. It's looking

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 9th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Why I started learning code: a marketer’s perspective

By Alexandra Reid  If you’ve read any of our posts here, you will know that we’re heavily involved in the Canadian and international startup scenes, from Ottawa to Montreal all the way to B.C.’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 3rd, 2012 Francis Moran

IBM, feds and Ontario pump $210 million into new R&D centre

The Canadian and Ontario governments, IBM and a consortium of seven universities are banding together to establish an Ontario-based $210-million research and development program.The initiative is expected to create 145 new high-skills jobs

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 10th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Adobe’s reluctant embrace of HTML5

Sometimes if you can't beat 'em, it's better to join 'em. Take what Adobe is doing in the HTML5 space, even though momentum behind standards-based HTML5 presents a serious challenge to Adobe's own

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 19th, 2011 Paul Krill

Tech startups help parents teach kids, award gold stars

Ottawa resident and PhD holder in optics and photonics Dan Yang decided to leave her career in networking technology to invent a toddler-friendly tablet because she was concerned for her own baby’s safety.It’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 25th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Twitter tightens grip on third-party developers

Developers working on client applications that replicate Twitter.com's basic user functionality should turn their efforts elsewhere, because the company doesn't want any more such apps on the market.Moreover, developers of existing client applications

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 15th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez

Eight awesome technologies from HP labs

Innovation is both an exciting, revolutionary event and a mundane step-by-step process. For every remarkable, headline-making discovery -- flash memory! high-def movies! quad-core processors! -- there are more iterative research projects that move

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 30th, 2009 John Brandon

Mobile phone will be chief Web connectivity device by 2010

By 2020, mobile phones will be the primary Internet devices for most people in the world, according to a panel of experts, who also predict that Web technologies will probably not lead to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 18th, 2008 Jon Brodkin

Developing iPhone apps proves lucrative

Wall Street is a major downer these days, but the runaway success of the iPhone 3G and Apple's App Store is spurring a heady wave of enthusiasm in the venture capital community, a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 19th, 2008 Bill Snyder

If you build it, will they come?

Ask Helmut Becker how much internal software development his information technology staff does, and he has a quick answer. “As little as possible,” says the director of computing services at Mount Allison University

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 18th, 2005 Grant Buckler