Malware map update: Surprise dip in malware as school year starts

Editor's note: Story and map updated with malware data from September 2015. Canada's malware rate dipped as the school year began, with only about 240,000 malware infections detected across the country in September

Published on: July 8th, 2015 Brian Jackson

International Startup Festival elevates the conversation

I go to a lot of events for startups and entrepreneurs, including, for the fourth year running, the International Startup Festival. It took place in Montreal a few weeks ago and is consistently one

Published on: August 5th, 2014 Francis Moran

International Startup Festival sees fourth year of growth

Photo: Phil Telio is the founder of the wildly successful International Startup Festival, which returns to Montreal this week for its fourth -- and largest-ever -- edition. For the more than 1,500 attendees expected

Published on: July 8th, 2014 Francis Moran

Intelligent Montreal: role of ‘soft infrastructure’

In October, Greater Montréal was named as one of 2014’s top 21 smart communities by the Intelligent Community Forum.  What does this distinction mean and how does it affect our lives ? This

Published on: December 19th, 2013 Lydia Cappelli

Montreal’s a ‘top 21 smart community’ – so what does it mean?

In October, Greater Montréal was named as one of 2014’s top 21 smart communities by the Intelligent Community Forum.  What does this distinction mean and how does it affect our lives? We will explore

Published on: December 17th, 2013 Lydia Cappelli

Montreal kicks off bigger and better International Startup Festival

Anyone who's been to Montreal in the summertime knows that this city makes the most of its brief season of heat by staging a seemingly never-ending procession of festivals. Three years ago, the

Published on: July 12th, 2013 Francis Moran

FounderFuel set to unveil 9 new startups on Demo Day

Montreal-based startup accelerator FoundFuel will be hosting its demo day this Thursday and introducing nine new digital firms to the world. According to FounderFuel's General Manager Ian Jeffrey the cohort has amassed some

Published on: July 8th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Two Montreal solution providers join forces

Two Montreal-based Microsoft partners are joining forces, with the announcement this week of the acquisition of AlphaMosaïk by Negotium Technologies. The combined entity, which will carry forward under the Negotium brand with both

Published on: April 10th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Xtreme Labs launches app for Montreal retailer

Montreal-based premium menswear retailer Frank & Oak has expanded its online retail presence with a new iPhone app, developed in conjunction with Toronto's Xtreme Labs.p>The new app, now available for download, comes less

Published on: January 29th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Visual effects for next Robocop movie will happen in Montreal

Québec Premier Pauline Marois travelled to the United Kingdon Monday as British digital design and special effects studio Framestore announced it was choosing Montréal as the location of its fourth global office, and

Published on: January 28th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

FounderFuel launches 8 international startups at demo day

Last week Montreal-based FounderFuel unveiled eight new digital startups unto the world in front of a crowd of 800 people. This cohort of startups graduating the three-month program was different. Teams weren't just

Published on: November 12th, 2012 Brian Jackson

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

Published on: November 9th, 2012 Brian Jackson

You can’t have smarter cities with stupid people

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

Published on: October 26th, 2012 Grant Buckler

New agency taps into demand for digital retail solutions

Digital Connect is launching what it calls the first digital shopper marketing agency in Canada. The new agency has been formed by existing firms SVM and Piranha andwill be jointly based in Toronto

Published on: October 4th, 2012 Christine Wong