Yulio helps Ryerson’s budding architects build the VR projects of their dreams

The most striking feature of Semeen Mahbub's proposed installation for Toronto's Allan Gardens is the shadows. What resembles a gate from the outside has actually been expertly designed to cast intricate shadows across

Published on: November 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

How will Brexit affect the tech industry?

Last week's stunning announcement that the United Kingdom would be leaving the European Union continues to send shockwaves throughout the world economy, and across many industries - including tech. And while the predictions

Published on: June 27th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Fintech “Thinkubator” launched by Tangerine and Ryerson University

Toronto-based Tangerine Bank has taken a lead role in the development of Ryerson University's newest digital innovation space, the "Thinkubator," which the two organizations cofounded and officially launched today. Housed on the second

Published on: February 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

ITAC partners with Magnet to help connect businesses and job seekers

The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) is partnering with Magnet, a Toronto-based, non-profit career networking platform, to help Canadian businesses in tech with finding and recruiting new employees. On Tuesday, ITAC announced

Published on: February 5th, 2015 Candice So

Exit interview: Ann Cavoukian leaves privacy watch dog role to lead Ryerson’s big data institute

In the 15 years that Ann Cavoukian has been the Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner, the very definition of privacy itself has evolved with the digital age. Cavoukian is the first commissioner to

Published on: June 24th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Digital Media Zone startup SoJo finds success in collaboration

By Lauren Schneider We’ve all heard that age old adage, “There is no ‘I’ in team.” Nowhere is this saying truer than in the world of startups and growing businesses, where collaboration and

Published on: July 3rd, 2012 Lauren Clegg

HRH hits DMZ: Prince Charles tweets from Toronto tech incubator

Prince Charles tweets!For today, at least. The heir to Queen Elizabeth's throne took to Twitter today to tweet anote live from his visit to the Digital Media Zone at Toronto's RyersonUniversity.Prince Charles tours

Published on: May 22nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Cloud demos help navigate documents, schedules, and roads

Nestor E. Arellano is a senior writer at ITBusiness.ca. You can find him on Google+ or via email at narellano@itworldcanada.com. Is your Outlook calendar no longer sufficient for keeping your multiple commitments organized?

Published on: April 23rd, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Ryerson student builds world’s first gesture-based computing database

A PhD student at Toronto's Ryerson University says he could complete the world's first extensive database of human gestures for use as a universal computing interface by the end of this summer.Adrian Bulzacki,

Published on: February 27th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Three new startups get on board Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone

And then were three more. Three new startups have set up shop at Ryerson’s University’s Digital Media Zone incubator,bringing the total number of ventures housed at the high tech hot spotto 31. The

Published on: February 9th, 2012 Christine Wong

Strong social networks secret to startup funding, study finds

It really is all about who you know, at least if you're an Ontariostartup looking for money.A preliminary study on the role of contact networks in the success ofOntario startups has found that

Published on: November 9th, 2011 Christine Wong

Lean startup: It’s the Canadian way

By Jason Flick   You would have to be living under a rock not to have heard about the billions in venture capital flooding into the Valley. Venture firms raised over $60 billion

Published on: June 6th, 2011 IDG News Service

Canadian technology lets deaf, hard-of-hearing enjoy musical concerts

Researchers at Toronto's Ryerson University have developed two multimedia systems that enable deaf or hard-of-hearing persons "connect" with music. The Emoti-Chair and MusicViz prototypes were unveiled last Thursday at a special concert in

Published on: March 9th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod