Engineering Archives - Page 4

How a Google X engineer thinks about problem-solving

Developers are known for their ability to solve the problems plaguing their code. But maybe, they should look to solve bigger problems beyond their computer screens, too. At least, that’s the philosophy of

Published on: October 30th, 2014 Candice So

Progress Software for developers: A Q&A with CEO Phil Pead

Any company can get blindsided by shifts in tech - but for a company with 30 years' experience helping other companies build applications, getting its partners to avoid that fate is vital. Progress

Published on: October 8th, 2014 Candice So

Progress Software to help partners get up to date

ORLANDO – If Progress Software Corp. is trying to mobilize its partners to do one thing, it’s to modernize. That was one of the key themes coming out of this year’s Progress Exchange,

Published on: October 7th, 2014 Candice So

Waterloo’s IQC working on sensors with single molecule precision

The University of Waterloo's Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) expects that sensors able to detect properties at the molecular level will be one of the first realized technologies to come out of the

Published on: September 18th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Google offering startups $100,000 credit for Google Cloud Platform

Google Inc. announced today it’s giving out a one-year, $100,000 credit to startups using its Google Cloud Platform service, a boon for new companies looking to use the cloud to get their businesses

Published on: September 12th, 2014 Candice So

Former Cisco engineers launching alternative video conferencing for SMBs

Zoom is launching a new collaboration and online meeting product called Zoom Presence, allowing users to start video conferencing from almost any device. Essentially, its creators consider it a better product than Cisco

Published on: August 11th, 2014 Candice So

Bridging the digital and physical worlds, one Hot Wheels car at a time

With its soaring, twisting orange and blue pieces of track, arcing around to allow tiny cars to surge down its plastic freeways, it’s easy to imagine why Hot Wheels Canada's new Ultimate Track

Published on: March 13th, 2014 Candice So

Oscar-winning movie Gravity was powered by Dell Precision workstations

AUSTIN, TEX – The Sandra Bullock/George Clooney space drama Gravity won a number of Oscars last weekend at the Academy Awards in Hollywood, including the trophy for Best Visual Effects. And Dell’s Precision

Published on: March 10th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

3 megatrends driving workstation virtualization into the SMB

ROUND ROCK, TEX. – Three megatrends are driving the virtualization of the workstation space, with new workstation as a service models making workstation power and collaboration accessible to even smaller businesses, Dell Inc. executives

Published on: March 7th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Wanted: Linux professionals

About 77  per cent of hiring managers say finding Linux talent is a priority this year,  up from 70 per cent last year, and there’s “explosive demand” around the world for people with

Published on: March 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Guestlogix adds developers’ lab to New Brunswick

Toronto-based Guestlogix Inc. has set up a "product innovation lab" in Moncton, N.B., with plans to add 35 new jobs to the city by the end of June 2015. A provider of on-board

Published on: February 5th, 2014 Candice So

New contest gets students to harness data

Communitech's Database program and Students Offering Support, a charity for students, are launching a new competition for university students to rise to a challenge by leveraging big data - with a grand prize

Published on: January 30th, 2014 Candice So

Intel’s wearable technology foray involves two Canadian startups

There was a buzz leading up to Intel Corp. CEO Brian Krzanich's opening keynote for the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas that the chip maker was poised to enter the

Published on: January 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson

4K video market still nascent in Canada despite CES hype

As another Consumer Electronics Show comes to a close, many of us may feel like that expensive brand new, big screen, HD TV we picked up in a Boxing Day sale has already

Published on: January 10th, 2014 Brian Jackson

HP reveals version 2.0 of the Z workstation

Hewlett-Packard Co. has launched an update to its Z workstation, billing its new Z1 G2 workstation as the “second generation” of its heavy-duty, high-performance computers. It’s been a few years since we’ve seen

Published on: January 6th, 2014 Candice So