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Hashtag Trending – Self-driving shuttle crashes on first day, Apple FaceID could come to the next iPad

A self-driving shuttle bus was involved in a crash on its very first day on the road, Apple’s controversial FaceID could release on the next iPad, and German police were called to shut

Published on: November 10th, 2017 Alex Radu

Deloitte unveils its top 50 Canadian tech companies to watch

Deloitte is celebrating its 20th anniversary of its Technology Fast 50 program, which recognizes technology companies for their entrepreneurial spirit, innovation, rapid revenue growth, and world-class achievements. This year’s Canadian top 50 accomplished

Published on: November 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Uber & NASA team up for flying taxis, Yahoo still doesn’t know how 3 billion accounts were hacked

Uber and NASA are teaming up for flying taxis, Yahoo still doesn’t know how 3 billion of its accounts were hacked four years ago, and biotech mosquitoes will soon be loosed in the

Published on: November 9th, 2017 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – First driverless taxis hit the road, Apple’s secret tax haven

Waymo’s self-driving taxis will become available to the public soon, Apple’s secret tax haven island has been revealed, and self-driving cars have their own tiny city in South Korea. From Google Trends –

Published on: November 8th, 2017 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Potential for the biggest tech acquisition in history, Samsung takes shots at Apple

Broadcom’s offer to buy chipmaker Qualcomm would nearly double the record for biggest tech acquisition, Samsung is taking shots at Apple fans in its new ad, and you really shouldn’t drop your iPhone

Published on: November 7th, 2017 Alex Radu

Broadcom’s offer to buy Qualcomm would be biggest tech deal ever

If the Broadcom deal to buy fellow chipmaker Qualcomm goes through, it would make it the biggest tech deal ever at $130 billion. Broadcom Ltd. confirmed this morning that it has made an

Published on: November 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

Amazon to open second office in Vancouver that will create 1,000 jobs

While we wait for Amazon to make its decision on where it will locate its second global headquarters, the company is continuing to expand its presence in Canada. Seattle-based Amazon announced today at

Published on: November 3rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Google’s Eric Schmidt is really impressed by Canada’s innovative ecosystem

TORONTO - World leaders do not intimidate Eric Schmidt. As Google's CEO between 2001 and 2011 and executive chair of its parent company, Alphabet Inc., since its creation in 2015, Schmidt has been

Published on: November 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Justin Trudeau agrees with Donald Trump about one thing

TORONTO - Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump might have something in common after all. During a keynote discussion at Google's Go North summit on Nov. 2, Canada's prime minister was asked a direct

Published on: November 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Whole Foods hiring, Google interviews Trudeau, new e-reader

Whole Foods is looking a little bit more like Amazon. Google hosts Canada’s Prime Minister at its Toronto conference. And there’s a new e-reader on the market. From LinkedIn, one of the first

Published on: November 3rd, 2017 Brian Jackson

Microsoft hiring for mixed-reality, launching two education partnerships in BC

The Canadian technology ecosystem has been growing in recent years, and international corporations are cashing in. Microsoft president Brad Smith has announced that the company will be creating 50 new jobs in the

Published on: November 2nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Few Canadian tech CEOs are women, early iPhone X release

A new report says that just five per cent of Canadian tech companies have women CEOs, Apple says that the iPhone X release was originally planned for 2018, and Microsoft is doing backflips

Published on: November 2nd, 2017 Alex Radu

CATA urges feds to reconsider tax changes to passive income, saying it benefits tech SMBs

Despite the outsize reputation of companies such as BlackBerry Ltd. and Shopify Inc., the majority of Canada's technology sector consists of startups and small and medium-sized enterprises, with a few large companies thrown

Published on: November 1st, 2017 IT Business Staff

Ladies Learning Code evolves to bring coding to more Canadians

By Elizabeth Keith Ladies Learning Code is no more. On Oct. 27, the non-profit formerly known as Ladies Learning Code officially rebranded as Canada Learning Code, in an effort to reach more Canadians

Published on: October 31st, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Google’s stacking its emoji cheeseburger wrong, Cook and Zuckerberg meet China’s Jinping

Google CEO Sundar Pichai promises to make fixing Google’s cheeseburger emoji his top priority. The CEOs of two of the USA’s leading tech firms meet with the leader of China. And we hope

Published on: October 31st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood