Hashtag Trending – Amazon’s moving to Calgary, Elon Musk spars with a robot

Amazon is setting up shop in the Calgary area, Twitter has been fudging its user numbers for years, and a robot picks a fight with Elon Musk.   From Twitter today comes news

Published on: October 27th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Tech sector growth map of Canada – Updated for top VC deals in Q3 2017

Canada's tech startups saw more access to venture capital dollars in the third quarter of 2017 with a 110 per cent increase to $858 million USD across 81 deals, according to PwC's MoneyTree

Published on: October 25th, 2017 Brian Jackson


Hashtag Trending – Amazon overwhelmed by HQ applications, Pixel 2 XL screen issues

Amazon received over 200 applications for its second headquarters, Kaspersky is opening up its software to third party review, and the Pixel 2 XL is already running into problems with its LED display.

Published on: October 24th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending: Aug. 2 – Car2Go perks, and iOS 11 breaks stuff

It’s “the best or nothing” for Calgary Car2Go members, an infamous website operator gets a legal break, and iOS 11 might break some apps. Popular on Google Trends, Car2Go is rewarding its 110,000

Published on: August 2nd, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending: Aug. 2 – Car2Go perks, and iOS 11 breaks stuff

It’s “the best or nothing” for Calgary Car2Go members, an infamous website operator gets a legal break, and iOS 11 might break some apps. Popular on Google Trends, Car2Go is rewarding its 110,000

Published on: August 2nd, 2017 Brian Jackson

Toronto Canada’s top city for IT skills, Calgary most expensive, CBRE says

Canada's tech sector employment has surged by almost 25 per cent in the past five years and some of its biggest urban cities and their surrounding areas are the best places to find

Published on: November 8th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Rogers Data Centres opens facility in disaster recovery hot spot Calgary

Rogers Data Centres is opening the doors to its third Calgary-based data centre and second Tier III data centre in Canada, the firm announced Wednesday. Dubbed Calgary_DC3, Rogers says the data centre can

Published on: February 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Charity App Challenge launches in Calgary

A Charity App Challenge next week will see teams compete to build mobile solutions for this year's Calgary Herald Christmas Fund Charities. A joint initiative with the Calgary Herald, Digital Alberta and Place2Give.com,

Published on: January 29th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Poynt files for creditor protection

Calgary-based mobile app firm Poynt Corp. announced today it has filed for creditor protection under the bankruptcy and insolvency act.The notice of intention filed freezes the company's creditors from being able to collect

Published on: July 6th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Oh Canada: CIRA wants to keep more Canadian Web traffic on home soil

Canada's Web domain watchdog wants to see more Internet traffic hubs based right here on Canadian soil.There are only two Internet Exchange Points (IXP) based in Canada, onein Toronto and the other in

Published on: June 29th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Dell sends Ultrabooks up in the air on select WestJet flights

Dell Inc. isn't just pushing its new Ultrabooks, it's sending them into flight.The computer maker is launching a “try and fly” program givingpassengers on select WestJet flights between Torontoand Calgary thechance to get

Published on: May 15th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Calgary business experts encourage risk-taking

Calgary's Small Business Summit on Wednesday focused on the essential building blocks for small businesses—from the smart risks you need to take, to the seeds entrepreneurs are planting to raise the next generation

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Martin Studzinski

9 Alberta tech innovators nominated for $100,000 Manning Innovation Awards

A record nine nominees from southern Alberta are contending for the country’s largest innovation prize, the Manning Innovation Awards.The $100,000 top purse, plus $25,000 and $10,000 awards, are presented each year to Canadians

Published on: April 19th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff