Accenture’s design firm predicts IoT, high consumer expectations will drive 2016

Accenture plc division Fjord has released its 2016 trends report, 10 elements the international design consultation firm expects to influence users, businesses and society over the next 12 months, and it gives IT

Published on: December 14th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

Canada’s on-demand economy takes a hit as Helpling ceases operations

Helpling.com , a web-based service that allows users to order home cleaning, is ceasing operations in Canada after less than a year in the market. Berlin-based Helpling expanded to Canada in December after

Published on: October 1st, 2015 Brian Jackson

Uber releases ‘Business Profiles’ to simplify expenses

SAN FRANCISCO - If you’ve ever accidentally expensed your company for a late-night Uber trip home from the bar, then you’ll be one of the people happy to know the San Francisco-based company

Published on: September 14th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Top 10 best April Fool’s day tech gags

Published on: April 1st, 2015 ITBusiness Staff

What Google Maps redesign means for local businesses

Google Inc. has been pushing out updates to several of its major products as of late - Android, Gmail, search - so the big update that came to its Maps product may have

Published on: November 28th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Gata Labs supplying ‘ammunition’ for taxi fleets battling Uber

A Toronto-based startup is aiming to create the anti-Uber app for taxi fleets across Canada – and it’s looking to topple other big names on behalf of local businesses in other industries, too.

Published on: September 2nd, 2014 Candice So

With Uber integration, Expensify joining “ambient computing” movement

Expensify Inc., a startup focused on helping customers file expense reports, is now partnering with Uber to move people from an airport to their destination – basically bringing an Uber car right to

Published on: August 26th, 2014 Candice So

Should Canadian startups move to Silicon Valley?

Thank you to Geoff Foulds for this guest post. Does a Silicon Valley insider think it’s best to relocate to the Bay Area? Not always, says Ariel Poler. Poler, one of the most

Published on: July 18th, 2014 Michael Cayley

Ebay acquiring Braintree, boosting mobile payments business

Ebay Inc., the e-commerce and online bidding powerhouse, is plunking down about $800 million in cash to acquire Braintree, a payment platform beloved among online and mobile-first startups. Under the deal, Braintree will

Published on: September 27th, 2013 Candice So

Uber launches taxi app in Toronto

Torontonians can now use Uber's mobile app to order a taxi. Uber has raised about $45 million in venture capital since it was founded in San Francisco in 2010. Its service – which

Published on: September 5th, 2012 Christine Wong

Startup news Round-up: March 16, 2012

Here's startup news making headlines at other news sites and blogs around the Web: Toronto became the latest city serviced by on-demand car service Uber yesterday. This San Francisco-based company operates its service

Published on: March 16th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff