Calgary tops Toronto, Vancouver in new study of ICT clusters

Calgary bests Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal in a new study ranking the top 12 ICT (information and communications technology) clusters in North America.Calgarycomes in fifth spot in the report released today by theToronto

Published on: March 26th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

How Canada’s SMB cloud providers are changing the global landscape

Toronto-based Rypple became a poster child for Canadian cloud success stories when Salesforce.com announced plans to buy the firm last December.Although the financial value of the Rypple acquisition deal wasn'tdisclosed, it proved that

Published on: March 22nd, 2012 Christine Wong

Vancouver tech firms with best money-making potential listed

A Vancouver-based technology startup accelerator is celebrating the success of some of its past and current business tenants this week for being named to B.C.’s “Ready to Rocket List.”The list, compiled annually to

Published on: March 16th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Ayoudo: a social way to ask for help and lend a hand

When Michael Tippett launches a new venture, people take notice. No wonder. He founded NowPublic, an Emmy-nominatedsocial media news site that harnesses crowdsourcing for citizenjournalism, sold it in 2009 for an undisclosed sum

Published on: February 6th, 2012 Christine Wong

QR codes come to real estate listings

You can already use your smartphone to buy coffee so why not use it to shop for a home?Vancouver startup Property Cloud Inc. has just unveiled its eponymousmobile service giving realtors the ability

Published on: November 14th, 2011 Christine Wong

Getting university IP to market: Who needs to step up?

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette We recently aired a laundry list of challenges that hinder the commercialization of university IP in Canada. Several of our readers weighed in with their thoughts on Canada’s

Published on: September 26th, 2011 Francis Moran

Six reasons to keep your startup in Canada, from HootSuite

Your startup doesn't need to move to the U.S. to achieve success – in fact staying on Canuck soil will make it easier to retain top talent while keeping a high standard of

Published on: August 23rd, 2011 Martin Studzinski

Silicon Valley meets Vancouver at startup conference

Delegates from some of the biggest players in Silicon Valley – including Facebook Inc., Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp. – will land in Vancouver soon to size up 15 Canadian tech startups at

Published on: August 5th, 2011 Christine Wong

Vancouver contest prompts Google to patch Chrome browser

Google patched 25 vulnerabilities in Chrome today in one last update before the Pwn2Own hacking contest starts Wednesday in Canada.The company has a lot on the line at Pwn2Own, which runs March 9-11

Published on: March 9th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Vancouver braces for Olympic traffic nightmare with interactive Web tool

If one thing is certain during the 2010 Winter Olympics, it's that Vancouver's traffic is going to hell in a hand basket.As visitors from around the globe swarm the West coast metropolis, major

Published on: May 25th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Canada’s first street view map service unveiled amid privacy concerns

The first Web-based, interactive, street-level map of Canada launched yesterday at Canpages.ca featuring panoramic photos of Vancouver, Whistler and Squamish, B.C has caught the attention of privacy watchdogs.Similar to Google's Street View launched

Published on: March 17th, 2009 Brian Jackson