Canadians in Silicon Valley help homeland start-ups

A newly formed Silicon Valley-based non-profit group, comprised of Canadian tech executives and venture capitalists, wants to erase Canada’s reputation as a country full of great start-ups that fail to commercialize their products. The

Published on: June 24th, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

OPINION: What Google could gain from an Obama White House

Barack Obama is building some powerful Silicon Valley support for the home stretch of his presidential campaign. Google CEO Eric Schmidt says he's officially endorsing Obama and will join him at rallies and

Published on: October 22nd, 2008 Grant Gross

Group calls for broadband policy debate cease-fire

People concerned about broadband adoption and policy in the U.S. need to back off from a largely partisan and bitter debate and instead focus on the country's needs, a tech-focused think tank said."Just

Published on: September 11th, 2008 Grant Gross

A tale of two city Wi-Fi’s

Different approaches to wireless Internet access in San Francisco and neighbouring Silicon Valley are producing very different results, with one project springing up around the city and the other inching through regulatory procedures.The

Published on: July 7th, 2008 Stephen Lawson

A guided tour through HP’s original garage

As I drove through the streets Silicon Valley, I sat amazed at the sheer size of some of the tech industry’s largest company headquarters and research facilities. Tech giants like Intel, Oracle, Sun

Published on: August 2nd, 2007 Rafael Ruffolo

Keeping Canadian talent in-house

The resources that Canada is best known for are drilled, grown or fished. More recently, Canada is being recognized for a new resource, and like our oil, trees and fish, a concerted effort

Published on: September 5th, 2002 Kristy Pryma


A Canadian April Fool's Day joke on the Internet reportedly caused the dollar to drop, as one news agency reported that the market was trying to grab at anything that resembled news. The

Published on: April 18th, 2002 No Author

Dave Kearns: No lip service on security this time, Bill

So Bill Gates has been bitten by the security bug and has sent a memo to all his employees. That'll certainly make us all feel more secure. After all, wasn't it the famous

Published on: March 21st, 2002 No Author

The indelible legacy of William Hewlett

William Hewlett's death in January marked the end of more than one era in Silicon Valley.If we're all lucky, his passing will remind today's technology leaders of what we've all lost in the

Published on: February 22nd, 2001 Dan Gillmor