Vancouver picked for new Microsoft development facility

Downtown Vancouver will be the site of a new Microsoft Canada Excellence Centre (MCEC) training and development facility. The facility, which will open next year in Vancouver's downtown Pacific Centre, significantly expands the company’s

Published on: May 5th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Vancouver unveils $30M high-tech city plan

The Vancouver city staff has unveiled before city council, a $30 million plan to turn the Canadian city into a high-tech integrated digital community over a period of four years.In a document titled

Published on: April 5th, 2013

Vancouver school averts BYOD chaos with UTM tool

Until the deployment of an endpoint and network protection appliance from Sophos Ltd., IT personnel at Bodwell High School in North Vancouver were having a challenging time meeting the high bandwidth and security

Published on: March 4th, 2013

Wavefront, Rogers announce Vancouver wireless incubator

In an effort to drive Canadian innovation in wireless technology, Rogers Communication Inc. and Wavefront, a non-profit for Canadian wireless start-ups, have announced a new Wireless Innovation Center (WIC) for the west coast.

Published on: January 25th, 2012 jd speedy

Adobe acquires Canadian makers of PhoneGap, Nitobi

LOS ANGELES – In addition to its own product releases and launches, Mountain View Calif.-based Adobe Systems Inc., also announced its acquisition of Canadian developer, Vancouver-based Nitobi Software.The interesting thing about the acquisition

Published on: October 11th, 2011 jd speedy

NextBus means never missing the TTC again

The TTC implemented Vancouver-based WebTech Wireless’ subway and streetcar GPS-enabled prediction system in the last two years and, after much planning and testing, announced the arrival of the NextBus system in Toronto last week Monday.TTC

Published on: July 18th, 2011 jd speedy

Vancouver budget becomes open data

Vancouver is advocating open data, sharing government documents with the public, by releasing their city budget to the public, according to David Eaves, a public policy entrepreneur.“I don’t know of a single city

Published on: February 7th, 2011 selena mann

PowerEx exec to lead CIOCAN Vancouver

Jories Timmers has been travelling the world since he graduated from school, but he’s found a new home as president of the CIO Association of Canada’s Vancouver chapter.Timmers, the IT director for local

Published on: September 20th, 2010 Shane Schick

Craig to start Vancouver WiMAX service this year

Craig Wireless has been flirting with WiMAX in several countries for a few years, but Canada is where it will open its first commercial network. The financially-troubled Winnipeg-based company caught many off guard

Published on: September 15th, 2009 Howard Solomon