Category: Featured

The Future for Connected Cars Needs a Road Map

The Future for Connected Cars Needs a Road Map

by Lee Rickwood
The connected car data chain extends from the manufacturer to the dealer to the telecom service provider to the auto mechanic to the insurance company to the licensing agencies to the driver and occupants, with potential stops in between for law enforcement and traffic management officials. Which company or public sector institution would the average driver contact if they have a privacy concern?

Canadian Students Win With STEM

By Yasmin Ranade
Samsung Canada announced the final four, regional winners in its Solve for Tomorrow Challenge, a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)-based education initiative that seeks to spark student interest in these subjects.

5 Ways to Pay From Your Phone

By Christine Persaud
A report from Catalyst indicated that 33% of Canadian consumers planned to make more mobile payments in 2016 than they did in 2015. Naturally, the proposed adoption was highest among millennials.

Innovation, New Technology Feeds Plant Growth

Innovation, New Technology Feed Plant Growth

by Lee Rickwood
No, sun and rain are not obsolete; neither are they constant and reliable around the globe or across this country. So innovative ideas and new technologies are changing the economic – and geographic – factors of farming.

4 Canadian Tech Innovations Worth Celebrating for Canada 150

By Christine Persaud
Canada has long been a hotbed for technological innovation. In the technology space alone, Canada is responsible for the BlackBerry, the telephone, the walkie-talkie, IMAX, the cardiac pacemaker, and alkaline batteries, among other highly influential products.

How life imitates art in HBO’s popular Silicon Valley TV show

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

The problem faced by Silicon Valley, and really, any series or movie focused on tech personalities and companies (insert any of the failed and inaccurate Steve Jobs biopics here), is that it is difficult to make audiences care for the products or technologies being discussed or featured unless they’re total fanboys.