Author Archives: Yasmin Ranade

Students Help Montreal Start-up Develop Breakthrough Tech to Convert Energy From Light

By Yasmin Ranade
Laval-based WattByWatt has developed breakthrough technology to convert light to energy, which could disrupt how we power everyday electronics. Potential applications for the novel energy system range from charging cell phones or Internet of Things (IoT) sensors, to powering the beacons and smart RFID tags found on items in the supermarket, to charging outdoor cameras or household WiFi networks.

Nissan Canada and Waze Bring Back Glow Guards for Halloween

By Yasmin Ranade
What a great way to make Halloween safer for children and drivers! For the third year, Nissan Canada is helping to make the road safer for drivers and pedestrians alike with the return of Glow Guards – reflective, self-adhesive stickers that can easily be attached to children’s clothing or Halloween costumes to help make them more visible to drivers.

Tech Leader Speaks to Emerging Tech Impacting Small Businesses

By Yasmin Ranade
In Canada, small and medium businesses employ 88 percent of the workforce and contribute more than half of the country’s gross domestic profit, and so examining how tech continues to impact and transform such a vibrant part of our economy is critical.

Dreamer Day Fest Lighting a Career Spark for Girls: STEAM, Trades and Entrepreneurship

By Yasmin Ranade
The Dreamer Day Fest 2022 will run from October 4 – 5, 2022 at the Enercare Centre – Exhibition Place in Toronto. This event will include keynote addresses from high-profile women who are leaders in their fields, including STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math), skilled trades, emergency response, entrepreneurship, and leadership.

Open to Professionals and the Public: Big Data and AI Event Comes to Toronto

By Yasmin Ranade
Since 2016, Big Data and AI Toronto has served the data ecosystem by providing a unique platform for IT decision-makers and data innovators to explore and discuss insights, showcase the latest innovative projects, and connect with the best and brightest minds in the industry.

Security Governance: Reminders & Best Practices

By Yasmin Ranade
Good security posture is knowing what data we protect and knowing what regulatory requirements we have to be careful of and be aware of, then ensuring that we’ve got those compliance things in place and up to date all the time.