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Shopify to add up to 500 new jobs in Waterloo in coming years

The Ottawa-based technology company says it plans to add between 300 to 500 full-time positions to focus on growing its Shopify Plus platform, which supports the largest and most complex retailers.....»»

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Tech startup Wattpad raises $40-million from Chinese internet giant Tencent

Financing values company at $400-million.....»»

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Tech startup Wattpad raises $40-million from Chinese Internet giant Tencent

Financing values company at $400-million.....»»

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With Toronto, Alphabet looks to revolutionize city-building

Sidewalk Labs hopes to use data to find solutions for how communities can be run more effectively, and whatever happens in Canada’s largest city may provide a blueprint for the rest of the world.....»»

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Silicon Valley VC cashes out of Montreal's ‎Lightspeed as Caisse buys in

Investment giant antes up $136-million in financing to take out California-based backer Accel; all eyes on 2019 initial public offering.....»»

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Google’s Sidewalk Labs signs deal for ‘smart city’ makeover of Toronto’s waterfront

The partnership between Alphabet Inc.'s Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront Toronto could bring a bold experiment in city-building and high-tech to the city. The project will invest $50-million (U.S.) in a year-long planning process for a 12-acre distr.....»»

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Netflix adds more subscribers than expected, shares hit record

Netflix is expanding its slate of original shows as the company battles intensifying competition.....»»

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Netflix subscriber adds beat estimates as original shows pull in new viewers

Video-streaming pioneer Netflix Inc added more subscribers than expected in the third quarter as original shows such as the latest season of “Narcos” helped attract more viewers......»»

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Apple’s iPhone 7 outselling recently-launched iPhone 8: analyst

Traditionally, new editions of the iPhone have sold quickly as fans queue for the latest upgrade and the surveys would add to signs that the iPhone 8 is not proving as popular as its predecessors.....»»

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Facebook launches food order and delivery service in U.S.

Facebook has partnered with restaurants including Chipotle, Five Guys and Jack in the Box.....»»

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3D Printing Techniques Bettered by Studying How Droplets Freeze on Surfaces

Researchers at MIT have made a new, significant discovery in terms of the mechanics involved when droplets come in contact with surfaces, research that could help develop new 3D-printing techniques and improve other applications. MIT Associate Profes.....»»

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The Linux Steampunk Conference Badge

I prototype, write, speak and consult on physical computing gadgets and wanted a one-off attention-grabbing conference badge that would break the conversational ice when I walked around trade shows. That quest started a few years ago, with the first.....»»

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Canada embracing speed of change with focus on AI

Benji Sucher is the chief operating officer of Layer 6 AI, a Toronto-based company that uses deep learning to help solve enterprise business challenges. In this video he discusses the deep learning revolution, how companies of all sizes can leverage.....»»

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Thales becomes latest global giant to open AI lab in Montreal

City’s teeming artificial intelligence sector has drawn Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Samsung.....»»

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Shopify shares plunge as short-seller slams business as a ‘get-rich-quick scheme’

Citron Research alleges Canadian software darling’s business is ‘dirtier than Herbalife’.....»»

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Google unveils Pixel 2 phone, voice-enabled speakers as part of hardware push

The new devices, which include a Pixelbook laptop, wireless earbuds and a small GoPro-like camera, showcase Google-developed operating systems and services, notably the voice assistant.....»»

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Shopify shares plunge after Citron Research questions business model

In a video from Citron Research, the managing editor called into question whether the Canadian technology’s claim of offering e-commerce solutions to small– and medium-sized businesses was little more than a ‘good old get rich scheme’.....»»

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Shopify shares fall 8 per cent after Citron Research questions business model

In a video from Citron Research, the managing editor called into question whether the Canadian technology’s claim of offering e-commerce solutions to small– and medium-sized businesses was little more than a ‘good old get rich scheme’.....»»

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Hyperloop’s hype: Toronto to Montreal in 39 minutes

Zipping between cities inside glass tubes could have profound effects on where people live and how they commute, but speed bumps remain in realizing the vision.....»»

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Apps on the menu: Customers develop a taste for ordering food digitally

Order-ahead and home-delivery apps are increasingly important to restaurant bottom lines.....»»

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