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46 Canadian Tech Startups That Raised Money

We have been taking some deserved time off and neglected to update some VCs' moves and money raised in the last few months or so (April - July 2018). Here is recap of what happened in Canadian tech when it came to raising money. Once again, Toronto and Montreal companies dominated the tech scene. Congrats … Continue reading 46 Canadian Tech Startups That Raised Money

Vancouver Cracks Down on Unlincensed Airbnb

More than 1,500 licenses have been issued by the City of Vancouver to Airbnb hosts. Over 2,000 listings are being investigated due to duplicate listings and no valid license; and could result in penalties. August 31st is the official dead line to get your license to rent out your place. Unlicensed rentals will face a … Continue reading Vancouver Cracks Down on Unlincensed Airbnb

Canadian Webcams Hacked by Russian Website

If you have any sort of webcam or baby cam, better switch it off, change the default password or update the software. Multiple news outlets reported that website called Insecam.org , operating out of Russia, is streaming hundreds of Canadian based hacked cameras. The way they get around security is that a lot of people … Continue reading Canadian Webcams Hacked by Russian Website

Toronto Beats San Francisco in Tech Jobs Growth

CBRE Group just published their latest annual survey, where they found that Toronto is hot hot hot when it comes to tech jobs growth. CBRE , in their survey, ranked 50 markets across North America and took into account such things as talent supply, concentration, education and cost as well as outlooks for job and … Continue reading Toronto Beats San Francisco in Tech Jobs Growth

Costco Starts Online Deliveries in Canada

It is a good day to be alive. Costco, the largest retailer in North America, has announced that it has started online deliveries in Canada. Unfortunately the debut is limited to people who live in Toronto area as well as Southern Ontario. You can now stock up on hundreds of items such as non-perishable grocery items, … Continue reading Costco Starts Online Deliveries in Canada