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Canada might follow US / UK on laptop / tablets ban on flights

Canada is still considering whether to follow UK and US in their laptop and iPad carry on ban on airlines flying from Middle Eastern countries. The ban came into effect this past Saturday March 25th. This basically means you are now allowed to use your laptop during your flight. You can still use it at … Continue reading Canada might follow US / UK on laptop / tablets ban on flights

Toronto Canadian Russian Speaking Hacker is Behind Yahoo Hack

22 year old Hamilton Ontario area resident , Karim Baratov, was arrested and is now alleged to be behind the biggest Yahoo hack. He has dropped out from high school but was living luxurious life. Karim has dual Canadian Kazakh citizenship and lives just outside of Toronto. He is now been arrested due to hacking … Continue reading Toronto Canadian Russian Speaking Hacker is Behind Yahoo Hack

Toronto or Waterloo / Kitchener for tech startups?

We always want a great place to start our business. In deciding where to bring your business, you must define your priorities on several factors like operating and developer costs. Both, Toronto and Waterloo are considered very business friendly cities but which one is better? The question below was asked on Quora recently on where … Continue reading Toronto or Waterloo / Kitchener for tech startups?

15 Canadian Tech Entrepreneurs To Follow on Twitter

Recently, we showed you the top Canadian tech accounts on LinkedIn to follow if you want an inside look at the tech startup industry in Canada. Now, we’re focusing on the best and boldest tech experts that Tweet tips from across the country. Follow these legendary pioneers in business and technology and your newsfeed will … Continue reading 15 Canadian Tech Entrepreneurs To Follow on Twitter

Do you Know Your Rights at the US Canada Border Crossing?

A lot of our users live in Canada and commute to the US on weekly basis to go to¬†work, conferences, seminars, etc. Since Donald Trump got elected, it seems, it became more frequent for border guards to do secondary inspection and inspect your belongings including your cell phone. Even in Canada under Prime Minister, Justin … Continue reading Do you Know Your Rights at the US Canada Border Crossing?

Toronto Top Hat, educational platform company, raises $29m Canadian

Top Hat, educational software firm that makes teaching fun and effective in higher education by creating a one to one interactive experience between professors and students using laptops, smartphones, and tablets, has announced that they have raised $22.5m USD. This will help the company to transform how universities engage and educate students inside and outside … Continue reading Toronto Top Hat, educational platform company, raises $29m Canadian

Montreal Luxury Retreats is about to be acquired by behemoth Airbnb?

AirBnB is in talks to acquire Montreal based Luxury Retreats, according to Bloomberg’s interview. Luxury Retreats’s purchasing cost discussed was around $300m USD in cash and stock options. “We are always looking to provide our community with access to new and different options, but we have no announcements to make,” Airbnb spokesman Nick Papas said … Continue reading Montreal Luxury Retreats is about to be acquired by behemoth Airbnb?