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Toronto based Meta, artificial intelligence for science, acquired by Facebook founder foundation

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the organization launched by Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Dr. Priscilla Chan to advance human potential and promote equality, has acquired Meta, a Toronto, Ontario, Canada-based developer of an AI for scientists to read, understand and prioritize scientific papers. No financial information was released. Meta’s platform aims … Continue reading Toronto based Meta, artificial intelligence for science, acquired by Facebook founder foundation

Canadian Tech Community asks Govt of Canada to accept more immigrants: Diversity is our strength

The following letter was published on Facebook few days ago by the Canadian Tech Community and sent to the Government of Canada for consideration. This was done due to a recent ban by the American president, Donald Trump, in the US. This letter is in addition to Immigration Open Letter signed by Facebook and Microsoft … Continue reading Canadian Tech Community asks Govt of Canada to accept more immigrants: Diversity is our strength

Top Ten Most Crowd Funded Kickstarter Canadian Campaigns Ever

Kickstarter is one of the top leading crowdfunding websites on the internet and has acted to support many innovative endeavors, connecting fans to the creators of the projects they want to see made. In the 2016, Pebble Time, the colour e-paper smartwatch with up to 7 days of battery and a new timeline interface was the leader … Continue reading Top Ten Most Crowd Funded Kickstarter Canadian Campaigns Ever

These 30 Rare Photos Of Canada Startup Offices Will Mesmerize You

Most corporate offices are made up of fluorescent lights, bare beige walls, dated technology, and the dreaded cube farm. But some companies—like Hootsuite, Unbounce and 500px—offer employees much more creative, colorful and conducive workspaces. You can see 30 photos of Canadian top startups and the culture that they reflect. Vancouver Hootsuite, the leading social media dashboard … Continue reading These 30 Rare Photos Of Canada Startup Offices Will Mesmerize You

15 Amazing Look Inside Photos from Tech Offices around Canada

Companies like Amazon.com , Facebook, Shopify , Google and Hootsuite are moving, opening offices across Canada in cities such as Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal and employing thousands of tech professionals. Here is a quick glance into some of them: Shopify  Fine looking office A photo posted by Rachel Zhao (@oysterearth) on Oct 3, 2016 at 9:27pm … Continue reading 15 Amazing Look Inside Photos from Tech Offices around Canada

Amazon Prime Video launches in Canada (… and it’s cheaper than Netflix!!!)

Amazon unveiled Amazon Prime for Canadians, which will include free two-day shipping with no minimum purchase for a $79 annual fee. That is 35% cheaper than Netflix and you also get additional perks listed below. Customers around the world can now enjoy popular new original series like The Grand Tour from Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond … Continue reading Amazon Prime Video launches in Canada (… and it’s cheaper than Netflix!!!)

Toronto startup Akira provides access to a doctor from your cell phone

Akira is a doctor in your pocket – we provide instant, on-demand access to Canadian doctors & nurses through our mobile app. You can get help with troubling symptoms, renew prescriptions, get specialist referrals – all without having to leave home or work. Long-term, we’re on a mission to bring high-quality healthcare to all of … Continue reading Toronto startup Akira provides access to a doctor from your cell phone