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Charming and Friendly Toronto Tech Entrepreneur Killed

Described as very charming and friendly by his friends, Matthew Staikos, mostly known for selling his startup company to Blackberry, was murdered in a matter of seconds. He was walking and chatting with a friend in an upscale Yorkville Toronto neighbourhood on a warm Monday night, when a man from a nearby parked Mercedes jumped out … Continue reading Charming and Friendly Toronto Tech Entrepreneur Killed

Toronto Places Second for Amazon HQ2, New Study Says

Amazon is getting ready to pick its second head office from the list of 20 cities they have shortlisted just few months ago. Amazon officials have been visiting the 20 different cities and going over various stats for each city. If chosen, the city is bound to receive $5 billion dollars (that's with a B) … Continue reading Toronto Places Second for Amazon HQ2, New Study Says

Collision Conference is Moving To Toronto in 2019

Toronto has another thing to be proud of. One of the largest tech conferences is moving to Toronto in 2019. The conference will be taking place over 4 day period at Enercare Centre in May 20-23, 2019. Collision has grown to over 25,000 attendees in five years. Originally hosted in Las Vegas, then moved on to … Continue reading Collision Conference is Moving To Toronto in 2019

Toronto Stock Exchange Crashes

Toronto stock exchange (including Montreal), TMX, had to close early on Friday due to some technical glitches. All trading including stocks and bonds had to be terminated. "Internal technical issue” was behind this shut down that had to stop all the exchanges trading at 1:59pm. UPDATE 4 - TMX has decided to shut down all … Continue reading Toronto Stock Exchange Crashes

Toronto Mobile App Developer Kills 10 People in North Toronto

Alek Minassian, a Toronto mobile developer and a student, rented out a van, and drove it down a busy Toronto street running over and killing 10 people and injuring multiple others. Noone knows yet the motive for his actions, but all we know is that multiple people are killed and injured. So what do we … Continue reading Toronto Mobile App Developer Kills 10 People in North Toronto