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Toronto Beats Out Seattle to Be One of the World’s Best Tech City

According to the new study conducted by Savills, real estate property management firm, New York City is the Word's #1 Tech City. Amazon had a good hunch when they decided to open HQ2 there. New York did well scoring #1, while San Francisco was right behind #2, and London was #3. Savills Tech Cities index … Continue reading Toronto Beats Out Seattle to Be One of the World’s Best Tech City

Amazon’s Fight with Toronto Drivers’ Union

According to The Logic, in-depth reporting publication, Toronto's Amazon Drivers Union says that Amazon's anti-union tactics made drivers lose their jobs and made one courier company go bankrupt. Union says that under existing conditions with Amazon, drivers are powerless to negotiate their working conditions. Amazon says that drivers are not direct employees and are contractors … Continue reading Amazon’s Fight with Toronto Drivers’ Union

Toronto loses Amazon HQ2, but gains 600 tech jobs

Amazon said it will be looking to hire 600 technology professionals over the coming years. This is on top of 800 they already employ in Ontario's capital. This news comes to addition of many other tech companies like Microsoft, Facebook, and Shopify opening new offices and hiring thousands of new employees combined. Toronto can not … Continue reading Toronto loses Amazon HQ2, but gains 600 tech jobs

Netflix to Open Production Hub in Toronto? It’s a Strong Possibility according to Mayor Tory

Netflix perhaps will soon be opening its production hub in Toronto. That's at least what Mayor John Tory told The Canadian Press. “I have a very high level of confidence, without betraying confidences that aren’t yet concrete, that they’re going to. They’ve been in active discussions with our industry, with me, about wanting to create … Continue reading Netflix to Open Production Hub in Toronto? It’s a Strong Possibility according to Mayor Tory

Doug Ford allows self-driving cars in Ontario

Doug Ford, recently elected Ontario premier, has decided to cut down on some red tape when it comes to self driving cars in Canadian province of Ontario. Of course, it will not be free for all , and drivers would need to follow the following exemptions: Regular folks like you and me can use self-driving … Continue reading Doug Ford allows self-driving cars in Ontario

Toronto Travel Startup SnapTravel Snaps $13.2m Additional Investment

Snaptravel , Toronto Travel startup, is super cool to use as you can just your Facebook messenger to talk to their smart AI enabled bot to secure the best deals on hotel websites around the world. So it comes no surprise that they secured additional $13.2m on top of existing $8m to raise capital all … Continue reading Toronto Travel Startup SnapTravel Snaps $13.2m Additional Investment

Uber Might Fetch Your Groceries in Canada Soon

As you know Uber Eats is becoming very popular across Canada right now. In case you did not have a chance to use - uberEATS allows people across growing number of Canadian cities like Toronto, Mississauga, and Ottawa, to get the food they want, from the local restaurants they love, delivered to them at Uber … Continue reading Uber Might Fetch Your Groceries in Canada Soon