Canadian Official Wants to Break Up Facebook

Facebook ruled out advice about anti-trust regulations from nine governments at meeting in the UK. Mark Zuckerberg declined to attend a meeting instead sending Facebook's VP. Charlie Angus, member of Canadian House of Commons, exchanged a fierce debate with Facebook's VP, Richard Allan, saying among other things: "The problem is Facebook. The days of the Wild … Continue reading Canadian Official Wants to Break Up Facebook

Montreal, AI powerhouse, according to Wired

Wired magazine ran a story this weekend declaring Montreal as a clear winner in artificial intelligence. Wired magazine claims that due to cheap office rent and "community feel" Montreal is able to capture a lead in AI space. According to PwC, Montreal has raised more capital than any other Canadian cities with total value of … Continue reading Montreal, AI powerhouse, according to Wired

New NAFTA increases online shopping duty free for Canadians

After months of negotiations Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau have finally come to an agreement and there is much to be celebrated about this new deal when it comes to Canadian online shopping. Canadian online shoppers will be pleased that now they will be able to ship more goods into Canada without paying duties as … Continue reading New NAFTA increases online shopping duty free for Canadians

Pinterest Opens Toronto Office, Led by Former Facebook Exec

Just announced that Pinterest will be opening an office in Toronto. Good news for tech scene in Toronto kept on coming this month with companies like Microsoft, Google and Etsy opening offices here as well. While other Canadian cities such as Vancouver and Montreal have their small successes when it came to attracting tech companies, … Continue reading Pinterest Opens Toronto Office, Led by Former Facebook Exec

Vancouver Procurify Makes Corporate Purchases Easier

We sat down with Dani Hao , Communications, to talk about her company Procurify. This new startup out of Vancouver helps reinventing the way organizations spend. Procurify is a spend management software that empowers your team to make better more informed decisions when it comes to company spending. Summarize your company in an elevator pitch. Procurify is … Continue reading Vancouver Procurify Makes Corporate Purchases Easier

Microsoft is Opening Toronto Headoffice, 60,000 New Jobs Projected

Big news for Toronto today, Microsoft has announced that it will be opening a huge office downtown Toronto. Microsoft is committed to Toronto, so much so, it will be investing $570 million dollars into the city and the province of Ontario. At first they want to hire 500 employees as well as 500 students, but … Continue reading Microsoft is Opening Toronto Headoffice, 60,000 New Jobs Projected

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