Approximately 29 million malicious tweets sent worldwide per day have potential to harm the reputation and bottom line of Canadian businesses. Over a third (37%) of businesses do not believe cyber-attacks are a threat to their social media channels yet nearly half (48%) have experienced more than 25 social attacks per year. TORONTO, March 15, … Continued

Acquisition expands Sierra Wireless’ embedded solutions for markets including high-value asset tracking, telematics, drones and automotive. VANCOUVER, BC – April 3, 2017 Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW), a leading provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets … Continued

Amrik Virk, B.C. Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services and the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development announced a $40-million partnership to support the development of pre-commercial clean-energy projects and technologies. “Working in partnership with the Government of Canada, we’re investing in B.C. clean-tech companies, encouraging innovation and enabling job … Continued

TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2017 /CNW/ – Rogers Communications and RYCOM Corporation have engaged in a strategic collaboration to accelerate Oxford Properties’ Smart and Connected Building strategy, based on Cisco technology infrastructure. Working together, Rogers and RYCOM will implement the Cisco Smart Building platform across Oxford Properties’ entire Canadian commercial and retail portfolio by the end … Continued

Leading IoT solutions provider Sierra Wireless delivers modules for Telstra’s upcoming Cat-M1 network using Altair’s LTE platform to enable Landis+Gyr’s industry first live Cat-M1 smart meter trial. Telstra, Sierra Wireless, Landis+Gyr and Altair today announced a significant milestone in accelerating the Internet of Things (IoT). Telstra is the first to complete network software deployment nationally … Continued

CuePath, a healthcare technology company founded in Vancouver, BC, has recently joined Techstars Seattle, the technology accelerator based in the States, for their 2017 cohort. The company started their journey at Wavefront by participating in the Venture Acceleration Program where they developed their business pitch and learned essential strategies for product validation and customer acquisition. CuePath provides a service … Continued

Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW), a leading provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that Volkswagen has selected Sierra Wireless AirPrime® AR Series modules and the Legato® software platform for its next generation of connected cars. Sierra Wireless’ integrated 4G technology will reach the market beginning in … Continued

By: Cleantech Canada Staff VIA: Clean Tech Canada VANCOUVER—The B.C. Innovation Council (BCIC), a provincial crown agency that funds market-driven innovation, announced Feb. 8 the winners for the second Ignite Awards, handed out to projects that bring economic and social value to society. The two of the three projects honoured this year are providing environmentally friendly … Continued

By Chad Brooks VIA: Business News Daily   When starting a new business, you shouldn’t be afraid to expand internationally early on, new research argues. A study recently published in the journal Group & Organization Management found that startups that decide to operate overseas don’t face any larger challenges than new businesses that focus on building … Continued

By: Knowlton Thomas Via: Techvibes A new app looks to change the fitness game by bringing workouts from major influencers to consumers’ fingertips. The Vancouver-based startup, called Fitplan (a Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program company), provides users with everything from workout videos to nutrition plans in order to create an interactive and customized experience. “Fitplan users will have … Continued