Tyler Orton

Vancouver’s PressReader acquires U.S. publishing analytics firm

What happened: Vancouver tech company set to expand with acquisition of Silicon Valley firm Why it matters: PressReader’s purchase of News360 adds 30 more staff to its team A Vancouver-based...

Wow factor for growth: global children’s content

Revenue jumps 700% for Wow Unlimited as streaming services demand grows

Pembina Pipeline Corp. to acquire Kinder Morgan Canada in $4.35b deal

What happened: Calgary-based midstream service company to acquire former owner of Trans Mountain Pipeline Why it matters: Deal comes about a year after the federal government acquired the Trans...

Ride-hailing services to face price restrictions in B.C. but no caps on fleet size

What happened: Passenger Transportation Board has clarified rules for ride-hailing, ranging from pricing to boundaries Why it matters: While a number of operators have announced plans to work in...

BC Tech seeks to help unsung firms become stars

Investment up for low-profile tech firms, but more needed to maintain momentum

Ride-hailing service Lyft to apply to operate in Vancouver

What happened: Lyft says it wants to offer ride-hailing service in Vancouver this year Why it matters: The province begins accepting applications from potential operators next month but Uber has yet...

B.C. loses 4,800 jobs in July as country sees dips: StatsCan

What happened: Both the province and the nation saw job losses in July What it means: Declines come following more notable gains earlier this year, while wages still managed to squeeze out some...

New AI office aims to reduce emissions on the high seas

Japan’s Fujitsu has opened an office in Vancouver – the first time the firm has taken its core technology outside of its native country

Film and TV productions focus on emissions cuts

Green film awareness up as park board pushes elimination of diesel generators

Uber begins pushing hopeful B.C. drivers to get Class 4 licences

What happened: Uber Technologies Inc. is telling potential drivers to obtain advanced licences Why it matters: The ride-hailing company is trying to determine if there will be enough drivers to meet...