Tyler Orton

How augmented reality goes mainstream

When the Pokémon Go craze was at its peak in 2016, it seemed augmented reality (AR) had finally gone mainstream. Flash forward more than three years and Ross Finman, the head of AR at software firm...

B.C. organization now one of few global arbitrators of domain name disputes

What happened: Newly created body based in Vancouver is now accepting disputes over domain names What it means: The new centre may entice non-American parties wary of taking claims to U.S....

RentMoola lands new CEO to lead rental payments tech company

What happened: RentMoola has announced a new CEO to lead the tech company Why it matters: The company’s founding CEO departed in 2018 A Vancouver tech company best know for its cheque-less rental...

Cannabis extraction firms seek high yields

Some producers perfecting methods; others look for partnerships

B.C. film industry debates sustainability challenges ahead

Sustainable Production Forum draws global experts to examine practices in B.C. film industry

Outlook brightens for B.C.’s doc, factual TV industry

New funding, increased content demand raise local production sector’s confidence

B.C. adds 15,300 jobs in October, reversing months of losses

What happened: B.C.’s unemployment rate fell as the province added thousands of new jobs in October. Why it matters: The West Coast piled up four consecutive months of losses. B.C. is correcting...

Tech aims to take the mystery out of video marketing

Vancouver firms see market gap as demand for visual content grows in social media

Game developer Relic opens three-storey Mount Pleasant office with private theatre, library

What happened: Relic Entertainment is opening a 43,000-square-foot office in Vancouver Why it matters: Other gaming companies have been expanding their footprint in the city over the past year The...

B.C. firms land 10 spots on Deloitte Technology Fast 50 list

What happened: B.C. tech firms accounted for 20% of the spots on high-profile industry rankings Why it matters: B.C. representation outperformed all but one other province The West Coast tech scene...