Tyler Orton

Seattle software firm NetMotion opens new Victoria office

What happened: Seattle-based software firm opens new Victoria offices Why it matters: American tech firms have been boosting expansion into B.C. throughout the year Add NetMotion Software Inc. to...

Lyft expects provincial licence in 2-3 weeks, cautions riders to ‘temper expectations’

What happened: B.C.’s Lyft boss says licence to operate could arrive in two to three weeks Why it matters: Some municipalities may be shut out of services due to additional constraints imposed by...

$60m Vancouver-Seattle fibre optic initiative pushed

New intercity network would replace aging 1990s internet infrastructure

Vancouver terminal operator hops aboard with blockchain-backed TradeLens

What happened: Global Container Terminals will deploy the IBM-Maersk TradeLens platform at its four North American terminals Why it matters: A blockchain-backed system has the potential to save the...

Beating the music industry’s $4b streaming problem

Vancouver firm aiming to help artists, record labels collect royalties more accurately

Accelerate Okanagan names new CEO after nine-month search

What happened: Accelerate Okanagan names new permanent CEO following nine-month search Why it matters: The technology association is embarking on efforts to expand the tech sector in the Okanagan...

Employment sinks in B.C. with 8,400 jobs lost in September

What happened: Jobs in B.C. declined significantly on a monthly basis Why it matters: The province and the nation were on different paths in terms of jobs growth last month B.C.’s dominance in the...

Can tech tackle threats to Canadian elections?

Canada isn’t keeping up with potential threats of meddling and manipulation: experts

Seattle VC firm raises $130m, drawing support from BC Tech Fund

What happened: Voyager Capital has raised $130 million, with plans to invest in the Cascadia region Why it matters: The taxpayer-backed BC Tech Fund is among the participants in this latest fund A...

Can Canucks bank on resurgent fan base to boost business?

Young talent, new team merchandise, home game multimedia entertainment, ride-hailing deployment helping drive business interest in team