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BBTV prices shares at $16 each for $172m IPO

What happened: BBTV reveals share price for upcoming initial public offer Why it matters: The IPO is aimed at giving the company greater control of Vancouver’s BroadbandTV BBTV Holdings Inc. — the...

Pandemic highlights risk of cyber security breaches, need for protection

With businesses and public institutions more reliant on technology than ever, the pandemic has highlighted the importance of good cyber security, which will be the focus of an upcoming panel...

B.C. tech tapped for consumer behaviour data

Guinness and other top brands seeking insights to keep pace with major marketplace shifts

COVID-19 ‘exacerbating’ Canadian startups’ ability to innovate: report

Experts urge government to push new incentives and encourage startups to expand globally

Canadians increased tech buying as pandemic deepened

Cybercrooks took advantage of Canadians’ pandemic online activity

Ballard sells off drone division after five years

What happened: B.C. fuel-cell company divests its drone assets  Why it matters: UAVs were meant to be a long-term play for Burnaby-based Ballard Ballard Power Systems (TSX: BLDP) is letting its...

Privacy commissioner investigating cyberkey, CRA attacks

5,500 Canada Revenue Agency accounts targeted in cyberattacks

Safety concerns pause trials of Vancouver-linked COVID-19 treatment

What happened: Trials halted for COVID-19 treatment linked to B.C. biotech Why it matters: Federal government had earmarked $175 million to support development of therapeutic antibodies being used...

Rogers expands 5G service to two-dozen more B.C. communities

What happened: Rogers deploys 5G tech to more B.C. towns and cities Why it matters: The telecom giant appears well ahead of schedule in terms of its West Coast rollout Rogers Communications Inc....

B.C. tech rides ‘tidal wave’ of online education demand

Local firms tap investment millions as pandemic drives surge in remote learning options