Technology

BIV's coverage delves into all issues affecting tech businesses in Vancouver and British Columbia

UBC, Amazon partner on tech giant’s first cloud technology centre for Canada

What happened: Amazon to launch new innovation centre at UBC early next year What it means: Students to gain access to Amazon network Amazon.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) is expanding its expertise on...

Coast Capital Savings announces small-business lending partnership with online lender

Surrey-based credit union partners with OnDeck Canada to expand small-business financing and accelerate its national expansion

Vancouver’s mCloud completes acquisition of Alberta industrial automation firm

What happened: Vancouver firm completes acquisition deal previously announced in April Why it matters: mCloud will be able to diversify offerings into oil and gas sector A Vancouver firm harnessing...

B.C. construction industry calls on local technology sector to drill into untapped market

Survey reveals wide gap between knowledge and adoption of tech breakthroughs in the province’s building sector

Cybersecurity’s weak point is workers’ email threat knowledge

Executives frequently need cybersecurity training the most

3 things I wish I’d known before scaling tech companies

By Cameron Burke It’s no secret that Canada has a scale-up problem. Often, we cite finite resources – talent, money, expertise – as the major barriers to scaling our tech companies at the same rate...

Seaspan Marine unveils $1.5 million training simulator facility

Seaspan Marine Transportation unveiled a new marine simulator facility, the first and only of its kind in North America, in its North Vancouver office on July 4. The simulator, which required an...

Vancouver’s Telus cements plans for unlimited wireless data offerings

What happened: Telus makes permanent data plans that won’t charge overage fees Why it matters: Canadian telecom giants are becoming increasingly competitive with data plans and pricing The future...

VR, medtech, mining firms take honours at B.C.’s Technology Impact Awards

What happened: The BC Tech Association honoured companies and individuals in the province with an array of awards at its annual ceremony Why it matters: The annual Technology Impact Awards highlight...

Public-private partnership targets tech talent crunch

Centre set to deliver approximately 1,000 new workers to VFX, gaming, animation sector