Technology

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

Elizabeth Denham on privacy gone mainstream

The UK information commissioner to discuss privacy, data and cybersecurity in Vancouver talk February 4

Big tech fish migrating to ‘small pond’ Victoria

Rising number of international companies are opening offices in B.C.’s capital

Mastercard opening $510m cyber security centre in Vancouver

What happened: Mastercard is expanding its presence in B.C. with the opening of a new R&D centre Why it matters: The $510 million investment comes following a multimillion-dollar incentive from...

How the B.C. tech sector suffers from ‘pattern recognition’ deficit

Industry lacks the successes needed to spawn anchor companies, sector leader warns

U.S. fintech Tipalti opening Vancouver office with plans to hire 50 workers

What happened: Tipalti set to open new Vancouver office next month with plans to hire dozens of workers Why it matters: The company is the latest among a growing number of American tech firms...

Second wave of Digital Tech Supercluster projects draws $25m investment

What happened: Government and industry contribute multimillion-dollar sum to ignite collaborations between private sector, universities and non-profit institutions Why it matters: The Digital...

Vancouver’s Elastic Path acquires e-commerce tech firm Moltin, expanding global footprint

What happened: Vancouver-based Elastic Path is acquiring a fellow e-commerce tech company Why it matters: Deal gives the software firm new offices in Boston and the U.K. A Vancouver firm...

General Fusion, construction firm partner up for prototype power plant

What happened: General Fusion announces partnership with Hatch Ltd. Why it matters: The firms will be working together to develop a prototype plant to demonstrate the viability of fusion power...

Cannabis-event producer Lift & Co. shifts toward data

Lift & Co.’s Vancouver event kicks off January 8 with a business conference

5G worries won’t dampen 2020 tech investments: experts

Artificial intelligence, communications infrastructure expected to be top of mind