Technology

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Complaints against Canadian telecom providers soar 44%: commission

What happened: The number of complaints against telecom providers grew from 6,849 to 9,831 during comparable time periods Why it matters: Complaints commission says providers’ improper disclosure of...

B.C. fintechs Mogo, Progressa hit milestones

Two B.C.-based financial technology firms have announced milestones this week. Mogo Finance Technology (TSX: MOGO) revealed March 21 it’s added about 50,000 customers to its offering of digital...

Carbon Engineering closes US$68m round, eyes commercialization ramp-up

What happened: Carbon Engineering has closed an equity financing round to the tune of US$68-million What it means: The Squamish-based company will be ramping up plans for commercialization A B.C....

Unique startup studio model makes first mark in B.C.

Expa, the brainchild of Canadian Uber co-founder Garrett Camp, is building startups in Vancouver

ACL sets sights on IPO after recent acquisition deal

Global footprint of Vancouver software company grows while R&D capacity doubles

Experts weigh tech threat to 21st-century workers

Rise of automation, gig economy set to make future employment more precarious

BC Hydro system faces cybersecurity threats: auditor general

Overall hydro system could be brought down through attacks on component parts

B.C.’s largest software firms experience volatile year

Smaller companies have grown faster than their larger counterparts since 2015

Vancouver’s Telus commits $40b over three years to rural broadband

What happened: Telus is investing $40 billion over three years on rural internet infrastructure What it means: Residents in remote areas will have greater access to broadband connectivity Telus...

Vancouver’s Neurio acquired by U.S. power systems firm

What happened: Neurio Technology Inc. acquired by Generac Holdings Inc. Why it matters: Deal will bring Vancouver-based power analytics firm under umbrella of much larger American parent company A...