Technology

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Rogers to hire 350 workers for new Kelowna centre

What happened: Rogers is launching a new customer service centre in the Okanagan Why it matters: The new centre will add as many as 500 jobs to Kelowna Hundreds of new jobs will be landing in...

High-profile Telus exec Josh Blair exits company

What happened: Top Telus executive Josh Blair has announced he’s leaving the company Why it matters: Blair was thought to be a possible successor to CEO Darren Entwistle A leadership shakeup is...

Province unveils $4m in rebates for EV charging stations

What happened: New government rebates aimed at charging stations for single-family homes, condos, apartments and offices Why it matters: The rebates come after the province reworked its previous...

‘We don’t have enough money’: Tech leaders debate constraints at Vancouver Startup Week

What happened: Three B.C. tech-sector leaders discussed the industry’s funding constraints at Vancouver Startup Week Why it matters: Growth in technology may be stymied without enough investment...

Startups snag the spotlight — and cash — at New Ventures BC competition

What happened: The New Ventures BC competition honoured startups with prize packages totalling $250,000 Why it matters: Previous startups recognized in the annual competition have gone on to create...

When it comes to 5G, B.C. stuck in wait and see

Canada risks falling behind in global deployment of next-generation wireless: experts

Cummins invests in Vancouver fuel cell company

Investment in Loop Energy by Cummins follows acquisition of Canadian fuel cell maker Hydrogenics

Vancouver’s Kryton takes stake in Danish tech firm

What happened: B.C. company known for waterproof tech for concrete is acquiring 30% of a European tech firm Why it matters: Kryton will become exclusive North American distributor of sensor...

Vancouver ID-tech firm Trulioo reveals $70m raise

What happened: Vancouver-based Trulioo has announced a capital raise of $70 million Why it matters: The latest Series C funding round brings the company’s capital investments to $96.6...

How Vancouver Startup Week aims to tackle tech talent turbulence

What happened: The annual Vancouver Startup Week returns September 16 Why it matters: Startups are facing additional challenges locking down workers as tech giants move into Vancouver in greater...