Technology

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

Beware of cybercriminals manipulating COVID-19 panic

Russian data thieves posed as Public Health Agency of Canada in email attack

B.C.’s largest tech conference cancelled amid COVID-19 concerns

Western Canada’s largest annual technology conference has been cancelled against the backdrop the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizers revealed Monday (March 16) the B.C. Tech Summit would not return for a...

Tech steps up amid mounting COVID-19 cost pressures

As COVID-19 sends consumers away from restaurants and stores and into their homes, businesses will be under increased pressure to cut costs amid the shakier economic landscape. Pierre Cleroux, chief...

B.C. tech moves to front lines in COVID-19 fight

Local firms poised for growth as coronavirus concerns go global

Sector leaders tout smart cities as wise investment

Global initiatives deploy technology to improve quality of life in urban centres

Accelerator tightens Cascadia blockchain links

New program is primarily backed by the Canadian consulate general in Seattle

LNG Studios acquires DG Group in play for more real estate tech

What happened: LNG Studios acquires DG Group Why it matters: The Vancouver company will be beefing up its 3D printing expertise as a result in a bid to offer services earlier in a project’s...

Protecting your artificial intelligence technology using intellectual property

For artificial intelligence (AI) companies looking to turn profit, finding a niche and then protecting a customized product can be a complex ordeal given the uncertainty of the technology’s legal...

COVID-19: There's an app for that – thanks to Coquitlam man

Coquitlam's Curtis Kim, a BCIT computer systems grad, created a real-time online COVID-19 tracker

Victoria’s Checkfront raises $9.3m to boost expansion for online bookings

What happened: Checkfront Inc. raises $9.3 million in Series A round Why it matters: The Victoria tech firm plans to ramp up hiring as a result of the new capital When Jason Morehouse founded...