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Small budget, big results

Being able to do more with less has become the name of the game in the world of digital marketing. Producing great results with a small budget has become the norm, as companies continue to optimize...

Moving Cascadia corridor from vision to reality

Signs of progress include steering committee’s launch, high-speed rail commitments

Hootsuite considers sale for US$750m: Reuters

Vancouver-based tech company is exploring a sale, according to a media report

Blockchain technology vital in the race to make cities smarter

“Smart cities.” It’s a term you’re likely to hear frequently these days in conversations about urban planning. Governments at every level around the world – and the companies eager to partner with...

Asian augmented reality company eyes funeral sector

A South Korean company wants to inject augmented reality (AR) technology into North American memorial sites and cemeteries as a way for the funeral industry to cater to consumers who are increasingly...

Vancouver startup seeks to protect privacy while collecting data

Firm claims app can gather customer information that contains no personal details

AI market research attracts Canucks, NFL attention

Rival Technologies founded following Andrew Reid’s departure from Vision Critical

Virtual reality summit draws major Asian interest

South Korea, Taiwan contingents see B.C. as the gateway to North American expansion

B.C. companies in global race to perfect cannabis-infused beverage technology

Agrima, Tilray and Emerald Health among the local ventures conducting research

The importance of the ‘human factor’ in relation to smart-city data

While many articles about smart cities focus on automation and data, we should remember the “human factor” in drawing value from that data. Value is obtained through connections, which lead to...