Technology

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Beating the music industry’s $4b streaming problem

Vancouver firm aiming to help artists, record labels collect royalties more accurately

Accelerate Okanagan names new CEO after nine-month search

What happened: Accelerate Okanagan names new permanent CEO following nine-month search Why it matters: The technology association is embarking on efforts to expand the tech sector in the Okanagan...

Cybercriminals could potentially shut down hospital operating rooms: report

Health care sector facing increasing cybersecurity problems

Can tech tackle threats to Canadian elections?

Canada isn’t keeping up with potential threats of meddling and manipulation: experts

Seattle VC firm raises $130m, drawing support from BC Tech Fund

What happened: Voyager Capital has raised $130 million, with plans to invest in the Cascadia region Why it matters: The taxpayer-backed BC Tech Fund is among the participants in this latest fund A...

B.C. ride-hailing firm says riders, workers left in limbo

What happened: The Kabu Ride app has been offline since September, when its parent company applied for a licence to operate as a ride-hailing service in B.C. Why it matters: The CEO says the long...

UPDATED: Province commits $17m to new Surrey quantum computing institute

What happened: The B.C. government is putting down $17 million over five years for a new quantum computing centre in Surrey Why it matters: B.C. is home to two notable quantum computing firms,...

Clean-tech sector aims to muster a cluster in B.C.

Initiative targets funding, partnerships for startups, enterprise and academia

Cyberattack breaches on rise at Canadian businesses: report

Companies suffering financial and reputational damage as attacks become more sophisticated

Telus to pay $700m for home security firm ADT

What happened: Telus is acquiring home security firm ADT in a deal worth $700 million Why it matters: The Vancouver-based telecom giant has been on a home security acquisition spree as of...