These global tech giants are recruiting Canadian workers

In recent years, Canada has become a key location for major technology companies seeking to establish new headquarters, research hubs, and centers of excellence. Tech giants such as Apple, Meta, and Google were early to tap into the country’s tech talent pool. Now, other global tech firms are expanding their presence in Canada with new […]

Cyber Security Today, Week in Review for week ending Friday, April 12, 2024

Welcome to Cyber Security Today. This is the Week in Review for the week ending Friday, April 12th, 2024. I’m Howard Solomon. In a few minutes David Shipley, head of Beauceron Security, will be here to discuss recent news. We’ll talk about more hot water for Microsoft, a second look at the scare facing the […]

Electronics startup SmartD Technologies powers up with $14.2-million Series A

Montréal-based power electronics startup SmartD Technologies has raised $14.2 million in Series A financing.  The round, announced by the startup this week, was led by Investissement Québec, with participation from Hammond Power Solutions and existing investors Boreal Ventures and SE Ventures.  “SmartD’s technologies will contribute to the modernization, sustainability and efficiency of a host of […]

WordPress owner acquires Eric Migicovsky’s messaging app Beeper following spar with Apple

Beeper, the Canadian-founded universal messaging application whose recent dispute with Apple has become fuel for a United States (US) antitrust lawsuit, has been acquired by fellow San Francisco Bay Area technology company Automattic. Automattic—the firm behind WordPress, Tumblr, and WooCommerce—and Beeper announced the acquisition earlier this week. While neither firm disclosed the financial terms of […]

Pinterest is on a Toronto hiring spree to scoop up AI talent

Pinterest is looking to expand its business in Canada and capitalize on the country’s artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) talent as it sets out on a strategic plan to make the platform more of a shopping destination, said chief technology officer Jeremy King.  “You’ve got such great machine learning talent in Toronto,” King […]

H|T: The Healthtech Times – Teladoc CEO axed after 15 years at the helm

The Healthtech Times is a weekly newsletter covering healthtech news from Canada and around the globe. Subscribe to H|T using this form to ensure you don’t miss out on the most important healthtech news every week! Teladoc’s long-time CEO is out after the stock hits an 8-year low Shares of Teladoc Health Inc. were set […]