Rogers-Shaw merger deadline extended to Feb. 17

Rogers, Shaw, and Québecor announced in a joint statement this morning that the deadline to complete the proposed Rogers – Shaw merger and the sale of Freedom Mobile to Québecor has been extended to Feb. 17, as they await the approval of the Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne. This announcement comes after Minister Champagne told the […]

Cyber Security Today, Jan. 30, 2023 – A new data wiper discovered, patches for Lexmark printers and BIND are issued and more

A new data wiper is discovered, patches for Lexmark printers and BIND are issued and more. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday, January 30th, 2023. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for and in the U.S. Attention Windows administrators: If you aren’t already doing so, make sure your Active Directory is […]

Tech-related roles dominate Indeed’s best jobs list in Canada for 2023

Hiring and job-searching platform Indeed has released its list of the 20 best jobs in Canada for 2023. Tech-related roles dominated the ranking this year, making up 13 of the top 20, demonstrating that workers with specialized technical skills are still highly sought after in the job market despite the continuum of layoffs sweeping across […]

Canadian startup news of the week (1/29/23)

Welcome to BetaKit’s startup stories of the week! Here, you will find the week’s most important news, features, and editorials published on BetaKit. If you prefer this update hit your inbox every week, make sure to subscribe to the BetaKit Newsletter using the form at the bottom of this page. Top Stories of the Week […]

Can Amber Mac explain WTF is happening in tech right now?

Hello and welcome to the BetaKit Podcast’s first AMA episode of 2023! On these podcasts, we ask you—our listeners—for questions on Canadian tech or tech from a Canadian perspective, and then bring on a special guest to answer them for us. “I honestly feel as though 2023 is going to be one of those years […]

Quantum Days 2023 poll examines salary compensation issues

At the recent Quantum Days 2023 panel that explored the inner workings of The Expert Panel on Quantum Technologies, a series of poll questions were sent to the audience following its completion that revolved around everything from what sectors are most likely to be early adopters to how Canada stacks up when it comes to […]