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February 24, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Open data movers and shakers join hackathon

A record number of 125 apps were created using federal open datasets as part of the Canadian Open Data Experience (CODE), a 48-hour hackathon held between February 20th – February 22nd, 2015 across the country. CODE challenged innovators from coast…
February 1, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

EMA and Arena Solutions form strategic alliance

EMA Design Automation, a full-service provider of electronic design automation (EDA) solutions, has formed a strategic alliance with Arena Solutions, a pioneer of cloud-based product lifecycle management (PLM) applications. The deal combines Arena PLM with EMA’s data management solution for…
January 23, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Self-driving cars could deliver economic benefit worth $65B

Buckle up and get ready for the next big thing. Automated vehicles (AVs), already on the road in some form, will continue to rapidly enter the on-ramps, highways and Canadian roadways, packed with time-saving benefits and reducing road collisions. A…
January 12, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Avnet Embedded inks disty deal with MiTAC Computing Technology

To alleviate market pressure due to diminishing industry support for desktop motherboards, Avnet Embedded has reached a new distribution agreement with MiTAC Computing Technology Corp. (MiTAC Computing Technology), a subsidiary of MiTAC Holdings Corp., a global designer and manufacturer of…
December 16, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

UTEST announces 3rd cohort of UoT software start-ups

The University of Toronto Early-Stage Technology (UTEST) incubator, co-directed by U of T’s Innovations & Partnerships Office (IPO) and MaRS Innovation, has announced its third cohort of computer science start-up companies. The five companies and the diverse sectors they target…
October 14, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Gartner IDs top 10 strategic tech trends for 2015

Technology research specialists Gartner Inc. has highlighted the top 10 technology trends that will be strategic for most organizations in 2015. Analysts presented their findings during the sold out Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, in Orlando FL recently. “Increasingly, it’s the overall environment…
October 9, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Dell launches Canadian entrepreneurs program

Dell Canada Inc. has launched an initiative to support the start-up community in Canada, following the program’s huge success in the US and more recently the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands and France. The Dell for Entrepreneurs program (formerly Centre for…
October 1, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Microsoft unveils the future of Windows

Microsoft Corp. unveiled its next Windows operating system yesterday, Windows 10, allowing a first look at an early technical preview for the PC available today (Oct. 1). The updated system provides advancements designed for business, including an updated user experience…
May 20, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

ICTC launches labour market information program

The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) has begun a three-year project in partnership with the industry and associations, academic institutions and policy makers to ensure the availability of timely, relevant and specific labour market information and forecasts for the…
May 4, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Allied serves up Raspberry Pi to robotics competition

Allied Electronics, Fort Worth TX, will provide a Model A Raspberry Pi computer board to each one of the more than 130 high school-age Dean’s List Award finalists who participated in the 2014 FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) season. The Dean’s…
May 2, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Agilent acquires electrothermal analysis technology from Gradient Design Automation

Agilent Technologies Inc. has acquired the electrothermal analysis technology from Gradient Design Automation, maker of HeatWave electrothermal analysis software. Agilent EEsof EDA now has sole ownership of Gradient’s core technology and will serve customers of both the integrated Advanced Design…
April 15, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

BlackBerry invests in NantHealth for integrated end-to-end healthcare solutions

BlackBerry Ltd., Waterloo ON, announced its investment in healthcare IT leader NantHealth, a cloud-based medical IT provider specializing in the delivery of healthcare for payers, providers and patients through real-time connectivity, high performance computing and 21st century decision support. The…