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April 1, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Xerox to provide secure materials research services for Authentix

The Xerox Research Centre Canada (XRCC), Mississauga ON, has signed a multi-year materials research services agreement with Dallas-based Authentix Inc., a leading provider of anti-counterfeiting, brand protection and program integrity solutions for the oil and gas industry; currency, branded products…
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March 28, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Internet of things will transform the data center

The Internet of Things (IoT) has a potential transformational effect on the data center market, its customers, technology providers, technologies, and sales and marketing models, according to Gartner Inc. Gartner estimates that the IoT will include 26-billion units installed by…
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March 28, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Angel investor donates to U of Waterloo student entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur and angel investor, Mike Stork, is giving back to the Waterloo Region startup community with a generous donation of $1 -million to Velocity at the University of Waterloo. The donation is a double win for student entrepreneurs. The gift…
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March 27, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Intel acquires wearable device tech firm

Intel Corp., Santa Clara CA, has completed the acquisition of BASIS Science Inc., a privately held company and a leader specializing in wearable device technologies for health and wellness applications. BASIS Science is also the creator of the Basis band,…
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March 20, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Waterloo, Technion partner to advance research, nanotechnology

Two universities renowned for their innovation have formed a partnership in hopes of accelerating breakthroughs in research and commercialization. The agreement between the University of Waterloo and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology brings together some of the top minds in quantum…
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March 18, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Vard establishes subsidiary in Canada

Vard Marine Inc., a Norwegian-based ship design and marine engineering company, has announced its plans to establish a new subsidiary for ship design, engineering and sales activities in Canada. The firm specializes in providing solutions for offshore and specialized vessels…
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March 13, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

DevOne Sports named winner of the Jump:Start:Challenge

Kelowna BC-based technology firm DevOne Sports has been named as the winner of Accelerate Okanagan’s Jump:Start:Challenge; a pitch competition for technology companies and entrepreneurs seeking investment to finance their growth. DevOne Sports is focused on the effective, online delivery of…
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March 12, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Loss of employees on Malaysia flight a blow, Freescale Semi says

Employees of Freescale Semiconductor who were on a Malaysia Airlines flight presumed to have crashed were doing sophisticated work at the U.S. chipmaker, a company spokesman said this week. The 20 Freescale employees, among 239 people on flight MH370, were…
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March 11, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Employment soars in apps economy

The number of people employed in Canada’s apps economy has grown to over 64,000, and will top 110,000 by 2019, say analysts at the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC). The estimates and projections were released today in the Council’s…
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March 8, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Advanced energy centre to be based at MaRS

A partnership between the public and private sectors and MaRS Discovery District has created the Advanced Energy Centre, aimed at driving economic growth and sustainable job creation. Uniting founding industry partners Capgemini and Siemens, as well as utility and government…
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March 7, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Internet of things will transform the data center

The Internet of Things (IoT) has a potential transformational effect on the data center market, its customers, technology providers, technologies, and sales and marketing models, according to Gartner Inc. Gartner estimates that the IoT will include 26-billion units installed by…
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March 5, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Toronto selected as site for $100M Cisco global innovation centre

Cisco announced that Toronto has been selected as the location for one of its four global Internet of Everything Innovation (IoE) Centres, representing a planned investment of up to $100-million over 10-years. The decision builds on Cisco’s recent investments in…