Grow Conference opens in Whistler

Founder Debbie Landa opens the sixth annual Grow Conference in Whistler.

The sixth annual Grow Conference opened in Whistler today. Founder Debbie Landa opened the show with partner Brian Solis, who talked about what to expect at this year’s show, held at the posh Chateau Whistler at the base of Blackcomb Mountain. “This room is full of people who are changing the word and investors who […]

Poet Technologies falls as management shakeup continues

Opel Technologies says it is shedding its solar assets so it can focus on its core asset, a semiconductor fabrication process called POET.

Shares of Poet Technologies (TSXV:PTK) are down today after a key staffer changed his role with the company. Dr. Geoff Taylor, Poet’s chief scientist today resigned as a director and entered into a new consulting contract with the company. The moves follows on a management shakeup that saw Dr. Suresh Venkatesan appointed as the company’s […]

Vancouver’s 1QBit named to prestigious World Economic Forum list

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A Vancouver tech company has joined the ranks of Twitter, Kickstarter, AirBnB and Google. On Wednesday, the World Economic Forum named Vancouver’s 1QBit as one of the world’s 49 most promising technology pioneers. Founded in 2012, 1QB Information Technologies makes software for quantum computers. Investors in the company include the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, local peer […]

NHL confirms NeuLion out, MLBAM in as digital partner

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In New York this afternoon, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred announced a six-year digital media-rights partnership with Major League Baseball Advanced Media. The deal means NeuLion (TSX:NLN) is out as the NHL’s digital media partner. The NHL said NeuLion would help facilitate the transition to MLBAM. “NeuLion has been […]

NeuLion plunges as rumours of NHL deal with MLB surface

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A strong second quarter isn’t enough to prevent a dive in the shares of NeuLion (TSX:NLN) today after rumours surfaced about a partnership that may shut the company out. 12:04 PST Update. NeuLion has been halted, pending news… Multiple reports have the NHL signing a $1.2-billion deal that will see Major League Baseball partnering with […]

BSM Webtech Wireless merger greeted with muted enthusiasm

BSM Technologies CEO Aly Rahemtulla.

Shares of BSM Technologies (TSXV:GPS) and Webtech Wireless (TSXV:WEW) are up slightly today after the companies yesterday agreed to merge. The merger, say the companies, will create an telematics player with total revenue of $58-million. The deal will be done through BSM acquiring all of the outstanding Webtech common shares for 52 cents in cash […]