Apivio Systems is still undervalued, says PI


Better than expected second quarter results confirm PI analyst Pardeep Sangha’s conviction about Apivio Systems (TSXV:APV), he says. On Friday, Apivio reported its Q2, 2015 results. The company earned $321,062 on revenue of $15.15-million, a topline that was 3% over the same period last year. “We continue to make progress in the Korean market,” said […]

Aterlo Networks NightShift Helps New Zealand Internet Users Watch Netflix


New Zealand internet service provider Wireless Nation is now offering the NightShift, a device built by Waterloo, Ontario’s Aterlo Networks, to its customers, which allows viewers to cache Netflix programs at night, or during times when a sizeable download won’t be counted against their data cap. As much as streaming video services such as Netflix […]

360-Degree Bublcam Ships to Kickstarter Backers


Toronto 360-degree virtual reality camera makers Bubl Technology Inc. have begun shipping their Bublcam to backers of their Kickstarter campaign, which launched in November 2013. The spherical camera captures the full field of vision surrounding the camera without blind spots. “We are all so happy and enthused to get the Bublcam in the hands of […]

Intertape Polymer falls after reporting second quarter results

Quebec's Intertape Polymer Group is delivering a better bottom line thanks to a move towards higher margin products.

Shares of Intertape Polymer (TSX:ITP) are down today after the company reported second quarter results. In its Q2, 2015 the company earned (U.S) $11.7-million on revenue of $196.6-million, a topline that was down 3.1% from the $202.9-million the company generated in the same period last year. “For the second quarter, we reported revenue, gross margin […]

Nymi teams with TD, Mastercard on biometric credit card payment wristband

Nymi Band_3 Colours

Toronto-based Nymi has announced, in collaboration with TD Bank Group and MasterCard, the completion of the world’s first biometrically authenticated credit card payment made using a wristband. The Nymi Band uses the wearer’s heartbeat for authentication, perhaps finally ending the era of the password during which people wandered around with a meaningless string of letters […]

UBC Quantum Matter Institute Receives $66.5 Million Federal Investment


Minister of State for Science and Technology Ed Holder has announced $66.5 million in funding for UBC’s “Quantum Materials and Future Technologies” initiative, an investment to be made over seven years to the school’s Quantum Matter Institute. “UBC’s quantum matter community is extremely excited about today’s funding announcement,” said Quantum Matter Institute director Andrea Damascelli. […]

Clearpath Robotics expands to Silicon Valley, eyes self-driving vehicle market

Clearpath Robotics Chief Product Officer Mike Hanuschik

Kitchener, Ontario’s Clearpath Robotics has hired Mike Hanuschik as their new Chief Product Officer, who will focus on leading product strategy, design and branding ahead of opening Clearpath’s new Product Design office in Silicon Valley. “Mike has a proven track record of building world-class teams and developing complex robot systems that are well adopted,” said […]

5 Questions With Louis Desmarais of ThermoCeramix


ThermoCeramix, of Boucherville, Quebec, is an engineering company engaged in research and development of heating solutions for industrial, commercial and residential applications, allowing customers to dramatically cut energy consumption. For the food service industry, they’ve made the Downtown Grill, which the company touts as a breakthrough for the BBQ industry, allowing users to cook using […]

5 Questions With Brooks Bergreen of HIT Technologies


HIT Technologies makes the HITCASE, a shock-proof and waterproof iPhone case that allows users to bring their technology with them into whatever adventure they care to bring it on. Their offering arose from a conviction that the future of moviemaking would be accomplished using iPhone and GoPro cameras. What does your company do? HIT Technologies […]