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Yardi, BluePay ink payment processing partnership

Santa Barbara, California-based property managed software company Yardi and integrated payment processing solutions provider BluePay has inked a partnership, under which BluePay will work with Yardi...

Monsanto leads investment in bioinformatics company Resson

New Brunswick, Canada-based bioinformatics and predictive analytics company Resson has raised a $11 million Series B funding round. Monsanto, through its venture capital arm Monsanto Growth Ventures, led...

IBM inks five-year collaboration with University of Calgary

IBM, and the University of Calgary in Canada, have established a five-year collaboration to accelerate and expand genomic research into common childhood conditions such as...

Microsoft opens technology centre in Vancouver, British Columbia

Microsoft opened the doors of the Microsoft Canada Excellence Centre (MCEC) in Vancouver, a state-of-the art development facility that the company says will "create...

Canada has been experimenting with a digital fiat currency called CAD-COIN — Forbes

The Bank of Canada, the Canadian Payments Association, and the Royal Bank of Canada are reportedly experimenting with a digital fiat currency called CAD-COIN. Laura...

AmpMe Raises $8M

Montreal, Canada-based app company AmpMe has received $8 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Relay Ventures, with participation from Investissement Québec,...

Clearpath Robotics Raises $14M Funding Round

Clearpath Robotics, a company  born out of a University of Waterloo robotics team and officially launched in 2009, that builds rugged all-terrain mobile robots, has...

OpenText To Acquire Actuate For $330M

Canadian Enterprise Information Management (EIM) company OpenText , has inked a definitive agreement to acquire Silicon Valley-based Actuate, a company working in the analytics space, for roughly $330 million. The transaction is expected to close around March 2015.

IBM Snags Shared Services Canada Data Center Deal

IBM will be providing and managing enterprise data centre space as part of the Canadian government's data centre consolidation initiative for Shared Services Canada. The...

D-Wave Raises $28.4M

Canadian commercial quantum computing company D-Wave Systems has closed roughly $28.4 million ($30 million Canadian) in funding from both new and existing investors including Goldman...

Researchers Demonstrate Unbreakable Quantum Cryptography

The way we secure digital transactions could soon change. Theorists at the Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT) at the National University of Singapore, Stephanie...

IBM Giving Multi-Million Dollar Private Cloud To Nova Scotia Schools

IBM is contributing a multi-million dollar private cloud to a consortium of post-secondary institutions in Nova Scotia, Canda. The system, the first of its...

NetSuite To Acquire TribeHR

NetSuite has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire TribeHR, a provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions. The terms of the acquisition were not...

Intel Capital Invests In Wearable Technology Company Recon

Intel Capital has made a 'significant investment' in Recon Instruments, a Canadian wearable technology company. Recon’s products include Jet, a heads-up display for sports that...

PyCon 2014 Opens Registration

PyCon 2014 organizers have opened registration for the April 9-17 conference, taking place at the Palais des congrès de Montréal in Montréal, Quebec, Canada. This...