We don’t fawn over battery technology like we do over shiny gadgets and smart apps, but know this: it’s set to play an important role in our attempt to use more low-carbon energy like solar and wind. and
One of Canada's oldest independent power companies is shifting its sights to European offshore wind projects, taking advantage of a rapidly expanding segment of the green power sector that is hungry for
In 2009, Jay Marhoefer observed what was going on in energy markets and decided it was time to create a virtual power plant. There were few actors in the space at that time who were talking about virtual
But the cumbersome experimental setup won’t replace Facebook's Messenger app anytime soon. So a team of neuroscientists sent a message from the brain of one person in India, to the brains of three people
Researchers want to harness your stomach bugs in the service of your barbecue Propane, the gas that fuels your barbecue (and perhaps one day your car), may soon have a new, renewable source. Researchers
Mysterious “interceptor” cell towers in the USA are grabbing phone calls — but they’re not part of the phone networks. And, two experts told VentureBeat today, the towers don’t appear to be projects of
Two of Canada's top business accelerator programs announced a merger at the Toronto Stock Exchange this morning, introducing what they call the country's first pan-Canadian startup platform. Vancouver-based
In the late '90s, Moncton-based Micro-Optics Design Corp. had the best eyeglass manufacturing machine on the market. By 2003, it had raised $50-million in funding, including $34-million in venture capital.
Founder, Ascension Air Management Jamail started flying at the age of 12 and was immediately hooked. Because the FAA bars anyone under 16 from flying an airplane solo, Jamail had to travel to Canada, he
Amid the food delivery apps and dating sites hatching around Silicon Valley, there’s a new venture firm that couldn’t be a worse fit, by choice. Founded by two veterans of Accel Partners and Sequoia Capital
The Canadian couple detained in a frontier Chinese city on suspicion of stealing military secrets has spent years sending food and aid to North Korea, financed by donations from a British Columbia church.
With a nod to the fact that the conversation has reached a partisan and polarized level, the Board maintained that this tangible "national security concern" cannot afford to get bogged down by politics
A few things to know up front: One: I get dozens of pitches every week. Most come from PR professionals hoping to get products or services featured in an article. But a decent percentage come from people
Jason Holborn was not obese and under no orders when he gave up refined sugar in 2012. Now sugar-free for almost 600 days, he talks with The Globe about how his palate has changed and the importance of