Technology

Technology is moving astoundingly quickly. The pace of change in the fields of artificial intelligence, renewable energy and the “internet of things”, for instance, can make it hard for investors to keep up. But if you aren’t on top of the latest developments, you risk losing out.

Since the start of 2009, global technology stocks have performed better than the market overall, attracting a great deal of investor interest along the way. But the benefits of tech are also having a strong ripple effect on more “traditional” areas of the economy. And that’s being seen in new and improved products as well as in the increased efficiencies and lower costs that often go hand-in-hand with innovation.

There has been a “talent crisis” in the rapidly growing tech space in Canada in the last few years. The crisis began when the industry started experiencing hard times in terms of job postings. Posts could stay open for long and it was a huge challenge finding the right...
The technology industry is one of the fast-growing industries in North America and it is claiming larger officer leasing activity. This is according to the latest CBRE Tech-30 report that measures industry impact on office space in North America. Emerging tech cities According to CBRE in the first half of...
Canada is emerging as one of the leading tech hubs in the world with some of its cities proving to be very competitive. Technology is increasingly becoming important in the building of cities as it forms part of the city's economy. Canadian cities emerging as tech hubs In Canada, most cities...
The high-performance Apparel segment is a fast-growing segment in the textile industry across the globe. The segment is characterized by protective clothing and sportswear that help in keeping athletes comfortable and dry. They are designed to offer the wearer protection against environmental risks. There are new trends that are...
Silicon Valley is no longer what it used to be! The companies here are not the game-changers they used to sometime back. The dynamics are happening quite fast with Canada taking over by churning out disruptors that are shaking markets. No one unexpected that at this point Canada would...
Korean hybrid carmakers Hyundai and Kia may be new to the Canadian market but they are already bucking the declining sales trend in the country. The brands have the growing utility vehicle portfolio to thank and the diverse retailing approaches that at times have perturbed dealers. Canadians are increasingly buying...
A positive trend is developing around RYU Apparel Inc. (CVE:RYU) (OTCMKTS:RYPPF) price action after a roller-coaster first half of the year that saw the stocklose more than 40% in market value. The stock has started bottoming out from all-time lows, at the backdrop of renewed investor interest. A spike from...
Technology firms are the catalysts behind the booming Atlantic Canada economy. In addition to creating thousands of jobs, digital tech firms reportedly added close to $6.1 billion to the province's economy in 2017, up from $5.2 billion in 2014. Atlantic Provinces Booming Tech Sector The fact that the digital tech space...
Canada is giving the U.S a run for its money when it comes to tech talent and innovation. Friendly immigration policies have seen the North America nation draw more U.S companies across the border in recent years. Canadian Burgeoning Tech Industry Toronto is slowly emerging as a tech hub having enjoyed...
The biggest impediment to a burgeoning information economy in Canada is the lack of enough billion-dollar companies. Those are sentiments held by 15 industry leaders, in a report to the liberal government. The lack of such companies, according to the leaders, is one of the reasons why the Canadian...