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Spinning wheels, spinning galaxies: What BCIT is researching with $7.3M in new funding

Spinning wheels, spinning galaxies: What BCIT is researching with $7.3M in new funding

The Burnaby post-secondary wishes to help build better wheelchairs, as well as development a better understanding of the universe, with a recent government financial boost.
B.C. robot-maker Sanctuary AI lands investment from Accenture

B.C. robot-maker Sanctuary AI lands investment from Accenture

Investment comes as competition ramps up in burgeoning niche of providing robots to perform repetitive tasks, reducing need for human labour
First Canadian to venture to the moon speaking at Vancouver event

First Canadian to venture to the moon speaking at Vancouver event

The crew will set a truly epic record during the mission.
B.C. aquatech firm lands $28M for salmon farm improvements

B.C. aquatech firm lands $28M for salmon farm improvements

Campbell River company developed more environmentally friendly salmon farm
Why is free public Wi-Fi not widespread in the Downtown Eastside?

Why is free public Wi-Fi not widespread in the Downtown Eastside?

City looks to expand reach of Wi-Fi after call from community advocates.
'Tone deaf': MPs grill telecom CEOs about wireless prices at committee

'Tone deaf': MPs grill telecom CEOs about wireless prices at committee

The chief executives of Canada's three largest telecom companies stressed that phone and internet prices are coming down during an appearance before MPs on Monday, noting that increased data usage and high spectrum costs may be some reasons Canadians
'Every second counts': BC Wildfire Service expands use of predictive tech

'Every second counts': BC Wildfire Service expands use of predictive tech

The new technology will provide decision-makers with more intelligence and more time to plan their operations.
Canada, B.C. legislation would tackle 'toxic' online products: Facebook whistleblower

Canada, B.C. legislation would tackle 'toxic' online products: Facebook whistleblower

A woman who blew the whistle about Facebook ignoring potential harms to users of the social media platform says proposed laws by Canada and B.C. have promise to hold tech companies to account for profiting off harmful content.
Canadians, parents shouldn’t worry about TikTok security review: industry minister

Canadians, parents shouldn’t worry about TikTok security review: industry minister

OTTAWA — The federal industry minister says Canadians shouldn’t worry about using TikTok, despite an ongoing national security review of the company.
Emails reveal months of TikTok spyware fears at B.C. cybersecurity department

Emails reveal months of TikTok spyware fears at B.C. cybersecurity department

A year before U.S. lawmakers targeted TikTok, B.C. government cybersecurity department scrambled to remove the app.