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Information Venture Partners adds former Georgian investor Jane Podbelskaya as it continues to expand team (BETAKIT)
Information Venture Partners has appointed Jane Podbelskaya as principal, as the venture firm has continued to grow its investing team in recent months.
What is data for your company – a resource or a risk? A leg-up or a liability? The key to getting twice as much out of data investments this year is a curated catalog of internal and external data (Gartner). But juggling shareability and security isn’t easy.
A data catalog can help. Centralized data, granular access controls, and simple collaboration are all essential components of good data governance. What’s more, a data catalog makes it easier to audit data access and comply with data privacy regulations.
Learn how your organization can innovate easily and securely with a data catalog solution.
Apple faces U.K. antitrust investigation into App Store (BNN BLOOMBERG)
U.K. antitrust authorities opened a probe into Apple Inc’s app payment rules, adding to a slew of global probes examining the control the iPhone maker holds over app developers.
The dual Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and Nasdaq-listed company sold 6.9 million Class A Shares at a price of $27 per share in its US IPO.
More than 100 survivors of sexual exploitation accuse MindGeek of violating child protection laws and sharing intimate images without consent.
Amid rise in remote work, Dooly announces $25.5 million CAD to scale sales enablement platform (BETAKIT)
Dooly touts itself as “the fastest way” to update Salesforce, take notes, and manage deals for sales professionals.
The pandemic sapped demand for rides from Uber and Lyft, and government aid has cushioned the blow for workers. Execs are feeling the strain.
CEO Adrian Camara said Athennian is approaching 200 customers and was able to triple its revenue over 2020.
Since it’s big players like Google that have all the targeting data, smaller ones will have a hard time competing without cookie data.
Hoping to double its Canadian presence over the next three years to 4,000, the company currently has Canadian offices in Montréal, Toronto, Ottawa, and Vancouver, where it employs 2,000 people.
Hackers are finding ways to hide inside Apple’s walled garden (MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW)
The iPhone’s locked-down approach to security is spreading, but advanced hackers have found that higher barriers are great for avoiding capture.
Twitter has announced plans to launch a new engineering hub in Canada and hire at least 24 engineers in Toronto.
Microsoft’s US$10B Pentagon deal at risk amid Amazon fight (BNN BLOOMBERG)
Microsoft Corp. is in danger of losing a contract to provide US$10 billion of cloud computing services to the Pentagon, a deal the government has threatened to scrap altogether after years of legal squabbling.
An incomplete list of Canadian tech events, programs, and organizations supporting women’s initiatives (BETAKIT)
For International Women’s Day, a collection of the numerous Canadian tech events, programs, and organizations seeking to support women’s initiatives – plus a look at how International Women’s Day events have made the pivot to online this year.