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Ryerson's Digital Media Zone showcased cloud-based products created by its own students. The prototypes give a peek into the near-future of Web-based business services.


University of Waterloo grad and entrepreneur Eric Migicovsky has raised more than $4.4 million on for his smartwatch, Pebble. The smartwatch alerts users and displays information...


Marshall Zhang was a Grade 10 science buff when he heard a fellow teen rave about doing real research for real scientists. He started emailing biomedical researchers to see if any would take him...

2012-04-17, PC Advisor

Across the IT industry, there is a serious shortage of cloud computing skills. A wide range of cloud-related skills are in great demand, and companies can't leverage the benefits of cloud...

2012-04-13, Reuters - Globe and Mail

Happiness comes from doing what you love, what you’re good at, and what the world needs, says Harvard Business Review. “When it comes to careers, we’re told to follow our...

2012-04-12, Guelph Mercury

Communitech is launching Hyperdrive, a new program to help young entrepreneurs take their ideas to market. The program is fuelled by $30 million. It will provide up to $700,000 in funding for...

2012-04-11, Globe and Mail

Seven Ontario Universities have joined a $210-million research initiative driven by high-power computing, funded by IBM and the governments of Canada and Ontario.

2012-04-10, InfoWorld

It's becoming more and more difficult for CIOs to find workers well-versed in ever-changing technologies like wireless networking, cloud computing, mobile security, and big data analytics.

2012-04-05, Globe and Mail

Massive, highly deliberate outreach is the only reliable path to victory when it comes to networking as part of a job search and to find new opportunities, says Harvard Business Review.

2012-04-04, New York Times

When Maria Klawe became president of Harvey Mudd College in 2006, she was dismayed at how few women were majoring in computer science.  As recently as 1985, 37% of grads in the field were...

2012-04-03, Backbone Magazine

The Ryerson Entrepreneur Institute is Canada's only student-run entrepreneurial centre. It helps students bring their ideas into reality through the StartMeUp Program, education, resources,...

2012-04-02, Network World

Employment in computer occupations is expected to increase by 22% by 2020, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Health care IT and mobile networks will increase demand for software...

2012-03-30, Exchange Magazine

Carleton opened the RIM Teaching and Collaborative Research Centre to keep engineering and industrial design students at the forefront of smartphone technology and design.


Can your smartphone replace your doctor? Probably not, but new mobile health care apps can make a doctor's job a whole lot easier. And make you healthier, too.

2012-03-27, Globe and Mail

Not sure whether your career is right for you? Try them all. Last summer, Toronto's Michael Warshafsky organized his own job-shadowing marathon, trying out 60 jobs in 60 days.

2012-03-26, Network World

One in five technology firms has rejected a job applicant because of his or her social media profile, according to a Eurocom Worldwide Survey. The annual study had previously found that almost 40...

2012-03-23, Toronto Stsr

Jovan Filipovic is in an enviable position. He’s just about to graduate from electrical engineering at Ryerson and is mulling two full-time, permanent job offers.

2012-03-22, Sophia Chung, Huffington Post

In a sea full of software engineers, I stick out like a sore thumb (as a female). So much so, I often need to clarify what I'm doing in a crowd of Silicon Valley's tech elites.

2012-03-21, Troy Media

The ICT literacy of students and all Canadians must improve. Enrolment in science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs is declining while employment opportunities in these fields...

2012-03-20, Network World

The big data revolution is creating a new breed of hybrid business-IT jobs that blends business knowledge and powerful IT tools to the benefit of tech-savvy business professionals.