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Tech & Science

Vancouver's Avigilon buys $80 million in patents

Capping a year of bunker revenue growth, Avigilon acquires a D.C.-area company's entire patent portfolio for $80.3 million

Entrepreneurs | Digital
Jeff Booth | BCBusiness

Tech & Science

BuildDirect raises $50 million, looks to become Amazon of home improvement

Vancouver e-tailer's funding round clocks in as one of the biggest in Canada for 2014

Entrepreneurs | Digital | Lower Mainland
Canada Post's YVR distribution centre | BCBusiness

Manufacturing & Transport

Can a $200-million mail plant at YVR save Canada Post?

Canada Post lost $193 million last year. It’s hoping that a new plant in Vancouver, and a new focus on parcel delivery, might turn things around

Digital | Lower Mainland

Tech & Science

Vancouver startup releases taxi app for sharing cabs with strangers

Cab Share Canada is first being marketed in Vancouver and London, Ont., where it hopes to grow a critical mass of users

Start Ups | Digital

Tourism & Culture

Is the Whistler Film Festival Canada's answer to Sundance?

The close-knit festival may just be the most Canadian of them all.

Digital | Arts & Culture
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Retail

How Vancouver retailers can get online by the holidays

Retail Spark brings e-commerce advice to local businesses

Small Business | Events | Digital
Vancouver 4G | BCBusiness

Tech & Science

Vancouver phones struggling to stay connected to 4G networks: report

Vancouver has a "3G sticky" issue according to research firm RootMetrics

Digital | Consumer Insight
Plenty of Fish | BCBusiness

Marketing & Media

Plenty of Fish eggs in one basket: dating site bets it all on mobile

Local online dating phenom Plenty of Fish, built for the web, thinks it can survive and grow in the mobile age

Digital | Arts & Culture
Tom Nyberg | BCBusiness

Tech & Science

Vancouver's (temporary) tech boom

With lax immigration laws, lower salaries and a common time zone with California, Vancouver has emerged as an outsourcing hub, albeit a small one, for global tech giants searching for software developers

Start Ups | Digital

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