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January 23, 2019

Pay gap remains high between sexes in Canadian tech jobs

Women in Canadian tech jobs, with a bachelor’s degree or higher, earn nearly $20,000 less a year than their male counterparts – and that pay gap can be just as stark for visible minority and Indigenous tech workers, a new study says.

First battery-free Bluetooth sticker sensor tag demonstrated

Wiliot, a semiconductor developer and innovator, demonstrated the first-ever sticker-sized Bluetooth sensor tag that incorporates an ARM processor powered solely by scavenging energy from ambient radio frequencies.

Huawei to grow Canadian R&D budget

Canada will be getting a piece of the US$2 billion that its global Chinese parent will spend over five years to hire more software engineers to make its equipment more secure, resilient and efficient, the company said last week.
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Vancouver’s powerhouse film, gaming industries yields VR arcades

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System-on-chip supports automotive LiDARs

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Coaxial cable stripping machine boosts production

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Lithium-ion smart battery pack delivers 8mm thickness

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EPTECH Montreal

March 5
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EPTECH Mississauga

March 7
Location: International Centre
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Hannover Messe

April 1 - 5
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