London community project the “DH Maker Bus” gets rolling

A group of grad students in London has a dream – to expose more people to hacking, making, and the digital humanities. And they’re doing it on wheels. The group started the DH Maker Bus project as a way to get to the Digital Humanities 2013 conference in Nebraska this summer. In collaboration with community…

Blog: TechAlliance tours Fanshawe’s technology facilities

This blog post was written by Howie Chan, Business Analyst at TechAlliance. Late last week the Advisory Services team had a chance to tour the technology facilities at Fanshawe College with Industrial Research Chair John Makaran, and Anne-Marie DeCicco-Best, Government and Business Relations Advisor. It was a great opportunity for the team to see, first-hand,…

Member Spotlight: CarProof | June 2013

The monthly Member Spotlight is an opportunity to learn more about a leader at one of our member companies and showcase the company. This month, we spotlight Kevin Eaves, Chief Technology Officer with CarProof Vehicle History Reports. 1) What is your mobile device of choice, and why? I’m currently using the iPhone 5. I’ve always been impressed with…

Voices.com Celebrates 100,000th Voice Talent with New Responsive Website

Industry-leading Voices.com is celebrating the registration of its 100,000th voice talent member with the launch of a new website, rebuilt from the ground up. Part of the project included the implementation of “responsive design,” a design technique that accurately resizes the contents of a web page to any screen, regardless of its scope or device.…

Info-Tech Research Group purchases historic Masonic Temple in Toronto

TechAlliance member Info-Tech Research Group has purchased the historic Masonic Temple, host to music legends such as Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Frank Sinatra, and David Bowie. Info-Tech Research Group acquired the building from Bell Media. “It’s been a truly amazing year for us here at Info-Tech Research Group, and we’re so excited to make…

Blog: Internet Trends for 2013

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers have released the 2013 edition of their Internet Trend, which finds that online growth remains robust: “There are now 2.4 billion Internet users around the world, and the total continues to grow apace. Mobile usage is expanding rapidly, while the mobile advertising opportunity remains largely untapped. The report reviews the…

Emerging Trends in Telemedicine

This blog post was written by Deniz Temelli, Business Analyst at TechAlliance. Over the last few months the Advisory Services team at TechAlliance has seen a wave of new clients all working in the telemedicine space. The applications of telemedicine are extremely broad, and each of our clients are working within a different piece of…

Simalam wins IABC Virtuoso Award

It’s another win for Simalam Inc. and Emerging Leaders at IABC’s Virtuoso Awards on June 6. The Virtuoso Awards have recognized excellence in communications and the best in creative strategy and design across Southwestern Ontario since 1995. This award is the third for the exciting collaboration. Simalam received the Techcellence Community Engagement Award from TechAlliance…

COTI-2 demonstrates activity against many common p53 gene mutations

Critical Outcome Technologies Inc. (TSX Venture: COT) (“COTI” or the “Corporation”) announces positive results from experiments carried out with its lead cancer drug candidate, COTI-2, in the cancer research laboratories of Gordon Mills, M.D., Ph.D. Chair of the Department of Systems Biology and the Co-director of the Khalifa Institute for Personalized Cancer Therapy at The…

Nominate a young business person for the Business London Twenty Under Forty

This November, Business London will be honouring 20 business people under 40 years of age who are making their mark in London with business success and community involvement. We are looking for people who have achieved a level of success that is rare at a young age, and nominees can be entrepreneurs, executives, managers or…