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Trump’s immigration policies give Vancouver’s tech sector an extra bump
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 06:00:00 -0700
Vancouver’s tech payroll has grown 27 percent in the last decade, fueled partly by flexible Canadian immigration policies. Though that’s drawn U.S. companies frustrated with U.S. limits, B.C. officials consider it a short-term advantage and hope to develop homegrown talent.
Bill Gates meeting with Trump to talk foreign aid
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 08:25:15 -0700
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tech billionaire Bill Gates is meeting with President Donald Trump to discuss progress in programs for global health and development as well as domestic education. Gates, who as the co-founder of Microsoft is the world’s wealthiest man, will highlight the “indispensable role that the United States has played in achieving these gains,” […]
Microsoft launches Teams app to take on Slack
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 08:30:00 -0700
Businesses that use Microsoft’s Office 365 web-based productivity suite will see the new workplace-messaging application appear starting Tuesday. The app will challenge startup Slack’s hot software.
Bill Gates concerned about digital isolationism
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:30:38 -0800
In a Reddit AMA, the Microsoft co-founder says he is concerned about digital isolationism that can fuel the spread of false information and encourage people to encounter only information that confirms their own beliefs.
Microsoft helps build a mosquito trap with brains
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 08:00:00 -0800
A new high-tech mosquito trap is promising to accurately capture particular mosquito species — those capable of spreading the Zika virus and certain other diseases — that health officials wanted to track, and let others buzz on.