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Shopify raises service plan fees after leaving them 'largely unchanged' for 12 years

Shopify raises service plan fees after leaving them 'largely unchanged' for 12 years

OTTAWA — Shopify Inc. is raising prices for three of its service plans after they remained "largely unchanged" for 12 years.
Alphabet to close Edmonton office of AI subsidiary DeepMind

Alphabet to close Edmonton office of AI subsidiary DeepMind

EDMONTON — Alphabet Inc. says it will close the Edmonton office owned by its artificial intelligence subsidiary DeepMind.
UFCW Canada provided services to almost 800 Uber workers last year: Uber

UFCW Canada provided services to almost 800 Uber workers last year: Uber

TORONTO — Uber Canada says the United Food and Commercial Workers Canada (UFCW Canada) union provided services to almost 800 Uber drivers and couriers dealing with disputes with the company last year.
Wave of tech layoffs tips power back in favour of employers in sector

Wave of tech layoffs tips power back in favour of employers in sector

TORONTO — Members of Canada's technology industry say another wave of layoffs the sector saw this week is tipping the power dynamic back in favour of employers.

Waterloo tech company Magnet Forensics sold to U.S. firm Thoma Bravo for $1.8B

Magnet Forensics Inc. says it will be bought and taken private in a $1.8-billion deal signed with Thoma Bravo, a U.S. private equity firm operating in the software sector. Waterloo, Ont.
Tech company Hootsuite lays off 7% of staff, names Irina Novoselsky new CEO

Tech company Hootsuite lays off 7% of staff, names Irina Novoselsky new CEO

VANCOUVER — Social media technology company Hootsuite Inc. is laying off seven per cent of its staff in its third job cut in the last year and replacing its chief executive.
Women's tech collective Toast launches with aim to diversify hiring, reduce wage gaps

Women's tech collective Toast launches with aim to diversify hiring, reduce wage gaps

TORONTO — When Marissa McNeelands was hiring a senior artificial intelligence product manager last year, she asked recruiters to suggest an equal number of male and female candidates.

Michele Romanow steps down as Clearco CEO as company lays off staff again

TORONTO — Michele Romanow is stepping down from her chief executive role at Clearco as the e-commerce investing business she co-founded lays off staff.
Uber public policy head wants Ontario to move 'faster and further' on gig economy

Uber public policy head wants Ontario to move 'faster and further' on gig economy

Uber's vice-president and global head of public policy wants Ontario to speed up its efforts to deliver gig economy legislation and act on its pitch to boost gig worker benefits.
Project Arrow debuts first Canadian zero-emission vehicle at CES in Las Vegas

Project Arrow debuts first Canadian zero-emission vehicle at CES in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — The first Canadian zero-emission vehicle debuted today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
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