Shopify IPO Success: Silicon Valley North Rebirth?

Wally Hucker 05/22/2015 07:46:13 PM EST in Industry

Shopify IPO Success: Silicon Valley North Rebirth?

Shares of Shopify, the Ottawa-based commerce software maker, took off after its IPO (initial public offering) yesterday. Launched at US$17 on the NYSE (New York Stock Exchange), they climbed to over US$28, before closing at US$25.86, a 51% gain. Will Shopify's success lead to a renaissance

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Hands-on Review: PureGear Selfie Stick

Published: 05/22/2015 03:40:52 PM EST

Hands-on Review: PureGear Selfie Stick

Call them one of the most polarizing tech accessories of our time: the selfie stick is both loved and despised by many. Yet bring one into a room, and undoubtedly, it will be the subject of conversation and interest. So how do these things work anyway?

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Staub Appoints Ontario Business Development Manager, CI Division

Published: 05/22/2015 08:59:21 AM

Staub Appoints Ontario Business Development Manager, CI Division

Matt Daub has joined Staub Electronics as its new Ontario Business Development Manager for its Custom Installation (CI) Division.

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Satechi Helps You Save Desk Space With 3-in-1 Docking Station

Published: 05/22/2015 08:00:01 AM

Satechi Helps You Save Desk Space With 3-in-1 Docking Station

Using Satechi's new Aluminum SATA III HDD Docking Station, you can connect up to three devices, including hard drives, cameras, flash drives, and SD cards.

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JL Audio Intros Wireless Audio Transmitter & Receiver

Published: 05/22/2015 07:30:01 AM

JL Audio Intros Wireless Audio Transmitter & Receiver

JL Audio has introduced JLINK, a wireless, high fidelity audio transmitter and receiver kit for home audio systems that features PCM stereo digital, wireless signal transmission.

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CE & Appliance Retailing Jobs Hit Hard

Published: 05/21/2015 08:30:01 AM

CE & Appliance Retailing Jobs Hit Hard

Canada lost almost 20,000 jobs in April, with retailing suffering greatly, especially in the electronics and appliance sector.

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MixRadio Launches New Music Streaming Service

Published: 05/21/2015 07:30:01 AM

MixRadio Launches New Music Streaming Service

MixRadio, which was previously owned by Microsoft and Nokia, has launched a new personalized music streaming service for both the Android and iOS platforms; plus confirmed a new partnership with HTC.

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Update Elevated 1st Anniversary Night Draws 400

Published: 05/20/2015 05:04:57 PM

Update Elevated 1st Anniversary Night Draws 400

Like itsĀ grand opening last May, Update Elevated attracted about 400 guests for its first anniversary celebration, held earlier this month. "Actually," reflects partner Stacey Sniderman-Wong with a chuckle, "it may have been more. We went through more food."

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Voltage Pictures Bitten By Lizard Litigation

Published: 05/20/2015 01:40:01 PM

Voltage Pictures Bitten By Lizard Litigation

Voltage Pictures LLC, the company that forced Canadian ISPs to release the names of users who allegedly shared the movie The Hurt Locker, has itself been hit with a lawsuit over copyright violations. Voltage has been promoting a planned film about a giant lizard that stomps on Tokyo, and Toho Co., Japanese owner of the Godzilla franchise, is biting back, in court.

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Dlodlo's New VR Glasses Weigh Just 4 Ounces

Published: 05/20/2015 09:48:08 AM

Dlodlo's New VR Glasses Weigh Just 4 Ounces

Shenzhen, China-based Dlodlo claims that it's new virtual reality glasses are the "world's lightest" at just 4 ounces.

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