Canadian tech firm leader dishes on office space challenges

The technology industry is increasingly an economic driver of Canada’s big cities, and especially Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal. Young tech companies emerge, and in many cases, they take root and expand quicker than their office spaces can accommodate. In other cases, the companies simply fail and disappear. Read More …read more Source:: Vancouver Sun – Business       

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This VC helped jump start the app economy by launching the iFund. Now he thinks an overlooked part of the enterprise software market is about to explode.

Menlo Ventures partner Matt Murphy thinks there a big opportunity in a new area in the enterprise software market. To date, most enterprise software firms have focused on producing applications and services that are general-purpose; they can be used by companies or departments across many different industries. But some newer startups are developing software targeted at particular industries, Murphy said. Many of those industries have been technological laggards, but they’re starting to embrace change, he said. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Matt Murphy knows how to spot a trend. While a partner at VC firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, he was early to recognize the game-changing potential… Read More

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13 TV Couples With Absolutely No Chemistry

Some TV couples suck. There, we said it. Despite trying to push some couples to endgame status, some are very clearly not that into each other. The Hollywood Gossip has rounded up 13 couples who have a grand total of zero chemistry. Sorry … not sorry. 1. Kara and Mon-El – Supergirl Mon-El was one of the worst characters on Supergirl, and it was largely because the producers tried to put force them together. Mon-El was officially exiled from the series about a year after his debut. 2. Jackson and Maggie – Grey’s Anatomy Jackson and Maggie were believable as friends, but not so much as a couple. They need… Read More

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Todd Chrisley Indicted for Tax Evasion, Reality Show Gets the Axe

Forgive the most obvious pun in content writing history, but… … it turns out that Todd Chrisley does NOT actually know best. Or, perhaps the reality star does know best, if the subject at hand is how to try and avoid paying one’s taxes. This perfect segue is relevant because the veteran USA Network and his wife, Julie, have been indicted by a federal grand jury for tax evasion, as well as other financial crimes, according to local news station WSBTV. The indictment includes a dozen charges. Among the most serious? Wire fraud, conspiracy to commit bank fraud and conspiracy to defraud the United States. In a statement obtained by… Read More

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Photos: Military children receive a back-to-school treat

Kimberly Spann and her children, Deon, 10, Arlana, 11, Jordyn, 4, Catrell, 13, Ayden, 9, left to right, and Elijah, 7, not in view, pick out free school supplies during Operation Homefront’s annual Back-to-School Brigade event at Hill Field Elementary in Clearfield on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. | Spenser Heaps Kimberly Spann and her children, Deon, 10, Arlana, 11, Jordyn, 4, Catrell, 13, Ayden, 9, left to right, and Elijah, 7, not in view, pick out free school supplies during Operation Homefront’s annual Back-to-School Brigade event at Hill Field Elementary in Clearfield on Tuesday. During the event, Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to build strong, stable… Read More

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Utah teen killed by falling rocks at Glacier National Park

A 14-year-old girl from Utah was killed Monday by falling rocks while visiting Glacier National Park. | Stock image SALT LAKE CITY — A 14-year-old girl from Utah was killed Monday by falling rocks while visiting Glacier National Park. The girl, whose name and hometown have not yet been released, was in a car with her parents and two other children about 7 p.m. when the rocks hit the top of the car, shattering the rear windshield, the National Park Service said. The family was driving west near the East Tunnel on Going-to-the-Sun Road. The rocks, which fell from the mountains above the road, ranged from the size of a… Read More

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Everything We Know So Far About Selena Gomez’s Beauty Line

Just when you thought you’ve had enough of the countless celebrity-owned beauty brands, Selena Gomez is here to revive your interest. That’s right: It appears that the multi-hyphenate star is adding beauty product developer to her résumé. According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Gomez’s production company, July Moon, filed a trademark for “Selena Gomez” on July 11 for a range of beauty products, including fragrances, cosmetics, body care, skin care, hair care, and nail products. The list also includes incense and essential oils. Gomez is seemingly following in the footsteps of other celebs who have come before her. One of the most successful, Rihanna, launched Fenty Beauty two… Read More

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