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Google notifying Canadian employees impacted by global layoff of 12,000 workers

Google notifying Canadian employees impacted by global layoff of 12,000 workers

TORONTO — Google says Canadian employees affected by recently announced job cuts are being told today whether they have been laid off.
Uber relaunches ride share option in some Canadian cities under new name

Uber relaunches ride share option in some Canadian cities under new name

Uber Technologies Inc. says it is bringing its shared rides offering back to Canada with a new name. The ride-hailing giant says Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver will get access to UberX Share later this week.
'The Consultant,' Black History Month titles among February streaming highlights

'The Consultant,' Black History Month titles among February streaming highlights

TORONTO — Here's a look at some of the standout TV series and films debuting on subscription streaming platforms in February: "The Consultant" When the young founder of app-based gaming company CompWare is assassinated in his office, his employees ar

VerticalScope to lay off 22 per cent of workforce amid slowing economic environment

VerticalScope said it's laying off around 60 employees, or 22 per cent of the company's workforce.
Shopify CTO Allan Leinwand steps down for 'personal reason,' Lütke to take over R&D

Shopify CTO Allan Leinwand steps down for 'personal reason,' Lütke to take over R&D

OTTAWA — Shopify Inc. says chief technology officer Allan Leinwand will be departing the company with chief executive Tobi Lütke to take on some of his responsibilities.
Women-led startups fear falling behind amid tech downturn

Women-led startups fear falling behind amid tech downturn

TORONTO — Members of Canada's tech community say they are worried the sector's recent downturn will weigh even heavier on women founders, who have long trailed their male counterparts when fundraising.
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.
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