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Panelist Yvonne Felix, head of partnerships at eSight, speaks during the event’s panel segment. (Alexandria Pankratz/Ryersonian Staff)

Women leading the tech industry work to shape a more feminine future

Women and Wearables event brings together female leaders in the wearable tech space to talk about encouraging diversity in Canada’s tech community.

What you’ve missed in science and tech

What you’ve missed in science and tech

Home of Ryerson’s newest zone gets new government-funding Finance minister Bill Morneau announced more than $30 million in federal funding for Ryerson infrastructure Friday. More than $20 million of that will go towards the Centre for Urban Innovation (CUI), the future home of Ryerson’s new Science Discovery Zone (SDZ). The CUI will have a state-of-the-art lab for the SDZ, which […]

by Robert Mackenzie· · Science & Technology
Hot tech-startup fest makes Canadian debut in Toronto

Hot tech-startup fest makes Canadian debut in Toronto

Marketers, investors and students gathered at the Biomedical Zone in downtown Toronto last Thursday for Canada’s first NewCo entrepreneurship festival. The Biomedical Zone is a health tech incubator that works closely with St. Michael’s Hospital and Ryerson University to develop healthcare startup companies. The space is no stranger to startup business culture, making it a perfect setting for NewCo to […]

iOS 10: The good, the bad and the ugly

iOS 10: The good, the bad and the ugly

iPhone users rejoice — you no longer have have to deal with all of those useless default apps. Apple released its new iOS 10 update Tuesday afternoon, and it’s created a heated debate among iPhone users. On the bright side, you can now rid your phone of unnecessary apps, like Stocks or Find Friends. However, the update also includes over […]

by Oriena Vuong· · Business, News, Science & Technology
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Rye grads charge ahead with new device

Tired of your phone losing its charge halfway through the day? Entrepreneurship students and graduates from Ted Rogers School of Management may have the answer: mybumper, a slim, detachable phone case that charges your phone’s battery. Mybumper offers about 10 hours of extra battery life and is slimmer than any other case on the market at 12.7 mm for iPhone […]

by Erin Hesselink· · News
Rye grad, OCAD students help make Uber accessible

Rye grad, OCAD students help make Uber accessible

AccessNow’s Maayan Ziv and the Inclusive Design Research Centre students at OCAD enlightened Uber on challenges faced by people with disabilities.

New DMZ head is taking it ‘one step at a time’

New DMZ head is taking it ‘one step at a time’

Abdullah Snobar knows he has big shoes to fill as he prepares to take the top job at Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone (DMZ). Snobar will be stepping into the executive director position left by Valerie Fox, the DMZ’s much-lauded co-founder and executive director of over five years, who leaves June 30. “She a builder, she’s the creator, she’s the founder, […]

by Emily Joveski· · News, On Campus
Around Campus: Feb. 10-16

Around Campus: Feb. 10-16

For advocates of diversity: Join the Tri-Mentoring Program as they present Being Disabled at Work: Narratives of Disability in the Workplace. Taking place on Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. in POD 250, the hour-long discussion and Q-and-A will be followed by another hour of group work. Discover ways to empower and promote accessibility for all students around campus. Visiting practitioner Cathy Crowe […]

Weekly Tech Update: Toronto Transit Apps

Weekly Tech Update: Toronto Transit Apps

We hear constantly that Ryerson is a commuter university – meaning that transit plays a huge part in our daily lives. If you’re not tracking your TTC streetcar or bus on your smartphone, downloading an app will prevent you from frustration when you’re late for work or class. If you don’t have a smartphone, you can stick to staring longingly […]

by Maria Siassina· · Arts & Life, Media
Four apps for the journalist in everyone

Four apps for the journalist in everyone

Every budding journalist needs a smartphone. Whether you’re using it to stay in touch with your profs and editors via text, scanning your email for tips or playing Candy Crush while waiting for a source to talk to you, up-to-date reporters would be lost without a phone. So whether you’re an aspiring reporter or just the newsiest one out of […]

by Stephanie Chan· · Science & Technology
VIDEO: Robots to the rescue!

VIDEO: Robots to the rescue!

  See our previous coverage: Rye professor, dog, and robot team up for rescue missions   Host: Kim Brown Producer: Josh McLean

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