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  • TC AppleCast 12: Apple Watch, MacBook And Beards

    TC AppleCast 12: Apple Watch, MacBook And Beards

    It’s Apple Watch pre-order day! The new device went on sale this morning at just after midnight Pacific time, and now shipping times are extending to at least June across the product lineup. Our guest today, The Loop’s Jim Dalrymple (@jdalrymple), not only successfully ordered three but also went to the Apple Store in Palo Alto to check out the in-store experience. I also managed… Read More

  • See You This Week In Montreal And Toronto

    See You This Week In Montreal And Toronto

    Here we go! TechCrunch is winging its way to Montreal and Toronto this week for some amazing meetups. We want to see you there so I hope you’ve purchased your ticket, eh. All the pitch-off companies are picked and the judges are in line to offer pithy commentary. The pitch-offs will follow our tried and true formula. We’ll pick 6 to 8 startups per city and they will have 60 seconds… Read More

  • LinkedIn Buys Careerify To Build Out Its Big Data Recruitment Business

    LinkedIn Buys Careerify To Build Out Its Big Data Recruitment Business

    LinkedIn has made another acquisition to build out its big data recruitment business. It’s acquired Careerify, a startup based out of Toronto, Canada, that focuses on software for businesses to hire people. Two of Careerify’s products — an employer branding software product (intended to help companies appear more attractive to prospective candidates) and “internal… Read More

  • Join Us At The First Montreal TC Pitch-Off And Meetup

    Join Us At The First Montreal TC Pitch-Off And Meetup

    TechCrunch is headed to Montreal on April 1 and we want to see you there. We’re going to hold a whirlwind tour of our neighbors to the north, landing first in Montreal and then in Toronto the next day. Our goal? To bring some amazing startups down to Disrupt in May. Sign up today! The meetup starts at 7pm and goes until 10:30pm. It will be a hoot. Tickets cost $10 and include drinks. Read More

  • Square Buys Kili Technology For Payment Hardware; HQ To Become Toronto Office

    Square Buys Kili Technology For Payment Hardware; HQ To Become Toronto Office

    Mobile payments and retail tech company Square has acquired Kili Technology, a Toronto-based startup specializing in silicon, electronic and software design for improvement payment processing. The newly-acquired company will remain in Toronto, which will now act as a second Canadian office for Square, which had previously opened its country HQ in Waterloo, home of one of the most-respected… Read More

  • Hailo Says There Won’t Be Any Licensing Deal For Toronto, New Focus Will Be On Growth In Asia

    Hailo Says There Won’t Be Any Licensing Deal For Toronto, New Focus Will Be On Growth In Asia

    Earlier today, Hailo revealed that it would be closing its North American operations. The closure announcement from Hailo included its operations in Chicago, New York, Boston, Washington D.C., Montreal and Toronto, but Hailo North America President and Toronto office lead Justin Raymond told TechCrunch that in the Canadian market, it would seek a licensing deal and keep the doors open. Hailo… Read More

  • Toronto Meetup: ShiftHub

    ShiftHub Brings The Freemium Web Model To Old-Fashioned Time Cards

    Back in high school when I worked at Arby’s, I was very careful to punch in and out using an old, mechanical time clock. Now, however, I suspect I’d use something ShiftHub. This app, by a pair of charming Torontians (Torundians?) who have experience in retail, branding, and mobile, is an all-in-one system for throwing away time clocks altogether. Read More

  • Reminder: The TechCrunch Toronto Meetup Is Tonight!

    Reminder: The TechCrunch Toronto Meetup Is Tonight!

    Today’s the day. Our Northern meetup tour has officially commenced, and we’re kicking things off in the Great White North. The Toronto TechCrunch Meetup is tonight. Read More

  • Announcing The TechCrunch Northern Meetups: Toronto, Detroit, Chicago

    Announcing The TechCrunch Northern Meetups: Toronto, Detroit, Chicago

    If you’re going to the North Country Fair where the wind hits heavy on Lake Michigan, we want you to attend one of our TC Northern meetups to be held in Toronto on November 5, Detroit on November 7, and Chicago on November 9. That’s right: we’re bringing the magic of our Southeast Meetups to Hogtown, Motor City, and the City In A Garden and we’d love to see you… Read More