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Lyft Line is live in Toronto

Lyft seems to be gearing up to launch its carpooling service, Line, in its first international city. This comes after Lyft launched its standard, Plus, Premier, Lux and SUV services in Toronto back in

One-time Flickr rival 500px acquired by the Getty of China, VCG

500px, the photo-sharing site that once proposed to take on Flickr and Getty, has been acquired by Visual China Group (VCG), a strategic investor in 500px via previous financings. A publicly-traded im

GM expands Maven car sharing to Toronto

GM has launched its first major international city for its Maven car sharing product. The service is going live in Toronto, Canada’s largest city by population, with rates beginning at $9 per ho

Lyft goes international with Toronto launch

Lyft has officially opened for business in Toronto, its first market outside the U.S. The Canadian expansion was announced last month, and December 12 is the first day of official operations with ride

Toronto begins sharing traffic data with Waze, and vice versa

The city of Toronto has begun sharing its traffic data with navigation service provider Waze. Google-owned Waze will also provide access to its real-time traffic and road conditions data back to the c

Crunch Report | Apple could give us a bigger iPhone X, Lyft goes to Canada

Today’s Stories  Apple could give us a bigger iPhone X next year Lyft heads to Toronto, Canada in December, the first city outside the United States SoftBank might not do the deal with Uber after a

Lyft’s first market outside the U.S. will be Canada with a December launch in Toronto

Lyft is growing beyond its home market of the U.S., with a launch planned next month in Toronto, the largest city in Canada. Residents in the greater Toronto area (and nearby Hamilton will be able to

Sidewalk Labs could pilot city-changing tech in Toronto sooner than you think

Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs smart city subsidiary is working with Toronto to help plan a brand new community, but nothing's set in stone on that front yet, with a 12-month lead-up period during which the

Justin Trudeau explains why Canada really ‘gets’ AI and smart cities

At Google’s Go North event today in Toronto, which features a slate of speakers focused primarily on artificial intelligence, Alphabet chairman Eric Schmidt spoke to Prime Minister Justin Trudea

Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs to turn Toronto area into a model smart city

Alphabet -owned Sidewalk Labs, the Google parent’s company focused on smart city technologies, will build a “mixed-use, complete community in Toronto on its eastern waterfront, with the ai

Shopify’s new R&D office in Toronto points to huge expansion ambitions

Well on its way to becoming the most influential tech company in Canada, Shopify is growing – and growing fast. The e-commerce platform company just opened its second Toronto office, Shopify R&

Toronto is poised to become the next great producer of tech startups

I’ve spent a fair amount of time in Toronto and learned there’s more to this city than Drake calling it home and the recent successes of their professional sports teams. We made one investment the

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

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 compa

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

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 ne

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 new

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., Montrea

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 <a target="_blank" href="http://shift

Reminder: The TechCrunch Toronto Meetup Is Tonight!

Today's the day. Our <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/toronto-meetup/event-details/">Northern meetup tour</a> has officially commenced, and we're kicking things off in the Great White North
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