Organization: TELUS

Digital Technology Supercluster gearing up to deliver successes

The British Columbia-based Digital Technology Supercluster is on track to launch its initial collaborative public-private sector projects in October, says chief executive Sue Paish, who expects the initiative will change how the world sees Canada.

Rei Safavi-Naeini

Rei Safavi-Naeini, a leading expert in cryptography and information security, received funding for a new Industrial Research Chair at the University of Calgary. Safavi-Naeini will focus on developing novel security and privacy technologies for securing the future internet. UCalgary, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada and telecommunications company Telus partnered to provide…

People: Jeff Watts and Pierre Roberge

Jeff Watts and Pierre Roberge have been appointed president and chief technology officer, respectively, of Prodigy Ventures Inc., a listed innovation company and named by Deloitte as one of Canada’s fastest growing technology companies. Roberge will also serve as senior VP for solutions and ventures. Tom Beckerman remains as company CEO and director. Watts was executive…

TELUS introduces Internet of Things platform

TELUS, Vancouver, has introduced a Internet of Things platform to provide communications networks seamless connectivity and simplified billing on more than 200 networks globally around the world. The Global IoT Connectivity Platform is a SIM card to connect with Internet-enabled devices at simplified rates without roaming charges or currency risk. The platform is aimed at…