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UW startup nabs TiE50 award from Silicon Valley

Five years after its launch, UW startup Tyromer Inc. has continued to expand, recently winning the coveted TiE50 award from Silicon Valley.

What to expect at gamer’s Christmas: E3

And so it is upon us, the Christmas of gamers all over the world, E3, is coming soon. For those not in the know,...

Biotechnology startups demo at VeloCity Lab

Over 120 people attended Velocity Science Open Lab May 27 to meet the seven inaugural teams accepted into the Velocity Science program.

Social entrepreneurship in a landscape dominated by technology ventures

The way society thinks of business has changed a lot over the past few decades. In the past, businesses were thought of as existing for...

Female role models win Canadian Engineering Scholarships worth $15,000

Two University of Waterloo students were awarded Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF) scholarships. Clarisse Schneider, a second-year software engineering student was awarded the $5,000 Allstream...

Nintendo vs. game journalism

We're currently in what we call a slow period of gaming news. The late winter releases have come out, and only a handful of games are being released between now and the fall. E3, the Christmas of gaming news, is less than a month away, meaning companies will be keeping their news secret in anticipation.

Envisioning with invisivision

The team behind Pipe Dream Interactive, Ryan Brooks, Robert Bruski, and Josh Brooks, hosted a launch party for Invisivision at The Tannery May 14, showcasing a pair of eyeglasses that could change the way we view films and play video games.

Science matters

The Waterloo Federal Liberal Association recently hosted a panel discussion with two UW scientists to discuss the consequences of recent government budget cuts to science grant programs.

The retro Smash Bros. with arrows you need to be playing

In my trademark obsessive nature when it comes to gaming news, and particularly game trailers, I've been more or less playing the Smash Bros. Direct that just came out all week.

Entrepreneurship award highlights wearable technology

Six teams won $10,000 in funding at the first annual Norman Esch Entrepreneurship Awards for Capstone Design, held April 4.
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