04/25/16 - Cell Phone Inventor Comes Home to Talk With Winnipeg Innovators (via MTS Business Hub)

What do the innovators of the first cellphone and a rental app for travel accommodations have in common? They're both centred on the core value of connecting people.

That was the main focus at The Innovators 2016, an event hosted by the Information and Communication Technologies Association of Manitoba (ICTAM) at the RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg on April 21, 2016—an event for which MTS was a platinum sponsor.

Toronto-based technology journalist Marc Saltzman moderated the lively on-stage conversation involving Martin Cooper, the originator of the first handheld cellular phone in 1973, and Aaron Zifkin, Director of North American Operations for Airbnb, the online marketplace for accommodations around the world.

Read more: 04/25/16 - Cell Phone Inventor Comes Home to Talk With Winnipeg Innovators (via MTS Business Hub)

02/29/16 - Shifting Trends: You Now Spend 3 Hours a Day on Your Mobile Device (via MTS Business Hub)

A tech-savvy duo from Deloitte Winnipeg offered up prognostications for 2016, and it's no surprise they predict things are moving more and more towards mobile.

Andrea Legary, a manager in Deloitte’s Prairie Global R&D and Government Incentives group, and Matthew Hlynsky, a senior associate in the Financial Advisory group in Deloitte's Winnipeg office, spoke about key technology trends Manitoba businesses should focus on this year.

The lunchtime crowd learned about these trends first-hand at the Tech Mash Up, hosted by the Information and Communication Technologies Association of Manitoba (ICTAM) on February 23 at the NRC building in downtown Winnipeg.

Read more: 02/29/16 - Shifting Trends: You Now Spend 3 Hours a Day on Your Mobile Device (via MTS Business Hub)

06/10/15 - Interview with Peter Aceto, The Innovators Event 2015 (via MTS Business Hub)

Peter Aceto, President and CEO of Tangerine (left), takes part in a conversation with host Seamus O’Regan, a Canadian broadcast journalist from Newfoundland and Labrador, at The Innovators 2015, an event hosted by the Information and Communication Technologies Association of Manitoba (ICTAM) at the RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg on April 23, 2015.

Peter Aceto is no stranger to change. In fact, he embraces it.

The Tangerine Bank President and CEO was at the helm of the direct banking company (then known as ING Direct) when it was acquired by Scotiabank in 2014 and rebranded last year as Tangerine.

Read more: 06/10/15 - Interview with Peter Aceto, The Innovators Event 2015 (via MTS Business Hub)