Siri co-founder Norman Winarsky joins Relay Ventures

Norman Winarksy has joined Relay Ventures as its first-ever executive in residence (EIR), bringing his extensive experience as the former president of famed research lab SRI International to the Canada-based venture firm. In his new capacity, he’ll advise entrepreneurs in the portfolio companies, while also offering assistance to Relay Ventures’ investment team.

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All Hands on Tech: Cel-Fi Smart Signal Booster

Don’t you hate it when you get a dropped call? Thankfully, most people who live in a big city like Toronto can count on extensive LTE wireless coverage. But a few dreaded “dead zones” remain. This review of the Cel-Fi Smart Signal Booster focuses on solving the challenges of poor indoor coverage.

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Coveo’s ‘Intelligent’ Search Puts Queries Into Context

Effective self-service functionality can make a company’s customer experience stand out, and solid search capabilities play a key role in ensuring that customers quickly find the resources they need. This article focuses on Coveo for Sitecore, which enables companies to add context to customers’ searches and improve the relevance of the content that is returned in a search.

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Five Questions with John Albright at Relay Ventures

Toronto-based Relay Ventures is one of North America’s most active investors in mobile technologies. Over time, the firm has invested in some 66 companies. PE Hub Canada sat down with John Albright to discuss Relay’s deals, a recent run of lucrative portfolio exits, and emerging trends in the mobile space.

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iPad finds niche in restaurants and stores

There’s another growing group of customers who are switching to Apple devices — owners of restaurants and retail stores. Although some companies also offer apps and services for Android or even Windows devices, iPads tend to be the most popular among both businesses and vendors. Our clients at TouchBistro weighed in on this article.

Food Trucks Rejoice with TouchBistro

Carolina Firehouse has refined the mobile food truck service challenge to a fine art. This story outlines how it uses the TouchBistro iPad POS solution to run their operations.

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