Shop Talk with Vertical Motion | December 2022 Edition

Warp Speed Ahead with Vertical Motion Inc. December Quick Reads

December 1st — Tesla delivers its first battery-powered semi truck to PepsiCo, featuring a fuel range of 500 miles and an acceleration of 0 to 60 mph in 20 seconds.

December 1st — Airbus and Renault Group, global leaders in aerospace and automotive manufacturing, enter into a research and development agreement that aims to accelerate the advancement of electric battery technology.

December 7th — GitHub’s cloud-based artificial intelligence tool, Copilot, is now available for businesses. Through natural language prompts, developers, can access billions of lines of coding suggestions across dozens of languages.

December 14th — Technology giant Microsoft Corporation and global communications provider Viasat announce their new partnership, the Microsoft Airband Initiative, which aims to deliver internet access to 10 million people globally by 2025.

December 30th — Nike Training Club launches on Netflix, allowing members to feel the burn and stream their favourite show on one platform.

CDAP Boost Your Business Technology Grant Offers SMEs Up to $15,000 in Non-Dilutive Funding to Support the Adoption of New Digital Technologies

Vertical Motion Inc. is proud to announce our official accreditation by the Government of Canada as a CDAP Digital Advisor. The CDAP, or Canada Digital Adoption Program, is a $1.4 billion investment fund that seeks to support the digital transformation of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Canada. Whether you’re ready to reduce overhead costs, enhance customer service, improve supply chain logistics, or manage inventory more efficiently, the Canada Digital Adoption Program can help you acquire up to $15,000 in grant funding and up to $100,000 in 0% interest loans from the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC).

Ready to boost your business technology? Our team of CDAP advisors is eager to work with you to assess your organization’s digital needs and develop a custom-tailored digital adoption plan to transform the future of your business. To learn more about CDAP, the Boost Your Business Technology grant, or Vertical Motion Inc.’s recent accreditation, contact us today!

Choosing a Google Cloud Compute Resource Presented by Vertical Motion Inc. Full Stack Developer Sam Adesina

Vertical Motion Inc.’s Full-stack Developer Sam Adesina was recently invited to give a presentation to students at the University of Windsor on Choosing a Google Cloud Compute Resource. In his informative and captivating workshop, Sam gives an in-depth look into Cloud Computing, Cloud Computing service models, and the factors to consider when choosing a Google Compute resource. On behalf of everyone at Vertical Motion Inc., we would like to congratulate Sam on his outstanding presentation! 

To learn more about Google Cloud Computing, contact us today or connect with Sam on LinkedIn!

Vertical Motion Inc.'s 2022 Technology Holiday Gift Guide

Whether you’re looking for a late holiday gift or the latest tech to ring in the new year, here are a few of our favourite technology gifts for the holidays.

For The Gamer 🎮 — Nintendo Switch™ (OLED Model) Game Console
For The Misplacer 🤔 — Tile Mate Essentials 4-Pack Item Tracker
For The Hydrator 💧 — LARQ Bottle PureVis Self-Cleaning Water Bottle and Water Purifier
For The Caffeinator ☕ — Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug 2
For The Exerciser 💪 — Theragun Elite Massage Gun

Time Travelling with Vertical Motion Inc. | December Historical Events

December 3rd, 1994 — Sony launches the PlayStation video game console, also known as the PS One, and would later become an industry leader amassing an 88.69% market share as of November 2022.

December 11th, 2008 — Google publicly releases the internet browser Google Chrome featuring its open-source Chromium software. Today Google Chrome is the leading global internet browser, with a market share of 66%.

December 23rd, 1947 — Walter Brattain, John Bardeen and William Shockley invent the first working transistor at Bell Labs in Holmdel, New Jersey. They would later share the 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics for their efforts.

December 26th, 1982 — Time magazine selects the Personal Computer (PC) as the recipient of the 1982 “Person of the Year” (or in this case, “Machine of the Year”) award. The only other non-human to receive this award to date is “Earth”, who received the title in 1988. 

Vertical Motion Inc. is a trusted Canadian software development and entrepreneur assistance company that has supported the global efforts of startups, non-profits, B2B, and B2C businesses since 2006. With headquarters in Calgary and Kelowna, and team members coast to coast, Vertical Motion Inc. is recognized as an award-winning leader in the technology industry. Our team of executive advisors, project managers, software developers, business analysts, marketing specialists, and graphic designers have extensive experience in several industries including — Energy, Finance, Blockchain, Real Estate, Health Care, Clean Technology, Clothing & Apparel, Sports & Recreation, Software as a Service (SaaS), and Augmented & Virtual Reality (AR/VR).

Come chat with us and let us take you “From Idea to Execution and Beyond!” 🚀

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Ty Mikitka

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