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9th November 2011

Vancouver Film School Announces Game Design Expo 2012

Vancouver Film School (VFS) has announced that the sixth annual Game Design Expo will be taking place on January 21-22, 2012. Game Design Expo is a unique weekend of presentations and networking, beginning with Industry Speaker Day on Saturday, January 21st. The full day of presentations will be followed by a special panel discussion focused on the local indie game scene.
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9th November 2011

8th International Mobile Game Awards Open For Entries

imgaThe International Mobile Game Awards (IMGA), a competition that brings together the key players in the mobile gaming industry for a celebration of creativity and innovation, is now open for entries. Now in its 8th year, the IMGA is the longest-running and most prestigious competition for the mobile entertainment industry. Over the last seven years the IMGA has reviewed more than 1,500 mobile games from over 52 countries. Participants include PhD students, researchers, artists, individual developers and the top 10 mobile games publishers and developers. Entrants can register and submit their game on the IMGA website. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th November 2011

Poynt Platform Surpasses 11M Users And 2.1B Interactions

poyntPoynt Corporation  has announced that the Poynt Platform has surpassed the 11 million user milestone. In addition an aggregate of 2.1 billion interactions have been recorded by Poynt users globally. The increase in users and interactions has been a catalyst for the Company’s revenue growth. Over the past twelve month period, the Platform has experienced 158% growth in its user base. Poynt has surpassed 2.1 billion interactions, up from 1 billion interactions on March 11, 2011, representing a doubling of user activity in only eight months. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th November 2011

Canada Enhances Research and Business Collaboration Opportunities with Germany

Government of CanadaThe Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), has wrapped up his visit to Berlin, where he participated in the 26th annual German-Canadian Conference. The Minister of State also met with senior German government officials, as well as science and technology leaders, to discuss Canadian–German collaboration between universities and businesses to support innovation. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th November 2011

New Collaborative Lest We Forget Workshops Announced

Orby - Remembrance DayLibrary and Archives Canada (LAC), the Canadian Urban Libraries Council and the Canadian War Museum are contributing to Remembrance Week commemorations with an expanded collaborative agreement for the delivery of Lest We Forget workshops across Canada. These workshops allow students to research primary source documents by looking through the military service files of Canadian soldiers, doctors or nurses who served in the First World War or who were killed in action in the Second World War. The collaboration enables librarians and others across Canada to deliver Lest We Forget workshops using online tools provided by LAC. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th November 2011

Microvolts Update Coming November 10th

rock hippo productionsRock Hippo Productions announced today it will launch an exciting new update for the popular cartoon style third-person shooter, MicroVolts.   Starting tomorrow, November 10th, players can test their luck for a chance to win exclusive parts and accessories featured in the all-new Capsule Machine.  Players can also check out a brand new Weapons Upgrade System as part of the latest Luck and Load Update.   Read the rest of this entry »

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9th November 2011

Cloud CIO Strategy Author Introduces New Cloud Computing Workshops

Building on the success of his book “Cloud CIO Strategy” published in June 2011, Bruce D’Sena, President of Innogist Holdings, has launched a series of workshops and webinars along the same theme. According to D’Sena, what makes these workshops unique is that they are designed primarily for business leaders and practitioners. Strategic planning, organizational design for the Cloud & other management components are blended with essential technology/architectural elements and case studies to provide an end-to-end view of the current state of the Cloud ecosystem. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th November 2011

Heroes Of The North Figurines On Sale

Heroes of the NorthAward-winning transmedia web series Heroes of the North recently announced the launch of its Monthly Promotions for November, which offers up to a $135 discount, including free shipping. This special rate is available on orders from now through November 30, 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th November 2011

Distributel Communications Expands Service To Western Canada

distributelCanadian independent Internet Service Provider Distributel Communications has announced that its unlimited high-speed Internet services are now available in Western Canada. Priding itself on high quality service and an ongoing commitment to customer needs, Distributel is now offering consumers in Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Richmond and Surrey unlimited high-speed Internet offerings along with significant cost savings. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th November 2011

Canadian War Museum Launches Mobile Application

Canadian War MuseumThe Canadian War Museum has launched a free mobile application that invites iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad users anywhere in the world on an interactive tour of over two dozen of the Museum’s most notable features and artifacts. Owners of these popular handheld devices can use the mobile application to obtain one-stop access to information about the Canadian War Museum from anywhere in the world. The tour showcases 28 Museum features and artifacts, including objects that bring to life some of the monumental events in Canada’s military history. Each stop includes images and a short audio commentary. Visitors can also take a fun quiz to test their newly-acquired knowledge. Read the rest of this entry »

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