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7th December 2011

On-Device Offerings and Advertising Monetization Drive Poynt Into 2012

poyntMobile local search and advertising provider Poynt Corporation has announced a 50% increase in user activations for its mobile local search and advertising platform Poynt on Black Friday (November 25th), an increase that is believed to be directly attributed to Android on-device offerings in the United States. This unprecedented increase in user uptake provides support to the Company’s belief that on-device offerings directly influence user discoverability of the Poynt platform. Poynt usage on Black Friday also increased with more existing Poynt users returning to utilize Poynt to find daily deals in their local areas. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th December 2011

Strategy First Announces Steam Pre-Order Availability for FlatOut 3

strategy firstMontreal digital publisher Strategy First Inc has announced that FLATOUT 3: CHAOS & DESTRUCTION™, developed by Netherlands-based Team 6 Studios,  is now ready for Pre-Order on Steam  The destructive and high-octane game is fully integrated with Steam Works, and the Razer  Hydra Controller powered by  the revolutionary Sixense Motion tracking technology. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th December 2011

Canadian Titles Named As Nominees For XPlay Top Games of 2011 Awards

G4 TechTVG4’s “X-Play” has announced the nominees for the ninth annual “X-Play Best of 2011 Awards” as selected by G4’s team of gaming experts.  In what will be remembered as one of the biggest years to date for the video game industry, the onslaught of shooters, sequels and sci-fi epics has lead to the culmination of 25 award categories including Best Shooter, Best Writing, and Best Animation.  Read the rest of this entry »

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7th December 2011

Virtual Simulations Inc Announces December Discount on Remo 3D

Virtual Simulations Inc. is pleased to announce that it will be giving a 25% discount on all purchases of Remo 3D until the 31st of December. The discount is available to all clients on the North, Central and South American continents. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th December 2011

EPIC Mart Gaining Popularity in Socio-Economic Development Sector in Canada

Human EndeavourRealizing that many do not get a level-playing field in Canadian economic system, Human Endeavour envisioned an innovative approach in 2010 by setting up EPIC: Enterprise Promotion & Innovation Centre. The purpose of EPIC was to create an economy that cares. The plan was to enable ordinary, socially and economically marginalized groups to start social enterprises with the help of socially conscious members of community and thus have access to fair economic opportunities and optimism. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th December 2011

Xenoblade Chronicles Coming to Canada This Spring

Nintendo CanadaIt’s man vs. machine in a new game coming to Nintendo’s Wii console in spring. Xenoblade Chronicles asks players to use the Monado blade to take on a seemingly endless series of invading Mechon robots in a sweeping role-playing adventure. Xenoblade Chronicles will be available in Canada in Spring 2012 . Additional information about the game and Canadian distribution will be announced in the future. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th December 2011

The Amazing Spider-Man Returns to New York City in 2012

Beenox StudiosAn all-new Spider-Man is poised to bring the action back to New York City as Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. and Marvel Entertainment LLC announce The Amazing Spider-Man™ video game, planned to launch summer 2012 tied to Sony Picture Entertainment’s upcoming feature film of the same name.  Read the rest of this entry »

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7th December 2011

Point Grey Adds New HD 720p 120fps Models to Flea3 USB 3.0 Camera Family

Point GreyPoint Grey has announced the launch of its latest Flea3 USB 3.0 camera models, just weeks after the successful launch of its first USB 3.0 cameras earlier in October. The new FL3-U3-13S2 models are based on monochrome and color versions of the Sony® IMX035, a high-quality CMOS sensor capable of generating 1.3 megapixel (1328 x 1024) images at 120 FPS. The IMX035 uses Sony’s Exmor™ technology, which combines the speed of CMOS with advanced-quality image sensor technologies accumulated through the development of CCDs. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th December 2011

New Docu-Series Gastown Gamble Documents Attempt To Revitalize One Of Canada’s Most Challenged Neighbourhoods

Corus EntertainmentThis January, Corus Entertainment’s OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada) presents the premiere of the new original series, Gastown Gamble, which follows Vancouver entrepreneur and restaurateur Mark Brand and his wife Nico as they take on their riskiest challenge yet – resurrecting the historic Save-On-Meats building in Vancouver’s notorious Downtown Eastside. Produced by Lark Productions in association with OWN (Canada), this series premieres Wednesday, January 18 at 9:30 p.m. ET and repeats Fridays at 11 p.m. ET. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th December 2011

Primus Canada Significantly Expands VoIP Service Area

primusPrimus Telecommunications Canada Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PTGi (Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated), has announced that its VoIP services are now available in an additional 240 exchanges across Canada, specifically in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec. The move makes it simple for more Canadian businesses and consumers to access communications services that deliver reliable and flexible connections with premium features at an affordable price. Read the rest of this entry »

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