2nd April 2012

Video Pick For Monday April 2nd

mini-orbyOur first Video Pick of the Day is for the student-developed game Tank’d, which you can try for yourself on the VFS Projects site. We had a chance to view the student pitch for this game, as well as give it a trial play, a few months ago at Vancouver Film School. The game was developed by David Felipe Franco Morales, Andres Molina, Dylan Loney and Alberto A Braga. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd April 2012

CRTC Takes Enforcement Action Against 85 Companies For DNCL Violations

CRTCThe Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has announced that the agency has concluded a five-month investigation, taking enforcement action against 85 companies for breaking the telemarketing rules. This investigation marks the latest step in the CRTC’s efforts, using a variety of enforcement strategies, to reduce unwanted calls made to Canadians. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd April 2012

Privacy Commissioners Urge Transparency And Respect Of Canadian Privacy Standards

Government of CanadaCanada’s federal government should take all steps necessary to ensure the standards and values behind Canadian privacy laws are not diminished as programs to fulfill the Canada-US perimeter security action plan are developed, say Canada’s privacy guardians. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd April 2012

Hegemony Gold: Wars Of Ancient Greece Now On Steam

Longbow GamesHegemony Gold: Wars of Ancient Greece from Longbow Games is an historical real-time strategy game that takes you back to the days of Philip and Socrates, Pericles and Brasidas. With three different campaigns to choose from, as well as a sandbox mode, you can relive the glory days of Athens, Sparta and Macedon. Hegemony Gold: Wars of Ancient Greece is available for the low price of $19.99. If you already own Hegemony: Philip of Macedon on Steam, then you can upgrade to Gold for only $9.99. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd April 2012

Softchoice Study Finds Corporate Networking Infrastructure Built on Shaky Foundation

softchoiceSoftchoice’s analysis of 78 corporate networking environments reveals that neglecting device management is exposing organizations to the risk of network outage, ratcheting up maintenance costs, and degrading network performance. While global spending on network security is estimated at more than $7 billion annually and growing, without effective asset management, network maintenance represents a significant and largely overlooked threat to many organizations. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd April 2012

Chase Launches the Amazon.ca Rewards Visa Card in Canada

chase canada card servicesChase Card Services Canada, a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co., has announced the launch of the Amazon.ca Rewards Visa® Card. Cardmembers earn two reward points for every dollar spent on eligible Amazon.ca purchases and one reward point per dollar spent everywhere Visa® credit cards are accepted. There is no limit to the amount of reward points cardmembers can accumulate and points do not expire. The Amazon.ca Rewards Visa Card is the second in the Chase portfolio with the online retailer, joining the Amazon.com Rewards Card that launched in the U.S. in 2002. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd April 2012

Pizza Pizza Gives Slices For Devices Throughout April

pizza pizzaThroughout the month of April, Pizza Pizza’s traditional restaurant locations are trading slices for unused cell phones or handheld devices. Now in its eighth year, the company’s Cells for Slices program encourages people to recycle their unused devices, which are often not disposed of properly. All of the proceeds collected from this initiative benefit Food Banks Canada as part of its Phones for Food program. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd April 2012

Intec Controls Selects SAP Business One From ProjectLine Solutions

projectlineBusiness enterprise and software solutions provider for small and mid-sized businesses ProjectLine Solutions Inc.  has announced Intec Controls Inc. as one of its newest customers implementing the SAP® Business One application. With locations across Western Canada, ProjectLine Solutions will be completing the implementation from its head office in Saskatoon. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd April 2012

CAE Awarded Contracts For Seven Full-Flight Simulators And Training Devices

CAECAE has announced that it has sold seven full-flight simulators (FFSs) to Air Algérie in Algeria, Emirates-CAE Flight Training (ECFT) in Dubai, UAE; two Airbus A320 FFSs for the new Interglobe-CAE joint venture airline training centre in Delhi, India; an Embraer ERJ-190 to Zhuhai Flight Training Centre (ZFTC) in Zhuhai, China; plus two FFSs to undisclosed customers. CAE has also begun leveraging its simulation capabilities in new markets such as healthcare and mining. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd April 2012

Hockey Canada Chooses NetBanx By Optimal Payments

optimal paymentsOptimal Payments, a UK-based company with three Canadian locations, is pleased to announce that Hockey Canada has selected the NETBANX service to provide online payment processing for its Hockey Canada online registry system (HCR), which manages registrations for more than 565,000 players and 180,000 registered participants in thousands of associations governed by its thirteen member branches: Read the rest of this entry »

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