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4th April 2012

Royal Canadian Mint Launches MintChip Developer Challenge

Royal Canadian MintThe Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to announce that it has launched a program for developers from across North America to test and challenge a digital currency technology and to determine its applicability to the current marketplace. The MintChip™ Developer Challenge, which will accept submissions from April 4 until August 1, is part of the Mint’s ongoing research and development efforts. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th April 2012

ACM SIGGRAPH Vancouver Chapter Presents The Creatures of John Carter

Vancouver SIGGRAPH ChapterVancouver’s ACM SIGGRAPH chapter invites you to join them on Thursday April 26th for a presentation by Double Negative’s Visual Effects Supervisor Ken McGaugh on The Creatures of John Carter at the Vancity Theatre. Doors will open for the event at 6:00pm for a pre-session industry mixer. A Q & A session will follow the 7:00pm presentation. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th April 2012

RTDNA Canada Announces Central Region Award Recipients

rtdna canadaRTDNA Canada, the Association of Electronic Journalists, is pleased to recognize excellence in electronic journalism in the Central Region when it presents its annual awards in Toronto on June 21st, honouring the best programs, stations and news-gathering organizations in both radio and television. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th April 2012

Privacy Commissioner Says Facebook Is Improving, But…

Government of CanadaFacebook has shown greater awareness of users privacy rights, but still needs to do a better job of considering privacy issues before rolling out new features, Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) Jennifer Stoddart said today in announcing the findings of three complaint investigations involving the popular social networking site. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th April 2012

Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Ultimate Edition For Mac

Eidos MontrealUK developer Feral Interactive today confirmed that first-person role-playing game Deus Ex: Human RevolutionTM – Ultimate Edition will be released for the Mac on Thursday, April 26th. Developed by Eidos Montreal and published by Square Enix for games consoles and PC, Deus Ex: Human Revolution is a prequel to the legendary Deus Ex (2000). Read the rest of this entry »

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4th April 2012

Pocket God Episode 44 Infests the App Store with Locusts

frima studioWhat’s that buzzing noise? Is that a low-hanging cloud coming in? Oh, it’s just a plague of locusts descending on the Pygmies of Pocket God from Frima Studios and Bolt Creative. The Aztec calendar on Apocalypse Island continues to count down in Pocket God Episode 44: The Perfect Swarm, opening a new room in the island’s temple that houses the plague’s source – the locust queen! Available on the iTunes App Store today, Pocket God’s latest content update brings insect-riddled fun as well as a new Mondo Skin Pack to the hit iOS phenomenon. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th April 2012

Sage Survey Shows Canadian Business Owners Remain Optimistic About Domestic Economic Recovery

sageBusiness management software and services provider Sage has announced the results of its annual Sage Business Index survey. The Sage Business Index gathered the opinions of 2,278 Canadian business owners and is part of a multi-country survey conducted in Canada, the United States, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Spain, Austria, South Africa and Malaysia-Singapore. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th April 2012

iLOOKABOUT Corp Announces Appointment of Executive Chairman

ilookaboutiLOOKABOUT Corp. has announced the appointment of Geoff Davies, the current Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company, as Executive Chairman of the Board, effective immediately. In this new role, Mr. Davies will more closely support the Management Team in building on the recent financings and major contract successes, with a view to further improve the Company’s financial performance and enhance shareholder value. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th April 2012

Uniserve Signs Partnership Agreement With George Mobile

uniserveUniserve Communications Corporation has entered into a partnership agreement with Vancouver based get georgeSmartphone application developer George Mobile™. Uniserve will provide a variety of services on both a hardware and software level: The back-end infrastructure, complete telecom services including phone lines and phone numbers as well as management of the George Mobile platform. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th April 2012

AlertPay Acquired by MH Pillars Ltd

alertpayThe strategic assets of AlertPay Inc., a Montreal-based online payment processor, have been acquired by MH Pillars Ltd., a UK-based firm specializing in prepaid-card solutions. By acquiring AlertPay’s proprietary technology, MH Pillars will be able to enter the online payments industry with a full suite of solutions. Read the rest of this entry »

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