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14th May 2012

Ludia and Mark Burnett Bring ‘Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?’ to the App Store

LudiaInteractive entertainment company Ludia and One Three Media (A Hearst/Mark Burnett Company) announced today the launch of the ‘Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?’ App for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Based on the syndicated version of the wildly popular TV game show, the game lets users across North America find out if they are smarter than a 5th grader, experiencing the exciting competition by themselves or with friends. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th May 2012

Canada Helps Barbados Combat Crime with Ballistics System

forensic technologyCanada is continuing its mission to combat transnational crime in the Caribbean Basin by providing Barbados with ballistics identification equipment manufactured by Montreal-based Forensic Technology Inc. The Honorable Diane Ablonczy, Canada’s Minister of State of Foreign Affairs, announced earlier this month that Canada and the Caribbean states are establishing a Regional Integrated Ballistic Information Network (RIBIN) for the Caribbean Basin, with an initial investment of $800,000. Those funds will be used to purchase IBIS TRAX-3D equipment that the Royal Barbados Police Force can use to link crimes, guns and suspects, both locally and throughout the Caribbean to other IBIS-equipped sites. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th May 2012

Canadian Central Joins with Financial Industry Leaders to Deliver Mobile Payment Technology Guidelines

mini-orbyAs financial institutions established to respond to member needs, Canadian credit unions boast a rich history of innovation. Continuing this tradition, Credit Union Central of Canada (Canadian Central), along with representatives from Desjardins Financial Group and the largest Canadian banks, have announced an industry-wide initiative that will pave the way for the development of mobile payment options for Canadians. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th May 2012

Espial Executives to Speak and Moderate Panel Discussion at Smart TV Summit

espial TVEspial, an Ottawa-based on-demand TV software and solutions provider has announced that its Head of Browser Products, Dilshan De Silva, and Espial TV Browser Product Marketer, Peter Hutchins, will present and moderate a panel discussion, respectively, at the 2012 Smart TV Summit June 6-7 in San Francisco. Organized by the Smart TV Insider, the Smart TV Summit helps leading industry groups including content owners, broadcasters, consumer manufacturers, and regulators explore new business models and partnerships to maximize viewer engagement across connected TV platforms. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th May 2012

Happy 25th Birthday Dot CA

ciraCanada’s .CA turns 25 years old today. It was on this day in 1987 that the .CA top-level domain was officially delegated by Jon Postel, operator of Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA), to John Demco at the University of British Columbia (UBC). Demco and a group of volunteers ran the registry for 13 years. Since 2000, the registry for .CA domain names has been run by the Ottawa-based Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA). Read the rest of this entry »

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14th May 2012

Tag Taxi App Available In Montreal

mini-orbyTAG taxi TM, a free iPhone application developed by Montreal’s Prospek, lets you order a taxi in a simple, personalized way, has launched. At a time when urban transportation is an increasingly important issue, TAG (Taxi Assigned by Geolocation) offers citizens the opportunity to commute how they want to, as well as a chance for the taxi industry to modernize its customer service. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th May 2012

Government of Canada Supports Angel Investors in Southern Ontario

Government of CanadaTerence Young, Member of Parliament for Oakville, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), today announced a new Government of Canada investment for Angel One Investor Network that will help the organization connect more angel investors with promising new businesses in the region. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th May 2012

Canada Media Fund Launches A Digital Media Performance Measurement Framework

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) has launched a Digital Media Performance Measurement Framework as the result of a consultation with industry stakeholders. This new tool is designed to measure the performance of digital media projects funded through the CMF’s Convergent and Experimental Streams through a process that includes classifying projects and collecting metrics on key performance indicators. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th May 2012

Sonic PDF Creator 3.0 Facebook Giveaway

InvestinTechInvestinTech is giving away Sonic PDF Creator 3.0 on Facebook to all of their fans. You can get a license for the company’s PDF creation software – valued at $49.95, for free. For anyone looking to save a few bucks on high quality PDF creation tool, this is the giveaway to check out.  Sonic PDF Creator 3.0 has every PDF creation and editing feature you’ll ever need. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th May 2012

Pikmin 2 Makes Its Canadian Wii Debut And Joins Mario Power Tennis in Nintendo Selects

Nintendo CanadaNintendo Canada has announced the addition of two great games to the Nintendo Selects value collection for the Wii console on June 10 with Mario Power Tennis and Pikmin 2, a Nintendo GameCube classic making its Canadian debut on Wii. Nintendo Selects games are available at a suggested retail price of $19.99. Read the rest of this entry »

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