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14th June 2012

Short Story Writing Competition Opens for Alice Munro Writers & Readers Festival

Orby ReadsWriters of short fiction are encouraged to enter the Alice Munro Writers and Readers Festival’s 2012 Short Story Competition. The competition, originally hosted by the Wingham Horticultural Society, is being revitalized by Huron Arts & Heritage Network this fall with a new name and new dates. Designed to provide a forum for writers to develop their craft and connect with like-minded literati, committee members are dedicated to enthusiastically supporting the efforts and talent of unpublished and emerging writers of short fiction. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th June 2012

CRTC Completes First Round Of Telemarketer On-Site Inspections

CRTCThe Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has completed the first round of on-site inspections of 13 telemarketing companies located in Toronto and Montreal. These inspections were conducted to ensure telemarketers are following the rules and not calling Canadians who have registered their numbers on the National Do Not Call List (DNCL). Read the rest of this entry »

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14th June 2012

Music Cluster Strategy Unveiled at NXNE by Music Canada

music CanadaAccording to a report commissioned by Music Canada and released today at NXNE Interactive (NXNEi), Toronto is one of the greatest music cities in the world, and yet it could be doing much more to maximize the economic benefits of the music cluster. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th June 2012

Indie Music Mockumentary makes Ontario Premiere

movie orbyBruno’s Blues premieres in Toronto at the Carlton Cinema. The film, with an indie, cult and jazz audience appeal, opens in Late Night Summer Madness screenings from June 23 – 30 coinciding with the Toronto Jazz Festival. Set and filmed in Vancouver, the locally produced feature length music mockumentary, about the life of Bruno Hubert, a talented but irresponsible jazz pianist with its tragic and comedic turns, also showcases such acclaimed jazz artists as Juno award winner Brad Turner, Mike Allen, Bill Campbell and Denzal Sinclaire. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th June 2012

Pokémon Fans Find Kingdoms to Conquer in Pokémon Conquest For Nintendo DS

Nintendo CanadaNew and experienced fans of the Pokémon video game series are invited to embark on an entirely new role-playing adventure. Pokémon Conquest launches for the Nintendo DS family of hand-held systems on June 18. The game is also playable on Nintendo 3DS in 2D mode, and challenges players to enter into battles across a variety of environments in the mythical region of Ransei. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th June 2012

Astral Out-Of-Home Launches iPad And iPhone Media Kit App

astral mediaAstral Out-of-Home, a division of Astral Media Inc., sets itself apart once again by launching a new application for tablets and mobile devices to offer advertisers easier access to a wide range of information about advertising possibilities and technological solutions provided by the industry leader in innovation. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th June 2012

SendGrid, Twilio and International Startup Festival Announce DOer Express Bus from NYC to Montreal

startup festivalCalifornia-based cloud communications company Twilio and SendGrid, a Colorado-based email deliverability company, have announced the inaugural DOer Express, a bus for entrepreneurs en route to the International Startup Festival in Montreal. The DOer Express, in partnership with Bessemer Venture Partners and Microsoft, will be leaving from New York City on July 11, and will transport 46 early stage startup founders while offering mentoring from top entrepreneurs, members of the startup community and technical advisors, such as Craig Kitterman, Technical Product Manager on the Windows Azure team at Microsoft. Startups can apply for a free spot on the bus online.  Read the rest of this entry »

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14th June 2012

PopCap 2012 Mobile Games Survey

popcapPopCap Games has announced the results of its third survey of mobile games consumption which found an overall increase in the mobile games market, a broadening audience, new opportunities unlocked through tablets and new developments in play and spending habits. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th June 2012

Announcing The New Anger Thermometer App

wipitupWip It Up of Winnipeg is proud to announce the launch of Anger Thermometer, a new Application (APP) available on iTunes. The Anger Thermometer App is a simple and practical tool to help people identify and regulate their feelings.

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14th June 2012

Stream and Extend Full HD Encoded Video over IP

matroxMontreal’s Matrox Graphics Inc. has introduced Matrox Maevex Series, a new H.264-based encoder/decoder technology designed for a wide range of applications including digital signage, collaborative video walls, and security & surveillance. Read the rest of this entry »

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