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28th June 2012

CIRA To Act As A Catalyst For A Faster Better Performing Internet

ciraThe Canadian Internet Registration Authority, the organization that manages the .CA Internet domain, is embarking on a new initiative to help create a more robust and economical domestic Internet for all Canadians by facilitating the development of more Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) across the country. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th June 2012

Rainmaker Entertainment Announces Agreement To Sell

RainmakerRainmaker Entertainment Inc. announced earlier today that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement dated June 27, 2012 pursuant to which Rainmaker Studios Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xing Xing Digital Corporation, has agreed to acquire certain assets comprising substantially all of Rainmaker’s animation studio assets. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th June 2012

CRTC Investigation Prompts Rogers To Stop Slowing Down Internet Traffic

CRTCThe Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has closed its investigation into Rogers Communications’ Internet traffic management practices. The CRTC is satisfied that Rogers has addressed its concerns regarding the company’s practice of slowing down certain types of Internet traffic. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th June 2012

Max Payne 3 Local Justice DLC Pack Available Next Week

The Local Justice Pack, the first downloadable content pack for Max Payne 3, will be available on July 3rd for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, with the PC version launching on July 17th. This pack includes three new maps for Max Payne 3 Multiplayer featuring areas from the game’s intense final chapters, plus a new weapon, a new item, a new multiplayer faction and associated new Achievements, Trophies or Social Club accomplishments.
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28th June 2012

Join Canada at Casual Connect Seattle

Government of CanadaVia the Trade Commissioners’ Office: Game Nation is headed to Casual Connect 2012 in Seattle, ground zero for the casual gaming industry.  The conference, which will take place at Seattle’s Benaroya Hall this July 24th to 26th, attracts over 2,500 industry professionals with a cutting edge lecture series and highly popular nightly networking events. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th June 2012

Undead Invasion Starts Today With Zombie HQ Release

fuseThe App Store faces a zombie infestation today as mobile game publisher Fuse Powered, in collaboration with UK development studio Rebellion, launches Zombie HQ as a free app for iOS devices. Players must fend off undead hordes and rescue survivors to earn relaxation time in Zombie HQ, as one of the few remaining humans in a city plagued with zombies. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th June 2012

Company of Heroes 2 Executes Shock and Awe Campaign on E3

Relic EntertainmentTHQ Inc. has announced that its upcoming strategy game Company of Heroes® 2, currently in development at Relic Entertainment, has received critical acclaim coming out of E3 winning a number of awards. Company of Heroes 2 impressed E3 judges and secured seven Best of E3 2012 wins thanks to its cutting edge Essence™ 3 Engine. Notable achievements include Best PC Game from G4 X-Play and Machinima as well as a number of Best Strategy Game plaudits from other outlets. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th June 2012

The Voice: 2012 BC Technology Report Card

bctiaThe BCTIA, together with DigiBC, Cleantech CEO Alliance and Wavefront, collaborated with KPMG to prepare a Technology Report Card for British Columbia. On the heels of the Jenkins report last fall and the innovation agenda put forth in the recent federal budget, our intent was to examine the performance of the technology industry in our own province. We asked KPMG to assess the industry performance over the past decade in the context of the BC economy and in comparison to tech sectors in other regions. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th June 2012

HootSuite Integrates Four New Social Media Services

HootSuiteWith the latest wave of apps to join the App Directory, HootSuite continues to simplify the lives of its 4+ million social media users – making it even easier to actively engage online with social media. The company’s latest integrations welcome mobile sharing app Instagram, content sharing network SlideShare, document sharing app edocr and engagement app Zuum into the popular, market-leading social media management dashboard. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th June 2012

Sonic the Hedgehog Skins App Is Now Free

Big Blue BubbleBig Blue Bubble Inc. has announced that the studio’s Sonic the Hedgehog Skins for the iPhone and iPod app is now free.  Sonic the Hedgehog Skins gives users access to over 40 exclusive high resolution images of Sonic the Hedgehog and his friends for your iPhone and iPod Home and Lock screens.  The fun doesn’t end there, as content will be updated often. Read the rest of this entry »

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