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20th June 2012

RewardGoals Launches A New Twist On Social Goal-Setting With Facebook

mini-orbyAfter several months of beta testing, Montreal’s RewardGoals has launched a fun way to encourage friends to accomplish goals with the support of others. Available on the web and mobile devices, users can set goals for their friends, offer rewards as incentives to see them through and invite others to help support the goal. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th June 2012

Tech-Savvy Seniors Bridging the Digital Divide

Digital communications may once have been the domain of the young, but Canada’s senior citizens are increasingly crossing the digital divide, according to new research from Revera, a Canadian seniors’ accommodation, care and services.  Read the rest of this entry »

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20th June 2012

Espial TV Browser Powers the Sharp Smart TV Experience

espial TVOn-demand TV software and solutions provider Espial has announced that the Espial TV Browser has been selected to power new Sharp® AQUOS®LED TVs in Japan, China, and North America, offering consumers the most advanced Smart TV Web experience based on the open source momentum of WebKit and HTML5. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th June 2012

D-BOX Technologies Debuts in Six Russian Theatres

D-BoxInnovative motion technology developer D-BOX Technologies Inc. has announced its first agreement with Luxor Cinema Chain, the fourth largest theatre circuit in Russia, for the installation of 141 D-BOX MFX Systems in six locations. This agreement marks the first sale of D-BOX MFX Systems for commercial theatre use in Russia and will also generate licensing fees payable to D-BOX in accordance with the systems’ utilization. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th June 2012

TVOKids Launches Two Free Educational Games

TVOTVO has launched two free educational apps for kids, designed in partnership with the University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) to increase a child’s capacity to learn. OISE has conducted formal research into the effectiveness of the apps and found that Hop, Frog, Hop! and Ribbit, Frog, Ribbit!can help improve a child’s working memory – a brain function essential to learning across all subject areas and in particular math. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th June 2012

Health Care Organizations Launch New App And Electronic Initiative

knowledge is the best medicineSeven of Canada’s leading health care organizations have joined together to launch new electronic tools to help Canadians use their medications safely and appropriately. The tools are the latest innovation in the Knowledge is the Best Medicine (KiBM) program which was created by Canada’s Research Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D) in 1994 to help Canadians better manage their own health care, including a free new iPhone and iPad app developed by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada with input from Canadian patient groups and health care provider organizations. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th June 2012

MechWarrior Online Operation Inception Founder’s Program On Sale Today

Infinite Game Publishing and Piranha Games have announced that the exclusive MechWarrior Online™ Founder’s Program goes on sale today, and the new Legendary tier option has been added for the hard-core MechWarrior fan. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th June 2012

Naughty Bear Set To Sneak Off To Paradise Island

behaviour interactiveOn May 31st, 505 Games and Behaviour Interactive made a very quiet announcement, which I missed because we were busy moving the Village Gamer house and office. My favourite dastardly bruin will be making an appearance this Fall in a new title, Naughty Bear: Panic On Paradise Island. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th June 2012

GameTree Mac Announces Summer Specials

gametree mactransgamingTransGaming’s GameTree Mac digital distribution platform for Mac games offers special promotional pricing throughout Summer 2012, including new releases such as Disney•Pixar’s BRAVE: The Video Game (Behaviour Interactive), in order to promote the Mac platform and to address the desires of the growing Mac gaming community. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th June 2012

Bringing Together Canadian-U.S. Common Interests for Start-ups

CATAThe CATAAlliance has announced the expansion of its National Diversity initiative with Springboard Enterprises, the premier venture capital catalyst for women-led businesses in the U.S. The U.S.-Canadian partnership aims to highlight the common interests between Canada and the U.S. regarding new models and opportunities for venture capital funding and mentorship for tech start-ups, with a focus on women-led companies. Read the rest of this entry »

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