31st August 2012

Name Your Merging Media Maven Contest

merging mediaVillage Gamer has partnered with Merging Media BC to award three lucky contestants with a full pass to Merging Media 2012, being held at SFU Woodwards Goldcorp Centre for the Arts this October 24th through 26th. It’s simple to enter – just give us the identity of your favourite merging media maven along with your contact information. Read the rest of this entry »

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31st August 2012

Funcom Releases State Of The Game Letter

funcomCreative Director and Senior Producer Ragnar Tørnquist has released a State of the Game for Funcom‘s recently launched modern-day massively multiplayer online game ‘The Secret World‘. The text talks briefly about the recent events at Funcom and how the team is now reshuffling and reorganizing in order to meet the future head on and bring ‘The Secret World’ to all new levels. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th August 2012

Three CIX 2012 Canadian Meet Ups Announced

CIXWant to get a taste of Canadian Innovation Exchange ahead of the main event in November? Attend a CIX Meet Up, coming soon to Waterloo, Montreal and Vancouver. CIX Meet Ups this year will feature a panel discussion on Current Market Insights: Investment, Evaluation and Entrepreneurship, with prominent Canadian experts in each city. There will be cocktails, h’ors d’eouvres, and networking opportunities to give you an exclusive taste of CIX and a sampling of the Canadian innovation ecosystem in Digital Media and Information Communications Technology (ICT). Read the rest of this entry »

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30th August 2012

Toon Boom Supports the MIPJunior First International Pitch Competition

Toon BoomEmmy® Award-winning Toon Boom Animation Inc. the market leader in animation technology, announced today its support of the MIPJunior first International Pitch Competition targeted to creatives, producers and decision-makers from all sectors of the kids’ entertainment business. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th August 2012

Di-O-Matic Releases Voice-O-Matic v2 Maya Edition

diomaticDi-O-Matic, a Montreal-based developer of user friendly character animation software, has announced the launch Voice-O-Matic v2 (Maya Edition). Di-O-Matic heard the call from animators. Spending hours creating lip synch animations for CG characters can be tiring and manually generating every single lip movement can be a long and tedious task. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th August 2012

HitFar Bringing Imaginative Line to Wireless Expo

Canadian Wireless TradeshowHitFar will be presenting their extensive line of device skins, pouches and protective solutions at the 2012 Canadian Wireless Trade Show this September 12th and 13th. This year’s two-day event will be held at the Direct Energy Centre in Toronto. Specializing in sleek, unique designs for all major brands, their quality blends fashion with strength to protect your gear. They also provide a full line of accessories for tablets, PDAs and laptop. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th August 2012

Silanis Provides Financial Organizations Guidance on E-Signature Integration

silanisTo better help financial organizations improve customer experience while increasing cost-savings and remaining compliant in an ever changing regulatory landscape, Silanis, a Montreal-based provider of enterprise electronic signature solutions with the largest e-signature deployments, will host a webcast on infrastructure readiness and how to integrate with e-signatures. This complimentary event will take place Thursday, September 6, 2012, from 2:00pm-3:00pm ET. IT and operations stakeholders in the financial services sector interested in attending may register online. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th August 2012

Lights, Camera, Party! is Out Now on PlayStation Network

frima studioIt’s going to be the party of the year! Frima Studio is pleased to announce that Lights, Camera, Party! is now available on the PlayStation Network for PlayStation Move. Powered by the Unreal Engine, this unique, fast-paced PS Move party game will have friends and family jumping out of their seats to best each other in an array of zany mini-games. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th August 2012

Canada’s Small Business Saturday Coming October 20

cfibCanadian small business owners are counting down the days until October 20th, the date set for Canada’s first Small Business Saturday. It’s a new campaign from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) sponsored by Interac® that aims to encourage consumers to shop at local, independent businesses and help entrepreneurs promote their businesses online. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th August 2012

CareerBuilder Study Finds Workers Feeling Bullied in the Workplace

CareerBuilder CanadaA new study by CareerBuilder.ca finds 45% of workers said they have felt bullied at work; a third of these workers reported they suffered health-related problems as a result of bullying and 26% decided to quit their jobs to escape the situation. The study also found nearly half of workers don’t confront their bullies and the majority of incidents go unreported. The survey was conducted online by Harris Interactive© from May 14 to June 4, 2012 and included more than 550 workers nationwide. Read the rest of this entry »

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