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24th September 2012

Royal Canadian Mint Announces MintChip Developer Challenge Winners

Royal Canadian MintThe Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to announce the winners in the MintChip™ Developer Challenge, which began on April 4 when developers from across North America were invited to test the technology as part of the continuing research and development of MintChip™ and to determine its applicability to the current marketplace. The results of the Developer Challenge will form part of the Mint’s ongoing evaluation of possible next steps in the development of the MintChip™ technology. More than $50,000 worth of prizes will be awarded to the winners later in the fall. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th September 2012

Centre For Digital Media Officially Opens Doors

Centre For Digital MediaAttracting some of the best minds in digital design and media just got easier with the launch of the new Centre for Digital Media at Great Northern Way Campus (GNWC). The Centre for Digital Media has been occupied since August 20, 2012 but celebrated its official launch on September 21. The 51,000-sq. ft. building combines social, learning and student residential space for the Masters of Digital Media (MDM) program. Located next to the existing Centre on the False Creek Flats, adjacent to Great Northern Way, the mixed-use facility provides state-of-the-art classrooms and studios, along with three floors (76 units) of student designated rental housing in a LEED Gold certification qualified building. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th September 2012

New Writing And Creativity Book Coming From Belinda Witzenhausen

Orby Reads“Writing Sparks: Inspiration to Ignite Your Creativity!” by Toronto author Belinda Witzenhausen will offer valuable advice, prompts and tips to help you break through any creative block and start writing. These prompts offer a variety of fiction and nonfiction ideas designed to get you thinking and writing. Some prompts may ask you to reflect on personal opinions or memories, while others ask you to flex your creative muscles with fun and often, quirky suggestions. These “sparks” are designed to get you motivated and challenge you to grow as a writer. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th September 2012

AJB Announces Mobile Payments Strategy for Retailers

ajb softwareIntegrated payment solutions provider AJB Software Design, Inc. has outlined its mobile strategy for merchants, which entails extending credit and debit card payment processing beyond legacy systems and into new mobile applications and POS environments. Over the coming months, AJB will be announcing products and partners that make it easier for merchants to deploy mobile payment solutions; increasing convenience and facilitating transactions, while maintaining the strictest levels of payment security. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th September 2012

Financial Consumer Agency Launches Youth Video Contest

Government of CanadaAs part of Canada’s Financial Literacy Month starting November 1, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) today is launching a video challenge on its YouTube channel. With the theme: “How I am saving for…,” the contest challenges all Canadian youth aged between 13 and 19 (as of November 30, 2012) to submit a one- to three-minute long video showing and explaining how they are saving toward or managing their money to achieve a financial goal. Videos must also end with the line “Financial Understanding. It Just Adds Up.” Read the rest of this entry »

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24th September 2012

Inbox Marketer Releases 10 Tips For Digital Marketers

inbox marketerToronto-based digital messaging company Inbox Marketer has announced 10 Tips for Digital Marketers in celebration of its 10thAnniversary. In this milestone year, Inbox Marketer was recognized by the Branham300 list as one of Canada’s top technology and services companies, and by PROFIT magazine as one of Canada’s top 200 Fastest-Growing Companies for the fourth straight year. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th September 2012

DHX Media Assumes Yo Gabba Gabba International Broadcast And Licensing Rights

dhx mediaDHX Media Ltd. has assumed all of the international broadcast and licensing rights for its hit pre-school television property Yo Gabba Gabba!. The show is produced by DHX Media subsidiary W!LDBRAIN Entertainment. Previously, international broadcast and licensing rights were managed by Zodiak Rights. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th September 2012

New Game Director Named For The Secret World

funcomFuncom is excited to announce that Joel Bylos has taken the new position as Game Director on ‘The Secret World’, the company’s recently launched massively multiplayer online game (MMO). Mr. Bylos will work together with Creative Director Ragnar Tørnquist on expanding and enhancing the game through quality post-launch content. The team has already launched two major content updates in just over two months following launch, and focus going forward will be to expand the storyline, introduce entire new areas such as the upcoming New York raid, and much more. Read the rest of this entry »

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