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5th February 2013

The Canadian Cloud Council Announces Final “Cloud Matters” Agenda

Canada Cloud CouncilThe Canadian Cloud Council is pleased to announce the final agenda for the association’s third national conference “Cloud Matters” on March 11 and 12, 2013 at the Rimrock Resort in Banff, Alberta, Canada. The cCc is the only Canadian national cloud industry body and is actively involved in Canadian cloud policy making, ecosystem development and community building. “Cloud Matters” will feature 50 Canadian cloud evangelists, business leaders, investors and policy makers tasked with creating “Canada’s Cloud Globalization Action Plan”. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th February 2013

OPP: Keeping Children Safe from Online Sexual Exploitation

OPPChildren and youth are increasingly living out a large proportion of their daily lives online — whether using technology to communicate with friends, seek entertainment, or learn and broaden their knowledge about the world around them.  However, just like the offline world, parents and teachers need to be fully aware of the risks children and youth may encounter while using the Internet.  This is why on February 5, International Safer Internet Day, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is letting Ontarians know about the comprehensive Internet safety resources and tools available through the Canadian Centre for Child Protection.  These tools are there to help parents (and teachers) make sense of the challenges with raising children and youth in an ever-changing technological world. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th February 2013

OpenText Appoints Kevin Cochrane as Chief Marketing Officer

OpenTextEnterprise Information Management (EIM) software provider OpenText™  has announced that industry veteran Kevin Cochrane has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer. In this role, Cochrane will be responsible for strategic planning and implementation of OpenText’s global marketing efforts in the Enterprise Information Management (EIM) market, which is projected to reach $19 billion in the next four years. As a member of OpenText’s Executive Leadership Team, Cochrane will report directly to OpenText President and CEO, Mark J. Barrenechea. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th February 2013

Emmy Awards Go Digital with Yangaroo Awards Solution

YANGAROOSecure digital media management company YANGAROO Inc. has announced a multi-year, multi-platform deal to provide The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) with a digital method for determining Emmy® winners beginning with News & Documentary Awards on October 1st of this year followed by others in 2014. Through the company’s YANGAROO Awards digital platform, entries will be submitted, content under consideration will be reviewed, and ultimately, judges will electronically cast their ballots. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th February 2013

Injustice Battle Arena Invites Fans to Pick their Champion in Weekly Match-ups

Warner Brothers Interactive EntertainmentToday, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment announce the details – and an invitation – to the ultimate battle of superhero supremacy for the upcoming fighting game, Injustice: Gods Among Us. For the next 10 weeks, the roster of legendary DC Comics characters will enter the Injustice Battle Arena. Each week, a new pair of challengers will enter the arena, as fans are given the opportunity to vote on who they believe would come out as champion. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th February 2013

Social Media Research Company Fizziology Launches in Canada

fizziologyFizziology, an American social media research company that analyzes the world of entertainment, advertising, sports and a variety of other industries to forecast real world behavior, has announced the launch of its Canadian research arm. Fizziology is now able to deliver Canadian-based intelligence using a multi-layered language and geo-location approach that captures only Canadian social media conversations. This technique helps studios, networks and brands better determine how to craft their marketing strategies for Canada without the noise of additional markets. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th February 2013

TVO Expands Suite Of Educational Children’s Apps To BlackBerry 10

TVOTVO, Ontario’s public educational media organization, is pleased to partner with BlackBerry to offer six TVOKids educational children’s apps for BlackBerry® 10. TVO’s app offerings for BlackBerry 10 come as part of an extensive relationship with BlackBerry built on a shared commitment to inspire young minds through the power of education, and are available affective today as new devices hit Ontario stores. As the most trusted and most educational media brand for children in Canada (Ipsos Reid, 2011), TVO fosters early learning development by creating award-winning, classroom-tested educational resources, including apps for mobile devices and online games and videos. With content that supports the Ontario Curriculum, TVO provides educational resources across a variety of platforms, with more educational apps than any other Canadian broadcaster. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th February 2013

New Report Shows CFC Alumni are a Major Economic Contributor to Ontario’s Economy

CFCThe economic impact of Canadian Film Centre and its alumni in Ontario is considerable according to a recent study conducted by Nordicity on the economic impacts of CFC’s graduates in the province. CFC, in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport (MTCS), engaged Nordicity to measure the economic impact of CFC graduates since 2005-06 – the first year of MTCS support. Study of the Economic Impacts of the Canadian Film Centre represents the first time an economic analysis of CFC graduates has been assessed, and provides a baseline for future studies. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th February 2013

Countdown to the World Education Games

Orby ReadsHosted annually by 3P Learning, the World Education Games allows students from around the world to compete with each other in an on-line competition.  Last year, 6 million students from over 200 countries and territories participated in the free competition.  3P Learning’s online resources – Mathletics, Spellodrome, and IntoScience – are the engines for the educational challenge that allows students to compete based on their age and skill level. This year, World Literacy Day will be held on March 5th, followed by World Math on March 6th and World Science day on March 7th. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th February 2013

New Canadian Series Motive Debuts with 1.23 Million Viewers

CTV National Fellowship ProgrammeIt was another touchdown for CTV‘s original programming slate on Sunday night as, despite an 11p.m. ET start time, 1.23 million viewers tuned in for the post-Super Bowl premiere of its new original drama series Motive. The debut becomes the #1 Canadian series premiere of the 2012/13 broadcast year. With 4.2 million viewers tuning in to some or all of the new Canadian crime drama, Motive tackled its competition by more than doubling Elementary’s audience head-to-head (548,000; Global), and kicked off its debut season as the most-watched program of the night, next to the Super Bowl. Following a massive promotion and publicity campaign, Motive held steady throughout the delayed broadcast and scored big among both men and women, with a 6.5 rating for M18-34 in Toronto and a 5.2 rating for F18-34 in Vancouver. Read the rest of this entry »

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