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3rd April 2013

Second Annual VELD Music Festival Set To Launch In Toronto This August

mini-orbyThe second annual VELD Music Festival, presented by Canadian lifestyle and entertainment company INK Entertainment, will heat up the summer music lineup on August 3 & 4 at Downsview Park in Toronto. Spanning across two days with over 30 internationally acclaimed EDM acts, this year’s Festival showcases some of the most revered names in electronic music, all performing “under the stars.” Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd April 2013

The Comedy Network Orders Second Season of Match Game

comedy networkThis year, no blanks shall remain unfilled as The Comedy Network orders a second season of the retro-classic comedy game show Match Game from FremantleMedia. Set to shoot for the first time in Toronto this summer, another 60 episodes of the half-hour comedy series have been ordered. Produced in association with Montreal’s Zone3, Season 2 of Match Game premieres exclusively on Comedy this fall. Oshawa-born stand-up Darrin Rose is back for another round as host, and is again joined by wisecracking regular panellists Canadian comedy legend Seán Cullen, and beloved stand-up Debra DiGiovanni. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd April 2013

Ricoh Canada Inc. Launches RCloud Services

ricoh canadaRicoh Canada Inc. has announced the launch of RCloud Services, a platform for a suite of cloud-based services being offered by Ricoh Canada.  The first of these services is Ricoh’s Enterprise Content Management solution, which provides customers with a powerful “Software as a Service” model to address their content management needs. The company is focusing on small to mid-sized organizations, but the solution is robust enough to easily satisfy the demands of enterprise deployments at the departmental level – and in almost any industry. RCloud Services: ECM, powered by Laserfiche, provides organizations with rapid access to the benefits of a comprehensive ECM, but without the large capital investment. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd April 2013

Absolute Software Announces Global Partnership With Samsung Electronics

Absolute SoftwareAbsolute® Software Corporation, the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and management solutions for computers, laptops and ultra-portable devices announced today it has entered into a strategic global partnership with Samsung Electronics. Under the terms of this partnership, Samsung will embed patented Absolute persistence technology into the firmware of Samsung GALAXY mobile devices as a feature of Samsung KNOX, which will be launched later this year.  Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd April 2013

Sumbola Launches Advanced Social Reading Platform For The Cloud And Mobile Devices

sumbolaToronto-based developer Sumbola is very excited to announce its cloud-based reading platform for both the web and mobile. If you’re an author, on Sumbola’s platform your book becomes the sum of its readers, and the reading experience, right down to a single word, is now part of your knowledge. In the coming weeks, Sumbola will launch its Beta Author Program. A limited number of 200 authors will be invited in to upload their books, and access the innovative publishing backend. Authors can sign-up for the Beta Author Program on the Sumbola website on a first-come-first-served basis. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd April 2013

Andrew Akman Appointed COO Of Cineflix Media

cineflixCineflix Media Inc., an international creator, producer and distributor of television entertainment, is pleased to announce that Andrew Akman has been appointed to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer of Cineflix Media. Akman is responsible for overseeing the company’s corporate operations, information technology, and post-production. He is also responsible for setting up and overseeing the operations of partnerships and acquisitions. Andrew is based in Cineflix’s Toronto office and reports directly to Co-CEOs Katherine Buck and Glen Salzman. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd April 2013

Minister Clement Taps Edmonton Expertise at Open Data Roundtable

Government of CanadaThe Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, hosted a roundtable consultation in Edmonton today with high tech innovators, researchers and municipal Open Data leaders on the relaunch of the Government of Canada’s Open Data Portal. The Edmonton roundtable is the second in a series of cross-country consultations with the Open Data community and focuses on the features and content they would like to see on the new Open Data Portal set to launch later this year. The roundtables are hosted by the Government of Canada and moderated by well-known Open Government expert, David Eaves. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd April 2013

New Online Diagnostic Tool Helps Parents Determine If Their Toddler’s Language Development is On Track

Knowledge In DevelopmentKnowledge in Development, publisher of the language assessment measure, the Language Use Inventory (LUI), has announced the launch of My Child’s Talk, an online portal where concerned parents can quickly find out if their 2- or 3-year-olds’ spoken language is on track. Approximately 1 in 10 children under the age of 5 are estimated to be at-risk for delays in their language development. Delays in language development can affect a child’s development in many other areas, such as making friends, transitioning to school, and learning to read, or in some cases may an indicator of a more serious developmental problem. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd April 2013

TransGaming Signs GameTree TV Distribution Agreement With Roku Streaming Platform

transgamingTransGaming Inc., a leader in developing and delivering platform-defining social video game experiences to consumers around the world, has announced a distribution agreement with Roku® to launch GameTree™ TV on the Roku streaming platform. The launch is planned for summer 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd April 2013

Save BC Film Debuts PSA Videos

save bc filmSave BC Film has released the first of its PSA videos. These videos feature some of Vancouver’s finest talent, including Amanda Tapping (Stargate SG-1), Pascale Hutton (Arctic Air on CBC), Garry Chalk (Fringe), Alvin Sanders, Terence H. Winkless (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), Tyler Labine (Reaper), Victoria Bidewell (Comforting Skin the movie), Keith Dallas, Manooj Sood (Little Mosque on the Prairie). The video, which was produced as a volunteer effort, is designed to raise public awareness about the state of BC’s film and television industry and to educate people about tax incentives and how they benefit the province’s economy. The thirty second PSAs shown below will be distributed to local broadcast stations for airing on television. Read the rest of this entry »

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