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21st May 2013

DHX Media Announces Broadcast, Digital and Home Entertainment Deals in Latin America

dhx mediaDHX Media Ltd., a Halifax-based independent creator, producer, distributor and licensor of mainly children’s entertainment content has signed key broadcast, digital and home entertainment deals in Latin America, highlighting the appeal of DHX Media’s children’s entertainment content across viewing platforms, cultures and over time. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st May 2013

BSA Study: Properly Licensed Software Delivers Four Times the Economic Benefit of Pirated Software

mini-orbyA new study from BSA | The Software Alliance and INSEAD, one of the world’s leading business schools, finds that increasing the use of properly licensed software would have a greater impact on the economy in Canada than allowing similar growth in the use of pirated software. A one per cent increase in use of licensed software would generate an estimated $2.25 billion, in national production, compared to $521 million from a similar increase in pirated software — meaning properly licensed software would deliver $1.73 billion in additional economic value. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st May 2013

ACL Launches ACL Analytics 10

acl softwareACL has announced the release of ACL™ Analytics version 10 (formerly known as ACL™ Desktop), a powerful, cost effective solution that can analyze any data source. It allows a broad group of users, including risk, compliance, audit, IT and financial control professionals, to uncover business risk in organizational data and gain deeper insight. Integration with the forthcoming ACL™ GRC solution will enable data-driven governance, risk and compliance (GRC) management. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st May 2013

Telefilm Canada Scores Coup To Promote New Ways To Discover Canadian Talent

Telefilm CanadaTelefilm Canada is partnering with Vancouver’s CineCoup Film Accelerator, a reality-show style competition to provide a million dollars to fund a new feature film, as part of the funding agency’s newly minted New Ways of Discovering Canadian Talent marketing campaign. On Sunday, Telefilm presented CineCoup President of Distribution and Sales, Brad Pelman, to industry players and media during its Talent To Watch event at the Cannes Film Festival. Up next, Telefilm will partner with CineCoup to unveil the Top 5 films at the Banff World Media Festival in June, where filmmakers will pitch their projects in front of industry experts. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st May 2013

Absolute Software Launches Consumer Theft Recovery Solution For Android Smartphones

Absolute SoftwareAbsolute® Software Corporation, a Vancouver developer of persistent endpoint security and management solutions for computers, laptops and ultra-portable devices today announced it is first to market with a consumer theft recovery solution for Android smartphones. This solution is the result of the Absolute Software and Samsung global partnership announced in early April 2013. Samsung has embedded patented Absolute persistence technology into select Samsung GALAXY devices starting with the Samsung GALAXY S4. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st May 2013

WordLogic Reach Goes Beyond Intelligent Text Prediction

wordlogicPredictive intelligence technology developer WordLogic (CTIA Booth Number #3727), a Vancouver company that creates patented solutions for mobiles, tablets and desktops, has again expanded the boundaries of predictive text input with the launch at CTIA Wireless 2013 of its latest ground breaking intelligent messaging solution – WordLogic Reach. The new, patent-pending technology allows users to add context-aware information into messages, emails and forms without needing to switch through other apps or search their devices. WordLogic Reach intelligently accesses information from other apps, such as contacts, location, calendar entries, images, bookmarks and more – adding detailed information and web links with the minimum of effort. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st May 2013

Who Will Win The Inaugural 1 Million Dollar Cinecoup Film Accelerator Pitch At Banff?

cinecoupNinety filmmaking teams from across Canada applied to CineCoup with a two-minute trailer as part of the CineCoup Film Accelerator: a disruptive new model for indie filmmakers to develop, market and finance their feature films. Over the course of 15 weeks, they have advanced through a competitive selection funnel by completing tough weekly missions that are designed to package their projects and build audience support on the CineCoup social web platform. The Top 10 projects were optioned for development.  Read the rest of this entry »

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21st May 2013

Study: Consumer Social Technologies Drives Enterprise Social Collaboration

avanadeAvanade, a global business technology solutions and managed services provider, has released results from a global survey (PDF) on adoption of social collaboration technologies by 4,000 end users and 1,000 business and IT decision-makers in 22 countries. Data from the research shows that the majority of businesses are using social networking technologies in the enterprise. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st May 2013

2012 Report: The State of Canada’s Science, Technology And Innovation System

STICA major report released today by Canada’s Science, Technology and Innovation Council (STIC) has concluded that Canada continues to tread water as a mid-level performer in science, technology, and innovation (STI) and is calling for Canada to aim higher and aspire for global leadership on key STI measures. The State of the Nation 2012 report, Canada’s Science, Technology and Innovation System: Aspiring to Global Leadership the third public report from STIC – charts progress from a baseline set in 2008 and compares Canada’s performance to global science, technology and innovation leaders. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st May 2013

Government of Canada Supports Scientific Discovery for Thousands of Researchers and Students

Government of CanadaScientists, engineers and students at universities across the country will receive significant support from the Government of Canada through the Discovery Grants, scholarships and fellowships. The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology) announced 3,808 research awards that will advance research in a full range of fields in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Read the rest of this entry »

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