5th July 2013

Telus Warns Of Phone Scam

telusTELUS is warning Canadians about a surge in a common phone scam. The latest scam involves ‘spoofing’, where a fraudster re-programs the caller ID signal to make it appear they are calling from a legitimate business, claiming to represent that organization. TELUS is working to protect its customers from the fraudulent phone calls, which are affecting wireless and landline customers including businesses, primarily in B.C. and Alberta. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th July 2013

Ministers Call For More Innovation And Expanded Opportunities As Education Systems Look To The Future

cmecThe best way to address Canada’s growing need for an educated and skilled labour force and ensure a sustained economic recovery is to expand education opportunities and improve learning outcomes in early childhood learning and development, elementary and secondary education, postsecondary education, adult learning and skills development. This, according to provincial and territorial ministers of education who have just concluded the 101st meeting of the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC), in Iqaluit, Nunavut. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th July 2013

Astral Joins With Bell Media Today

astral mediabell mediaWhether you are for or against the deal, today is the day that Astral Media Inc. officially joins with Bell Media following the completion of the $3.2-billion acquisition of Astral by BCE Inc. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th July 2013

EY Closes Deal To Create One Of The Largest SR&ED Practices In Canada

Ernst & YoungEY officially welcomed boutique firm SRED Automation into its family today, broadening the firm’s entrepreneurial and western Canada footprints while simultaneously creating one of Canada’s largest dedicated Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) practices. Bringing together EY’s bold brand and global reach with SRED Automation’s entrepreneurial spirit and reputation with private middle-market companies will raise the bar for exceptional client service delivery — enabling EY to deepen its focus on delivering the unique, holistic services that help private companies reach their growth goals. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th July 2013

Kobo Makes Summertime Reading Easy

koboKobo, has announced special offers on its world-class eReading devices and a series of great book recommendations to kick off the summer season. Whether lounging by the pool, hanging out at the cottage, or embarking on a road trip, Kobo has the best devices and eBooks to suit any Reader’s taste. Popular eBooks this summer include The Son by Philipp Meyer, A Dance With Dragons by George R.R. Martin, and Stephen King’s Under the Dome, which has been adapted for television in a series of the same name. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th July 2013

Introducing The Find’Em Tracking BlueTooth Device

find'em trackingIt happens to everyone — a wallet or purse gets misplaced or stolen, and recovery proves to be impossible regardless of the best efforts to find the missing item. Occasionally, people will find their missing items, but this tends to happen long after a new wallet or purse has been purchased and filled with replacement credit cards, photos and identification documents. Thankfully, new technology exists that allows people to keep track of their valuables. The Find’Em Tracking device, which is currently running an IndieGoGo campaign, uses Bluetooth technology to ensure that purses, wallets and other important items never stray too far from their owners. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th July 2013

CEO Clips Announces New Capabilities For Affordable Video And US Launch

CEO clipsVancouver-based CEO Clips, Canada’s largest library and producer of company CEO videos, has added new capabilities to create affordable videos for all companies across Canada and now the US. CEO Clips has been picked up by BizTV – the only US network committed to original, educational and inspiring programming about real people succeeding in business. From true life stories to informative talk shows, Dallas based BizTV is dedicated to the success of entrepreneurs and small business. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th July 2013

New Drupal Group In The Okanagan

mini-orbyThe Okanagan Drupal Users Group is pleased to announce the creation of a monthly Drupal Users Meetup. The casual meetings will be held on the second Thursday of each month, and are expected to last about two hours each. The first meeting is scheduled for July 11, 2013 at the Kelowna Innovation Centre located at #201-1405 St. Paul Street, Kelowna. All who are interested are encouraged to attend. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th July 2013

Dance Music Production And Remixing Made Easy

mini-orbyWith the largest production company in the world investing large sums of money in Electronic Dance Music, there is no shortage of buzz surrounding this new sound. This movement began with Disc Jockeys sampling and remixing records to create their own interpretations of songs. This innovative way to create a new and dynamic sound out of past songs was key to the development of this new genre. Vancouver company We Make Dance Music is now embracing this same idea with a modern twist, giving the user complete creative freedom over pieces of music. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th July 2013

Watch Dogs Live Now On Google Play

ubisoft canadaUbisoft has announced the release of “Watch Dogs Live”, an immersive multiplayer mobile gaming experience giving players the opportunity to become Canada’s ultimate hacker. Inspired by Ubisoft Montréal’s highly anticipated open-world action game, the Watch Dogs Live application is now available for free through Apple App Store? and Google Play. Read the rest of this entry »

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