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25th July 2013

Times Three Wireless Announces Major Patent Portfolio Acquisition

times three wirelessCalgary’s Times Three Wireless Inc. announced earlier today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase several fundamental patents along with the right to further develop the patent portfolio by filing additional continuing patent applications. Times Three’s proposed acquisition currently includes 4 patents issued and pending in the USA that relate to the essential development platform and tools widely used to create applications (“apps”) for smartphones, tablet computers and other mobile devices. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th July 2013

Canadian Homemade Game Guru’s YouTube Channel Gaining Fans And Recognition

mini-orbyAmong the over half-a-billion YouTube channels available online, a growing fanbase is starting to refer to the host of the Homemade Game Guru how-to channel as “Black MacGyver” for his innovative use of cardboard, glue and scrap materials to make over-the-top crafts and inventions. It was after the creation of his hit summer video ‘How to make a cardboard swimming pool’ that viewers started to make playful connections between the Homemade Game Guru’s African-Canadian host Luanga Nuwame and the legendary fictional 80s television character. MacGyver was a secret agent synonymous with using simple materials like duct tape to make gadgets needed to escape perilous situations. Although the Homemade Game Guru doesn’t need to escape from bad guys, his knack for creating outlandish inventions out of cardboard and duct tape has led to the recurring complimentary comparisons. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th July 2013

Visit Voices.com At SIGGRAPH 2013

voices.comLondon, Ontario-based Voices.com, the company that created the online marketplace for voice over work, is part of the Ontario delegation exhibiting at SIGGRAPH 2013, taking place in Anaheim, California this week. Voices.com’s CEO and CMO, David and Stephanie Ciccarelli, will be attending the conference and exhibition as delegates representing Ontario on a mission of business development at SIGGRAPH 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th July 2013

Silicon Sisters Introduces Everlove Narrative Romance Game For iOS And Android

Silicon Sisters InteractiveFemale-focused development studio Silicon Sisters Interactive is pulling back the curtain on their next project: Everlove, a casual game designed to appeal to the more than 74 million people who read romance fiction each year. An interactive narrative that plays like a romance novel brought to life, Everlove will release for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android in August with versions for PC and Mac to follow. The studio’s co-founder and CEO Brenda Bailey Gershkovitch will show the game for the first time at next week’s Casual Connect conference in San Francisco. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th July 2013

SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton’s Robotic Revenge Coming At You From Behaviour Interactive

behaviour interactiveGet ready to join our favourite under-the-sea gang as Activision Publishing, Inc., in association with Nickelodeon, has announced that SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton’s Robotic Revenge will be hitting consoles later this year in an all new, third-person, action-adventure videogame, developed by Behaviour Interactive. In this original story, Bikini Bottom’s very own Sheldon J. Plankton, known for his obsession with stealing the Krusty Krab’s secret formula, has new plans to build a mechanised army, threatening the serene seas of Bikini Bottom. Join SpongeBob and his friends as they stop Plankton’s evil plan and protect the prized Krabby Patty Formula. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th July 2013

Bell Canada Wants Loopholes Closed That Favour Big US Wireless Carriers

BellBell Canada has called on the federal government to immediately close loopholes in its wireless policy framework that favour major US wireless carriers at the expense of Canadians and our country’s world-class wireless industry and network infrastructure.

“Federal wireless policies intended to help small startup competitors unintentionally give the same advantages to major US wireless companies that want to enter Canada – advantages paid for by Canadians and denied to the country’s major wireless carriers. With the potential impact on the country’s airwaves and infrastructure, it’s an unprecedented situation that affects all Canadians,” said George Cope, President and CEO of Bell Canada and BCE. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th July 2013

Temple Street Productions And Family Channel Begin The Next Step Season 2 Principal Photography

temple street productionsTemple Street Productions Inc. and Family Channel have announced that principal photography has begun on the second season of break out reality-style series, The Next Step. The serialized tween drama is created by Frank van Keeken, creator of the hit Temple Street series Wingin’ It, which also airs on Family Channel and Disney XD. In addition to the 30 half-hour episodes on the channel, extra content will appear on Family.ca including, The Next Step Aftershow web series featuring exclusive character interviews and behind-the-scenes footage and commentary on the series’ storylines. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th July 2013

Reloaded Interactive Announces Launch Of Dynamic In-Game Advertising Network

reloaded-advertisingReloaded Interactive, one of the World’s largest in-game ad companies, has announced the launch of a dynamic in-game advertising network that is capable of delivering real-time ads within AAA game titles for console, mobile, and PC platforms. The new network utilizes Reloaded’s ad servers and technology to display advertisements to gamers playing with an active internet connection. Reloaded plans to be the first ever in-game advertising network to support dynamic delivery into select eighth generation game consoles by the end of 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th July 2013

Cansel Acquires Autodesk Authorized Developer Robert Steltman Inc

canselBurnaby company Cansel, a provider of software, hardware and services to the engineering, surveying, construction, mining, architecture, utilities, forestry, manufacturing and government industries, announced yesterday that it has acquired Robert Steltman Inc., an Autodesk Authorized Developer based in Toronto. Founded in 1991, Robert Steltman Inc. created Steltman Software, a line of Autodesk software productivity tools for roads, sites, surveys, pipes and river channels. The company is dedicated to providing practical and time-saving solutions that deliver efficient workflows. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th July 2013

Toon Boom’s Flip Boom Draw bundled On Toshiba Excite Write Tablets

Toon BoomTwo-time Emmy® award recipient Toon Boom Animation Inc. announced yesterday that its new app is now bundled with Toshiba‘s Excite Write tablets, offering users the ability to capture hand-written notes digitally as well as create fun animations in this unique high-resolution display. Excite Write tablets bundled with Flip Boon Draw will be available in Canada and other selected countries in Europe, Middle East, and Asia. Read the rest of this entry »

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