26th August 2013

Desire2Learn Launches Edge Challenge 2013

desire2learnMontreal-based eXploranceTo help channel the innovation shaping the face of education, Desire2Learn today kicked off the Desire2Learn Edge Challenge 2013 by announcing a $10,000 grand prize for the best custom-built application that improves the education experience for teachers, students or administrators. The Desire2Learn Edge Challenge is a development competition for post-secondary students to create a mobile, web or desktop application that enhances the experience of students, instructors or administrators in an educational context. Participants work in teams to create real-world solutions that will shape the future of education. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th August 2013

Headliners Announced For 14th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards Festival

Canadian Comedy AwardsThe Canadian Comedy Foundation for Excellence is pleased to announce that Alan Thicke, Tom Green, This is That, Jeremy Hotz and Harland Williams are among many great Canadian talents scheduled to appear at the the 14th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards Festival taking place in Ottawa from October 3-6, 2013 at four different venues across the city. Festivities will kick off on Thursday, October 3rd with a special live episode of Best Radio Program/Clip nominee CBC’s This is That featuring Pat Kelly and Peter Oldring in the studio space at Centrepointe Theatre. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th August 2013

Fort Technology Launches Indiegogo Campaign To Build TickleVault

fort technologyTickleVault is a project formed by Fort Technology, an Alberta based technology company, to provide a secure alternative to Dropbox hosted on Canadian soil. The TickleVault system allows users to backup and synchronize files between their PC, Mac, Android, and iPhone and have the files stored encrypted in a secure location in downtown Edmonton. The easy to use web interface allows other devices to access files stored in the encrypted TickleVault storage, providing users access to their data anywhere. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th August 2013

Ortsbo Announces Additional Global Customer Care Partnership Program

ortsboOrtsbo, Inc., a subsidiary of Intertainment Media Inc., announced today that is has signed a strategic partnership and services agreement with a private Telecommunications Consulting Group to work with Ortsbo to facilitate sales of the Ortsbo Software as a Service (SaaS) language technology to major global business process outsourcing firms, telecom companies and to call center and communications technology providers. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th August 2013

SIGGRAPH 2014 Early Bird Rate For Exhibit Space Ends September 3rd

Vancouver SIGGRAPH ChapterSIGGRAPH 2014 will take place next 12-14 August in Vancouver, and if you book your space now, you’ll pay only $37.00 USD per square foot with a 10% deposit due on booking. The price goes up on September 4th to $38.00 per square foot, and a 50% deposit will be required to secure your space if you apply after September 12th. Exhibit applications submitted after February 15, 2014 will require payment in full. SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver is an incredible marketing opportunity for Canadian companies – this is your chance to show off Canadian talent and innovation to a global audience – on our own turf. Personally I hope to see a much higher percentage of Canadian companies exhibiting at SIGGRAPH 2014 than in 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th August 2013

Zelda Symphony Returns To Toronto And Points West

zelda symphony of the goddessesAs part of the global “The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses” tour for 2013, the acclaimed concert will revisit the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts on September 7 and once again thrill music lovers and Zelda enthusiasts with Second Quest, including fresh and exciting new material exploring additional chapters from the Zelda franchise. Those new to Symphony of the Goddesses will also have the opportunity to experience the beautifully orchestrated four-movement symphonic work from last season, which chronicles fan-favourite moments from the franchise’s rich and storied history, carefully and expertly timed with a gorgeous, larger-than-life orchestral score. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th August 2013

Telefilm Canada And Rogers Group Of Funds Extend Theatrical Documentary Program

Telefilm CanadaTelefilm Canada and the Rogers Group of Funds are pleased to announce the extension of their partnership for the Theatrical Documentary Program for 2013-2014. The upcoming program deadline is October 4, 2013 for French and English-language projects. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th August 2013

Pick A Hand Now On iTunes

mini-orbyVancouver creative startup Neon Astronauts has released its first title on iTunes. Pick A Hand is designed for both iPhone and iPad and comes in two versions: Lite and Full. The full version is priced at $ 0.99 USD. The concept behind the game is simple: guess which hand is holding the object and get as many in a row correct as you can. Guess wrong, and you go back to zero. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th August 2013

Neptune Introduces Neptune Pine Smartwatch

neptune pineMontreal tech company Neptune Computer Inc. has announced that its much anticipated flagship product, the Neptune Pine, is now available for pre-order starting at a suggested retail price of $335. With unparalleled connectivity and an extensive set of features, the Pine does it all, without tethering to a smartphone. The Pine is expected to ship to the US and Canada in December of 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th August 2013

Guardly Selects New Vice President Of Global Marketing

guardlyToronto-based enterprise mobile safety solutions provider Guardly has announced that Alex Asnovich has joined the company as the new vice president, global marketing. Mr. Asnovich has more than 15 years of successful executive experience in enterprise IT, SaaS, security and life safety solutions, bringing to Guardly a unique combination of experience to grow global brand awareness, generate leads and increase product demand. As the company looks towards aggressive expansion by the end of the 2013 calendar year, the Guardly team is adding proven industry talent to support its growth. Read the rest of this entry »

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