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29th October 2013

CWC Is Looking for Women Innovators to Profile on Television

cwcCanadian Women In Communications (CWC) has been offered a wonderful opportunity to have one of its members interviewed on Bob Scully’s The World Show. Lynda Partner, CWC Board Member and Eric Melka, the CEO of Redline Communications, a top 10 Canadian wireless company have made this offer available to showcase an amazing women innovator in communications and technology in Canada. We all know that women do things differently, so CWC is looking for women in business who have innovated and succeeded. They can be entrepreneurs who run their own businesses, or intrapreneurs who have created change and positive business results within large companies. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th October 2013

Fitness That Fits Your Life Free Wii Fit U Trial Starts November 1

Nintendo CanadaNintendo is giving Wii U owners the chance to get fit for free. Starting November 1, Wii U owners who own a Wii Balance Board accessory and have access to a broadband Internet connection will be able to download a free trial version of Wii Fit U from the Nintendo eShop. The trial software is not an abbreviated version of the game – it’s the full Wii Fit U experience. The trial will be downloadable from the Nintendo eShop between November 1st 2013 and January 31st 2014, and will work for 31 days from when it is first played. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th October 2013

RocketCases Launches Wood Cases For iPhone 5 And 5S

rocketcasesVancouver-based Rocketcases has announced the Woody Hybrid – rugged 100% real dark walnut cases for iPhone 5s, 5, 4 and 4s.  The Woody Hybrid protects your iPhone from falls and scratches with an optimal combination of real dark walnut wood for beauty and strength with matte polymer rubber sides for shock absorption and durability.  The ultimate in style and functionality, the Woody Hybrid is higher quality, tougher and lighter weight than other cases with less bulk, barely changing the size of the iPhone — adding only 2mm of thickness.  In addition, the Woody Hybrid provides easy access to all ports, volume buttons, and mute switch. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th October 2013

Trick And Loot In The Mighty Quest For Epic Loot Halloween Haunted Open House

ubisoft canadaUbisoft® has announced a new Open House event for The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot. Starting now and running until November 4, anyone can join in the quest to loot, slash and hack their way to fame and fortune in Opulencia. The Open House allows anyone that signs up a chance to get a sneak preview of The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot while the game is still in closed beta. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th October 2013

BroadbandTV Expands Service Offering With Talent Management Partnership

broadbandtvVancouver-based Multi-Channel Network BroadbandTV has announced a strategic partnership with top YouTube talent management company Atomic Partners, which is based in New York City. The exclusive deal brings together the scale and reach of the leading MCN with deep talent management expertise from the New York agency. The partnership brings a number of premium channels to BroadbandTV’s growing MCN network, including: KYR SP33DY, Woodysgamertag and Videogames. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th October 2013

My Singing Monsters Wins At GMIC 2013

Big Blue BubbleBig Blue Bubble’s hugely popular and critically-hailed My Singing Monsters is the winner of the Global Game Stars (GGS) competition at GMIC 2013, passing hundreds of other titles from around the world represented at the Silicon Valley technology conference this past Wednesday. The event kicked off Monday, October 21st, with three full days of seminars, panel discussions, and exhibitions, as well as talks from industry moguls and mobile specialists. The Global Game Stars competition was adjudicated by several major players, to include representatives from Onavo, PopCap, and Kabam, among others. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th October 2013

Game Connection Europe 2013 Selected Projects Nominees Revealed

game connection europeGame Connection Europe has unveiled the list of yet unsigned game projects nominated for the prestigious European Selected Projects 2013 Awards. On the morning of 3rd December at the Selected Projects Awards Ceremony, each of the 15 nominees will have 5 minutes to pitch their project in front of all the publishers, distributors and buyers at Game Connection Europe. The jury will then award 2013’s Overall Best Project from amongst the hugely impressive and varied, international array of entries – based on presentation quality, project innovation and market potential. Once the final selection has been made, the winners will be presented with their prizes by official sponsors of the Selected Projects program, Sony XDEV Studio Europe, Microsoft Studios and Namco Bandai Games. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th October 2013

MusterBrand Teams With Ubisoft For Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag Apparel And Accessories

ubisoft canadaGaming clothes label musterbrand has announced it is partnering with Ubisoft to release an apparel and accessories collection based on video game Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag. The officially licensed collection is now available online. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th October 2013

World’s Top Cross-Media Minds Converge At Merging Media 2013

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The 4th annual Merging Media Conference is placing special emphasis on global perspectives through the introduction of a unique pilot initiative called “Projects Seeking Partners.” The program invites producers from other parts of the world to come and pitch their cross-media projects to potential Canadian co-producers. By the way, you can win a pass to the conference in our contest, which runs until noon on October 30th. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th October 2013

Montreal Pediatric Surgeon Develops Free iOS App For First-time Surgery Patients

my first surgeryImagine you’ve just found out your six-year-old child needs surgery in a couple of weeks. Where do you begin? My First Surgery is now available on iTunes to help parents and patients better prepare for their first time in the operating room. Dr. Robert Baird, a practicing surgeon at the Montreal Children’s Hospital, saw a need for a communications tool that could help ease parents’ anxiety about the process. The interactive app breaks down each step by explaining what will happen before, during and after the surgery. Undergoing surgery is never easy for a child—or a parent– but this app will help make the entire process a little less scary. Read the rest of this entry »

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