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25th October 2013

Settlement Approved In Canadian NVIDIA Graphics Processing Unit Class Action

harrison pensa llpOntario law firm Harrison Pensa LLP has announced that a settlement has been reached and approved by the Court whereby NVIDIA Corporation has agreed to pay CAD $1,900,000.00 in exchange for a full release of claims brought on behalf of Canadians who purchased a computer for use and not for resale equipped with a defective NVIDIA graphics card known as either a Graphics Processing Unit or a Media Communications Chip (“GPUs”). Consumers are eligible for compensation if they purchased certain laptop computers for use and not for resale made by Apple, Compaq, Dell, HP, or Sony that contain a defective GPU made by NVIDIA (the “Affected Computers”). A full list of “Affected Computers” is available online. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th October 2013

The CRTC Wants To Talk To Canadians About Television

CRTCThe Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has launched Let’s Talk TV: A Conversation with Canadians, a discussion about the future of Canada’s television system. The regulatory agency wants to hear from as many Canadians as possible, and the broadcasting industry can play a role in making them aware of Let’s Talk TV: A Conversation with Canadians. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th October 2013

MicroVolts Surge Halloween Update Adds Sharknife Comic Book Characters

rock hippo productionsRock Hippo Productions Ltd. has teamed up with Sharknife creator Corey Lewis to lift his epic battles out of the comic book pages and into the video game world of MicroVolts Surge! Just in time for Halloween, players can get the new game update now free to download.  The war between action figures over battery resources surges on at the Microvolts site. The first two characters to be released as part of the Sharknife Signature Edition sets are the titular Sharknife himself, and his eternal rival Orcasword. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th October 2013

NYC Geek-Nerd-Dork Festival Looking For Short Film Submissions

movie orbyNew York’s Cieri Media is launching a new festival aimed at showcasing the geekiest shorts they can find. The Ge/Ne/rk Fest NYC, which stands for Geek/Nerd/Dork Festival, is looking for submissions – I couldn’t find anything on their site that says “USA-made films only” so I am going on the presumption that it’s open to global submissions. The festival will accept submissions of short films, up to approximately 25 minutes in length, in the categories of Comedy, Sci-Fi, Horror/Thriller, Fantasy, and Animation/Anime. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th October 2013

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director’s Cut Now Shipping

Eidos MontrealEidos®-Montréal®, a Square Enix® studio, is pleased to announce that Deus Ex: Human Revolution® – Director’s Cut, the definitive version of the critically acclaimed action-RPG title, ships today in North America for the Nintendo Wii U™, the Xbox 360®, the PlayStation®3 and Windows® PC. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th October 2013

Get The Great Sasquatch On Your Mobile Device

Loud Crow InteractiveNew from publisher Loud Crow Interactive and developer Rival Schools is The Great Sasquatch, the second standalone storybook app in the three interactive storybook apps series for Bramble Berry Tales. The story is available now on iTunes and Google Play for $2.99. Each ‘book’ in the series is based on a unique story from different Indigenous tribes. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th October 2013

Batman: Arkham Origins and Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate Have Launched

WB Games MontrealWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today unleash some of DC Comics’ most deadly villains upon Gotham City with the launch of Batman: Arkham Origins. The next installment of the blockbuster Batman: Arkham video game franchise is available for the PlayStation®3, Xbox 360, Wii U™ and Windows PC.  Also available today is Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate for the PlayStation®Vita and Nintendo 3DS™. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th October 2013

Digital Adoption Campaign For Canada Now Launched

A new Digital Adoption Campaign led by CATAAlliance, Canada’s largest high tech association, and the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC), a leading centre of expertise in digital economy research, labour market intelligence and policy development, will help create jobs, increase efficiency, reduce costs, generate revenue and lead to faster innovation. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th October 2013

CWC Presents Digital Story Telling With Video Featuring Gloo Studios

cwcStory-telling is an ancient art form. Great story-tellers have the ability to connect us to real experiences and have a profound effect on our hearts and minds.  This is especially important in today’s busy world, where consumers connect to stories, not product information. Join Canadian Women In Communication on Tuesday, November 19th for an engaging presentation from the masters of digital story telling featuring Gloo StudiosCecilia Lu, VP Business Development.  Read the rest of this entry »

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24th October 2013

Ubisoft® Announces Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD

ubisoft canadaUbisoft® has announced that Assassin’s Creed® Liberation HD, the striking chapter in the pre–American Revolution Assassin’s Creed saga, will arrive for the first time as a digital title on PlayStation®Network on January 14th, Windows PC on January 15th  and on Xbox Live in early 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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