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22nd November 2013

CPAC’s The Campaigns Revisits Key Canadian Elections

cpacThis Sunday, tune in to CPAC for The Campaigns, a new five-part documentary series that revisits the issues, platforms and personalities central to some of the 20th century’s most hotly-contested and formative Canadian federal elections.  The original CPAC series premières Sunday, November 24th at 9 p.m. ET and continues weekly until December 22nd.

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21st November 2013

Federal Government Build In Canada Innovation Program Call For Proposals

Government of CanadaThe Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, today announced the fourth Call for Proposals for the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP), while welcoming hundreds of Canadian entrepreneurs at the inaugural Startup Canada “Day on the Hill.” Read the rest of this entry »

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21st November 2013

Studio Mokko Receives Financial Support from Government of Canada

studio mokkoThe Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, has announced that Studio Mokko Inc. has been granted financial assistance for the implementation of a structured marketing strategy, which will include the opening of a sales office, in China. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st November 2013

New Learning Platform Promises Students Better Grades

Uncanny OwlToronto-based e-learning consulting firm Uncanny Owl Inc. has introduced Grade Hacks, an online learning platform for high school and college students that helps to improve academic performance. Grade Hacks combines an interactive training program with tools, calculators, rewards and videos to teach learners how to be better students.  Read the rest of this entry »

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21st November 2013

Fotobounce Outperforms Apple, Google and Microsoft Photo Tagging Software

fotobounceIndependent testing confirms what users repeatedly report – that Fotobounce’s advanced face recognition technology is the best in the world for tagging and organizing digital photos. Fotobounce, developed by Ontario’s Applied Recognition, Inc., outperforms Apple iPhoto™, Google Picasa™ and Microsoft Photo Gallery™. Accuracy is only part of the story when it comes to applying face recognition technology to help consumers tag their photos. Another aspect that is just as important is the way the application handles and presents face recognition suggestions to users. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st November 2013

Ubisoft Launches Watch Dogs Live Phase 2

ubisoft canadaUbisoft has extended the Watch Dogs Live campaign into the new year to amplify awareness and anticipation for the 2014 release of Watch_Dogs. The hit hacking app, available for free for both iOS and Android devices, will feature more weekly challenges and prizes, including a new grand prize of a trip for four to Chicago, the setting of the game. The campaign extension will also include an additional live stunt leaving three to be completed before the promotion ends this Spring. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st November 2013

Hunger Games: Catching Fire App in Augmented Reality

entertainment oneMontreal’s Les Films Séville released a mobile app for their highly anticipated movie sequel The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Rich in interactive features, this app includes an augmented reality (AR) lens that allows people to watch the movie trailer by simply pointing their device at the poster. In addition, it also features a photo booth, themed iPhone wallpapers, and an in-app web view to browse the official Hunger Games website. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st November 2013

OpenText Launches New Secure Messaging Cloud Services

opentextAt its 2013 Enterprise World conference in Orlando, Florida, Enterprise Information Management (EIM) solutions provider OpenText™ announced the release of two new secure messaging services designed to help organizations share information easily in a secure and integrated cloud environment. Secure Mail and Secure MFT (Managed File Transfer) are new messaging solutions that support information exchange processes, enhance productivity, shorten transaction cycles, and improve customer communication – all while helping to strengthen compliance, data sovereignty and security measures. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st November 2013

PayPal Study Shows Canadians Are Cozying Up To Holiday Shopping From Their Mobile Devices

PayPalCanadians are looking to forego mall mayhem, skip the long lines at the cash register and shop with ease from their mobile devices this holiday season. According to a new study conducted by Pollara on behalf of PayPal Canada, 48% of Canadians with mobile devices agreed that shopping from their smartphone or tablet is a better option than shopping in store during the busy holiday season. Meanwhile 54% of Albertans and 51% of Ontario respondents agreed that shopping from their smartphone or tablet is a better option than shopping from a physical store as compared to 44% of people in Atlantic Canada. The majority of Canadians felt that shopping from their mobile device this holiday season is better than shopping in store because they can avoid long lines and crowds (68%) and enjoy the flexibility to shop anytime and anywhere (55%). Read the rest of this entry »

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21st November 2013

Get Customers In the Door With HootSuite’s Foursquare For Business App

HootSuiteAre you using social media to connect with your customers during the holiday season? HootSuite has partnered with Foursquare to provide a venue management solution for businesses, combining the power of customer insights from Foursquare with HootSuite’s social engagement capabilities, and just in time for the holidays! With this new app integration, you can take further control of your business listing on Foursquare. There are millions of business listings on Foursquare, all created by customers who visit those venues. This is a huge opportunity to better understand these conversations about your business and learn how to connect and engage with your customers. Read the rest of this entry »

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