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7th May 2013

Absolute Software Wins Best Forensic Tool Award At SC Awards 2013 Europe

Absolute SoftwareAbsolute® Software Corporation, persistent endpoint security and management solutions provider for computers, laptops, ultra-portable devices today announced Absolute Computrace® was named the Best Forensic Tool by SC Magazine for the second year in a row. Organizations are well aware of the importance of data security with many businesses implementing governance, risk management, and compliance procedures to safeguard this information from unauthorized access and potential breaches. In support of these efforts, it’s become an absolute requirement that they have the tools in place to properly protect this sensitive information. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th May 2013

2013 Unity Awards Open Nomination Begins

UnityUnity Technologies, provider of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, have opened up public nominations for their annual Unity Awards event held during the Unite conference, this year at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver. Nominations for awards categories will be accepted through June 30. The Unity Awards, first celebrated in 2008, recognize the most outstanding examples of games, simulations, visualizations and other projects created using the Unity development platform across a variety of categories. Winners will be revealed in front of the Unity community during a ceremony at Unite 2013 in Vancouver on August 29th. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th May 2013

28th Annual CATAAlliance Innovation Award Shortlist Finalists Announced

CATAFor nearly three decades, the CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards program has been the most prestigious annual awards conferred on individuals and corporations by Canada’s advanced technology community. They are presented in recognition of exceptional contributions made to the creation of technology-based industrial strength in Canada. CATAAlliance in partnership with our Gala host, the Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa, will acknowledge one outstanding individual or company in each of the following award categories: Read the rest of this entry »

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1st May 2013

BCTIA Announces Technology Impact Award Finalists

bctiaThe BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) has announced the finalists for the 2013 Technology Impact Awards (TIAs). Under the awards theme of ‘BC’s Mark on the World’, the 2013 finalists reaffirm British Columbia’s status as innovators in a cross-section of technologies including enterprise software, telecommunications, hardware, biotechnology and nanotechnology. The breadth of technologies being developed, and the markets that they serve, illustrate the strength and diversity of the BC Technology Industry. Solutions include a variety of hardware and software technologies, and in many cases include a blend of both. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th April 2013

Yukoner Wins Prestigious National Screenwriting Award

mini-orbyYukon writer Mitch Miyagawa is the recipient of a coveted Writers Guild of Canada Screenwriting Award, presented April 22 at the Uniun Nightclub in Toronto, for his film documentary A Sorry State. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th April 2013

Softchoice Named Canada’s Top Solution Provider by CDN Magazine

softchoiceSoftchoice is proud to announce it has earned the top spot on Computer Dealer News Magazine’s annual ranking of Canada’s Top 100 solutions providers. This is the seventh time Softchoice has received this prestigious award. The honor comes after a year of significant milestones, including the launch of Softchoice Cloud, North America’s first end-to-end platform for procuring, deploying and managing cloud-based applications. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th April 2013

OpenText Honored as 2013 SAP Pinnacle Award Recipient

OpenTextEnterprise Information Management developer OpenText™ announced earlier today that it has received a 2013 SAP® Pinnacle award as a Solution Extension Partner of the Year. SAP Pinnacle awards are presented annually to the top SAP partners that have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with SAP and driving customer success. Finalists and winners in 19 categories were based on field recommendations, customer feedback and performance indicators in the following four categories: co-innovation, market expansion, service delivery and sustainability. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th April 2013

Deadline For Sara Kirke Award for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Nominations Extended

CanWITThe Sara Kirke Award for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is presented to the woman who has shown the most outstanding technological innovation and corporate leadership — leadership that has significantly expanded the frontiers of Canada’s advanced technology industry. The purpose of the Award is to celebrate innovation, entrepreneurship and create positive role models for women in Canada’s technology sector. The Sara Kirke Award for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is presented annually to the woman who has demonstrated consistent innovation and leadership skills, resulting in the creation and international acceptance of significant world-class products and/or services. The Call for Nominations for 2013 is now open until April 19th. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th April 2013

The Late Late Show Host Craig Ferguson To Receive The Sir Peter Ustinov Comedy Award At The Banff World Media Festival

Banff World Media FestivalBanff World Media Festival has just announced that (our favourite) late night talk show host and comedian Craig Ferguson will be presented the Sir Peter Ustinov Comedy Award at this year’s Festival. Mr. Ferguson will also be featured in a one-on-one VIP session at BANFF, open to all delegates. The Sir Peter Ustinov Comedy Award recognizes a creative talent that has made an outstanding comedic contribution to the media industry. Past honorees include Ricky Gervais, Martin Short, Kelsey Grammer and last year’s recipient, Chuck Lorre. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th April 2013

Canadian Videogame Awards Tickets Now On Sale

Canadian Video Game AwardsFans of our Canadian videogame development industry are invited to be part of an amazing evening as the Canadian videogame industry gathers in Vancouver to celebrate its best and brightest. General admission tickets for the 2013 Canadian Videogame Awards are available now for only $29.00. The Awards Gala will be held Saturday, April 20, 2013 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in conjunction with Fan Expo Vancouver. This year’s show will feature the hosting talent of Elias Toufexis, the voice of Adam Jensen in Deus Ex: Human Revolution.  Read the rest of this entry »

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