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22nd October 2014

HootSuite Announces Social Business Benchmark And Global Agency Partner Program To Accelerate Social Business

HootSuiteSocial relationship platform HootSuite has released the results of its survey on social adoption in the enterprise from Connect via Hootsuite: New York. The Hootsuite Social Business Benchmark showed that the majority of organizations surveyed believe social media is critical to staying competitive and engaging audiences, yet they face challenges in deriving value from the data they mine from social and aligning departments. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th October 2014

Support DigiBC’s Humble Bundle

DigiBCThis week’s Weekly Bundle is a Vancouver Edition brought to you by DigiBC, and the Association is excited to bring this bundle of seven incredible BC-developed games! Humble Bundle allows you to pay what you want for a bundle of games including Shank, Penny Arcade Adventures (Episodes 1 & 2), The Baconing and Boximals Bounce (Early Access). Read the rest of this entry »

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16th October 2014

BCIC Marks A Decade Of service

bcicThis month marks the BC Innovation Council’s 10 year anniversary as a Crown agency. The BC Innovation Council (BCIC) is dedicated to strengthening B.C.’s technology ecosystem and creating jobs through the growth of start-ups. The organization provides support for programs, competitions and industry events and has delivered hands-on skills training and mentorship to hundreds of tech-minded entrepreneurs since opening its doors 10 years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th October 2014

Voices.com Embarks On $3.6 Million Project With Federal Government Support

voices.comThe first full-service online marketplace of its kind, Voices.com has been awarded funding from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) through the Investing in Business Growth and Productivity (IBGP) initiative. It was formally announced yesterday that Voices.com will be embarking on a $3.6 million project to accelerate growth and job creation by supporting their markets, facilities, and technology. IBGP supports businesses that have global potential and that are pursuing innovative opportunities, which positively impacts economic development. This is the first Canadian project of its kind. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th October 2014

Innovative Social Selling App Leverages the Strength of Weak Ties

nudgeSelling will never be the same. Nudge Social Selling announces a revolutionary new app, Nudge—the only business app to leverage your large network of weak connections. Nudge, the brainchild of ex-Eloqua execs Paul Teshima and Steve Woods, opened its doors in January 2014, quickly raising $2.8 million in funding. The company is launching the Nudge app at this year’s Dreamforce Conference, where Nudge is a Bronze Sponsor. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th October 2014

Canada Media Fund Releases White Paper On Understanding Funding Organizations

Canada Media FundAudiovisual and digital media funding organizations in different markets are faced with common issues and challenges in order to adapt their funding mechanisms and programs to ongoing market changes in content consumption, production and distribution. A new white paper published by the Canada Media Fund in collaboration with the Société de développement des entreprises culturelles (SODEC) and Power to the Pixel, demonstrates that funding organizations have implemented policies and programs to meet current needs and are looking to creative means in order to face the future of the industry. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st October 2014

SkyWave Adds New Eclipse-Based Tool To Application Development Environment

skywaveSkyWave Mobile Communications, a global provider of wireless data communications for the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) market, today announced that their software toolkit now includes an Eclipse-based Integrated Development Environment (IDE)  for creating applications that run inside SkyWave satellite and cellular devices. Eclipse is an open source IDE for programming languages such as Lua and gives a powerful environment in which to build custom software solutions. The new application, called Application Studio, will be included in the IsatData Pro (IDP) Toolkit 2.0 and will take advantage of Eclipse’s familiar look-and-feel and powerful feature set such as code library support, code completion, code folding and integrated documentation support. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th September 2014

SoMedia Launches Scalable Video Integration With Act-On

somediaSoMedia Networks, a Vancouver-based developer of globally scalable cloud-based video production and marketing solutions, is pleased to announce its integration with the award winning Act-On marketing automation platform, delivering its Scalable Video solutions to thousands of marketers. SoMedia has also joined the Act-On Developer Network. SoMedia’s Scalable Video App for Act-On provides marketers with on-demand video production in unlimited volume anywhere in North America, plus free hosting, custom video players and real-time video analytics. The offering is now live and available through the Act-On Partner Exchange (APEX). Read the rest of this entry »

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24th September 2014

Telefilm Canada To Fund Seven English- And French-Language Films

Telefilm CanadaTelefilm Canada has announced its support, through the Canada Feature Film Fund, for the production of seven English- and French-language feature films, five of which are lower budget (budget of less than $2.5 million). The total investment amounts to more than $7 million. The films selected are Chameau Lion Enfant (Stéphane Beaudoin),The Colossal Failure of the Modern Relationship (Sergio Navarretta), The End of Days at Godfrey Global Inventory (Jennifer Liao), Natasha (David Bezmozgis),October Gale (Ruba Nadda), Remember (Atom Egoyan) and Le Scaphandrier (Alain Vézina). Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd September 2014

Interactive Ontario Releases Coproduction Guide For Canadian Producers

Interactive OntarioVia The Canada Media FundInteractive Ontario has launched a new report designed to guide Canadian interactive digital media (IDM) producers in taking advantage of international coproduction opportunities. International Digital Media Coproduction: A Guide for Canadian Companies (PDF) was created in association with DEEP Inc and Amythos Media, with funding from the Ontario Media Development Corporation, the Canada Media Fund and the Bell Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

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