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29th November 2011

Mixed Reviews On How Companies Deal With White-Collar Crime In Canada

pwcThe perceived risk of cybercrime to Canadian organizations is on the rise according to a new report on economic crime from PwC. The 2011 Global Economic Crime Survey ranks cybercrime as one of the top four economic crimes (23%), slightly behind accounting fraud and bribery and corruption (24%). Asset misappropriation (or theft) is the top crime, reported by 72% of organizations around the world who were victims of economic crime in the past year. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th November 2011

Rogers Digital Media Connects Consumers To Quality Brands With Launch of RDeals

rogersRogers Digital Media announced today the launch of RDeals, a new daily deals site that brings local and national finds to Canadians for up to 90 per cent off the original price. Beginning today, RDeals offers national deals across Canada (excluding Quebec), as well as local daily deals to the Greater Toronto Area on quality-branded products and services, including food, fashion, technology, vacations, spa treatments, fitness classes, and more. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th November 2011

AlertPay Launches FraudMatrix

alertpayAlertPay, a Montreal-based secure online payment processing service for e-commerce sites said today that it has launched a real time security monitoring platform named “FraudMatrix”.  The company reports that its new platform is more than just a monitoring system, the technology learns and adapts to patterns which enables it to instantly identify suspicious activity. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th November 2011

Mobilicity Supports Ontario Bill 5 And Wireless Consumer Protection Laws

mobilicityMobilicity has reaffirmed its support of Ontario MPP David Orazietti’s wireless consumer protection legislation, scheduled to go into Second Reading on December 1st. Ontario’s Bill 5, originally introduced in 2010 as Bill 133, The Wireless Phone, Smart Phone and Data Service Transparency Act 2011, would require wireless carriers to provide clear disclosure of all optional and mandatory services and contract cancellation penalties, and limit contract termination fees. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th November 2011

TransGaming Launches Monthly Subscription Service On GameTree TV

transgamingTransGaming Inc. has announced that the “GameTree™ TV GamePass” will be launching on the FREE broadband service in France on  December 1, 2011. With this new monthly subscription service on GameTree TV, the market-leading gaming platform for Smart TV, GamePass subscribers can enjoy a 12-game monthly bundle at a rate of only € 4.99 per month. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th November 2011

7GEntertainment Receives 8M Dollar Investment

The Fonds de solidarité FTQ has announced an $8 million investment in Vancouver’s 7GEntertainment which will be used to launch online video game publishing and hosting services. Roughly 100 jobs will be created over the next two years as a result of this investment. The announcement was made today by Fonds president and CEO Yvon Bolduc during a speech at the Canadian Club of Montreal. Also on hand were Anthony Brown, CEO of 7GEntertainment and Alain Denis, Senior Vice-President of New Economy at the Fonds. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th November 2011

Robert Half Research Reveals Positions With Strong Growth Potential in 2012

Robert HalfLawyers and detectives may be the roles most commonly depicted on TV, but the jobs that get high ratings in real-life are often lesser known. According to salary research from Robert Half, demand for positions such as mobile applications developers, data warehouse analysts and web designers is expected to grow in the coming year as companies look to invest in their information technology (IT) infrastructure and digital presence. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th November 2011

OMDC Leads Ontario Producers in Mission to Boost Co-Production

omdcTen of Ontario’s leading screen-based producers have just returned from an inaugural ten-day Mission to India led by the Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC) in partnership with Telefilm Canada.  The trade mission took delegates to Mumbai and Goa, including visits to the National Film Development Corporation’s (NFDC) Film Bazaar and the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), providing the delegates with an opportunity to forge new relationships between Ontario and Indian filmmakers and build the foundation for future collaboration between the two jurisdictions. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th November 2011

Mike Holmes and Holmes Group CEO Pete Kettlewell Launch New Production Company

Make It RightHolmes Group President, Mike Holmes, and former CEO of Media, Pete Kettlewell have announced the creation of Point Load Pictures – a new, independent production company that will develop and produce new series outside of the Holmes brand. Pete Kettlewell will be spearheading the joint venture as its President, while Mike Holmes will act as Chairman. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th November 2011

Eastern Ontario To Create 80K New Broadband Connections

eornThe Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus has awarded its second Local Access Contract that will allow nearly 80,000 homes and businesses to connect wirelessly to high-speed Internet across a region that includes all of Prince Edward County, most of the southern half of Hastings and Lennox and Addington Counties and a westerly portion of Frontenac County. The service will be available by fall 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

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