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12th December 2011

Bell Mobility In Breach of Rules Over Exclusive Programming Rights

CRTCThe Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has found that Bell Mobility gave itself a significant competitive advantage by entering into exclusive agreements for the mobile rights to popular National Hockey League (NHL) and National Football League (NFL) content. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th December 2011

Trend Micro 2012 Threat Predictions

Trend Micro CanadaThe New Year will see cyber-criminals act with even more persistence and sophistication, as the world continues to shift from the PC-centric desktop toward mobile and cloud computing. IT administrators will be driven to approach security with a data-centric framework – protecting the data, not just the systems — according to Trend Micro’s threat researchers and analysts around the globe. The company has just released its “12 Threat Predictions for 2012” report. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th December 2011

SMB Owners Say Top Talent Getting Harder To Find

american express canadaWhen it comes to seeking out and securing great staff, 69 per cent of Canadian small business owners are confident in their ability to attract and keep good employees. However, when hiring, one in ten (11%) of small business owners (SBOs) reported never finding the right person and 28% had the job open for up to three months before finding the appropriate candidate. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th December 2011

Future Shop Opens Liquidation Centre In Quebec

Future ShopFuture Shop is launching a new retail concept in Quebec: a store dedicated to open-box and clearance-priced consumer electronics and appliances. This is the first of its kind offered by a national consumer electronics retailer.  The grand opening of Future Shop’s Liquidation Centre, located at 1,000 Avenue Auguste, Greenfield Park, takes place on December 29, 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th December 2011

Distribution360 To Send Olive the Ostrich Down Under

distribution360Distribution360 has announced the sale of Blue-Zoo’s hit animated preschool series Olive the Ostrich (52 x 5’ episodes) to Nick Jr. in Australia and New Zealand, set to launch in early 2012. The series, narrated by Australian-born entertainer Rolf Harris, has been receiving stellar ratings since its September launch on Nick Jr. in the UK. Olive the Ostrich is owned and produced by UK studio Blue-Zoo. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th December 2011

KUKA Robotics Canada Opens New Facility

KUKAKUKA Robotics Canada, a subsidiary of KUKA Roboter GmbH, one of the world’s leading suppliers of industrial robots, is pleased to announce the opening of their facility in Mississauga. The facility is home to KUKA Robotics Canada’s sales, applications, service and engineering staff to support customers in reviewing applications and applying robotics technologies to improve productivity and quality while reducing costs and ergonomic related injuries. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th December 2011

Ubisoft Partners With Xbox Live For 25th Anniversary Specials

ubisoft canadaUbisoft® has announced a partnership with Xbox® to offer a price promotion across a large library of digital games on Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Microsoft Xbox 360®, in honor of the company’s 25th anniversary in the video game industry. The price promotion ends Tuesday, December 13, 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th December 2011

Yangaroo Announces Ad-ID Integration

YANGAROOSecure digital media distribution company YANGAROO Inc. has announced the completion of an integration with Ad-ID, the unique ad identifier developed by the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4 A’s) and the Association of National Advertisers, Inc. (ANA). Read the rest of this entry »

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8th December 2011

Small Budgets And Big IT Risks Could Wreak Havoc At Canadian Companies

Ernst & YoungWhile pressured to adopt new mobile technologies and implement access to social media, 83% of Canadian companies are concerned with heightened tech risks, says a new report from Ernst & Young. Conversely, 63% reported that they don’t have sufficient budget to appropriately secure their IT infrastructure. Clearly, this trend cannot continue indefinitely without negative consequences appearing somewhere down the road. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th December 2011

Quebec Technology Association Calls For Government To Recognize Importance Of ICT Innovation

Quebec Technology AssociationThe Quebec Technology Association (AQT) has made the Quebec Minister of Finance and Revenue aware of the critical importance of ensuring that budget measures take the realities of the ICT sector  into consideration. Read the rest of this entry »

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