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14th February 2014

Dashboard Startup Klipfolio Secures $1.7 Million In VC Funding

klipfolioCloud-based web and mobile dashboard solutions developer Klipfolio Inc announced this morning that the company has secured $1.7-million (CDN) in funding, led by the BDC Venture Capital IT Fund, Mistral Venture Partners and including several leading early-stage investor groups from both Canada and the United States including Fundfire (Ottawa), BOLDstart Ventures (New York), Acadia Woods (New York), and CommonAngels Ventures (Boston). Read the rest of this entry »

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13th February 2014

Sandvine To Empower Network Operators With Managed Business Services

sandvineSandvine has announced a virtual offering that provides Communications Service Providers (CSPs) the ability to offer Sandvine’s entire suite of network policy control solutions as managed services to their business customers. The new offering is made possible by Sandvine’s fully virtualized policy control platform – the first of its kind. Virtualization allows Sandvine’s DPI-based policy enforcement (PCEF) and policy decision (PCRF) elements to be deployed as Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware at a business’s premise, or in a multi-tenant environment at the CSP’s data center. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th February 2014

Final Season Of Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Clone Wars The Lost Missions Exclusively on Netflix

netflixThe Galactic Republic, Disney/ABC Television Group, Lucasfilm and Netflix Inc. today announced the highly anticipated debut of the sixth and final season of the Emmy® Award-winning series Star Wars: The Clone Wars exclusively to Netflix members in the U.S. and Canada on Friday, March 7. Accompanying the 13-episode new season dubbed “The Lost Missions” will be the entire Star Wars: The Clone Wars saga, which includes several director’s cut episodes never seen on TV as well as the feature film. This multi-year agreement also makes Netflix the exclusive subscription service for the entire Star Wars: The Clone Wars series. Read the rest of this entry »

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11th February 2014

Payfirma Launches Automated Recurring Billing For Businesses

PayfirmaVancouver-based mobile and eCommerce payment processing company Payfirma has introduced a Recurring Billing solution to its growing suite of payment products. Designed for installment payments, subscriptions and memberships, Payfirma’s Recurring Billing helps businesses avoid the hassle associated with billing customers on a regular basis by offering an automated solution that’s easy to use. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th February 2014

DriveBC Launches Route Planner For Truckers

Province of BCCommercial drivers in B.C. can organize smarter and more efficient trips thanks to a new DriveBC route planner. The Commercial Vehicle (CV) Route Planner is a free online feature that provides truckers with locations and details of potential clearance restrictions. This new planning tool will assist truckers when applying to the ministry for an oversize/overweight single trip permit. The CV Route Planner maps the shortest distance route and highlights restrictions along the route based on vehicle height and width. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th February 2014

Canada Media Fund Awards 6.5 Million In Funding To Twenty-Seven New Interactive Digital Media Projects

Canada Media Fund A total of 27 new interactive digital media projects have received a combined total of $6.5 million as part of the Canada Media Fund’s (CMF) Experimental Stream second round of funding for development and marketing support. Eight of those projects will receive a total of $1.6 million for Marketing Support, while $4.9 million will provide Development Support to 19 game, interactive content platform and social media projects. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th January 2014

Young Storytellers Create Their Own Adventures In TVO Story Explorers

tvo kidsTVOKids ignites children’s imaginations through storytelling with the launch of the new interstitial series Story Explorers and companion website. This new multiplatform series includes 26 two-minute episodes featuring short stories created, designed and told by Ontario kids. From flying machines to hidden treasure, the episodes inspire kids to go online to the Story Explorers companion website to create their own tales while learning how to improve their reading and writing skills. Produced by Story Planet Media, Story Explorers airs on TVO in TVOKids’ afterschool block The Space Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4:55 pm ET. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th January 2014

SendtoNews Signs Strategic Partnership With Sports News Television

sendtonewsDigital sports video agency SendtoNews has signed a strategic partnership with the world’s number one sports video news agency Sports News Television (SNTV), a joint venture of IMG Media and The Associated Press. With this partnership SendtoNews acquires the rights to distribute SNTV digital and broadcast content through its News Partnership Network™ consisting of thousands of top television, radio, print, and online news outlets throughout North America. In December it delivered 15 million digital and broadcast impressions according to Nielsen. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd January 2014

Edmodo Extends Premium Educational Applications To Canada

edmodoEdmodo, a California-based developer of free primary and secondary social learning platform connecting more than 30 million teachers and pupils, has announced the extension of premium educational applications to the United Kingdom, Australia, and Canada at BETT 2014, the leading global learning technology event. Available in the Edmodo Store for purchase, these premium apps are offered in addition to free apps, which have been accessible to teachers and pupils internationally since August 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd January 2014

3M Cloud Library Expands To Canada

3m3M Library Systems has announced the Canadian launch of the 3M Cloud Library eBook Lending System. Highly anticipated, this expansion makes Canada the first country outside of the U.S. to gain access to the service.  Canada’s 3M Cloud Library will offer the same easy-to-use customer interface and back-end tools, and will include content from major publishers including Penguin, Random House, Hachette, Macmillan, and HarperCollins. In addition, the catalog includes hundreds of other publishers, offering readers access to thousands of titles. 3M is also currently working with House of Anansi Press, Dundern Press, ECW Press and others to bring readers content from uniquely Canadian voices. Read the rest of this entry »

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