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21st November 2013

New Learning Platform Promises Students Better Grades

Uncanny OwlToronto-based e-learning consulting firm Uncanny Owl Inc. has introduced Grade Hacks, an online learning platform for high school and college students that helps to improve academic performance. Grade Hacks combines an interactive training program with tools, calculators, rewards and videos to teach learners how to be better students.  Read the rest of this entry »

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21st November 2013

Fotobounce Outperforms Apple, Google and Microsoft Photo Tagging Software

fotobounceIndependent testing confirms what users repeatedly report – that Fotobounce’s advanced face recognition technology is the best in the world for tagging and organizing digital photos. Fotobounce, developed by Ontario’s Applied Recognition, Inc., outperforms Apple iPhoto™, Google Picasa™ and Microsoft Photo Gallery™. Accuracy is only part of the story when it comes to applying face recognition technology to help consumers tag their photos. Another aspect that is just as important is the way the application handles and presents face recognition suggestions to users. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st November 2013

Ubisoft Launches Watch Dogs Live Phase 2

ubisoft canadaUbisoft has extended the Watch Dogs Live campaign into the new year to amplify awareness and anticipation for the 2014 release of Watch_Dogs. The hit hacking app, available for free for both iOS and Android devices, will feature more weekly challenges and prizes, including a new grand prize of a trip for four to Chicago, the setting of the game. The campaign extension will also include an additional live stunt leaving three to be completed before the promotion ends this Spring. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st November 2013

Hunger Games: Catching Fire App in Augmented Reality

entertainment oneMontreal’s Les Films Séville released a mobile app for their highly anticipated movie sequel The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Rich in interactive features, this app includes an augmented reality (AR) lens that allows people to watch the movie trailer by simply pointing their device at the poster. In addition, it also features a photo booth, themed iPhone wallpapers, and an in-app web view to browse the official Hunger Games website. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st November 2013

OpenText Launches New Secure Messaging Cloud Services

opentextAt its 2013 Enterprise World conference in Orlando, Florida, Enterprise Information Management (EIM) solutions provider OpenText™ announced the release of two new secure messaging services designed to help organizations share information easily in a secure and integrated cloud environment. Secure Mail and Secure MFT (Managed File Transfer) are new messaging solutions that support information exchange processes, enhance productivity, shorten transaction cycles, and improve customer communication – all while helping to strengthen compliance, data sovereignty and security measures. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st November 2013

Get Customers In the Door With HootSuite’s Foursquare For Business App

HootSuiteAre you using social media to connect with your customers during the holiday season? HootSuite has partnered with Foursquare to provide a venue management solution for businesses, combining the power of customer insights from Foursquare with HootSuite’s social engagement capabilities, and just in time for the holidays! With this new app integration, you can take further control of your business listing on Foursquare. There are millions of business listings on Foursquare, all created by customers who visit those venues. This is a huge opportunity to better understand these conversations about your business and learn how to connect and engage with your customers. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th November 2013

lineAPP Launches Advanced Customer Service Solution

lineapplineAPP.ca, a Toronto  SaaS-based customer service solutions provider, has announced its newly launched service, lineAPP for iPhone. This free iOS user application, which is already earning positive reviews from both customers and retailers, helps services based business such as restaurants and retailers build stronger relations with its customers. It also helps service providers increase revenue, reduce operating costs and increase customer satisfaction rates. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th November 2013

Prevent The Harm – Protecting Kids From Online Bullying

Ontario-IPCWith more than a million apps available to download from both Google and Apple’s online stores, it is harder than ever for parents to keep up with the latest technologies. This Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week, Dr. Ann Cavoukian, Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner, is encouraging all parents to be proactive and make it a regular practice to review their children’s smartphone and app settings. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th November 2013

Sobeys Announces Mobile App For Android

sobeysSobeys Inc. has unveiled a new way for busy Canadians to plan their next meal and organize their weekly shopping requirements with the launch of its new free mobile application. The app, with hundreds of easy to prepare recipes, new ingredients to discover and instant access to the weekly flyer, was first made available for iOS earlier this year, and now it’s available for Android as well, making it easy for Canadians to shop for fresh, tasty and seasonal food while saving time and money. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th November 2013

Mattel Canada Launches Digital Shop ‘n Play At CN Tower

mattelLaunching on November 15 and running until December 8, Mattel Canada will debut the Mattel Digital Shop ‘n Play at the CN Tower. The pop-up retail experience offers holiday shoppers an interactive shopping concept coupled with digital brand play, featuring the most popular toys available this holiday season. Mattel makes holiday shopping feel more like a futuristic gaming experience versus a tedious task on a busy to-do list. Read the rest of this entry »

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