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23rd July 2013

Univa And MapR Technologies Partnership Brings Enterprise-Grade Workload Management To Hadoop Customers

univaUniva data centre automation company and developer of Grid Engine has announced a partnership with Hadoop technology leader MapR Technologies to integrate Univa Grid Engine with the MapR enterprise platform. The partnership enables customers to leverage the MapR Distribution for Hadoop in conjunction with Univa Grid Engine capabilities of policy control management and infrastructure sharing to run mixed workloads with insightful enterprise reporting and analytics. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th July 2013

Vancouver Startup Privatis Technology Corporation Protects Against Attacks From Robocalls And Fraudsters

privatisPrivatis Technology Corporation, an innovator of a sophisticated privacy protection suite offering anonymous communications supported by unsurpassed robocall and scammer blocking technologies, has opened its worldwide headquarters in Vancouver’s vibrant and historic Gastown. Since 2010, Privatis has powered Privacy Shield™ for AutoTrader.com and is available to all U.S. subscribers on the site boasting 16 million unique monthly visitors. Privatis CEO Steven J. McAuley, a veteran auto sector executive, identified a growing industry problem and led a team of technologists to create the Secure Messaging™ suite of proprietary products to support online classified ad sites and marketplaces and founded the Canadian Controlled Private Corporation (CCPC). Read the rest of this entry »

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17th July 2013

Elastic Path Releases New Version Of Digital Commerce Platform

elastic pathDigital commerce company Elastic Path Software has announced the immediate availability of Commerce Engine 6.7 and Cortex 1.7, the world’s most powerful software for monetizing digital customer experiences. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th July 2013

Scribendi Takes the Hassle And Frustration Out Of Formatting Your E-book

scribendiScribendi has launched new self-publishing and e-book publishing services to help authors achieve their dreams—no matter what they’ve written or which publishing route they’ve chosen. The new services include e-book editing, e-book proofreading, and e-book formatting and expand on Scribendi’s current manuscript service offering, which helps authors get their books published via the traditional route. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th July 2013

e-SignLive 9.5 Speaks Your Language When E-Signing

silanisEnterprise electronic signature solutions developer Silanis Technology has announced the launch of version 9.5 of its cloud e-signing solution, e-SignLive™. This release sees the addition of Dutch, French and Spanish user interface forms and prompts to the existing English interface, allowing signers and senders to choose their preferred language. This means that the benefits of e-signing now extend to a broader audience, allowing all participants in the e-signing transaction to sign in their language of choice. Thirty six countries electronically sign documents using e-SignLive alone. Today they are using predominantly English but due to an accelerated adoption of e-SignLive in other countries, Silanis has aggressive plans for adding new language support in the upcoming releases. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th July 2013

Vantrix Advances Multimedia Message Optimization Solution

VantrixVantrix, a Montreal-based provider of intelligent media delivery solutions to mobile network operators, announced the availability of Message Optimizer 12.1, a market-leading solution that optimizes MMS messages sent between mobile devices. Now leveraging the same platform as Vantrix’s flagship product, Bandwidth Optimizer, this new release delivers a number of capability enhancements and a long-term upgrade path to help operators maximize the performance, efficiency and revenue potential of their MMS offerings. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th July 2013

BlueBat Unveils BlueBox Social Gamification Engine

bluebat gamesBlueBat Games, an independent Vancouver studio that helps game developers and casino brands socialize their games on browser-based and mobile platforms, today officially announced its BlueBox Engine. BlueBox is a developer-centric social gamification engine that increases player engagement via proven social gamification strategies and mechanics. Designed from the ground up with online casinos in mind, it enables casino operators to leverage the social network effect and hook players into real life rewards. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th July 2013

Fabric Engine Threads Three Product Previews Into SIGGRAPH 2013 Appearance

Fabric EngineCustom development and R&D lies at the heart of every new production, and it’s costing studios a fortune. At SIGGRAPH 2013, Fabric Engine is demoing new products that will bring the time, energy and financial costs often associated with this process under control. Whether it’s unleashing multi-threaded performance inside packages like Maya and Nuke for technical directors (Creation: Splice) or showing off a new procedural locomotion system for crowds and characters (Creation: Horde), booth #737 (with Shotgun Software) is where the future of content creation tools become a reality. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th July 2013

Side Effects Announces The Houdini Engine

side effects software3D animation and visual effects software developer Side Effects Software has announced the Houdini Engine, which allows for deep integration of Houdini technology into a wide variety of Digital Content Creation tools. Now both film and game studios can load Houdini Digital Assets into their goto applications and build a more integrated procedural pipeline that does not rely on baked-out data. Read the rest of this entry »

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11th July 2013

LightSpeed Announces New Web Store Platform With Customizable Template Engine

lightspeed retailLightSpeed, a Montreal-based software company using Macs, iPhones and iPads to help retailers revolutionize the in-store shopping experience, today announced Web Store 3.0. LightSpeed Web Store is a powerful tool that offers retailers a fast and intuitive way to create a user-friendly e-commerce platform that is seamlessly integrated with their POS solution. Web Store 3.0 features a new template engine that offers unlimited customization options to empower retailers to build a tailored online presence and create a compelling e-commerce experience. This is the first in a series of announcements the company is making this month to enhance the LightSpeed platform. Read the rest of this entry »

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