20th January 2012

Calgary Social Enterprise To Create IT Employment For People With Autism

specialist peoplePeople at the high-functioning end of the autism spectrum usually have a higher than average IQ, and special mental gifts – photographic recall is common. In spite of this, they have an unemployment rate higher than 85%. Observing the amazing abilities of his own son with Autism, Danish Information Technology professional Thorkil Sonne founded Specialisterne (‘The Specialists’) in 2004, employing persons with Autism as IT consultants, primarily in software testing and data conversion. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th January 2012

Distribution360 Sells Lifestyle Series to Sky Living It in the UK and Studio U7 in Russia

distribution360Distribution360 announced yesterday that it has finalized sales for two of its lifestyle series.  Studio U7 has acquired the television rights to White Iron Picture’s Puppy SOS and Wraith Films’ Ghostly Encounters for distribution to select territories: Russia, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and the Baltics. In addition, Puppy SOS has been licensed by Sky Living It (part of BSkyB) in the UK. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th January 2012

Pixton Comics wins eSchool Media Award as a 2012 Best Ed-Tech Product

pixtonVancouver’s Pixton.com, a web-based tool that students use to write about any subject in the colourful visual format of comics, has been recognized by eSchool Media as one of the Best Ed-Tech Products of 2012. Teachers and administrators at schools and colleges across Canada and the United States nominated their favorite educational technology product or service. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th January 2012

TELETOON Retro Hunting For The Top 5 Classic Cartoon Crushes

teletoon retroWho sets more hearts aflutter: He-Man or Pepé Le Pew? Smurfette or Lois Lane? As Valentine’s Day approaches, TELETOON Retro is asking viewers to vote for the most captivating cartoon characters in the TELETOON Retro Hall of Fame Top 5 Crushes campaign. Starting Monday, January 23 and running until Sunday, February 12, viewers can vote for the top five objects of their affection at the TELETOON Retro site or on their Facebook page. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th January 2012

The Future of Retail To Be Unveiled At Dx3 Canada

Dx3 CanadaDx3 Canada, Canada’s only expo dedicated to digital marketing, digital advertising and digital retailing has announced that Doug Stephens, Founder, Retail Prophet Consulting & Candice Faktor, President, Shopcatch and VP, Strategy and New Ventures, Torstar Digital will be delivering a keynote presentation on the second day of the expo. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th January 2012

Guardly Launches Free Mobile Emergency Phone Service to Post-Secondary Students

guardlyToronto-based Guardly develops mobile applications that broadcast calls for help and connects people to provide assistance in case of emergency. Today, Guardly is announcing a free nationwide service for students, faculty and staff at 67 Canadian universities and colleges across Canada. By simply downloading the Guardly app and registering with a university-issued email address, campus members can hold their own personal code-blue emergency phones, providing one-touch mobile access to campus security from virtually any location on campus. This is the first time that a service of its kind is being made available to Canadian students. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th January 2012

Fan Favourite Films From Back To The Future To Jurassic Park Return To The Big Screen

cineplexCineplex Entertainment, via its Front Row Centre Events, is pleased to announce the return of The Great Digital Film Festival on Friday, February 3, 2012 and runs until Thursday, February, 9, 2012. A collection of 18 movies will be brought back to the big screen for guests to enjoy during the week-long all digital film festival. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th January 2012

Ortsbo Live And Global Presents Stan Lee And Gene Simmons At Sundance

ortsboIntertainment Media Inc. has announced that its social media, real time, experiential communications platform, Ortsbo is teaming up with two of pop culture’s legendary names Stan Lee and Gene Simmons for “Ortsbo Live and Global at the Sundance Film Festival“. The event will be live to audiences worldwide on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 from the Canyons Grand Summit Resort in Park City, Utah. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th January 2012

PDF Converter Elite 3 Now Available

pdfconverterVancouver’s PDFConverter has announced the release of PDF Converter Elite 3 (PCE 3), a PDF management software with the ability to create, edit and convert PDF documents. PDF Converter Elite is a great, favorably-priced alternative to Adobe Acrobat, at only $99.95, and is fully compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7 and Microsoft Office 2003 to 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th January 2012

CRTC Supports Evolution Of Advanced Telecommunications Networks

CRTCThe Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has introduced a new policy that will encourage large telephone companies to rapidly adopt Internet Protocol (IP) throughout their networks. This shift will promote the development of innovative services for Canadians. Read the rest of this entry »

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