22nd September 2011

CRTC Updates ISP Complaints Guidelines

CRTCThe Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has issued updated guidelines on how it will deal with complaints about Internet service providers (ISPs) slowing down certain types of traffic. The CRTC takes all complaints seriously and has established strict timelines to ensure their timely resolution.

Under a 2009 CRTC policy, ISPs are encouraged to expand and upgrade their networks to address increases in traffic. Should other measures be required to manage traffic, ISPs can apply Internet traffic management practices. These practices, whether economic or technical, manage traffic to prevent or respond to network congestion. In either case, an ISP must be transparent about its use of traffic management practices. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd September 2011

Limited Time Offers For VFX and Games Studios From Side Effects

side effects software3D animation and visual effects developer Side Effects Software has announced a new promotion for first-time users of their Houdini software. VFX, commercial and game studios looking for a new level of flexibility and control can now save money while enjoying the benefits of Houdini’s procedural node-based workflow.

The Houdini First-Timer promo includes either a workstation or network license of Houdini Master and one year on the Annual Upgrade Plan. This promotion is for freelance artists and studios that have never owned Houdini before, is limited to 2 licenses per studio and must be purchased within the month of October. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd September 2011

Scribble Byte Scramble Now Available From Evil Objective

Evil Objective StudiosCalgary-based independent game developer Evil Objective Studios is thrilled to announce the release of its debut title Scribble Byte Scramble, which is available in the iTunes App Store for 99 cents USD. Scribble Byte Scramble features a unique blend of arcade and puzzle elements that has the player scrambling to connect same-colored ‘Bytes’ before they hit the ‘Fire Wall’ at the bottom of the screen.

“We are incredibly excited with the release of Scribble Byte Scramble”, said Russ Dawson, founder and Director of Evil Objective Studios, “our goal was to create a casual, fun gaming experience on iOS devices that would be easy to pick up but hard to master, and I think we succeeded.” Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd September 2011

Season Two of Vampiric Childcare Show Now In Production

FreshTVFresh TV, in association with TELETOON Canada, has announced that production started this week for Season Two of the highly anticipated series My Babysitter’s a Vampire. A 2011 summer hit for Disney in the U.S., Season One will satisfy viewers’ vampire cravings when it premieres early January 2012 on TELETOON. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd September 2011

50K FIFA 12 Qualifier Cup Tournament

fifa 12Beginning on September 27, 2011, players who purchase their copy of EA SportsFIFA Soccer 12 at GameStop can register to compete in the GameStop FIFA Soccer 12 “Qualifier Cup” powered by Virgin Gaming.  Players will have just over a week to train once the game launches before taking the pitch on October 7 in an attempt to run through the competition and win a trip to London, England to play in the finals. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd September 2011

Achievers Raises Over 50K for Princess Margaret Hospital

AchieversAchievers (formerly I Love Rewards) has announced today that it concluded its Annual Customer Experience event (ACE) by sending a team to walk in the Shoppers Drug Mart® Weekend to End Women’s Cancers™, a fundraiser in support of Princess Margaret Hospital, one of the top five cancer research centers in the world. Every year, Achievers selects a cause to support as part of the customer conference. This year’s cause was cancer research. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd September 2011

Devolutions Releases Major Update to Remote Desktop Manager

devolutionsDevolutions has announced a major update to its Remote Desktop Manager, an application that enables users to securely and rapidly add, edit, delete, share, organize and find their remote connections/virtual machines. This latest version of Remote Desktop Manager (6.5), which compliments the firm’s Remote Desktop Manager Online platform, is available in two editions — Standard and Enterprise – and offers more security, versatility, integration and team-oriented features, including: Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd September 2011

Biztree Celebrates Ten Years

biztreeIn celebration of 10 outstanding years in business, Quebec-based business and legal templates software company Biztree has announced its plans to host an extravagant Gala Night at the panoramic rooftop terrace of Club 737 on top of 1 Place Ville-Marie, 7 PM on Friday, September 23rd.

Jonathan Defoy and Bruno Goulet founded Biztree in 2001. The company’s flagship document template software Business-in-a-Box contains 1,500 easily customizable business forms and contracts that allow companies and start-ups to write legally sound documents in minutes including business plans and employment agreements without spending valuable resources or hiring lawyers. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd September 2011

New Release of e-Sign Desktop Supports MS Word and Excel 2010

silanisElectronic signature provider Silanis Technology has announced the release of e-Sign Desktop™ 7.0 (formerly known as ApproveIt Desktop) with support for Microsoft Word and Excel 2010. The company’s flagship product is the most flexible electronic signature solution for internal business processes. The expanded support in version 7.0 will ensure organizations can benefit from the efficiency and security of e-signatures in the environment of their choice. In addition to Microsoft Word and Excel 2010, e-Sign Desktop supports IBM Forms, MS InfoPath, and Adobe Acrobat. For a complete list of supported applications and environments, visit e-Sign Desktop Product Documentation. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd September 2011

NFB Marks Death of Documentary Pioneer Tom Daly

Tom DalyOne of the pioneers of Canadian cinema and documentary filmmaking, legendary National Film Board of Canada (NFB) producer Tom Daly, who passed away at the Chateau Westmount in Montreal on September 18th. Mr. Daly, who was surrounded by family, died peacefully at the age of 93 after a lengthy illness. He retired in 1984 with a legacy of more than 300 films, produced during 44 years of dedicated service. The NFB’s blog features a tribute to Tom Daly, where users can watch some of his films and add their own comments and recollections.

Daly was born in Toronto on April 25, 1918, and joined the NFB in 1940 as a production assistant directly out of University of Toronto in order to contribute to Canada’s war effort. Widely acknowledged as the most important figure ever to work in the English-language branch of the NFB, Daly was a brilliant editor and producer, capable of inspiring his colleagues’ best work. Read the rest of this entry »

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