16th September 2011

Payfirma Adds Kalle Radage to Executive Team

PayfirmaMobile and integrated payment solutions developer Payfirma Corporation, a leading developer of mobile and integrated payment solutions, is proud to announce the appointment of Mr. Kalle Radage to Chief Product & Strategy Officer.

Mr. Radage has a broad background in product management, marketing, and business development, primarily focused on Internet, mobile, and emerging technology.Kalle Radage

Prior to joining Payfirma, Mr. Radage co-founded and ran the product & strategy teams for various business units within Nokia. Prior to Nokia, Mr. Radage was Senior Product Manager at Oracle, with the objective to create new revenue streams by driving emerging technologies into Oracle’s main product lines. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th September 2011

Serebra Learning Corporation Reverse Takeover Update and Resumption of Trading

serebraSerebra Learning Corporation has announced that trading in its common shares will resume on the TSX Venture Exchange today,  Friday September 16th. The Company is proceeding with its previously announced business combination with Blue Drop Inc. and are in the process of finalizing the definitive agreement as well as the information circular to be provided to Serebra shareholders. A summary of the transaction is provided in the Company’s news release dated March 24, 2011.

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15th September 2011

CPRS Creates Educational Guidelines For Canadian PR and Communications Programs

cprsThe Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) has launched the first-ever comprehensive program to formally recognize public relations and communications management education programs in Canada. The guidelines for curriculum development, published recently, will allow educational institutions in Canada to produce highly skilled public relations practitioners that are prepared for the current and future demands of the changing workforce.

Pathways to the Profession: An Outcomes Based Approach Towards Excellence in Canadian Public Relations and Communications Management Education was developed by the CPRS National Council on Education over the past three years in co-ordination with the academic and professional public relations communities across Canada. Pathways outlines recommendations for curriculum and program design in five pathways to the profession: technical, career, management, leadership and scholar. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th September 2011

Five Canadian Games Named As IndieCade 2011 Finalists

IndieCade is an annual independent games festival that is open to industry as well as the public. At this year’s event, which takes place in Culver City on October 6th through 9th, there will be five Canadian-made titles available for attendees to play.

According to the IndieCade web site, this year’s events will include a professional conference, an exclusive business pre-event called the IndieXchange, a Red Carpet Awards Ceremony, this year presented by LG Electronics, festival workshops, keynotes, and family-focused activities, meet-and-greets with game creators, free gameplay with a GameWalk and big games as well as numerous social events.

The five Canadian nominees are:

FEZ by Polytron Corp.
Sissy’s Magical Ponycorn Adventure by Untold Entertainment
superHYPERCUBE by Game Dev Collective Kokoromi
Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EPSuperbrothers, Capybara Games, Jim Guthrie
The Depths to Which I SinkBigpants

Good luck to all of you at IndieCade!

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15th September 2011

Space Marine Soundtrack To Release Next Week

Relic EntertainmentSumthing Else Music Works, Inc. proudly presents Warhammer® 40,000®: Space Marine® – The Soundtrack featuring the original music score from Relic Entertainment’s critically acclaimed 3rd person action/shooter published by THQ Inc. Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine – The Soundtrack is scheduled for release on September 20th, 2011 to retail outlets through Sumthing Else Music Works, and for digital download, Amazon MP3, iTunes® and other digital music sites. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th September 2011

Gamerizon Closes Five Million Dollars Investment Round

gamerizonGamerizon, a Montreal-based studio specialized in mobile games development and responsible for the very successful Chop Chop™ franchise on the iOS platform, announced this morning that it closed a five million dollars investment round with a prestigious syndicate led by Vanedge Capital and including iNovia Capital.

This private investment will allow Gamerizon to significantly expand its employee base with 100 new hires planned over the next 24 months and improve its product offering in both breadth and scope. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th September 2011

New AMI Show Accessibility in Action Inspires And Empowers

Accessible Media IncAccessible Media Inc. (AMI) has launched its fall 2011 line-up with ground-breaking and informative programming targeted to people living with disabilities.   Airing on The Accessible Channel, also known as TACtv, two inspirational programs, Accessibility in Action and A Whole New Light, explore the latest technological options and opportunities for those with disabilities.   Both shows feature real-life stories and testimonials that show how new disability solutions that are making a difference and helping people’s lives.

“AMI is proud to announce the launch of these two illuminating programs,” says AMI President and CEO David Errington. “Both of these ground-breaking shows will connect with viewers on a very personal level supporting AMI’s aim to create, advocate, collaborate and enable accessibility to all media.” Read the rest of this entry »

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15th September 2011

Future Of Business Workshop in Abbotsford This Month

Futurist and author Owen Greaves, along with special guest Rick Rake, will be presenting a Future of Business workshop at the Sandman Hotel & Suites in Abbotsford on September 26th. Cost to attend is $99.00 per person for those who register before September 23rd, and $149.00 per person thereafter. Please visit the web site for registration information.

Workshop Description:

The Future of Business Workshop is more than social media, the Internet or the world online; it’s about looking at business differently and fighting for your Businesses Survival. Together with Owen, you will see the Future Of Business and will apply that knowledge to create new ways of embracing the future in your business. A workbook will be provided to each participant in the 2 – 4 hour workshop to encourage home study and application of the concepts presented. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th September 2011

D-Link Expands Value in Partnership Program with IP Surveillance Technology Specialization

d-linkD-Link is now offering an IP Surveillance Technology Specialization through its Value in Partnership Channel Program. With the new specialization, D-Link provides channel partners with the technical background to develop and implement IP surveillance solutions, as well as resources designed to enrich the D-Link® business experience, making it seamless and rewarding. The IP Surveillance Technology Specialization is now available through D-Link’s Value in Partnership Program online partner portal. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th September 2011

ShesConnected Conference Coming Up In Two Weeks

she's connectedThe second annual ShesConnected Conference, taking place September 29 to 30, 2011 at Toronto’s Sheraton Centre, is expected to include digitally-savvy and influential Canadian women, as well as representatives from top national and international brands and agencies.

“The goal of the ShesConnected Conference is to bring digital women together with brands for networking, educational seminars and interactive forums,” says Donna Marie Antoniadis, co-founder of ShesConnected Multimedia. “The hope is that it’s a start for a long-term working relationship that benefits both the brand and the digital woman.” Read the rest of this entry »

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