Business Guru, a company whose mantra is “great events for great entrepreneurs” has chosen to kick off a cross-Canada tour in Hamilton Ontario with a free networking, breakfast and social media seminar: From Conversation to Conversion: Using Social Media to Drive Sales. Read the rest of this entry »
In addition to video, this latest release of GuySpy features Buzz, which integrates GuySpy’s popular gay blog. Another new feature, Cruise, takes users through the latest uploaded photos in GuySpy. But the key differentiator, according to Jeff Prete, General Manager of Stark Mobile Media, is video. “By adding video to our app, we believe that we now have the most robust, full-featured gay dating app on the market. In-chat video messaging is something that our customers have been asking for, and we are pleased to be able to deliver it,” said Prete. Read the rest of this entry »
First there were radio stars, then TV stars, now…. there are app stars! Australia’s Treasure Bound Books, creator of the interactive book app, “Treasure Kai and the Lost Gold of Shark Island,” is launching a treasure hunt of its own for three children aged 4-12 to feature as cartoons in the Treasure Kai app. The “Treasure Kai” book app was recently named a “Best of the Best, Top 25 Essential Children’s Book App” by Digital Storytime.
As part of the “Be an App Star” contest, award-winning illustrator of Treasure Kai, Vic Guiza, will draw the winners onto Main Street next to Kai’s treasure shop. To “audition” for the cameo roles, children from around the world are encouraged to illustrate their most creative treasure maps and place Kai somewhere on the map. Parents can submit their child’s creations to Treasure Bound Books via email or the web site. Submissions will be accepted throughout the month of September. Read the rest of this entry »
Enterprise resource planning provider Dynamic Manufacturing Solutions (DMS), one of Canada’s fastest growing companies, has partnered with Backup Manager Corporation (BMC) to provide customers with a safe, cost-efficient way of storing and recovering critical data. The partnership between the two Edmonton companies is effective immediately.
BMC delivers powerful cloud backup capabilities, sometimes referred to as on-line data backup, that allow companies to modernize their data storage processes for greater efficiency, control, and availability. Users can easily perform cloud data backups and restoration utilizing the simple and flexible processes in BMC’s business-class cloud backup and recovery solution. Read the rest of this entry »
Flying onto the airwaves January 9, 2012, Omni Film teams up with CBC for the much anticipated dramatic series, Arctic Air. Principal photography on the inaugural season began September 6, 2011 on the 10 x 1 hour episodes, shooting at various locations in Vancouver and Yellowknife – and their production office is just down the street from us.
With a strong adventure component, Arctic Air explores the world of the Canadian North through an airline that provides vital services to remote communities. In a world where tradition and modernity often clash, the people from Arctic Air navigate personal relationships, the problems of a financially struggling airline, the impact of a sudden resource boom while confronting the constant adversary, the Arctic itself. With heart and humor, Arctic Air brings a dramatic twist to living life without a safety net, all against the stunning but unpredictable background of the North. Read the rest of this entry »
The youth presentation package – Protecting Your Online Rep – comes right in time for back-to-school. It offers people who work with youth the information necessary to offer an engaging and effective presentation in their own schools and communities. Read the rest of this entry »
ViXS Systems Inc. has announced a new product category under the brand XConnex. XConnex products are focused on developing advanced home networking and communication products optimized to work with ViXS’ video technologies in the XCode family of networked media processing products.
“The XConnex brand is a strategic part of our product and technology portfolio as it extends ViXS’ leadership and capabilities in delivering end-to-end system solutions,” said Sally Daub, president and CEO of ViXS Systems. “ViXS’ customers will deliver cutting edge products more quickly to market when they leverage the optimized platform that combines ViXS’ XConnex products, XCode media processors, and XtensivTM software suite.” Read the rest of this entry »
The Quebec Technology Association (AQT) invites managers and partners in the information and communications technologies industry to recommend candidates for the third year of its 1-2-3 GO! program. Each year, the program provides 33 business startups with the opportunity to take advantage of a free AQT membership, a targeted support program and substantial savings on the registration fee for other training and AQT Accelerator networking services.
“We offer 33 free memberships per year, based on recommendations from our members who want emerging businesses to learn from experienced managers. This way, startups in accelerated growth mode can avoid potentially costly errors”, says Nicole Martel, President and General Manager of the Quebec Technology Association. Read the rest of this entry »
TransGaming Inc. has finally released their extremely addictive new game, KULA BLOX. The title, created by TransGaming’s Department of Fun, in-house Studio Division, leverages the company’s cross-platform game enablement technologies and will be made available on iPhone, iPod Touch (99 cents), iPad ($1.99), Mac, PC and TransGaming’s GameTree TV Platform. Targeted to a broad family audience, the release of KULA BLOX represents the Studio Division’s 3rd title, and very first original IP. The game will offer micro-payments and social media connectivity in future releases.
KULA BLOX is a fast-paced casual arcade game that delivers engaging, bite-sized entertainment through its exciting gameplay and beautifully illustrated cast of animal-themed characters. Players must maneuver their character as it falls through the sky, collecting or “eating” other creatures in order to gain points and grow bigger to ultimately find their way to the top of the scoreboard. Read the rest of this entry »
JPK Games has released it latest title to the iTunes App Store. Available as a free downloand, Starcatcher is a universal arcade game for iOS devices. A very simple game to learn, players can touch anywhere on the screen and make the ship move using finger motions. The ship will move the same distance as indicated by finger touch, so to take advantage of a full range of motion without lifting your finger, touch on or just under the ship, but isn’t necessary.
Starcatcher, like JPK Games’ previous title Flew The Coop, is a high score based game played on a single level. The level gets progressively harder the farther your ship travels. Starcatcher is Game Centre compatible, posting high scores and maintaining a leaderboard. Players can also post their progress to Twitter provided they have the Twitter API installed on their devices.