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16th April 2013

OpenText Honored as 2013 SAP Pinnacle Award Recipient

OpenTextEnterprise Information Management developer OpenText™ announced earlier today that it has received a 2013 SAP® Pinnacle award as a Solution Extension Partner of the Year. SAP Pinnacle awards are presented annually to the top SAP partners that have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with SAP and driving customer success. Finalists and winners in 19 categories were based on field recommendations, customer feedback and performance indicators in the following four categories: co-innovation, market expansion, service delivery and sustainability. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th April 2013

Teletoon Retro Launches Family-Friendly Second Screen Trivia Game Toon Feud

teletoon retroTELETOON Canada’s classic cartoon channel TELETOON Retro has launched a set of family-friendly online cartoon trivia games, Toon Feud (English version) and Les P’tits Génies (French version). Toon Feud invites Canadian families to go head-to-head in good-natured rounds of TELETOON Retro-based trivia. The game is enjoyable for parents who can access their wealth of childhood cartoon knowledge and for kids who are discovering these classic cartoon characters for the first time.  Read the rest of this entry »

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16th April 2013

Armodilo Tablet Display Stands Now Support The Microsoft Surface Pro

ArmodiloArmodilo Tablet Display Stands are the only small footprint tablet kiosks on the market designed to accommodate a wide variety of tablet devices quickly and easily right out of the box. With Armodilo’s new larger kiosk head the tablet display stand now has the ability to accommodate the Microsoft Surface RT and newly released Microsoft Surface Pro. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th April 2013

Learn To Read Simple Chinese-Mandarin to English With New iOS App From Wrinkled Pants

wrinkled pants softwareWrinkled Pants has announced that Are Bees Smart, or Not? is the first in a series of apps for the iPad, presented in English text with Mandarin voice over, now available on iTunes. Instructions and key words are given in Simple Chinese (Putonghua Syntax). The high-interest, fact-based story about the intelligence of bees is written in easy-to-read text, with a set of activities/games to improve literacy skills in basic English: oral reading, comprehension, vocabulary development, phonics, spelling and writing. The Bearded Dragon series provides self-instructional help for Chinese students who want to learn basic elements of the English language in an easy, and enjoyable medium. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th April 2013

Liberal Government Claims Times Of India Film Awards Generates Economic Benefits For BC

Province of BCPersonally I feel that a long term investment in our own domestic creative industries would have been money well-spent. However, in a newly issued press release, the Province of British Columbia has provided the following preliminary estimates of immediate economic benefit to B.C. as a result of the Times of India Film Awards (TOIFA). The following preliminary breakdown of production impacts has been provided by The Times Group: Read the rest of this entry »

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15th April 2013

Toon Boom Goes Manga With HeARTBIT In Japan

Toon BoomTwo-time Emmy award recipient Toon Boom Animation Inc. has announced that HeARTBIT Digital Creation, one of Japan’s promising animation studios, has signed a memorandum of understanding formalizing their intention to use the Toon Boom pipeline, namely Toon Boom® Storyboard Pro™ and Harmony™, in their upcoming production titled Francesca, which is based on a highly popular Manga icon, which has already ramped up a great fan base on Facebook and YouTube. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th April 2013

Deadline For Sara Kirke Award for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Nominations Extended

CanWITThe Sara Kirke Award for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is presented to the woman who has shown the most outstanding technological innovation and corporate leadership — leadership that has significantly expanded the frontiers of Canada’s advanced technology industry. The purpose of the Award is to celebrate innovation, entrepreneurship and create positive role models for women in Canada’s technology sector. The Sara Kirke Award for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is presented annually to the woman who has demonstrated consistent innovation and leadership skills, resulting in the creation and international acceptance of significant world-class products and/or services. The Call for Nominations for 2013 is now open until April 19th. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th April 2013

Splinter Cell: Blacklist Stalk Strike Silence Trailer Released

ubisoft canadaA new Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist trailer is now available from Ubisoft. In this latest video we see Sam Fisher stalk his foes, strike with precision, and silence them in the blink of an eye. Available now for pre-order, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist will be available in North America on August 20th for Xbox 360, Playstation 3, PC and WiiU. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th April 2013

Kobo Unveils Limited Edition Kobo Aura HD Reader

koboKobo, a global leader in eReading, today announced its limited-edition Kobo Aura HD E Ink eReader. Designed for the world’s most passionate booklover, Kobo Aura HD delivers the best eReading experience with the highest resolution 6.8” E Ink display available on the market today. Its sophisticated, book-inspired design is available in Ivory, Espresso and Onyx. Starting tomorrow Kobo Aura HD will be available for pre-order at Kobo.com and select retailers. The device will retail for $169.99 (CAD/USD MSRP). Read the rest of this entry »

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15th April 2013

Ortsbo And Digital Development Management Team Up To Promote Real-Time Multi-Language Communication Platform

ortsboOrtsbo, Inc., an innovator in real-time, cross-language communication experiences, announces a partnership with Digital Development Management (DDM), a Massachusetts-based consultancy and agency for video games and digital entertainment, to offer game developers and publishers the Ortsbo platform that enables cost effective in-game, real-time communication language transformation. Read the rest of this entry »

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