23rd July 2013

Kobo Enhances Kobo Writing Life

koboKobo has announced that its Kobo Writing Life (KWL) self-publishing platform now offers advanced features that enable authors to easily create eBooks and edit their work directly within the KWL text editor. Since its launch in July of last year, KWL has attracted more than 17,600 authors who have published more than 100,000 titles available in 184 countries and in 54 languages. New KWL features enable authors to create eBooks directly within the KWL platform, avoiding time-consuming conversion processes when editing their work. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd July 2013

Save.ca And Flyerland.ca Officially Announce Merger

mini-orbyThere are some things in this world that just belong together. The merger of Save.ca and Flyerland.ca is one such example. The enhanced offerings on the re-launched Save.ca are taking online couponing and flyers from fad to phenomenon, from cheap to savvy. The new Save.ca has the most comprehensive online savings from flyers and coupons – and it was designed with the shopper in mind so it’s easy to find savings, right at your fingertips when it’s convenient for you. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd July 2013

FIFA 14 Ultimate Team Will Carry Over To New Generation Of Consoles

EA SportsElectronic Arts Inc. has announced that EA SportsFIFA 14 is allowing fans to bring their FIFA 14 Ultimate Team experiences with them to the new generation of consoles this year. Fans will be able to access* their FIFA 14 Ultimate Team full roster, in-game items and in-game currency (coins) from either console: between Xbox 360® and Xbox One, and between PlayStation®3 and PlayStation®4. All changes made in FIFA 14 Ultimate Team will be reflected in both consoles so fans will be able to compete with their squads on either console throughout the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd July 2013

Rivals At War: 2084 For iOS And Android

Hothead GamesHothead Games announced today that Rivals at War: 2084 is now available for both iOS and Android devices.  In the new installment of the popular card-based combat game, Rivals at War, players take the action into another solar system where rival factions battle it out for control of the universe. Do you have what it takes to train your squad of Space Marines and become an unstoppable force? Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd July 2013

Denny’s Canada Launches Innovative One-of-a-Kind Mobile App

mini-orbyDenny’s Canada is excited to announce the launch of their new loyalty and rewards program – MyDenny’s, a new social, loyalty platform connecting me, you & Denny’s. It’s definitely not just a loyalty program in the dictionary sense of the term. It offers mobile rewards, exclusive offers, and is a social platform all-in-one. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd July 2013

MechWarrior Online Developers Honour 5 Year Old Cancer Victim With Custom Jenner Champion

piranha gamesToday Piranha Games and Infinite Game Publishing honour the passing of one of the youngest and most talented Canadian pilots in the MechWarrior Online Inner Sphere, five-year-old Sarah Marie Alida Parries. A custom Jenner Class Chassis Champion ‘Mech, “Sarah’s ‘Mech”, is available now for pilots to purchase for $10 USD through August 20th, with 100 percent of the proceeds (after third-party transaction fees) going to the Canadian Cancer Society. The five year old Vancouver native loved piloting the Jenner ‘Mech in MechWarrior Online with her father, Jon Parries. Calling the enemy ‘Mechs “baddies”, she and her father dominated the Inner Sphere on a regular basis in the current Open Beta. Her favorite ‘Mech chassis was the Jenner ‘Mech with streak SRMs, “because she liked to move fast, lock on, and liked using night vision,” according to her father. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd July 2013

Sierra Wireless Powers LTE Connectivity For Toshiba’s New Detachable Ultrabook

sierra wirelessSierra Wireless has announced its AirPrime® EM7305 embedded wireless module has been selected and integrated into the Toshiba Portégé Z10t – a high-performance, Windows 8, compact Ultrabook that is equipped with a removable “tablet screen” for the utmost convenience in portable computing. The Toshiba Portégé Z10t with AirPrime EM7305 launched in June on the Telstra network in Australia. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd July 2013

Yangaroo And Ramp Partnership Provides Digital Delivery Of Music And Video Via DMDS

yangarooSecure digital media management company YANGAROO Inc. has announced a partnership with Los Angeles-based RAMP (Radio and Music Pros), a prominent music industry trade publication. This alliance will now provide the industry in the U.S. expanded access to YANGAROO’s Digital Media Distribution System (DMDS) platform to deliver music to radio, and other destinations as well as the ability to deliver music videos to all major national and regional television broadcasters in North America. This partnership will also provide DMDS with the most comprehensive radio lists available, setting a new standard for radio distribution of promotional music. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd July 2013

Univa And MapR Technologies Partnership Brings Enterprise-Grade Workload Management To Hadoop Customers

univaUniva data centre automation company and developer of Grid Engine has announced a partnership with Hadoop technology leader MapR Technologies to integrate Univa Grid Engine with the MapR enterprise platform. The partnership enables customers to leverage the MapR Distribution for Hadoop in conjunction with Univa Grid Engine capabilities of policy control management and infrastructure sharing to run mixed workloads with insightful enterprise reporting and analytics. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd July 2013

BC Steals The Show At SIGGRAPH 2013

Province of BCBritish Columbia representatives are in the spotlight as tens of thousands of participants converge on Anaheim for SIGGRAPH 2013, the place to be if you work with computer graphics and interactive technologies. B.C. is preparing to host SIGGRAPH 2014, the 40th anniversary edition of the influential event next year in Vancouver, which became the first location to host SIGGRAPH North America outside of the United States in 2011. That event welcomed 15,872 artists, research scientists, game developers, filmmakers and researchers from 74 countries. SIGGRAPH 2011 broke the city’s previous conference attendance records and, according to the Vancouver Convention Centre, generated an estimated $38.5 million in direct spending for the local economy. Read the rest of this entry »

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