Majority of Canadians Back Continued Support of Canada’s Video Game Industry
A majority of Canadians support continued public investment in Canada’s video game industry according to new research published by the Entertainment Software Association of Canada (ESAC). In the new research produced by the NPD Group for ESAC, 71% of Canadians say that governments have a role to play in choosing which industries will drive the economy of the future.
   [November 21, 2014]


Rising End: an RPG Game that is Fully Customizable
Rising End is a new hack-and-slash video game that will be livestreamed on Twitch ( so gamers can chat and ask questions as they play. Not only that, but the Rising End characters are fully customizable as they take part in an amazing adventure.
   [November 21, 2014]


Virtual Artifacts Launches Social X and Social X Community CRM to Give People the Power to Freely Express Themselves on Facebook Using Different Identities
Technology innovators, Virtual Artifacts, announced the launch of Social X, an easy-to-use and secure web based application that gives users the power to freely express themselves using different identities in communities connected to Facebook Pages.
   [November 21, 2014]


Samsung Ventures Invests in DocuSign
Samsung Venture Investment Corporation has made a strategic investment in DocuSign, becoming part of the DocuSign Global Trust Network. Samsung Ventures’ investment opens the opportunity to bring The Global Standard for Digital Transaction Management (DTM) closer to billions of busy, on-the-go consumers and mobile professionals so they can go fully digital. DocuSign empowers users to securely transact anything, anytime, anywhere on their smart devices.
   [November 21, 2014]


Toronto startup launches new interface and expands to Vancouver
Parkbench, a Toronto-based tech startup, continues to be Canada’s fastest growing website for neighbourhood information. Since launching in March 2014, the hyper-local platform has gained popularity by curating neighbourhood information, such as deals, events and news, from leading websites, including Facebook, Eventbrite and LivingSocial.
   [November 21, 2014]


shomi signs content distribution agreement with Disney
The popcorn and magic of shomi meets the magic of Disney, as another monumental content distribution agreement is announced for Canada’s premier subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service. shomi continues to stack up on goodies with a little something for entertainment lovers of all ages - especially the younger ones - with popular family-friendly film and TV titles, as part of content distribution agreements with The Walt Disney Studios and The Disney/ABC Television Group.
   [November 21, 2014]


Corus Entertainment Partners with Fingerprint to Develop a Global Mobile Entertainment Platform for Preschoolers
Corus Entertainment it has partnered with Fingerprint, the San Francisco-based mobile technology company, to create a mobile entertainment platform for kids aged two to seven. Set to launch globally in 2015, the platform will offer preschoolers a safe, fun and branded environment to enjoy videos, games, music and eBooks featuring their favourite Nelvana characters Max & Ruby, Little Bear, Franklin, The Berenstain Bears and more.
   [November 21, 2014]


Sandvine Report: Netflix dominates (still), Amazon Instant Video growing
Sandvine, (TSX:SVC) a provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, released its latest bi-annual Internet traffic trends report, entitled "Global Internet Phenomena Report 2H 2014". The report is based on data from a selection of Sandvine’s 250-plus communications service provider (CSP) customers spanning North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Caribbean and Latin America and Asia-Pacific.
   [November 21, 2014]


Netflix Orders Fourth Season Of Longmire
Netflix has ordered a fourth season of the hit drama Longmire, from Warner Horizon Television. Ten new episodes of the series will premiere exclusively in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand in 2015.
   [November 20, 2014]


Cossette signs an important strategic agreement with TELUS
Cossette has concluded an important strategic agreement with its business partner TELUS for cloud computing hosting services. Cossette is moving its technological infrastructure to TELUS’s Intelligent Internet Data Centre in Rimouski, one of the most advanced and ecologically friendly data centres in North America, built with a $75 million investment.
   [November 20, 2014]


Infosys Goes Live With SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA
SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) announced that Infosys Limited, a company specialized in technology, consulting, outsourcing and next-generation services has gone live with SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA.
   [November 20, 2014]


Salesforce Unveils the Next Generation of Social Studio—Introducing Unified Social Engagement for the Salesforce Customer Platform
Salesforce unveiled the next generation of Social Studio, introducing unified social engagement for the Salesforce Customer Success Platform. The next-generation social listening, analysis, content marketing and engagement solutions empower employees to make the most of every social interaction, from any device.
   [November 20, 2014]


IBM Expands i2 COPLINK Law Enforcement Application With New Mobile Offering
IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced i2 COPLINK Everywhere, a MobileFirst application that securely delivers access to police data to officers, analysts, and commanders when they are in the field. The new offering is an expansion of IBM’s i2 COPLINK portfolio, which also includes office and patrol car applications.
   [November 20, 2014]


New Epson Home Cinema 5025UB Delivers High-Performance Full-HD for Under $2,000
Epson announced the PowerLite Home Cinema 5025UB, the newest addition to its high-performance line of 3LCD 2D/3D Full HD 1080p home theater projectors. The new projector delivers home entertainment enthusiasts extraordinary image quality and bright, vibrant colors with 2,200 lumens of color brightness and 2,200 lumens of white brightness, up to 600,000:1 contrast ratio and advanced image processing technology for an engrossing big screen experience.
   [November 19, 2014]


Qualcomm and Ericsson Complete First Inter-company LTE Category 9 Carrier Aggregation Interoperability Testing
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (QTI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), successfully completed the world’s first announced inter-company interoperability testing of LTE Category 9 connectivity with download speeds of up to 450 Mbps.
   [November 19, 2014]


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