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Guest Post: Giles Crouch is one of Canada’s leading thinkers on issues relating to our digital world including social media and civil society. He brings 20 years experience in the technology industry, including co-founding two software …

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ZoomerMedia Launches Everythingzoomer.com

June 21, 2013 – 10:47 am |

With their laser focus on the 45+ segment of the market, ZoomerMedia launched its latest product this week called everythingzoomer.com. The “supersite” as they call it aims to be a “one-stop shop” for delivering curated content, interactive services and social networks to one of the fastest-growing demographics online. Everythingzoomer.com stakes claim to a

Fixmo Acquires Perlego Systems, Aims To Offer More Secure Solutions For Carriers

June 20, 2013 – 10:57 am |
Fixmo Acquires Perlego Systems, Aims To Offer More Secure Solutions For Carriers

Mobile security solution provider Fixmo, just announced that it has acquired Perlego Systems, a developer of carrier-grade data protection and personal privacy solutions for smartphones and tablets. Fixmo will leverage this acquisition for Fixmo Carrier Services (Fixmo CS)

Scribble Technologies Secures Additional $8M In Funding For Its Real-Time Media Content Platform

June 20, 2013 – 10:10 am |
Scribble Technologies Secures Additional $8M In Funding For Its Real-Time Media Content Platform

Scribble Technologies announced the startup that provides real-time engagement management solutions has secured $8 million in new financing this week. The funding comes from an investment group led by Georgian Partners that includes Export Development Canada, Summerhill Venture Partners and Rogers Venture Partners.

Parta Dialogue Completes Acquisition of Social Intelligence Company MyTwatch

June 19, 2013 – 10:30 am |

Montreal-based Parta Dialogue has completed its acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of Sense Fab, who developed MyTwatch, a private Paris-based e-intelligence and social marketing technology company.

7 Insights About Millennial Moms

June 18, 2013 – 10:35 am |

Weber Shandwick released some research today that uncovers insights about a digitally-connected and highly influential segment of North American women: Millennial Moms. These women, born between 1978 and 1994 who account for 22 percent of North American moms,

Microsoft Rolls Out New Ad Campaign On NYTimes.com

June 18, 2013 – 10:10 am |

As the continue to promote their latest product, Microsoft Office 365, the computer giant has turned to NYTimes.com for their latest campaign that leverages Toronto-based Olive Media’s new ad unit. The unit is dubbed Vortex and gives advertisers an integrated rich media and animation experience, and this is its first arrival in Canada.

Lancôme Virtual Gallery Rolls Out At 2013 Luminato Festival

June 14, 2013 – 9:20 am |

As thousands get ready to head to the 2013 Luminato Festival in Toronto starting today, they will have the opportunity to make history with the world’s first virtual art gallery at the Festival Hub that will incorporate a digital installation entitled 20 Bloggers for a Rose: The Lancôme Virtual Gallery.

SAY Media Launches Adaptive Ads, New Format Aims To Deliver Better Digital Experience

June 11, 2013 – 3:28 pm |

A few weeks ago we reported about some layoffs at SAY Media, which had a small impact north of the border as the company looked to shift their focus a bit and today some of those changes are coming to light. SAY Media has just announced a new ad format called Adaptive Ads.

Open For Business: Chapman & Lago Form Branded Content Television (BCT)

June 10, 2013 – 1:45 pm |

Branded Content Television (BCT Inc.) opened its doors today, headed up by Carmen Lago, Former Director of Brand Partnerships at Bell Media. Carmen will be working with Co-Founder Tony Chapman, President and CEO of Capital C, who steps in as an advisor and investor to the firm.

Size Matters – What Type of TV Viewer are You? [Report]

June 10, 2013 – 10:25 am |

The latest Rogers Innovation Report was released this morning and the latest issue gauges Canadians’ TV viewing habits and how technology is fueling content consumption. The report shows that a majority of Canadians participate in TV marathon sessions, access TV entertainment on smartphones and tablets, and are using social media to enhance their viewing experiences.