Kia Canada Partners with Live Nation on Music Events

Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) and Kia Canada have formed a marketing partnership that also incorporates the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre in Toronto and the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver. Kia is now the exclusive automotive partner for all Live Nation Canada music events happening at the two premium concert venues.   “Music has an immense cultural […]

Netflix Expands UFC Coverage in Canada

Netflix will be expanding its Ultimate Fighting Championship content offering in Canada. Canadian subscribers will now have access to a greater variety of new and classic UFC events, highlights series and the hit reality show, The Ultimate Fighter. UFC fans will be able to stream more fights from the big names including Georges St-Pierre, Anderson […]

MNet Unveils New Brand & Website

Media Awareness Network (MNet), Canada’s internationally recognized centre for digital and media literacy, has just launched a new website and re-branded to ‘MediaSmarts’. Cathy Wing, MediaSmarts’ Co-Executive Director, explains the choice of moniker and need for the upgraded site: “We chose MediaSmarts because it succinctly gets to the core of what we’re all about: critical […]

WIND Mobile Partners with Data Centre Solutions Firm, CentriLogic

WIND Mobile has agreed to partner with CentriLogic to support and facilitate its growing Web hosting  and IT infrastructure needs in Canada. WIND said that its back office systems will be fully supported from CentriLogic’s new 16,000 square foot data centre launched recently in downtown Toronto. Additionally, the managed Web hosting provider will deliver optimal […]

Hydro One Adds Power Outage App

Hydro One wants you to stay on top of power outages in your area and a free mobile app helps you do just that. Compatible with iPhone, Android and BlackBerry devices, Hydro One is the first Canadian utility to offer customers a free, downloadable outage tracking app. Laura Formusa, President and CEO of Hydro One […]

Beatles Yellow Submarine Hits Canadian Theatres on May 24th

The 1968 animated Beatles musical, Yellow Submarine has been digitally restored frame-by-frame and is ready for the big screen once again. For one night only, Thursday, May 24th, Cineplex Entertainment’s Front Row Centre Events and EMI Music are rewarding generations of Beatles fans by showing the landmark animated feature throughout cinemas nationwide. Pat Marshall, Vice […]

AndroidTO Teams Up with Hut2Hut for 2012 Conference

Hut2Hut Events will be organizing this year’s AndroidTO 2012 Conference scheduled for October 25th at the Scotiabank Theatre in Toronto. This year’s event will again play host to Canada’s largest gathering of Android developers and mobile professionals, but Hut2Hut aims to “raise the game.” Duncan Payne, President, Hut2Hut Events, says,”The staggering consumer adoption rates of […]

Kobo Owner, Rakuten Takes $100M Stake in Pinterest

Japanese eCommerce leader, Rakuten, owner of e-reader company Kobo, said it plans to invest $100 million in the trendy social media site, Pinterest. Pinterest, which allows users to ‘pin’ images and follow other people’s images in an online scrapbook framework, is enjoying a tremendous surge in popularity having leaped from less than one million users […]

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