Sheridan’s Digital Interactive Media Management Students to Hold Open House

Sheridan’s Interactive Media Management students are holding an open house this coming Wednesday, in Toronto.

AOL Canada Launches New Video Service

AOL has just introduced a new video platform in Canada. The new service, AOL On, will deliver curated News, Entertainment, Style, Health, Autos, Business and Technology content across multiple digital platforms including desktop, tablet, mobile, mobile apps and connected TVs. The AOL On video hub contains more than 500,000 videos with Canadian specific video content […]

CANARIE’s Free Cloud Computing Tools Helps Canadian Tech Firms Compete

In an effort to give Canadian businesses a competitive digital technology edge, free cloud computing resources are being made available through a government-sponsored accelerator program. The Digital Accelerator for Innovation and Research (DAIR) program is offered by CANARIE, operator of Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network and supported by tech firms Compute Canada and Cybera. […]

Rogers Buying Score Media for $167M

Rogers Media plans to acquire Score Media Inc., which includes The Score Television Network and related television assets. However, the $167 million acquisition does not include the firm’s digital media business, consisting of The website and mobile applications. Rogers said that prior to the acquisition, Score Media’s digital assets will be spun out to […]

Spotify Planning to Launch in Canada

Spotify will be launching its music streaming service in Canada, according to the Swedish company’s management team. The official date has not yet been released, nor has the timeline for entry into the Asian and South American markets, also on the company’s expansion agenda. Spotify has three tiers of service offerings including a free service […]

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 […]

Music Streamer Deezer Expands to Canada

French music streamer, Deezer said it will offer services in Canada, Australia and New Zealand starting on April 25th. Deezer boasts 20 million users, 1.5 million paid subscribers, 15 million music tracks and a huge social media presence with 600,000 Facebook fans and 300,000 followers on Twitter. “We are thrilled to launch Deezer in Canada, […]

British Columbia Has Top Provincial Website

If you’ve been waiting to check out your provincial website to see if it lives up to the best, a Stratford Institute study released on April 18th has cut the legwork on that project significantly. British Columbia takes the top spot for its eGovernment initiatives, namely  providing the best online services and information for its […]