January 23, 2018

Intel confirms new internet-based television streaming product, ‘working with entire industry’ to launch this year

Welp, the rumors are true. Erik Huggers, Corporate VP & GM for Intel Media, just sat down here at D:Dive Into Media 2013 in order to confirm that Intel's getting into the set-top / TV provider business, and everything will be delivered to your home using your existing broadband internet connection. Straight from the man's mouth: "We have been … [Read more...]

Facebook pauses efforts to launch ad network

Remember that mobile ad network that Facebook ushered into beta around three months ago? Don't look for it to escape anytime soon. Per a new report from AllThingsD, spokesman Brandon McCormick has stated the following: "We are pausing our mobile ads test off of Facebook. While the results we have seen and the feedback from partners has been … [Read more...]

Port Coquitlam to launch anti-bullying bylaw as part of new campaign

On what would have been Amanda Todd's 16th birthday, the City of Port Coquitlam and other local groups have teamed up to tackle bullying with a fresh approach in B.C. The city has proposed a bylaw making it, in essence, illegal to bully someone. It would levy a fine, which would be removed if the offender participates in an anti-bullying … [Read more...]

Microsoft Dynamics Business Solutions 2013 Launch Event – Vancouver

Microsoft Dynamics Business Solutions 2013 Launch Event - Edmonton | Vancouver Join us for the Microsoft Dynamics 2013 Launch Event in Vancouver. With deep investments in new capabilities and improvements across all areas of the product, this is the most significant release yet in the history of Microsoft Dynamics. Vancouver – The Deeley … [Read more...]

Sprint sits out Windows Phone 8 launch in the United States after tepid WP7 reaction

Microsoft may be readying an all-out marketing blitz to get Windows Phone 8 all up in your cranium, but those loyal to Sprint won't be getting anything but perturbed. During today's Windows Phone 8 event in San Francisco, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced that AT&T, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile were "all in" for Windows Phone 8. Strangely, … [Read more...]

11/01/2012 – Richmond Centre Dining Terrace Launch Event

The new $ 30 million renovation to the Dining Terrace at Richmond Centre will officially launch on November 1, 2012. A Chinese lion dance of prosperity will help kick off the festivities at 11 a.m. and the Dining Terrace will open at 12 p.m. There will be prizes, and lots of fun for all. Custom Feed - Vancouver Events Calendar … [Read more...]

Google removes Nexus Q from landing page, further distances itself from a curious launch

Google had already yanked the "In Stock" status from its Nexus Q as we awaited a re-envisioning of its purpose, but today's Nexus launch is making it ever clearer that we may never hear from the bizarre orb again. Launched in July with an almost unbelievably small set of features, it took but a few weeks for Google to postpone the proper launch … [Read more...]

Fincher’s “Halo 4” Launch Trailer Arrives

Microsoft and 343 Industries have posted the David Fincher-produced, Tim Miller-directed launch trailer for the biggest game release for the Xbox 360 this season - "Halo 4". The trailer, filmed in Prague, details some of the backstory of the game's iconic hero Master Chief. The game will launch on November 6th. Dark Horizons - News … [Read more...]

BCTF to launch ad campaign after gag law lifted

The head of the BC Teachers' Federation is applauding last week's judgment from the Court of Appeal ruling the Province's "gag law" on third-party political spending was unconstitutional. It means unions and other groups will now be allowed to advertise in the lead-up to provincial elections. Susan Lambert says plans are already underway for a new … [Read more...]

Paramount To Launch Baker’s “Vessel”

Paramount Pictures has acquired the rights and are planning a feature film remake of Clark Baker's sci-fi/horror short film "Vessel" reports Variety. Baker funded the short via Kickstarter and used a script by Matt and Ross Duffer ("Hidden"). It follows a group of airplane passengers who encounter an otherwordly force shortly after takeoff and … [Read more...]