IAB Canada goes west

Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Canada is reaching out to the marketing community in the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan by forming a new Western Regional Council.The focus of the Western Regional

Published on: April 5th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

NASA selects Canadian firms to build Mars-based online game

Two Canadian technology companies are developing a Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) game about space colonization for a project commissioned by National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA). Astronaut: Moon, Mars and Beyond, is the

Published on: November 21st, 2011 Nestor Arellano

New Brunswick grade schoolers place third in InterroBang

A New Brunswick elementary class recently placed third at the InterroBang (http://playinterrobang.com/) competition, and international social networking contest designed to develop 21st Century learning skills. The interesting twist is that the Grade 4

Published on: May 24th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

PlayStation Network breach timeline: from compromise to compensation

This is a timeline of major events associated with the attack on Sony's PlayStation Network and Qriocity online services.Dates are given relative to the location the events took place. Sony announcements, released globally,

Published on: May 2nd, 2011 Martyn Williams

Catastrophic Playstation breach: Inventory of what you may have lost

By Claudiu Popa  For the past few days, we’ve been privy to tidbits of information about the recent PlayStation Network breach (heretofore known as the PSN Breach) often dismissive and always shrouded in

Published on: April 28th, 2011 Claudiu Popa

Great Canadian Appathon challenges developers to 48 hour contest

Keep it simple and fun. That’s the key advice of mobile game experts to up and coming coders who are taking part in a 48-hour scramble to develop the next great mobile game

Published on: March 11th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

19 digital media projects get $2M government funding

An e-learning tool focusing on the War of 1812 and a geopolitical strategy game based on World War II were among the 19 new digital media projects that will benefit this year from

Published on: February 15th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Online games vendors rake in really big bucks from virtual goods

Social networking and multiplayer online games are fueling dramatic growth in hard cash earned from goods that exist only in the world of online make-believe, according to companies in that market gathered at

Published on: January 12th, 2010 Elizabeth Heichler

Canadian digital gaming industry on a roll with new companies, jobs

An independent 2009 games sector census reveals a thriving industry in Canada with new development studios and job opportunities. The U.S. games industry, meanwhile, has shown marginal growth since 2008. The U.S. game

Published on: January 5th, 2010 Alex Wawro and Joaquim P. Menezes

Proposed Ontario tax credits a bonanza for digital game developers

The Ontario government is giving local digital entertainment industry a boost by offering greater tax incentives to encourage companies use more indigenous talent."Exciting developments are coming down the pipe as we head towards

Published on: November 2nd, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Enhanced tax credits boost Ontario interactive game industry

The Ontario government is giving the local digital entertainment industry a boost by offering more tax incentives designed to encourage companies to use more local talent.“There are some exciting developments coming down the

Published on: October 30th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Online games offer serious lessons in business collaboration, says Canadian expert

Massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPG) are considered a consumer thing. But they offer a terrific model for corporate collaboration – fostering a synergy that generates astounding business benefits, says a Canadian expert

Published on: May 8th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes