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Social TV analyst Seevibes closes $1M financing


The Montreal-based company plans to use the infusion of cash to further its international expansion.

Canadians watching more video, TV on mobile: comScore


The 2014 Canada Digital Future in Focus report also found that Canadians are watching more online video than Americans.

Viewer engagement with ‘caster video players low: poll


According to research from Delvinia’s AskingCanadians online research community, ad repetition and viewer authentication within broadcaster VOD apps are proving to be of concern to Canadians.

Napkin Man gets eBook treatment


A set of free eBooks based on the preschool series The Adventures of Napkin Man are heading to mobile devices courtesy of Breakthrough Entertainment and Kids’ CBC.

Space’s Bitten gets an app, Caillou unveils talking doll


Licensing spin-offs for Canadian series continue as Majestic Media rolls out a social media accompaniment to the Laura Vandervoort-starring sci-fi drama.

How Canadians are using smartphones during the Olympics


IDC Canada data shows just less than half of smartphone users will use them to follow the games, with 14% of that group using smartphones to watch live events.

CBC goes cross-platform for Sochi sponsorships


Using a responsive ad server for the first time, the network’s Olympic partners will activate on whatever screen viewers choose to use.

TunedIn aims to connect social and TV this Thursday


The mysterious experimental app aims to connect social media activity to TV across Canada’s major broadcasters later this week.

Monster Factory toy brand churns out app extension


A mobile app based on the Monster Factory toy brand is heading into production following a second round of funding from the CMF.

New SVOD service in Canada? Key questions raised


Playback looks at key issues at play for indie producers as Rogers confirms it is “exploring opportunities” for a new streaming service in Canada.

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