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CFC, Mind Pirate announce wearable tech program finalists

Three Toronto digital developers and one from New Mexico will work to develop “the next mega blockbuster” in the field of wearable technology.

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Where job cuts loom as NHL inks $5.2 billion Canadian TV deal

The Canadian sports broadcasting talent landscape is set to shift with the announcement of the landmark hockey deal.

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How Rogers will recoup its $5.2B bid for NHL rights in Canada

Rogers Media exec and past Olympic Consortium president Keith Pelley discusses the broadcaster’s multi-platform advertising model.

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‘A calculated risk’: media execs react to Rogers’ big deal

Executives from some of Canada’s top media and sponsorship agencies comment on the impact the new deal will have on the advertising and competitive landscape.

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How Rogers Media will drum up digital numbers for Grammys

The multiplatform coverage for music’s big night aims to exploit the media group’s varied TV, radio, print and online brands.

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IdeaBOOST unveils latest industry disruptors

The Canadian Film Centre’s business bootcamp rolled out its latest cohort of digital entertainment start-ups in Toronto.

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Bell Media rolls out CTV GO

The free mobile and desktop app will allow for live and on-demand viewing.

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Shaw Media looks to put viewers to sleep

Working with P&G’s Febreze brand, the media co is offering custom on-demand programming through VOD and its Global Go app aimed at helping people get to sleep.

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Families with children have more connected tech: study

Canadian Anglophones with children under 18 are more likely to have digital TV subscriptions, smartphones and tablets, according to a new report from the Media Technology Monitor.

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More Canadians downloading, streaming in 2012: Stats Can

A new survey on Canadian internet use showed a marked increase in social media use and digital content consumption from 2010 to 2012, as Zoomers get digi-savvy.