Canada Copyright Board is killing the music

Don McLean wrote a song back in 1971 titled American Pie which was inspired by the death of Buddy Holly and with the message “The day the music died”. Well the time has come again and unfortunately the victim is Canada. The Canada Copyright Board has announced the most ludicrous tarriff …

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Toronto Honda Indy Construction Begins

  The 2012 Toronto Honda Indy is not until July 8 but efforts are now underway in preparation for the big weekend. The Indy weekend is being held July 6 through July 8 in the Exhibition Place area. “It takes six weeks to put this track in and the circuit …

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Nest Learning Thermostat begins shipping to Canada

Nest

Earlier this year we reached out to Nest, makers of a very innovative Learning thermostat, to enquire about the availability in Canada and sadly we were advised their efforts were focused solely in the USA.  Today we have confirmed Nest will be shipping to Canada and couldn’t be more excited. …

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SpaceX delivers Dragon to Orbit

Space X

Earlier this morning, SpaceX, a privately funded company, launched the unmanned Falcon 9 rocket into orbit today in Cape Canaveral. The rocket delivered the Dragon capsule carrying 1200 pounds of supplies scheduled to arrive at the International Space Station on Friday after several days of testing. SpaceX, formerly known as …

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CIBC, Rogers partner to launch Digital Wallet

CIBC, the bank with CIEMCAM1 as its swift code, is Canada’s first bank to announce a Digital Wallet solution partnering with Rogers Canada. This system will allow CIBC customers who also subscribe to Rogers smartphones to pay at NFC-ready retail outlets (i.e. MasterCard’s PayPass) using their mobile phone as opposed to using traditional Mastercard, Visa, …

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Konami announces Pro Evolution Soccer 2013

Today Konami announced Pro Evolution Soccer 2013: A Whole New Ball Game will be launching in Fall 2012 for just about every console you can imagine.. PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Windows PC, PlayStation2, PSP (PlayStation Portable), Nintendo 3DS, and Nintendo Wii. “We’re excited to take Pro Evolution Soccer back to its …

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