SoMedia is the Uber of video production, says CEO Fleming

SoMedia co-founder George Fleming.

SoMedia (TSXV:VID) is disrupting the video production space in much the same way that Uber disrupted taxis, says founder and co-CEO George Fleming. Fleming today presented at the Euro Pacific Canada Digital Media and Technology Conference in Toronto. “I know that everything is being described the Uber of something,” he said. “But it’s honestly who […]

Keeping tech jobs in Canada is important, says Mediagrif CEO Claude Roy

Mediagrif CEO Claude Roy in Toronto, May 20, 2015.

One notable Canadian entrepreneur says he is proud of creating tech jobs in Canada, and wishes more people would think about the ramifications of selling out to U.S. concerns. Mediagrif (TSX:MDF) CEO Claude Roy presented today at the Euro Pacific Canada Digital Media and Technology Conference in Toronto. Roy, who was CEO of Logibec when […]

theScore’s DNA is mobile, says CEO Levy

theScore Chairman and CEO John Levy.

A company that began by designing for flip phones has a natural advantage in delivering mobile sports, says its boss. John Levy, Chairman and CEO of theScore (TSXV:SCR) presented today at the Euro Pacific Canada Digital Media and Technology Conference in Toronto. Levy says the company’s long focus on creating a lean product pays ongoing […]

DHX Media spikes after reporting third quarter results

The children's hit Yo Gabba Gabba! is one of Halifax-based DHX Media's most important properties

Shares of DHX Media (TSX:DHX.B) are up today after the company reported better than expected third quarter results. DHX earned $18.03-million on revenue of $85.58-million, a topline that was up 195% over the same period last year. The company says the gains came from last July’s acquisition of DHX Television and from increases in distribution. […]

The sunscreen myth most of us still believe

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On the website Oprah.com, writer Jenny Bailly touts the benefits of a product called Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 100+. “In the SPF numbers game, Neutrogena has taken a decisive lead,” says Bailly, who cautions readers to slather on more of the stuff than they might to ensure complete coverage. This type of advice […]