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February 7th, 2012: Today in Canadian Tech

Ballard Power

Ballard Power today announced it has signed an agreement with Brazil's WEG Industries. John Sheridan, Ballard’s President and CEO said the agreement "...will be an important enabler for increased fuel cell product traction in the fast-growing Brazil market."
Ballard Power today announced it has signed an agreement with Brazil's WEG Industries. John Sheridan, Ballard’s President and CEO said the agreement "...will be an important enabler for increased fuel cell product traction in the fast-growing Brazil market."
Ballard Power (TSX:BLD) announced it signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with Brazil’s WEG Industries, a multinational corporation headquartered in Jaragua do Sul, Brazil, to collaborate on product and market development of clean energy fuel cell products. Full Story

Aurora Control Technologies (TSXV:ACU) has appointed Norbert Schroeder as its sales representative for European markets, including Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Austria and Belgium. Full Story.

GuestLogix (TSX:GXI) has deployed its on-board retail platform across the entire Aer Lingus route network of nearly 70 destinations throughout Ireland, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe and the United States. The implementation represents approximately 10.5 million annual passenger trips, and an opportunity for the airline to drive further ancillary sales and create a seamless customer travel experience across all flights.

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Rogers Communications (TSX:RCI.B) announced it has released Rogers One Number, a service that allows Canadians to extend their Rogers wireless number to their computer. The offering, which will be made available for free to Rogers wireless customers, lets customers text and talk from their computer and video chat with other Rogers customers.

Edgewater Wireless (TSXV:YFI) announced it has hired Myriad Interactive Media. Myriad says “Over the course of the next year we will be putting together interactive social media campaigns and video development with particular emphasis on Facebook, Twitter and Youtube in order to expand Edgewater Wireless’s brand globally.”

Sandvine (TSX:SVC) announced it has won five new broadband service provider customers, including two that purchased Sandvine’s its Network Analytics product. Full Story.

Celestica (TSX: CLS) announced it has received approval from the the TSX to launch its previously announced Normal Course Issuer Bid. Under the buyback, the company may repurchase on the open market up to 16.21 million subordinate voting shares, representing approximately 8.2% of the Company’s outstanding shares.

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Nick Waddell
Cantech Letter founder and editor Nick Waddell has lived in five Canadian provinces and is proud of his country's often overlooked contributions to the world of science and technology. Waddell takes a regular shift on the Canadian media circuit, making appearances on CTV, CBC and BNN, and contributing to publications such as Canadian Business and Business Insider.

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