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MediaAnalyzer eye-tracking heats up

The Germany-based company’s eye-tracking tech has been used by big-name brands for years, but it just got easier for Canadian clients to tap into the data.


RepeatSeat buys mobile movie search site

The acquisition of makes sense for a company that already deals in mobile ticketing solutions.


UpTrend signs the sassy girl’s city site

SheDoestheCity is the latest property to sign an ad representation deal with UpTrend Media.


CTV secures Top 10
BBM/Nielsen Top 30 – June 9-15

Global’s Bones and NCIS settled in at #10 and #11, but CTV captured the Top 10 spots on the chart as So You Think You Can Dance and Canadian Idol secured the big three.


HeadsUp looks to build multimedia poker brand

A Calgary-based company wants to revive Canadian Poker Player Magazine and boost a national tour’s sponsor-friendly TV and mobile offerings.


Next media Star: Touche!PHD’s Duong

Here’s another in MiC‘s continuing series spotlighting the up and comers media shops have singled out as being a step ahead of the game.


Transcontinental Media plans fall online strategy

The digital team is working on more than 50 projects this summer, including fall relaunches for its online brands and at least one new website.


Zig merges with ACLC

On top of being short-listed for five Film Lions and winning a Gold Radio Lion at Cannes, Zig has just announced a merger with ACLC.


CBC bets on viral success with SeenThis?

The pubcaster hopes more of its content will get shared online and through social networking with the addition of a widget and companion application on Facebook.


Did viral stunt contribute to MMVA audiences?

The 2008 MuchMusic Video Awards recorded significant audience increases over last year’s show, on more than one platform. Part of the promo leading up to the awards was a staged ‘hacking’ of the airwaves by Phreak615.


Canadian media revenues steady ’til 2012: PwC

PricewaterhouseCoopers’ latest outlook has some segments of Canada’s mediascape pegged for impressive growth. Here’s what the report has to say about the Internet, video games, TV, newspapers, magazines, radio, out-of-home, film and recorded music.

News launches slick Olympics site

Star Media Group is putting complete multimedia coverage from Beijing into its latest launch – along with a widget or two.


Tiger draws records for TSN

Audiences for the 108th US Open Championship peaked on Sunday and led the sportscaster to revise its records.


Torstar buys eyeReturn Marketing

Torstar’s digital services now include another ad-serve and measurement firm.


Idol gets backseat to hockey
BBM/Nielsen Top 30 – June 2-8

CTV’s Canadian Idol raced to #3 on the chart, but the net’s So You Think You Can Dance got more viewers. And the Stanley Cup Finals on CBC beat both.