News - It's our fourth edition of Gothamist's travel content, Gothamist Getaways. A few times a year, we'll have a week of posts featuring looks at travel, food, products and tips—near and far—for making your trips more enjoyable. So sit back, dream of your next journey and let us know if you have any hints for us.
News - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO; TSX: EXF) announced the release of iCERT on its OTDR-based software. Available for singlemode and multimode fiber testing, the iCERT pre-defined test configurations provide quick access to the latest industry pass/fail thresholds to automatically certify cable installations in data centers and enterprise. This greatly simplifies optical link assessment and troubleshooting while avoiding any risk of getting tampered results due to manual entering of the wrong pass/fail values or misinterpreting extensive, complex standards documents.
News - According to the latest statistics from the Institut de la statistique du Québec (ISQ) the downtown core of Quebec City has grown to 570,400 residents over the last year.
News - At their respective general meetings held yesterday, members of NanoQuébec and Consortium Innovation Polymères (CIP) approved the merger of their organizations into a single entity. The new organization, named PRIMA QUÉBEC (“Pôle de recherche et d’innovation en matériaux avancés du Québec”) will develop research projects and activities related to the field of advanced materials benefitting Quebec’s strategic sectors such as transportation, energy, environment, information and communication technology, as well as the textile and health sectors.
News - Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. is pleased to introduce a powerful and straightforward drug cost management tool to its group insurance clients: WebRx.
News - Graphene 3D Lab Inc. has inked a deal to acquire Boots Industries Inc., a Canadian 3D printer manufacturer. Graphene 3D says that they intend to purchase all Boots Industries’ assets — and to hire the team at Boots Industries — in an all share transaction.
News - On the 2nd December in London, the winners of the first Internet of Things Awards, the IoTAs, were named in front of more than 150 participants at the Total Telecom Festival.
News - Boralex Inc., Gaz Métro Limited Partnership, and Valener Inc. are proud to announce the commercial commissioning of an additional 68 MW at the Seigneurie de Beaupré Wind Farms, completing Phase II of the wind farm which now totals 340 MW in operation.
News - Group Germain Hotels today announced a transaction valued at more than $80 million in share capital, to be added to the Alt Canada Investment Fund L.P. The transaction, the second of this value in three years, is a testament to the confidence of institutional and private financial partners regarding both the company's performance and the growth potential of Alt Hotels.
News - New openings are planned over the next year and Mr Karim Barake, founder of Mia Pasta, wants to plan the network development and learn as much as possible on each market in which he considers new franchises. For this process, Mr Barake chose to use Spatialytics’ geomarketing platform.