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Jeffrey Peterson has been appointed senior VP of e-business at Quebecor World Inc. Peterson was formerly a VP in the same position at DuPont. He will be responsible for using electronic networks to create cost savings at Quebecor. He was also a founder of the Management Systems Laboratories at Virginia Tech, and has held a number of Internet-related positions over the past 20 years.
Airborne launches wireless gaming in SK
Montreal-based Airborne Entertainment has released a new wireless entertainment service dubbed the PocketBoxOffice. The launch was first announced with Saskatchewan telco Sasktel, though Airborne says every wireless carrier in the country can use it. The service consists of games, humour, and other short-form content.
The federal government is anxious to put Canada’s history online as quickly as possible, but issues like copyright and displaying material online could place serious limits on how quickly the job gets done, and the scope of the projects. The government’s Canadian Cultural Digital Content Initiative has put $2.5 million per year for three years in the hands of the National Archives to begin the massive job of digitizing its vast holdings.