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Aurel Langlois, longtime executive with Interactive Multimedia Arts & Technologies (IMAT), is leaving the organization to take a business development position with Toronto-based ideé inc. He will begin his new position at the end of August. A soon-to-be released media notice of his departure from IMAT reads, "The departure of Mr. Langlois had been planned for some time, with the knowledge and cooperation of the IMAT Board of Directors. Mr. Langlois will remain active with the association as a consultant and member of the Board of Directors…The Board has begun the process of finding a new Executive Director, one who has the skills to take industry issues to government, design program initiatives relevant to the industry, and manage the day-to-day operations of the association." In a note to CNM, Langlois notes that he will continue to work as an industry volunteer in other capacities, as well.
Suite101 wins Indian gov’t consent for takeover
Suite101.com Inc. has received the necessary consent from the government of India to proceed with its acquisition of GeoGlobal (CNM Update, Jan. 29/03). GeoGlobal is an oil and gas exploration company. Suite101 is the company that originally gambled on an online writers community, as detailed in past issues of CNM.
|An Ottawa-based start-up is attracting global attention for its new file-recognition software that it says could help peer-to-peer application developers legitimately operate. Kokopelli Networks Inc., which is still operating in "boot strap" mode without permanent offices, has released a product dubbed BluFilter: Authorize that could prevent users from listening to song files that have been added to a database by artists or their record labels. |