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Watercooler: RadiumOne Prepping For Radical Change [Update]

By Dave Forde / May 6, 2015

We’ve been hearing some buzz that San Francisco-based RadiumOne is about to make some big news, the company was first launched in 2009 by Gurbaksh Chahal. You may recall back in January 2014 they made their first Canadian hire as they brought on Steve Gimza to head up the sales efforts. Quite a bit has changed […]

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Water Cooler: More Job Loses At Yahoo, Cuts Even Hits Canada

By Dave Forde / February 13, 2015

We’re hearing that Yahoo cut some jobs yesterday (no specific head count has been announced), unfortunately this isn’t really a surprise to anyone as the Internet player continues to struggle to find its way to the levels of profitably it once had, or perhaps it can never get back to those levels again. Business Insider […]

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Watercooler: Seevibes Is Preparing For Something Big

By Dave Forde / January 28, 2015

We are hearing some buzz about Seevibes, the social media analytics company that helps measure TV audiences. What could the news be? A new round of funding? An International expansion? Or maybe the company has been acquired by someone such as Google or Twitter – the last one would make sense. Then again Nielsen current […]

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Watercooler: Has Yahoo Canada Found Its New Country Manager?

By Dave Forde / August 1, 2013

Previous names that have come up as possible candidates include Simon Jennings (running Gesca Media Sales , and Patrick Lauzon (now over at TC Media). Now we are hearing that Claude Galipeau has been appointed as the new Country Manager for Yahoo Canada. Claude has been running his own consulting firm. Prior to that he was COO of the now bankrupt Syncapse, SVP and GM of Rogers Digital Media.

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Water Cooler: Shifts, Shuffles, Smith Takes On More At Metro

By Dave Forde / March 26, 2013

The water cool has been pretty busy this week, over the last few days we’ve been getting some repots that Metro has laid off a few of their staff on the marketing team. Part of the changes has resulted in Jeff Smith taking on more responsible, which also will include on staff shuffles

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Water Cooler: JUICE Mobile About To Make A Major Hire

By Dave Forde / March 25, 2013

We’ve been hearing some reports that Toronto-based JUICE Mobile is about to make a significant hire in the next 72 hours. The company recently launched their mobile advertising platform called NECTAR, which according to President and CEO Neil Sweene

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