Posts Tagged: edmonton

No Xbox 360 Yet!

There was a pretty fancy event going on at Futureshop tonight on Calgary Trail! They had the spotlight truck going, a road hockey setup, booth babes, and of course three or four consoles hooked up to big TV’s. If you preordered, you could stand in line. If you hadn’t preordered you were given tickets with… Reads more »

Ready to Rock the Launch!

Today was Edmonton’s turn to host the Launch Event 2005, Microsoft’s big push around the release of Visual Studio 2005, SQL Server 2005 and BizTalk Server 2006. The completely booked event took place all day today at SilverCity in West Edmonton Mall with TechNet leading the morning sessions and MSDN taking over in the afternoon…. Reads more »

Small Business Week

Last week was Small Business Week in Alberta, and indeed all across Canada. Here are some interesting statistics about small business in Alberta: Small businesses (businesses that employ less than 10 employees) account for 74% (104,000) of all businesses with employees in Alberta. (Source: Alberta Economic Development, 2004 Alberta Business Monitor) In 2004, women accounted… Reads more »

96X Boycott?

Today I received a rather interesting email forward. The original email was from Matt Ashdown. I’ll let you read it first before I comment: Between 9 and 10 am on boh October 12th, and 19th, 96X had on their station what they called the “ADHD HOUR.” During this hour, they only would play the first… Reads more »