Entries by John F. Gray from 01/2013

Made In Vancouver Moj.io Gives Your Car More Mojo

| Posted 01.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Imagine not fumbling for your key fob to open car doors. With Vancouver-designed Moj.io, your car senses the proximity of your phone, and unlocks the car door for you. Don't fret about forgetting to turn off the house lights or locking the doors. Moj.io notices you've left the driveway and locks up the house for you. It also dims all the lights in your house, saving you money on energy costs.

BrandTree Connects Good Brands With Good Customers

| Posted 01.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia

More people want to buy sustainable products and have a kitchen full of fresher, natural and healthier foods. The challenge is connecting the people who make good things, with the people who want those good things. Vancouver's is taking on that challenge by connecting brands with mobile customers.

Oprah In Vancouver Is Opportunity For LunaPads, African Schoolgirls

| Posted 01.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

With Oprah Winfrey speaking in Vancouver on Jan. 24, B.C.-based Lunapads is donating 400 reusable menstrual products to girls in Africa. Using the #Pads4Oprah hashtag, they hope to get Oprah's attention about how providing feminine hygiene products help keep African girls in school.

One Million Moms for Gun Control Gets Vital Help From Vancouver Company

| Posted 01.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

One Million Moms for Gun Control was created in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and helping them raise crucial funds is a Vancouver innovation. The word is spreading quickly, and not surprisingly social media playing a key role in raising awareness. Awareness is good, but funding is vital sustenance.

Play4Perks Means Earning Rewards While Playing Games On Your Phone

| Posted 01.31.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Three former game studio executives with 40+ years of experience could easily be basking in the console glory days of the past. Instead of opting for white sandy beaches and umbrella drinks, these former EA (Electronic Arts) colleagues have co-founded a company that adds rewards to mobile games as you play.