Brunswick Pro Bowling says it will give Wii, PS2, and PSP players a realistic bowling-center experience with authentic sights and sounds.
Whitehill Technologies announced Tuesday that it raised a $5 million first round of funding from the Longitude Fund. The Moncton, New Brunswick-based Whitehill develops software designed to take data and information created in the pre-Internet era and use XML (Extensible Markup Language) to allow the material to be posted on the Internet. See complete list.
Data-mining company Connotate Technologies received $1.7 million toward its first round of funding. Connotate, based in New Brunswick, N.J., hopes to raise a total of $2.7 million for the round and will use the proceeds to complete its technology. The company is developing software that will monitor and mine content. Trautman Wasserman managed the private investment. See complete list.
Shaw Communications, a Canadian cable operator, has agreed to acquire Canada's Fundy Communications for C$460 million. Fundy serves 192,000 cable TV subscribers primarily in the New Brunswick area. Shaw, which has about 1.5 million subscribers, also will acquire a 3,200-kilometer fiber network as part of the deal. Shaw will issue C$150 million in Class B shares to partially fund the deal.