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Internet Expansion 101: Pool.com Launches “New gTLD Discovery Labs”

Ottawa, Canada (June 13, 2012) – Industry-leading service provider for new gTLDs helps to make sense of newly released ICANN data for applicants, media and worldwide audience

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OTTAWA-BASED MOMENTOUS CORP REVEALS BOLD PLAN TO OPEN UP INTERNET LANDSCAPE WITH FOUR NEW TOP LEVEL DOMAINS

OTTAWA, CANADA (May 31, 2012) – With the window now closed for applications to operate new Internet domain name registries like .com, .net and .ca, Momentous Corp. has announced the names of the four it has filed to operate.

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As DVD Stores Fade into the Sunset, Fringe Providers Grab Centre Stage

The Globe and Mail — April 23, 2012

Momentous CEO and Zip.ca Chair, Rob Hall, speaks about the changing nature of movie rental in Canada.

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(Work) Life After Leukemia

In November 2010, Craig Azar (Database Analyst at Momentous), went to the Ottawa General Hospital, for what he assumed would be a brief visit, a quick fix for an inexplicable loss of strength. He wouldn’t leave until a month later, after several blood transfusions and a diagnosis of Leukemia. Now, a little more than a year later, Craig is back in the building full-time, and is sharing his story of returning to work after beating cancer.

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"Escaping the Cult of the Average"

TEDTalks recently aired a talk given by Shawn Achor, which discusses happiness and reality, and how to change your approach to the former, in order to transform the latter. In presenting his thoughts and findings, Achor introduces two thoughts that very accurately reflect the Momentous philosophy.

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Momentous Attends: DOMAINfest 2012

Today, January 31st, 2012, DOMAINfest goes live in Santa Monica, CA, and Momentous is there to join the discussion! As stated on the conference’s website: “DOMAINfest attracts internet entrepreneurs who are passionate about technology and winning” – how could we NOT attend, with a personalized invite like that?

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'Students and Startups' (and their mutual appreciation for noodle crafts)

Last night, Momentous had the opportunity (read: good fortune) to participate in The Code Factory’s ‘Students and Startups’ event, which brings together the hiring and the desiring. 

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Hack Days: The Days of the Week Too Cool to be on a Regular Calendar

What would you call a day packed with 100 developers, pop and pizza, six hours of straight coding, and competitive pressure that was more pungent than the salty sweat beads on the devs’ foreheads? 

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A bold mission for Momentous

OTTAWA, ON - FEBRUARY 12, 2011

Lots of companies have mission statements and corporate values. But Ottawa-based Internet company Momentous doesn't throw around platitudes about honesty, integrity and respect. The company has deliberately defined its culture with a brash set of values and the chief executive says he doesn't care if some people find them offensive.

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MAD INC Named 2010 OBAA Finalist

OTTAWA, ON - November 9, 2010

Digital agency MAD INC (www.mad.ca) has been selected as a New Business of the Year finalist for the 2010 Ottawa Business Achievement Awards (OBAA), and will join the other nominees at the awards gala on November 25, to learn who will claim the title.

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Ottawa’s Susan M. Richards named Fellow of The Society of Management Accountants of Canada (FCMA)

TORONTO, ON — October 21, 2010

FCMAs: Leading successful businesses, contributing to the advancement of management accounting, and enriching Ontario communities

Certified Management Accountants of Ontario is proud to announce...

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DVDs by Mail — More Content, Less Waiting

OTTAWA, ON — September 27, 2010

Dear Members,

I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself, and to personally give you a Zip.ca update about our growing DVD library and our plans to introduce a streaming service in the near future.

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"Bring it on" says Canada's Zip

TORONTO, ON — September 22, 2010

Rob Hall isn't afraid of Netflix Inc. - On the contrary, the chief executive of Momentous.ca Corp.—parent company of Canada's Zip.ca, the country's largest DVD rent-by-mail service—believes the imminent arrival of the U.S. video rental chain will breathe new life into the home movie business on this side of the border.

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Zip.ca Goes Retail with Introduction of Gift Cards

OTTAWA, ON — October 1, 2009

Zip.ca, Canada’s leading DVD rental-by-mail service, is bringing the gift of entertainment to a store near you. This fall, pre-paid gift cards will be featured in eight retail chains across Canada, just in time for the holiday season.

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Zip.ca Goes Pink to Help the Breast Cancer Society of Canada

OTTAWA, ON — September 28, 2009

Zip.ca and the Breast Cancer Society of Canada (BCSC) have teamed up to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research for the detection, prevention, and treatment of breast cancer, and to ultimately find a cure.

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Zip.ca Continues to Host Streaming for The Gemini Awards

OTTAWA, ON — September 22, 2009

CNW Telbec — Zip.ca, Canada's leading DVD rental service is taking another step in helping encourage the growth of Canadian made entertainment. Partnering with the 24th Annual Gemini Awards, Zip.ca is providing online hosting of all video content for all nominated categories as part of this year's voting process.

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Zip.ca Sees Positive Growth

OTTAWA, ON — February 13, 2009

Just as Netflix reported positive growth numbers in the U.S., Canadian DVD rental provider says that it has had a good six months, and projects further growth in the coming months.

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Online DVD rental firms find big profits in tough times

OTTAWA, ON — January 27, 2009

A day after U.S. online DVD rental service Netflix surprised market analysts by posting a 45 per cent increase in fourth quarter profit, a company that is serving the Canadian market is saying it too expects "strong" — but more modest — growth over the course of the year.

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