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CellWand Selected as one of 30 Emerging Tech Companies to be Unveiled at Launch: Silicon Valley 2009

San Jose, Calif – May 26 , 2009— The Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs (SVASE) today announced the names of the 30 companies invited to present new products at Launch: Silicon Valley 2009 and included on the list of selected companies was CellWand Communications. CellWand will present their #TAXI service at the event, which recently has been added to major U.S. carrier networks and is now available to the majority of U.S. mobile phone users with anticipation of adding more carriers by the end of 2009. #TAXI is an … Continue reading

April 29, 2009

See a driver you suspect is impaired? Call 911 to report it.

MADD Canada’s Campaign 911 tells Canadians how to spot impaired drivers and how to report them to police. MADD Canada’s annual Campaign 911 is urging Canadians to join the effort to keep roads safe by calling 911 to report suspected impaired drivers. Click here to learn more…

April 29, 2009

#TAXI a Finalist for CATA’s Eriksson Award

April 20, 2009: #TAXI, CellWand’s award-winning mobile application that has already helped millions of Canadians find a taxicab, has been named as a finalist for the 2009 Ericsson Outstanding Product Achievement Award -Content and Application Mobility Industry (MoCo). #TAXI, accessed by dialling #-T-A-X-I (#-8-2-9-4) on any mobile phone in Canada and now on over 165 mobile phones in the United States, has helped position CellWand as a pioneer for future abbreviated dialling codes to be launched in North America in the years ahead. The winner will be selected by CATA … Continue reading

April 20, 2009

Coming to America: #TAXI has Arrived

COMING TO AMERICA: #TAXI HAS ARRIVED CellWand Communications and Single Touch Systems Inc. power innovative #TAXI service connecting callers to any cab company, anytime; now available to more than 150 million mobile subscribers. SAN DIEGO, September 10, 2008 — Relief has arrived for AT&T Mobility, Verizon Wireless and Alltel subscribers struggling to get a taxi when they really need one. By simply dialing #TAXI® (#-8-2-9-4) on their mobile phone, callers can now get connected to the first available taxicab company serving their local calling area, receive a recommendation for a … Continue reading

September 10, 2008

CellWand President Nick Quain profiled in Ottawa Business Journal

Learn to dance with big business or get stepped on, SMEs told By Ottawa Business Journal Staff Wed, Jan 19, 2005 Its shadow can be intimidating, but the benefits of dancing with an elephant can far outweigh the fear of being dwarfed. Such was the theme last Thursday at Ben Franklin Place where the Ottawa Centre for Research and Innovation (OCRI) invited CellWand founder Nick Quain to its monthly Zone5ive event to illustrate how a small business can successfully align itself with much larger ones in a competitive market. “The hardest thing to overcome … Continue reading

January 1, 2005

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