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The Court of Appeal Grants Druide’s Motion

January 08, 2018 Press releases

Just before the holidays, the Court of Appeal of Quebec granted Druide informatique leave to appeal the Superior Court’s ruling regarding the application for injunction and damages sought by Québec Amérique (“QA”). In addition to granting Druide’s motion, the Court ordered a stay of execution of the...

The Superior Court Partially Accepts Druide’s Defence

September 18, 2017 Press releases

Druide informatique is considering the possibility of appealing the Superior Court’s decision to partially accept its defence against a motion for a permanent injunction and damages filed by Québec Amérique (“QA”). QA’s often-amended motion, filed over five years ago, sought to compel Druide to remo...

Typing Pal’s New Features for 2017

June 28, 2017 Press releases

Druide informatique is delighted to announce the rollout of its most customizable version ever of Typing Pal, its web-based typing tutorial application for schools and individuals. In addition to new custom settings, this update brings an array of interface and content improvements.

A number of ne...

Druide Raises $41,000 for the Fondation Paul Gérin-Lajoie

June 08, 2017 Press releases

This week, Druide informatique and its subsidiary Éditions Druide held their ninth annual Golf Classic for the Fondation Paul Gérin-Lajoie. The event raised $41,000, bringing the total contributions to the foundation to more than $350,000 since the Druide Classic began in 2009.

The money donated t...

Antidote and the French Exams at La Ruche High School

May 31, 2017 Press releases

Druide would like to set the record straight with regards to the Ministère de l’Éducation’s French exams held at the La Ruche high school in Magog, which were purportedly invalidated due to the unintentional use of its Antidote software. Contrary to what was stated in the Tribune de Sherbrooke art...

Sollum Technologies Wins Druide’s Grand Prize for Entrepreneurship

May 24, 2017 Press releases

At the Gala for the 19th Défi PME MTL held earlier this month, the company Sollum Technologies won Druide’s Grand Prize for entrepreneurship, earning a grant of $3000 and several services. The winners in each category also received a copy of Druide’s renowned software, Antidote.

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First Antidote Scholarship Awarded to Alexandre de Brébisson

April 06, 2017 Press releases

Yesterday, as part of the Druide Fund for Research in Text Analysis—which was recently created through a donation from Druide informatique—the MILA (Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms) Laboratory at University of Montreal awarded its first ever Antidote Scholarship. The lucky recipient is Mr...

Antidote Mobile for English now on iPhone and iPad

March 29, 2017 Press releases

Druide informatique announces the launch of Antidote Mobile – English, its new application for Apple’s iPhone and iPad. For the first time on mobile devices, Druide is offering an English edition of its famous software, with all the wealth of its dictionaries and language guides, as well as an enl...

919 Schools Get Antidote for Christmas

December 07, 2016 Press releases

Just in time for Christmas, 919 schools will be receiving a free license allowing them to install Antidote, Druide informatique’s flagship writing assistance software, on ten computers.

Druide has promised to donate a copy of Antidote to a school for every ten copies of Antidote sold at retail in...

Druide Donates One Million Dollars to University of Montreal

December 07, 2016 Press releases

Marking the 20-year anniversary of its software Antidote, as well as 50 years of University of Montreal’s Department of Computer Science and Operations Research (DIRO), Druide informatique is announcing the creation of a one-million-dollar fund for research into deep learning-based text analysis.

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