Articles By Nestor Arellano

FreshBooks launches online payment solution for small business

Getting paid for your services or products is very important in any business. However, for many small business owners the task of accepting payment from customers can even be a challenge sometimes. Not

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Mitel refreshes brand to reflect expanded offerings

Over the past 18 months, Ottawa-based IP telecommunications vendor Mitel Networks Corp. executed a series of strategic moves that enabled the company to become a global player offering an expanded suite of videoconferencing,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 1st, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Microsoft skips right to Windows 10

Microsoft Corp. is putting the troubled Windows 8 era behind it with new operating system that will likely be more business-focused but will still retain the touch functions of its predecessor. At an event

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Asus Transformer Pad TF103 budget tablet fits the bill

Something like the old Volvo ad tagline: “Buy Volvos. They’re boxy but they’re good” could probably apply to Asus’ most recent Transformer tablet, the TF103. Wrapped in a sturdy but out-dated shell, the

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Canadians opposed to ISPs releasing customer data to authorities

Here’s some data that industry regulators, Internet service providers and other companies collecting customer online information should pay attention to. The majority of Canadians do not want ISPs to be allowed to share

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U.S. cloud firm speeds up content delivery

Faster devices and increasing bandwidth are great for workplace productivity as well as enjoying online entertainment content. However faster Internet service has as few unwanted by products and one of them is dwindling

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Lenovo closes $2.1B x86 deal with IBM

Chinese computer company Lenovo Group Ltd., is easing into the third spot in the $42.1 billion global x86 server market with the close today of its acquisition of IBM Corp.’s low-end x86 server unit.

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HP to deliver ARM servers for the enterprise

ARM-based processors can be found in almost any mobile device these days. The design approach taken by ARM Holdings (NASDAQ: ARMH) in creating its processors require significantly fewer transistors that the typical x86

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Intel, computer vendors working on always-connected PCs

The idea of an always-connected PC  has been floating around for some time. Now it seems that the pieces are coming together. Computers using Intel Corp.’s (NASDAQ: INTC) Skylake processor microarchitecture are likely

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BERserk rips through Web security

Intel Security Advanced Threat Research team has uncovered a critical forgery vulnerability in Mozilla’s Network Security Services (NSS) crypto library that could allow attackers to forge RSA certificates used to secure data transmissions.

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BlackBerry reports $207 million loss

BlackBerry Ltd. CEO John Chen was optimistic today even as the company reported a loss $207 million of 39 cents per share in its last quarter. "We delivered a solid second quarter against

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Bent iPhone 6 ‘extremely rare': Apple

Since the release of its latest smart phones last week, only nine customers have contacted Apple Inc. about their new iPhone 6 Plus device being bent, according to the company. "With normal use

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Will HP Russia’s bribery conviction cast shadow on Canadian operations?

Hewlett-Packard's long running lucrative projects for the Canadian government may be in danger following the conviction for bribery of the company’s Russian subsidiary in a United States Court. A source close to the

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