Articles By Nestor Arellano

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 now available

Canadians can now get their hands on the latest version of Samsung’s Android smart phone, the Galaxy Note 4. Available in from Canadian electronics retailers and carriers Bell, Telus Rogers, Wind Mobile, Videotron,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 24th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Canadian Tire money program gets analytics makeover

LAS VEGAS - After 53 years on the job Sandy McTire, that jolly Scottish character that has appeared on the face of Canadian Tire money since 1961, is getting a makeover of sorts. No, were not

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SAS attempts to speed up cloud analytics

LAS VEGAS - Big data software vendor SAS Institute officially opened a facility on its Cary, N.C. campus that will house what could be called a rapid response cloud analytics. The opening of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 23rd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Mac meets iOS in OS X Yosemite

Apple’s Inc. update of its Mac operating system retains the familiar simplicity of the OS while also injecting some functionality that iPhone users find in their smart phones. Made available for free download

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 17th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Ricoh Canada boosts engagement with Azure-based portal

Ricoh Canada is traditionally known as a manufacturer and distributor of printing and digital imaging hardware, but in recent years the company has been easing into the services and solutions space. To communicate

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Apple unveils  iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3

At a time when sales of its iPads have been dropping, Apple Inc., today launched two new tablet devices. In a special event Thursday afternoon at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., company

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 16th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

UN warns firms on risks of taking part in government snooping

A report by the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights has warned Internet service providers and other companies that assist government agencies in mass online surveillance that they could be running the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 16th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

iPad Mini 3, iPad Air 2 details, images leaked ahead of event  

Was it an accident? Or was it all part of the plan? Apple Inc., it seems, accidentally leaked details of its new tablet devices on Wednesday ahead of the expected announcement of the

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Linux Foundation’s Dronecode Project takes off

Non-profit technology consortium Linux Foundation is boosting the development of open sourced software for non-military unmanned aerial vehicles (also referred to as drones) with the launch of code development initiative called Dronecode Project.

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Aruba Networks targets SMBs with new channel program

Network gear vendor Aruba Networks Inc. is lining up a set of new products and a new channel team to help its partners meet the needs of small and medium sized businesses. The

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Symantec board okays split

Just after the United States stock market closed on Thursday, The board of directors of antivirus software pioneer Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) announced it has unanimously approved a plan to split the company

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 10th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Nadella apologizes for saying women should not ask for a raise

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was doing some serious backpedalling in social media on Thursday after incurring the wrath of scores of women around the world following his comments  (spoken at an event celebrating

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ViewSonic partners with Canadian desktop virtualization firm

A Canadian company that specializes in desktop virtualization software is working with computer display firm ViewSonic Corp. to create affordable virtual desktop solutions targeted at the education sector and small and medium sized

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Chromebooks, basic PCs buoyed computer shipments: IDC

Worldwide shipments of personal computers dropped slightly during the third quarter of 2014, but analyst firm International Data Corp. (IDC) said the slide was not as huge as expected partly because of the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 9th, 2014 Nestor Arellano