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Lenovo’s PC sales rose in double digits in North America amidst global decline

PC sales just can't seem to catch a break. New numbers released by market research firm Gartner indicate that worldwide shipments declined 9.6 per cent in the first quarter of 2016 compared to the

Published on: April 13th, 2016 CDN Staff

Toronto just misses top 10 ‘future ready’ cities list [infographic]

Toronto has been recognized as “future ready,” placing 11th on a list of the world’s 50 most tech-friendly cities in a global study conducted by Dell Inc., the Round Rock, Texas-based computer giant

Published on: April 11th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Virtual and augmented reality market projections show even enterprise-consumer split [infographic]

Will virtual and augmented reality take off or will it fizzle out, as some fear may be the case for smart watches? Investment firm Goldman Sachs has released its projections for the market, and the

Published on: April 8th, 2016 Dave Yin

Global digital payments to reach $3.6 trillion this year: report

Digital payments, including online, mobile and contactless payments will reach $3.6 trillion this year, a 20 per cent increase from 2015, market analysis firm Juniper Research has projected. Last year's numbers totalled $3

Published on: March 22nd, 2016 CDN Staff

Data centre power outages cost more than $8,800 per minute on average

Highlighting the impact of power outages, the average total cost per minute of an unplanned data centre outage rose 57 percent over the last five years from more than $5,600 in 2010 to more

Published on: March 17th, 2016 CDN Staff

Global PC sales set to stabilize with a refresh on the horizon: IDC

Has the global computer crash ceded? According to market research group IDC, for the most part, yes. The firm has projected that PC sales, which has seen a global slowdown amounting to tens of millions

Published on: March 15th, 2016 Dave Yin

Canada is world’s second worst offender with “dark data”: report

What is dark data? According to Veritas, it's data that sits in an environment whose value is unknown. In Canada, the company suggests, it makes up 64 per cent of IT environments -

Published on: March 14th, 2016 Dave Yin

Huawei announces R&D project in partnership with the Government of Ontario

Chinese mobility and networking company Huawei has announced an R&D project in partnership with the Ontario government that will aim to develop 5G networks, cloud, analytics enterprise applications and mobile security. Dubbed "5G

Published on: March 8th, 2016 CDN Staff

Security organizations are operating using undocumented processes: Report

Are businesses still only doing impromptu security? This is among major findings in HP Enterprise's 2016 report on the state of security, which suggests that "security organizations operate in an ad-hoc manner with undocumented

Published on: January 19th, 2016 CDN Staff

Canada will lag behind again in 2016, this time in cognitive computing: IDC

2016 in Canada will be a year of IoT but not for cognitive computing, apparently, according to IDC. The market research firm has released its 2016 predictions for the Canadian ICT industry, including the prospect

Published on: December 14th, 2015 CDN Staff

Here is what millennials actually want for work perks based on a global survey

Think you know millennials? One way to put it to the test is by considering what they want in the workplace. Besides an engaging and rewarding job in their field of choice, what

Published on: December 10th, 2015 Dave Yin

IDC predicts smartphone slump, softer ICT growth for Canada in 2016

Sluggish oil prices will take a bigger bite out of Canada’s 2016 tech sector growth than previously expected, IDC predicted Thursday. The sector will likely grow by 2.4 per cent next year, said

Published on: December 4th, 2015 Christine Wong

Canadian businesses are finally moving to the cloud: Research

Over half of Canadian businesses say they are working towards using the cloud, according to new research from Microsoft Canada. This, according to the computing giant, is up from the previous trend where

Published on: November 24th, 2015 CDN Staff

Research says lack of channel support is holding back 3D printing that’s already growing in double digits

3D printing isn't going away anytime soon. New research suggests that the market for the technology will grow at a CAGR of 21 per cent during the 2015 to 2020 cycle. This will

Published on: October 29th, 2015 Dave Yin

Millennials expect faster work computers than older colleagues: survey

How much patience do users have for slow applications? According to a new study, it depends on your age. According to the 2015 Desktop Experience Study sponsored by virtualization company AppSense suggests that Millennials are

Published on: October 19th, 2015 Dave Yin