A Chinese smartphone maker has unveiled devices to compete with Apple’s Macbook Air

Ever heard of Xiaomi? The Chinese smartphone maker, which has seen a meteoric rise in popularity in Asia, is among the top five smartphone makers in the world by some accounts, even though

Published on: July 28th, 2016 Dave Yin

Apple seeks to bolster its services division in response to declining sales

Apple Inc.'s recent shift in focus appears to be paying off, literally, with the company announcing that its services division had posted a record quarterly revenue of $6 billion USD - a 19

Published on: July 27th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Sage releases a Siri-type assistant for accounting named Pegg

CHICAGO – Sage unveiled an accounting chat bot called Pegg today at the Sage Summit that will act as your personal trainer for your business. Pegg does not need to be installed nor

Published on: July 26th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Connected car may be the next innovation lab

The great thing about living in Silicon Valley is that all of the car companies have advanced technology labs here so you hear about all the new gee-whiz stuff before it appears in

Published on: July 8th, 2016 Max Spindle

HP adds touchscreen support to next Chromebook

HP Inc. is giving its bare-bones, cloud-based laptop a few upgrades. The company’s next Chromebook, the 11 G5, will include an optional touchscreen when released in the fall – all the better to

Published on: July 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Interac built its tokenization service on IBM Cloud to bring Apple Pay to Canada

Few technologies today are built by one company alone and it would seem to be the case for mobile payments in Canada. In order to bring the technology to Canada, Interac had to create

Published on: June 2nd, 2016 Dave Yin

The hand-wringing that’s for show and why we need laws around data access now

Be it through compliance or through resistance, it seems that every day a new major tech company is becoming embroiled with a government over data access. After both Apple and BlackBerry made headlines

Published on: June 1st, 2016 Dave Yin

Mac breaches a target market for Malwarebytes

While Windows-based PCs comprise the overwhelming majority of desktop devices owned by enterprises, a number of OS X loyalists maintain they need a Mac to do their jobs. That’s forces their CISOs to

Published on: May 26th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Recap: Will state-sanctioned hacks make encryption irrelevant? A discussion on the future of privacy

Update: Thanks again to Nandini Jolly of CryptoMill Technologies Inc. and Laura Tribe of Open Media, and all other participants of our Twitter chat today. The recap with some of the most interesting

Published on: May 17th, 2016 Dave Yin

CDN Digital Edition looks at Canada’s Top 100 Solution Providers

In this issue of the CDN Digital Edition we are featuring CDW and other winners of the Top 100 Solution Providers awards gala. We also look at the 8 essential steps to getting a premium valuation

Published on: May 12th, 2016 CDN Staff

SAP to make HANA more mobile through Apple partnership

An enterprise partnership between Apple Inc. and SAP SE aims to develop mobile work apps — based on the SAP HANA platform — for iOS devices including iPhone and iPad. The agreement includes a

Published on: May 9th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

It’s not just Apple that saw its smartphone sales decline: report

Hot on the heels of announcements that Apple has experienced its first year-on-year decline in 13 years, a new report reveals that the smartphone market as a whole shrank six per cent in the

Published on: April 28th, 2016 Dave Yin

Apple’s 13-year winning streak comes to an end with quarterly loss

Apple Inc.'s remarkable 13-year growth streak officially came to an end today, as falling iPhone sales led the company to post its first quarterly loss since 2003. From Jan. 1 until March 26,

Published on: April 26th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Apple reveals latest version of MacBook line

Apple Inc. revealed the newest iteration of its MacBook line today, adding a range of upgrades including the latest Intel processors, improved graphics card performance, faster flash storage, an additional hour of battery

Published on: April 19th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood