Will state-sanctioned hacks make encryption irrelevant? Join our discussion on the future of privacy

If 2015 was the year of the hack, then 2016 is the year privacy and encryption squared off against national security. We saw it with Apple's dispute with the FBI over creating backdoors

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

BlackBerry defends giving RCMP global encryption key, makes apparent dig at Apple

BlackBerry is defending itself in light of revelations that it had given the RCMP the global encryption key to its personal devices. In an official blog post attributed to company chief executive John Chen, the

Published on: April 18th, 2016 Dave Yin

Apple turns 40: what we really know about the computing pioneer

A recent story about Apple being 40 years old on April 1st caught my eye. And here’s another one listing 17 incredible facts about Apple. Presumably these weren’t April Fool’s Day jokes. It’s getting

Published on: April 7th, 2016 Don Sheppard

Durability tests show the iPhone SE is more fragile than the iPhone 6s [infographic]

With the release of iPhone SE, Apple seems to be bucking the phablet trend of yesteryear and opting to return to its roots of a smaller form factor. Yet, does a compact body

Published on: April 4th, 2016 Dave Yin

CompuCom Canada leader now in charge of PCM Canada

It did not take Phil Soper long to find his next challenge. He was named today as the first ever President of PCM Canada. Last year PCM acquired CDN Top 100 solution provider

Published on: March 30th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

CompuCom Canada leader leaves organization

Multiple sources have told CDN that Phil Soper has left CompuCom Canada after nearly nine years running the Top 5 solution provider in Canada. Soper had the title of vice president and general

Published on: March 29th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

FBI unlocks San Bernardino iPhone without Apple’s help, but both sides declare victory

The FBI has announced it succeeded in extracting data from the iPhone belonging to the San Bernardino gunman without Apple's help, ending a two-month-long legal standoff. The U.S. justice department, which previously took

Published on: March 29th, 2016 Dave Yin

Pebble lays off a quarter of its staff amidst wearables sales slump

Are smartwatches a fad? Reports are circulating that Pebble, a key player in this space, is laying off about 25 per cent of its staff, or 40 employees. The news was revealed during

Published on: March 24th, 2016 CDN Staff

Intel’s Andy Grove left more than a legacy

I was saddened to learn of the passing of Andy Grove at age 79. Intel did not release the cause of death, but it was widely known in the industry that Grove suffered

Published on: March 22nd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto