Weekly Update – Top 5 tech stories of 2016

IT World Canada's Mandy Kovacs and Alex Radu recap the top 5 tech stories of 2016. Acquisitions Ingram Micro enters new chapter after HNA deal closes Tech Data makes blockbuster deal to acquire

Published on: December 23rd, 2016 Alex Radu


Everything you need to know about Trump’s meeting with the tech industry

You've probably heard of the 'Tech Summit heard 'round the world' by now. United States President-elect Donald Trump gathered the titans of the tech industry at Trump Tower in New York this week -

Published on: December 16th, 2016 Alex Radu

Trump could stifle global hiring for tech companies

President-Elect Donald Trump’s appointed Attorney General, Alabama Senator Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, may be bad news for tech companies in the United States relying on importing talent from across the world, according to

Published on: November 28th, 2016 Alex Radu


SAP getting serious about the “S” in SMB

NEW YORK – Rodolpho Cardenuto, SAP’s worldwide channel chief, has put in new incentives for solution providers to drive more business throughout the small-to-medium sized business market. Cardenuto announced, at the 8th annual

Published on: November 17th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Google to open 14 “Experience” stores throughout Canada

Google shops have begun popping up in Best Buy locations across Canada, with a total of 14 “Experience Stores” to open across the country by the end of 2016. The online search giant

Published on: October 31st, 2016 Alex Radu


Xiaomi reveals new concept smartphone with edge-free display

Apple Inc.'s next iPhone is rumoured to feature an all-glass, edgeless design - but Xiaomi Inc. may have beaten it to the punch. This week the Beijing, China-based smartphone maker, the world's third-largest,

Published on: October 26th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Big American solution provider enters Canadian market

Global IT solution provider Zones Inc. has arrived in Canada. Zameer Hussain has been hired to be Zones’ first ever country manager for the Canadian operation. Hussain was formerly with two CDN Top

Published on: October 26th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top 20 solution provider makes Pivot to acquisition

No. 18 solution provider on the CDN Top 100 list TeraMach Technologies Inc. of Ottawa has been acquired by global IT services provider Pivot Technology Solutions. No terms were disclosed about this deal,

Published on: October 24th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Worldwide PC shipments in decline according to Gartner

PC shipments are in decline worldwide according to Gartner. Shipments totaled 68.9 million units in the third quarter of 2016, a 5.7 per cent decline from the third quarter of 2015. This marks

Published on: October 12th, 2016 Alex Radu

Salesforce acquisitions getting some play at Dreamforce

SAN FRANCISCO - Salesforce.com Inc. put two very recent acquisitions front and centre as it opened up its annual Dreamforce conference, deepening its involvement in the e-commerce and online collaboration markets. Salesforce’s newest

Published on: October 5th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Test driving the Apple iPhone 7 out of the box

The latest iPhone 7 from Apple gets unboxed. In this video review, we look at some of the key new features that business users may care about. Plus, we put to the test if the

Published on: September 20th, 2016 Brian Jackson