Microsoft launches $25 Nokia; Huawei slashes budget phones

Chinese networking equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. and Microsoft Corp. appear to have divergent views of the mobile phone market. As Huawei announced plans to phase out more than 80 per cent

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Forked Android’s market share on the rise: Report

The version of the Android mobile operating system that allows channel partners to customize the software appears to be growing in popularity and could be eating into the market of the stock Android

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Microsoft continues to lose money on Surface

Microsoft Corp. is banking on its new 12-inch tablet the Surface Pro 3 to lift the company’s profile in the tablet market but a closer look Redmond’s latest filing with the United States

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BlackBerry now in hiring mode: John Chen

The restructuring of BlackBerry Ltd. which saw the drastic sale of its assets and pruning by the thousands of its workforce, is now over and the Canadian company can now begin hiring again, according

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BlackBerry partners to offer BES 10 as hosted service

BlackBerry mobile partners are now able to offer the company’s BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 (BES 10) secure mobility management solution as a hosted service for business customers. BES10 Hosted will provide business customers

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How unchecked metadata expose sensitive corporate information

A majority of companies could be exposing confidential and sensitive business information through metadata contained in documents shared online and through mobile devices, according to a recent study. Even though 94 per cent

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Tablet shipment slows down

Is tablet adoption reaching a saturation point? There were fewer tablet devices shipped around the world during the first three months of this year than for the same period in 2013. This is

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BlackBerry’s new Passport screams ‘it’s hip to be square’

In a world of rectangular smart phones, Canadian mobile device maker BlackBerry Ltd.. (TSE: BB) is introducing a handset that sports a 4.5" square screen and a QWERTY hard keyboard. The company is

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Toshiba releases wireless SSD storage and streaming devices

Japanese electronics firm Toshiba Corp. recently rolled out two wireless products which enable users to create their own shared networks for storing and streaming files and media from any device without the need

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New Surface Pro 3 aimed at BYOD

Microsoft Canada opened up its Surface Cafe in downtown Toronto for the launch of the Surface Pro 3. CDN was on hand to take in all the action and got an exclusive interview

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Nokia X2 is Microsoft’s first Android phone

The Nokia X2 is the fourth entry in the X line but it is also the first handset to be released by the brand since Microsoft bought the company last year. This makes

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Less Canadian firms bankrolling BYOD: Sage survey

Canadian companies realize the benefits of mobile technology but the number of firms that are sponsoring workplace bring your own device (BYOD) expenses for employees is shrinking, according to a recent survey by

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Will Amazon Fire ignite consumer passion?

That’s the big question of course on everyone’s mind once the online retail giant announced yesterday that it was making a play for the lucrative but very crowded smartphone market. In truth, despite

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 19th, 2014 Nestor Arellano