Intel kills its IDF event, promotes new chief engineering officer

Say goodbye to Intel Corp.'s annual developer tradeshow. The Santa Clara-based tech company has announced that its Intel Developer Forum (IDF) will be no more. Intel has used IDF as its launch pad

Published on: April 18th, 2017 Alex Radu

McAfee’s brand switch is nothing new

McAfee’s brand change was like watching the 1993 movie Groundhog Day starring Bill Murray. I can safely say I’ve seen this movie before. Back in 1997, I reported on an interesting four-way merger

Published on: April 4th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

The dawning of a new day for McAfee

After six years and eight months under the control of Intel, today McAfee has been officially set free and will be run as an independent operation based in Santa Clara, Calif., with offices

Published on: April 4th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

The problem with smart cities is the lack of a smart vision

I’ve lived most of our adult life in Silicon Valley or what some call a bubble environment. You know: Everyone and nearly everything is connected 24/7. Everyone has 4-5 devices with them all

Published on: March 24th, 2017 Max Spindle

Intel to acquire self-driving tech company in $15 billion deal

Intel Corp. has announced that it will be acquiring Mobileye NV, an Israel-based company specializing in chips for vision-based autonomous vehicles, in a deal valued at approximately $15.3 billion. An Intel subsidiary will buy

Published on: March 13th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Eurocom to take the channel in the opposite direction

Ottawa-based high performance notebook vendor Eurocom Corp. is introducing a new channel program and strategy. In its history, Eurocom has taken a niche approach to the market with its products but going forward

Published on: February 13th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

AWS announces a lot at Re: Invent show

LAS VEGAS - What might surprise the channel community about AWS is that the cloud giant has made more than 1,000 announcements in 2016. In 2015, AWS made exactly 722 announcements. And, the

Published on: November 30th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto


McAfee strategy won’t change with privatization, says exec

Chief information security officers (CISO) who have bought McAfee solutions and channel partners that sell them won’t see big changes immediately when Intel completes the sale of its Security Group to a private

Published on: September 15th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Intel Canada names a new leader

Well the search for a new leader for Intel Canada did not take long at all. And, the man hired to replace Graham Palmer wasn’t too far either. The chip making giant has

Published on: September 9th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Intel Canada leader going back home

Intel Canada country manager Graham Palmer is leaving the Canadian market after three-and-half years on the job. CDN has learned from sources that Palmer is heading back to the U.K. and will stay

Published on: September 9th, 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


Intel Security tells partners they are a new company

BOCA RATON, FL – Just six months after the last gathering of partners at its user conference, FOCUS, Intel Security invited almost 200 of its top partners here to elaborate on its new

Published on: May 17th, 2016 Lynn Greiner