Free upgrade to Windows 10, Cortana and project Spartan detailed at Microsoft event

Major announcements came out of Microsoft's Redmond, Washington headquarters today.  The company unveiled both software and hardware that are aimed to usher in its next Windows milestone. Here are the major Windows 10

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 21st, 2015 Dave Yin

Google Glass was cool but it lacked purpose

The news that Google is bringing Google Glass eye-wear back into its development cave for more fine tuning reminds me of when the first tablets hit the market in Canada. It was 2001

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 19th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Conservative MP wants warning labels on cell phones

A Conservative Member of Parliament is teaming with a former president of Microsoft Canada to fight for greater awareness of the alleged dangers of wireless radiation. Terrance Young, the Member of Parliament for

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 19th, 2015 CDN Staff

Five tips for a successful cloud transition

I love to build solutions that make a difference. Recognized recently by CDN with the coveted “Solution Provider of the Year” award for a patient bedside engagement solution called Panacea built on the Microsoft platform, team at

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 13th, 2015 Peter Christopoulos

Toshiba, Microsoft and POS tablets to push omni-channel marketing

Omni-channel efforts took centre stage at the National Retail Federation's (NRF) Big Show in New York, NY this week with several companies, including Toshiba, Microsoft, Panasonic and a Toronto-based vendor making major announcements to further

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 13th, 2015 Dave Yin

Cyberworld needs better personal intelligence

You may have noticed over the past six+ months or so that bad folks and evil doers have been exposing software, infrastructure and cloud service vulnerabilities with devastating results: Heartbleed infecting 10s of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 13th, 2015 Max Spindle

Montreal solution provider hires ex-Microsoft Canada executive

Orckestra Inc., a Montreal-based solution provider with expertise in .Net commerce, has hired Corinne Sharp to be its Chief Commercial Officer. The Chief Commercial Officer’s role is a newly created position at Orckestra,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 12th, 2015 CDN Staff

CDN Top Newsmakers for 2014: Eric Gales of VMware Canada

Eric Gales has been in this position before with Microsoft and he returns this year, now running VMware Canada mainly thanks to EVO: Rail. In a nutshell, EVO:Rail combines the vendor’s compute products,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 9th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

#Follow Friday: Three channel executives at this year’s CES

For this week’s CDN #Follow Friday, we are focusing on the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. There were many people who attended CES this year. According to many sources, CES 2015

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 8th, 2015 CDN Staff


CDN Top Newsmakers for 2014: Janet Kennedy of Microsoft Canada

What a Year One it was for Janet Kennedy, the president of Microsoft Canada. Since arriving in Canada she has brought stability to the role - something that was lacking the past few

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 7th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft accepting Bitcoin a progressive but safe move: Analyst

Bitcoin this week got what is perhaps its biggest endorsement yet with Microsoft allowing the digital currency to be used in adding funds to customer accounts. On its official blog Thursday, Microsoft said that it

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 12th, 2014 Dave Yin

Shareholders approve big pay for Nadella

Microsoft Corp. shareholders voted Wednesday to approve CEO Satya Nadella’s $84 million in pay despite recommendations by an investor advisory group that shareholders vote against the compensation because it thought Nadella was being

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 4th, 2014 Nestor Arellano