Amazon set to release $50 tablet despite Fire Phone blunder

One may not associate Amazon with low-cost devices, but that is exactly what the company is planning to sell. The online retail giant, which has failed to capture a market with its higher-end

Published on: September 8th, 2015 CDN Staff

The next phase in Artificial Intelligence: Singularity

I love good science fiction because there is always a glimpse of a thought, an idea that ultimately becomes something tangible in our world. But Elon Musk’s (Tesla, SpaceX) and Stephen Hawking’s warning

Published on: September 2nd, 2015 Max Spindle

Lenovo plans to reduce workforce ASAP

Lenovo Chairman and CEO Yuanging Yang, in an employee memo obtained by CDN, plans to reduce the company’s workforce by 3,200 people. This will include about a 10 per cent reduction in non-manufacturing

Published on: August 13th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Four types of customers you should fire immediately

Not all clients are created equal. Nor should you be compelled to treat them equally. There’s no law stating you must sell to everyone, or keep servicing clients that are the wrong fit

Published on: August 7th, 2015 Colleen Francis

Samsung, Apple losing ground to tablet upstarts in a smaller market

We’re buying fewer tablets, and fewer of those we are buying are from Samsung or Apple – although most of them still are. Those are the key takeaways from IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Tablet

Published on: August 6th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft opens up the channel for Surface devices

Orlando, Fla. – When the Surface device was introduce more than two years ago the channel wanted its opportunity to resell it. Today, at the 2015 Worldwide Partner Conference, Microsoft has granted the

Published on: July 13th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Lenovo is now a global company says its new President

In his first official visit to the Canadian headquarters of Lenovo, Aymar de Lencquesaing, the newly appointed president of Lenovo North America, met with CDN to discuss design, innovation and how the company

Published on: June 23rd, 2015 Dave Yin

New Lenovo President sees Canadian opportunities

Aymar de Lencquesaing made his first trip to Canada as the newly appointed president of Lenovo North America. The French-international executive visited to Lenovo’s Canadian headquarters in Markham, Ont. and to meet with

Published on: June 22nd, 2015 Dave Yin

No business as usual for hackers

The Internet of things, a cashless society and cloud-based everything are all great dreams. But we are beginning to see that the dream can quickly turn into one helluva’ nightmare. Up until the

Published on: June 15th, 2015 Max Spindle

Worldwide tablet growth slows: IDC

Not exact the report channel partners where hoping for, but according to the latest figures from IDC 2015 tablet growth has slowed down, while the cellular-connected tablets and 2-in-1 devices maintained some momentum

Published on: June 1st, 2015 CDN Staff

BlackBerry to make tablets again; with some help from Samsung/IBM

The BlackBerry Playbook didn’t last very long in the market, but the Canadian vendor is hoping a laser focus and some big partners will make its latest foray into the tablet market a

Published on: March 27th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

All Hands on Tech: Dell Venue 11 Pro

In this edition of All Hands on Tech, the Dell Venue 11 Pro detachable device is reviewed. Dell has a vested interest in dispelling the myth that the PC is dead and the

Published on: February 27th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

100 million later: A look back at ThinkPad

Chinese multinational computer vendor Lenovo Group Ltd. is celebrating a company milestone - the shipment of the 100 millionth unit in its ThinkPad line of notebooks and tablets. To mark the milestone, we're taking

Published on: February 13th, 2015 Dave Yin