Articles By Alex Radu

CDN’s #5 Newsmaker of the Year – Ed Galasso

2017 was a year of change for Tech Data Canada. The distributor saw an entirely new leadership team named after long-time Canada president Rick Reid announced his impending retirement, while globally the whole

Published on: March 13th, 2018 Alex Radu

Google aims to make a splash with first Canadian Google Cloud Platform region

It was only a matter of time before Google opened its first Canadian region. This February, after announcing the intent to open a region last spring, Google Canada announced the official opening of a

Published on: March 13th, 2018 Alex Radu

CDN’s #7 Newsmaker of the Year – Rola Dagher & Bernadette Wightman

After three years at the helm of Cisco Canada, Bernadette Wightman passed the torch to Rola Dagher. But before she left, she carried Cisco Canada into 2017 off the momentum that made her

Published on: March 12th, 2018 Alex Radu

CDN’s #8 Newsmaker of the Year – Mitchell Martin

One of 2017’s more prominent tech acquisitions was distributor Synnex’ acquisition of Westcon-Comstor for $600 million. The significant implications to the Canadian channel made Synnex Canada president Mitchell Martin the most improved on

Published on: March 9th, 2018 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Alexa is laughing at you, Snap cuts over 100 jobs, Amazon commits billions more to food industry

A weird Alexa bug has Alexa-enabled devices creepily laughing without being prompted, the company behind Snapchat is cutting over 100 jobs, and Amazon commits many more billions of dollars to the food industry.

Published on: March 9th, 2018 Alex Radu

2 Truths and a Lie with Red Hat Canada’s Luc Villeneuve

After four years at the helm of Red Hat Canada and a long career in the tech industry, Luc Villeneuve has proven what he can do in the business world. But to get

Published on: March 8th, 2018 Alex Radu

HP unveils devices specifically for healthcare

HP Inc. is targeting the healthcare industry with new versions of its devices specifically designed for it. Dubbed the HP Healthcare Edition portfolio, healthcare professionals will be able to pick up new editions

Published on: March 7th, 2018 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Ford brings self-driving to Miami, Amazon buys smart doorbell for $1 billion, 2018 Canadian Federal Budget focuses on cyber security

It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending!

Published on: March 1st, 2018 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – What to expect from the biggest smartphone event in the world, Mobile World Congress 2018

Mobile World Congress is one of the biggest events centered around mobile devices in the world, and with major announcements like the Samsung Galaxy S9 expected to break later this week, today on

Published on: February 26th, 2018 Alex Radu

Samsung Galaxy S9 coming March 16 with better camera, AR emojis, super-slow motion

After hitting it out of the park with the Galaxy S8 last year, Samsung is playing it safe with the Galaxy S9 and S9+, keeping a very familiar body, while adding new features

Published on: February 25th, 2018 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – FCC’s net neutrality repeal is official, Kylie Jenner slays Snapchat, MIT created living plant lights

It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending!

Published on: February 23rd, 2018 Alex Radu

CDN’s #18 Newsmaker of the Year – Stefan Bockhop and Greg Myers

In 2016, Lenovo Canada’s channel chief Stefan Bockhop (pictured above) said he would be targeting the company’s interest in data centres in Canada, and that move has certainly paid off in 2017. Last

Published on: February 22nd, 2018 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Spotify may create physical products, Uber Canada forces drivers to take a break, Intel rolls out new Spectre fix

Spotify appears to be on its way towards its first physical products, Uber Canada drops a new feature that will force Canadian drivers to take a break, and Intel rolls out its latest

Published on: February 22nd, 2018 Alex Radu

CDN’s #19 Newsmaker of the Year – Greg Tobin

Under the watchful eye of general manager Greg Tobin, in 2017 D&H Canada celebrated its 10-year anniversary and 17 per cent overall sales growth over the course of the year. With over $300

Published on: February 21st, 2018 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Elon Musk gets DC Hyperloop approval, world’s biggest SSD Drive, Google AI can predict heart disease

Elon Musk is one step closer to an East Coast Hyperloop, Samsung has revealed the world’s largest solid state drive, and Google AI is getting closer to being able to predict heart disease.

Published on: February 21st, 2018 Alex Radu