Articles By Dave Yin

Top digital payment systems the channel should look at

  From digital wallets to decentralized cryptocurrencies, CDN gives you a rundown of the major players in the digital payment sphere.

Published on: November 10th, 2014 Dave Yin

Xerox says printing hurts productivity

Xerox wants you to print less. In fact, it has not one or two, but three new solutions to help enterprise do exactly the opposite of what the company has come to be associated with

Published on: November 7th, 2014 Dave Yin

Enterprise gets Cirius about encryption

It’s easy to dismiss Cirius Messaging Inc. as a small young company with a good idea. Founded in Vancouver in 2006, it could have been considered a startup for the majority of its

Published on: November 6th, 2014 Dave Yin

Tech Data shifts focus to marketing resellers

IT product distributor Tech Data has launched a new marketing service in response to promotional efforts among small and medium-sized businesses in the channel that are generally “lacking”, according to Greg Myers, the

Published on: November 6th, 2014 Dave Yin

Seagate pushes for new cloud storage standard

Data storage solution provider Seagate is aiming to revamp cloud storage with a new solution that seeks to eliminate redundant legacy hardware and software and reduce overhead costs by an average of 40

Published on: November 5th, 2014 Dave Yin

Dropbox and Microsoft announce partnership, app integration

In a surprise announcement today, Dropbox and Microsoft have revealed a partnership to bring the cloud storage service to Office on phones, tablets and web platforms. The deal will allow Microsoft Office users

Published on: November 4th, 2014 Dave Yin

Unlocking the BlackBerry Passport: A Quick How-To

By now you may have heard of the exciting concept that is unlocking a cellphone: purchasing a device that’s been restricted to one carrier only to find their services – or prices –

Published on: November 4th, 2014 Dave Yin

IT and POS systems more vulnerable to “dirty power”

As IT and POS systems become more complex, more segmented and farther-reaching, businesses need to increasingly think about protection from “dirty power”, according to Joe Oreskovic, national sales manager at Eaton Industries Canada.

Published on: November 3rd, 2014 Dave Yin

Techapalooza battles on

The Canadian IT community’s own battle of the bands fundraiser is entering its fourth year, and organizers have set their sights set on raising $75,000 for charity. Dubbed “Techapalooza,” the event is put

Published on: October 31st, 2014 Dave Yin

Security testing tool maker pushes for network resilience in Canada

Companies that rely on networks are not doing adequate testing to ensure that they are resilient rather than simply difficult to penetrate, according to information security company Ixia. Speaking at an Empowered Networks

Published on: October 31st, 2014 Dave Yin

OKI Data targets Quebec market with Montreal office

Printing equipment and solutions provider OKI Data Americas is opening a new office in Montreal in response to demand for its services, which according to the company, has seen national sales nearly double in

Published on: October 30th, 2014 Dave Yin

Move to block Apple Pay likely to fail: Analyst

A recent move by American retailers to block Apple Pay and Google Wallet is merely a negotiation tactic in ongoing disputes with credit card companies, and has no bearing on Canadian prospects for

Published on: October 29th, 2014 Dave Yin

Microsoft to announce wearable cross-platform device

New details continue to emerge for Microsoft’s first modern wearable device to be unveiled in upcoming weeks, with the latest reports suggesting the accessory is more akin to a fitness band than a smart

Published on: October 28th, 2014 Dave Yin

Toshiba to resell Motorola retail solutions in new deal

Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions says it has no new technology in the pipelines despite announcing this week that it will be partnering with Motorola Solutions to provide retail point of sale technology. The

Published on: October 27th, 2014 Dave Yin

Google Inbox lacks business features

Google has unveiled the Inbox app this week in its aim to streamline the email experience, but despite new functionality, the current iteration is missing key features that would tie over business users.

Published on: October 23rd, 2014 Dave Yin