Articles By Mandy Kovacs

The NFL is in legal trouble over concussions again – Tech in Sports Ep. 40

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest tech news from the last week, including the NFL’s legal woes, 3D printed shoes worn by the fastest marathoner in the world, the Blue

Published on: April 23rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

CDN Lifetime Achievement Award: Greg Myers

Not many children grow up dreaming of being in the Canadian tech channel. And not many people spend their entire careers in the channel, making such a mark on the community that they

Published on: April 20th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Cisco expands intent-based networking to IoT, unveils new Catalyst switch

THE BAHAMAS - Cisco is hoping to continue its momentum in intent-based networking with new security, automation, and analytics announcements at its annual Partner Connection Week (PCW) 2018 in Nassau, The Bahamas, from

Published on: April 18th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

2 Truths and a Lie with Schneider Electric’s David O’Reilly

With a long career in technology, including over a decade and a half at Telus, we know what the current VP and GM of IT Solutions at Schneider Electric is capable of in

Published on: April 17th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

HP disrupting manufacturing with 3D printing technology; channel partners will need to ‘specialize’ to sell in Canada

LAS VEGAS - HP Inc. may have sent a zero-G printer to the International Space Station, but its next move is staying a little closer to home. The company is now targeting the

Published on: April 12th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Digital transformation, sustainability, channel partners highlighted at HP’s Executive Forum keynote

HP Inc. was in the red in just about every category possible in 2016, but fast forward two years later and the company is solidly in the positives, posting high growth every quarter

Published on: April 12th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

HP teams up with Aon to tackle cyber risks with new security solution

LAS VEGAS - Cybersecurity continues to be the hottest topic in the tech industry. HP Inc. has announced it is joining forces with Aon, a professional services firm, to offer a security solution

Published on: April 11th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Toronto girls school hosts blockchain hackathon to inspire interest in STEM fields

What were you doing at 16? The last few weeks have seen teenagers across North America make headlines as they continue to speak out on social issues, and it's become abundantly clear that

Published on: April 10th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Paypal going after traditional banks, Facebook’s continued problems, China’s dystopian ranking system

PayPal is moving closer to “mainstream banking”, Facebook suspends another data analytics firm for using tactics like Cambridge Analytica, and China is testing a social credit ranking system straight out of a Black

Published on: April 10th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

How to stay healthy like a pro athlete – Tech in Sports Ep. 38

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest tech news from the last week, including MyFitnessPal's data breach, MLB's first game exclusively on Facebook, AI at the 82nd Masters, and more! Plus,

Published on: April 9th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Exploring Nissan’s coolest vehicle yet, the XMotion Concept

Nissan has fused traditional Japanese culture and craftsmanship with American grit and utility for its sleek new concept car the Nissan XMotion, and we were hands on at the Canadian International Auto Show

Published on: April 6th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Google employees don’t want to be in the war business, 2B Facebook accounts compromised, top 3 most high-tech cities in Canada

Google employees petition to pull the company out of a Pentagon AI project, Facebook increases its estimation of the number of users exposed to data harvesting, and three Canadian cities make the list

Published on: April 6th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Huawei’s enterprise broadband solution available to more service providers thanks to new partnership

Huawei Canada has announced a new partnership that will make its innovative broadband solution more widely available to regional communication service providers (CSPs) and Internet service providers (ISPs) across Canada. It has teamed

Published on: April 5th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

New worldwide channel chief for VMware

VMware has been no stranger to leadership changes over the last several years, and 2018 is no different. The company has appointed Jenni Flinders as its new vice president of worldwide channels. As

Published on: April 4th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Pivot3 announces availability of its HCI software platform on AWS

As the cloud becomes crucial to both businesses and consumers, Pivot3 is making sure its hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) technology is public cloud-ready. The Texas-based HCI company has announced that its Pivot3 Cloud Edition

Published on: April 3rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs