Articles By Meagan Simpson

Synnex Canada continues to build on strategic Westcon-Comstor acquisition

A year after the Westcon-Comstor acquisition was finalized, Synnex Canada has fully integrated their systems and is anticipating positive results in the Canadian market. At the Synnex Inspire 2018 conference in Toronto on

Published on: October 18th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending: A phone for your phone; Facebook sued over video metrics; Russia-Iran tweets revealed

A mini sidekick phone for your phone, Facebook is being sued again over false video metrics and Twitter reveals over 10 million tweets from the Russian and Iranian troll campaigns. First from Google:

Published on: October 18th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

HashtagTrending: Cannabis and machine learning; ‘Weed-dating’; and tracking consumption

It’s October 17th and unless you’ve been living under a rock you probably know what that means. Recreational cannabis is now officially legal across Canada and in light of this we decided to

Published on: October 17th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending: Reddit makes the world worse; robot parkour; people choose privacy-search engine

A former product manager for Reddit says his time there made the world a worse place, Boston Dynamics taught its robot parkour and privacy search engine DuckDuckGo grows. First, trending on Reddit: A

Published on: October 15th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Next Dimension helping young women explore STEM careers

Thursday marked the 'International Day of the Girl' and to celebrate Canadian-based Next Dimension is partnering with an organization that empowers female students to pursue careers in skilled trades, STEM, emergency response and

Published on: October 12th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending: Revolutionizing emails; Facebook Portal privacy concerns and; Snapchat TV

A new artificial intelligence app is taking on the world of emails, the new Facebook Portal brings up concerns over privacy and Snapchat is creating its own ‘Snap-sized’ TV shows. First trending on

Published on: October 12th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Lenovo reclaims top spot in worldwide PC shipments

Lenovo has reclaimed the number one spot in global PC shipments despite a slight decline in overall shipments according to preliminary results of the third quarter of 2018 from the International Data Corporation

Published on: October 11th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending – Google+ data leak, Pixel 3 unveiled and; Google losing ads to Amazon

Google shuts down Google+ after a data leak, unveils the Pixel 3, and might be losing advertising to Amazon. Listen to the latest Hashtag Trending First from Reddit: It may be no surprise

Published on: October 10th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

CompuCom unveils ‘Self Healing’ AI service for healthcare

CompuCom System Inc. is bringing its AI, automation software-as-a-service (SaaS) product to the world of healthcare to help providers automate tech support and decrease 'downtime' caused by technology failures. The digital workplace services company,

Published on: October 9th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

TeraMach helps store and secure decades worth of government data on the cloud

This past year TeraMach, a Pivot Company launched a new cloud-based storage service, Cloudx, and quickly found themselves managing decades worth of digital records for a public sector organization that has an enormous amount

Published on: September 25th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Kaspersky’s latest software update protects small businesses against cryptominers, ransomware

Kasperksy Lab has announced the latest version of its Small Office Security software adding protection against ransomware and cryptominers. Being a small businesses does not automatically protect a company from cyber-threats - they

Published on: September 24th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending – Amazon product announcements; Bezos in space; Adobe acquisitions

Amazon makes over a dozen announcements at product showcase, Jeff Bezos sending people to space and Adobe acquisition could fuel Salesforce rivalry. First up from Twitter: Alexa is everywhere...Amazon held a product showcase

Published on: September 21st, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Zycom solution helps keep track of 19,000 students and their data

When people hear "back-to-school" they’re likely thinking about new school supplies, not managing data systems or data recovery, but for Zycom Technology Inc. it’s about the latter. The Toronto-based company is an IT solution

Published on: September 19th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Data management for a customer with 300 billion annual views is no problem, says Sierra Systems

The Canadian-based international client has thousands of content creators in over 32 countries with as many as 300 billion annual views in 2017, a 400 per cent increase from 2015. Sierra Systems helped

Published on: September 19th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Datex bringing new businesses online quickly, and securely

Data and cyber security at an enterprise level have been a big topic of discussion this year, as we continuously hear about more and more data breaches jeopardizing people's personal information. Mississauga-based Datex

Published on: September 19th, 2018 Meagan Simpson