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CDN’s Bonus Newsmaker of the Year – Rick Reid

If you had to choose a word – one word – to encapsulate the career of Rick Reid, who at press time has less than three months from his official retirement as the

Published on: February 16th, 2018 Paolo Del Nibletto

Why Amazon HQ would be good for Toronto

In addition to 50,000 new well-paying, knowledge-sector jobs, a new Amazon headquarters in Toronto would bolster local talent and encourage other companies to follow suite, proponents of the project suggest. But Amazon HQ2

Published on: January 23rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Why Amazon HQ2 would be bad for Toronto

One of the shiniest gems dangled by Amazon’s HQ2 is the prospect of bringing 50,000 new well-paying, knowledge-sector jobs along with it. Critics of the idea of setting up Amazon’s new headquarters in

Published on: January 23rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Real-time sales solution disrupting the real estate industry

While digital transformation has disrupted almost every sector, the real estate industry has been relatively slow to catch up – until now. A web-based sales solution for developers, and sales agents called Salefish

Published on: January 2nd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Airports without passports?

LAS VEGAS – Is it possible to show up at any airport in the world without your passport and still board your scheduled flight; get to your intended destination and get back home?

Published on: November 29th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Hakim Optical using AR to help customers find the perfect glasses

If you're in the market for new glasses but don't have the time to visit a store and try on some frames, Hakim Optical has the perfect digital solution for you. On Monday

Published on: November 21st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Jack Ma and Justin Trudeau urge businesses looking for new markets to consider China

TORONTO – Canadian businesses – small, medium, and enterprise alike – looking for new markets should consider the 300 million middle class Chinese eager to purchase high-quality products from the Great White North.

Published on: October 2nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Sunwing travel store implements multi-touch display

Have you ever gone to a travel store? Not many people do anymore. According to a TrekkSoft research report, mobile bookings in travel have grown by a whopping 1,700 per cent between 2011

Published on: September 22nd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

How Softchoice uses office design to maximize employee collaboration

Something is missing from the new 25,000 square-foot addition to solution provider and CDN Top 100 winner Softchoice's Toronto headquarters. It has no individual offices. Not one. Incorporating offices would have been antithetical

Published on: August 28th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung head sentenced to five years in bribery trial

Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee has been convicted of bribing former South Korean President Park Geun-hye and sentenced to five years for bribery, hiding assets abroad, embezzlement and perjury. According to the Guardian,

Published on: August 28th, 2017 Howard Solomon

HoloLens to brew better beer

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Microsoft HoloLens isn’t actually brewing beer, but for Deschutes Brewery of Bend, Ore., it helps then reduce waste and improve the quality of its craft beers. Founded in 1988

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

OnX offers managed Sharepoint service

CDN Top 100 Solution Provider OnX of Toronto is entering a multi-phased offering to deliver a fully managed Microsoft Office 365 SharePoint digital platform for Simply Green Home Services. Simply Green is a

Published on: June 5th, 2017 CDN Staff

Canada and U.S. avg mobile connection speed far behind European and Asian counterparts

The world continues to become more connected and see better connections in 2017, but both Canada and the U.S. are still lagging behind in mobile connection speeds through the first quarter of 2017

Published on: June 1st, 2017 Alex Radu

Pure Storage creates positive disruption to a small Canadian town

A town known for being one of the fastest growing areas of Ontario's Golden Horseshoe region has decided on flash data storage for its data centre. Milton, a Southern Ontario municipality with a population

Published on: January 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Overwhelming majority confident with cloud disaster recovery

Nine out of 10 IT professionals are confident in their cloud-based disaster recovery strategy, compared to the 74 per cent who use on-premises disaster recovery solutions, reveals the Zetta State of Disaster Recovery

Published on: November 16th, 2016 Alex Radu