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Apple infuses Finisar with $390 million

Apple Inc. is investing $390 million into a California-based company that produces optical communication components, which will boost the power of iPhone X features such as Face ID, animoji and portrait mode selfies.

Published on: December 13th, 2017 Alex Coop

Intel launches affordable Pentium Silver and Celeron processors

Intel Corp. is continuing to shake up its branding and unveiled its next-generation of Pentium Silver and Celeron processors Monday, each coming with desktop and mobile variants. Intel introduced the Pentium Silver J5005,

Published on: December 12th, 2017 Alex Coop

Apple only smartphone vendor out of Top 5 to not achieve double digit growth

Global smartphone shipments were up three per cent in the third quarter of 2017, with each of the top five smartphone vendors, minus Apple, achieving double-digit growth, according to the latest report from

Published on: December 11th, 2017 Alex Radu

Canadian computer hardware retailer NCIX files for bankruptcy

Another one bites the dust. Canadian computer hardware retailer and Top 100 Solutions Provider Netlink Computer Inc. (NCIX) has officially filed for bankruptcy, according to court filings from the Supreme Court of British

Published on: December 7th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Guide to complete mastery of your Canadian Amazon Echo

Three years after it was first available south of the border, the Amazon Echo and its Alexa voice assistant service are now launched in Canada. If you just received your Amazon Echo, Echo

Published on: December 5th, 2017 Brian Jackson

AWS releases an HD camera that does machine learning

LAS VEGAS – Amazon.com has developed several hardware products in its history such as the Kindle e-reader, Alexa and the Fire tablet, but until today the Amazon Web Services side has not. AWS

Published on: November 30th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

VR is on the rise, VR headsets ship for 1 million for the first time

Virtual reality has never looked better. According to a new Canalys report, Q3 2017 was a record-breaking quarter for virtual reality headsets, with over one million shipments recorded. Canalys credits the price drop

Published on: November 27th, 2017 Alex Radu

HP puts out the DaaS ultimatum to the channel

SAN DIEGO – Ron Coughlin, the president of HP Inc.’s personal systems group, did not mince words when addressing the 10th anniversary VARnex conference – Device-as-a-Service (DaaS) is the strategy going forward for

Published on: November 13th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell EMC expands midrange storage, launches new loyalty program

Dell EMC is introducing new products in its all-flash midrange storage portfolio, and adding a risk-free investment protection program. The company has launched its new SC All-Flash storage array to help customers modernize

Published on: November 8th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Channel partner exclusive Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Enterprise Edition revealed

Samsung has announced that it will be releasing a support- and security-enhanced, enterprise version of the Galaxy Note 8, and it will be sold exclusively through Samsung channel partners. The Galaxy Note 8

Published on: November 1st, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft Surface Book 2, Surface Pro LTE coming this holiday season

The Microsoft Surface family will see an upgrade this holiday season with the Surface Book 2 shipping on Nov. 16, followed by the Surface Pro LTE on Dec. 1. The Surface Pro 2

Published on: October 31st, 2017 Alex Radu

Google launches hardware kit for meeting rooms

G Suite is getting a physical boost, with Google Inc. announcing that Hangouts Meet is getting a $1,999 USD hardware kit specifically designed for G Suite Enterprise edition customers. The hardware kit consists

Published on: October 31st, 2017 Alex Radu

Seagate Technology launches new AI-enabled hard drive for video surveillance

Artificial intelligence (AI) is being touted as the next big technological revolution, and Seagate Technology is getting in on the action. The data storage company has announced SkyHawk AI, its first hard disk

Published on: October 30th, 2017 CDN Staff

Compugen partners with Apple Canada

Apple Canada has struck a unique partnership with CDN Top 100 Solution Provider Compugen, that will see the Richmond Hill, Ont.-based company add iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV to its

Published on: October 26th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto