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Global PC sales set to stabilize with a refresh on the horizon: IDC

Has the global computer crash ceded? According to market research group IDC, for the most part, yes. The firm has projected that PC sales, which has seen a global slowdown amounting to tens of millions

Published on: March 15th, 2016 Dave Yin

Canada is world’s second worst offender with “dark data”: report

What is dark data? According to Veritas, it's data that sits in an environment whose value is unknown. In Canada, the company suggests, it makes up 64 per cent of IT environments -

Published on: March 14th, 2016 Dave Yin

Huawei announces R&D project in partnership with the Government of Ontario

Chinese mobility and networking company Huawei has announced an R&D project in partnership with the Ontario government that will aim to develop 5G networks, cloud, analytics enterprise applications and mobile security. Dubbed "5G

Published on: March 8th, 2016 CDN Staff

Security organizations are operating using undocumented processes: Report

Are businesses still only doing impromptu security? This is among major findings in HP Enterprise's 2016 report on the state of security, which suggests that "security organizations operate in an ad-hoc manner with undocumented

Published on: January 19th, 2016 CDN Staff

Canada will lag behind again in 2016, this time in cognitive computing: IDC

2016 in Canada will be a year of IoT but not for cognitive computing, apparently, according to IDC. The market research firm has released its 2016 predictions for the Canadian ICT industry, including the prospect

Published on: December 14th, 2015 CDN Staff

Here is what millennials actually want for work perks based on a global survey

Think you know millennials? One way to put it to the test is by considering what they want in the workplace. Besides an engaging and rewarding job in their field of choice, what

Published on: December 10th, 2015 Dave Yin

IDC predicts smartphone slump, softer ICT growth for Canada in 2016

Sluggish oil prices will take a bigger bite out of Canada’s 2016 tech sector growth than previously expected, IDC predicted Thursday. The sector will likely grow by 2.4 per cent next year, said

Published on: December 4th, 2015 Christine Wong

Canadian businesses are finally moving to the cloud: Research

Over half of Canadian businesses say they are working towards using the cloud, according to new research from Microsoft Canada. This, according to the computing giant, is up from the previous trend where

Published on: November 24th, 2015 CDN Staff

Research says lack of channel support is holding back 3D printing that’s already growing in double digits

3D printing isn't going away anytime soon. New research suggests that the market for the technology will grow at a CAGR of 21 per cent during the 2015 to 2020 cycle. This will

Published on: October 29th, 2015 Dave Yin

Millennials expect faster work computers than older colleagues: survey

How much patience do users have for slow applications? According to a new study, it depends on your age. According to the 2015 Desktop Experience Study sponsored by virtualization company AppSense suggests that Millennials are

Published on: October 19th, 2015 Dave Yin

Study shows vast majority of employees willing to quit for greater workplace flexibility

What does it take for an employee to quit? It could be as simple as a lack of flexibility at the workplace. According to a new study by managed service provider Softchoice, as

Published on: October 9th, 2015 Dave Yin

Kaspersky’s new price tags on data leaks may give sticker shock

We all know security breaches are costly, but just how much? New figures released by Kaspersky Lab on the budget required to recover from such a breach are oddly specific: $551,000 for enterprises and

Published on: October 7th, 2015 Dave Yin

Cost and awareness major obstacles to smart home technology adoption: Study

Homes are smarter than you think - at least in the U.S. A new study by the market research firm the Harris Poll found that while wireless speaker systems are still the dominant

Published on: October 7th, 2015 CDN Staff

State of LTE report shows just how far behind Canada is in 4G

Not all 4G LTE networks are built equally, especially if they are Canadian. A new report from OpenSignal, a cellular coverage analysis organization, indicates that, surprise, surprise, Canada is nowhere near the top among

Published on: September 25th, 2015 CDN Staff

Here’s how much more cyber attacks the healthcare industry actually sees

By now it's no secret that the healthcare vertical is a high-value target for hackers, but by just how much? A new report from security vendor Websense Labs puts concrete figures on these

Published on: September 23rd, 2015 CDN Staff