Top 25 Newsmakers featured in CDN’s January Digital Edition

CDN has created its Top 25 Newsmakers list every year since 2001, and this year is no different. While longtime CDN editor Paolo Del Nibletto is no longer at the helm, the show

Published on: January 25th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Intel urges halt to installing its Meltdown/Spectre patches

After getting reports 11 days ago that some Intel-based computers were undergoing high amounts of reboots after installing patches to fix the Meltdown/Spectre vulnerabilities the chipmaker has asked infosec pros and vendors to

Published on: January 23rd, 2018 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending – Amazon’s cashier-less store, Canada tests blockchain, top tech firms could combine for $1 trillion in 2018

Amazon officially opens its first cashier-less store, the Canadian government tests out blockchain, and the top ten tech companies could combine for more than $1 trillion in sales by the end of the

Published on: January 23rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Patching for Meltdown/Spectre: Make sure your AV supplier has the key

The question of how fast to apply Microsoft's January 3 patches for the Meltdown/Spectre processor vulnerability -- and ones that may be issued today with the Patch Tuesday bundle -- comes down to

Published on: January 12th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Patching Meltdown/Spectre: Take your time, or get to it fast?

The country’s biggest municipal power system has wasted no time in implementing patches to the Meltdown and Spectre processor vulnerabilities. “We have been issued patches from many of our vendors (while still awaiting

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Microsoft warns patches for Meltdown, Spectre may clash with AV

Windows administrators will have to be careful applying a Microsoft fix for the Meltdown/Spectre microprocessor flaws that burst suddenly in the news this week, cautioning that it may clash with anti-virus software. The

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending – Microsoft drops Bitcoin support, Apple pressured to address childhood iPhone addiction

Microsoft is no longer supporting Bitcoin. Two investors with $2 billion USD in Apple stock are pressuring the company to address childhood iPhone addiction. And today’s CES highlights include voice assistant-enabled earphones and

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Top five CDN slideshows of 2017

CDN continues its 2017 top five roundups with the most popular slideshows of the year. You should also check out our CDN video roundup, top five leadership changes in 2017, and the most

Published on: December 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Surface Book 2 review – All Hands on Tech

Microsoft didn't try and recreate its successful Surface Book with the Surface Book 2. Instead, the tech giant chose to play it safe and give it one hell of a performance boost. This

Published on: December 20th, 2017 Alex Radu

The top five CDN videos of 2017

The explosion of online videos in the last few years has solidified its place as the medium of choice for most people. With Cisco predicting that by 2020, 82 per cent of consumer

Published on: December 19th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Availability Suite update Veeam’s biggest release ever

Data management and recovery of physical, virtual and cloud files, especially in a timely manner, are a growing importance for businesses big and small, and Veeam Software’s latest update for its flagship product

Published on: December 19th, 2017 Alex Coop

The top five leadership changes of 2017

2017 was no stranger to leadership changes amongst the Canadian channel community. Almost every major company saw a top executive leave or be replaced, so here are the top five Canadian leadership changes

Published on: December 18th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – iPhone X too expensive and fragile? Microsoft teams up with Qualcomm, Amazon lands on Apple TV

The iPhone X may be too expensive and too fragile, Microsoft is teaming up with Qualcomm, and Amazon Prime Video lands on Apple TV. From Google Trends – Consumer Reports has finally released

Published on: December 7th, 2017 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Cyber Monday sets records, Jeff Bezos hits $100 billion, Bitcoin surges

Cyber Monday 2017 could set new records, Jeff Bezos breaks the $100 billion barrier, and Bitcoin surges – both in price and energy consumption. First up from Twitter is the frenzy of Cyber

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs