Hashtag Trending – Russia reached 126M Facebook users, Shopify CEO responds to pundit’s claims

Facebook reveals just how many Americans were reached by Russian content during last year’s U.S. election. Bell and Virgin are already shipping unlocked iPhone X-es. And Shopify CEO Tobias Lutke responds to a

Published on: November 1st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

All Hands on Tech: Sanbot, the hospitality robot

At the HITEC conference in Toronto, we met the only Sanbot model that's in the country right now. But Chinese manufacturer is hoping to change that by landing a distribution deal here. A

Published on: July 17th, 2017 Brian Jackson

IDC reveals new market projections for digital transformation

The digital transformation trend is huge. How huge? According to IDC, the research firm has estimated the economic value of digital transformation to be $20 trillion or more than 20 per cent of

Published on: March 21st, 2017 CDN Staff

Samsung showcases new IoT line up for 2017

Samsung will be entrusting its channel partners with its first round of Internet of Things products for 2017. The company announced that all of new IoT solutions will have a retail focus and

Published on: January 16th, 2017 CDN Staff

Mac’s Convenience stores attracts millennials with Meraki

SAN FRANCISCO – Most Canadians have entered a Mac’s Convenience store for some item they need immediately like milk or eggs or that chocolate bar to crush a sudden bit of hunger. And,

Published on: November 3rd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadian IT legend Harry Hart dies at 87

It was almost fitting that Canadian IT channel pioneer Harry Hart passed on the Sunday before Labour Day. The 87-year legend didn’t take too many days off during his illustrious career. Hart, who

Published on: September 6th, 2016 CDN Staff

Mobile POS systems will grow by five times in transactions in five years: Research

Update: Juniper Research has issued a correction. The numbers are lower; one in five, not two in five retail transactions will happen on a mobile POS device and the 2016 rate figure is four,

Published on: June 6th, 2016 Dave Yin

Kaspersky unveils ATM and PoS security solution

With cyberattacks on retailers growing by the day, it's surprising few security vendors have aimed solutions directly at vectors specific to this industry. Kaspersky Lab is hoping to change that with the release

Published on: June 2nd, 2016 CDN Staff

NetSuite introduces omni-channel solution for retailers

San Jose, Calif. – NetSuite Inc. is targeting brick-and-mortar retailers with new omni-channel solution. During the SuiteWorld conference the cloud software vendor released a retail apparel edition that, among other features, gives merchants and their employees the ability to

Published on: May 26th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

A three-peat for CDW Canada at the CDN Top 100 show

For the third time in a row CDW Canada is the No. 1 Solution Provider in Canada according to the CDN Top 100 Solution Providers rankings. The list of 100 of the best IT

Published on: April 21st, 2016 CDN Staff

Netflix wants to influence consumer hardware purchases with “Recommended TV” designation

Thought Netflix was hardware agnostic? Perhaps. But that hasn't stopped the company from trying to influence hardware manufacturers and shoppers. Don't worry, it seems that the TV streaming service will still work on everything

Published on: March 23rd, 2016 Dave Yin

E-tailers loses millions to Cyber Monday fraud and BlackBerry pays iPhone users this week in channel history

Early December is a time for predictions, be they short-term or long-term. Has fraud prevention improved in the last two years?  In 2013, online retailers expected billions of dollars in sales, but also

Published on: November 27th, 2015 CDN Staff

Follow Friday: Retail experts to follow on Twitter this holiday season

For this week’s CDN #FollowFriday, we are showcasing retail experts in Canada and the US in time for the holiday season. First up is is Chris Hodgson, multi channel solutions sector and retail lead

Published on: November 26th, 2015 Dave Yin

Canadians may be lured by Black Friday, planning on spending less this holiday: Report

Retailers expecting Canadians to shop in droves this holiday seasons may need to think again. New research from market research firm SAS suggests that, while the prevalence of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Published on: November 24th, 2015 CDN Staff