Hashtag Trending – Pinterest ad sales nearing $1 billion USD; Uber/Lyft ban driver for filming riders; Tesla asking suppliers for refunds

Pinterest’s ad sales are approaching $1 billion - with a B - USD in revenue. Uber and Lyft cut ties with a driver who secretly filmed hundreds of passengers. And Tesla is asking

Published on: July 24th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

LG shows off B2B signage products for retail, business spaces

LG Electronics bolstered its B2B signage product lineup at Integrated Systems Europe 2018 last month. With its four new OLED products, LG is targeting business environments in places such as retail, public spaces,

Published on: March 16th, 2018 Alex Radu

Retailers and restaurants turn to Apple hardware to improve in-store sales

If you had to bet on the next move of an entrepreneur that's coming fresh off building up a successful e-commerce business, you probably wouldn't put money on building a startup that wants

Published on: February 21st, 2018 Brian Jackson

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

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