The opening of nominations for the Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards means channel partners have an opportunity to tout their customer success stories and gain serious recognition at the July 14-15 event.
Hashtag Trending, Feb. 19 – CRA locks users’ online accounts; Facebook banks news in Australia; Uber takes down UberChats app
The Canadian Revenue Agency says online accounts were locked because of an “external threat”, Facebook picks the nuclear option and bans news on its platform in Australia, and Uber takes down the UberCheats app.
Panasonic recently announced its Toughbook FZ-A3 10.1-inch ruggedized tablet as part of its Productivity+ solutions.
Hashtag Trending, Feb. 18 – Bitcoin goes nuclear; New York sues Amazon; Shopify rides small biz wave
It’s raining bitcoin, New York is suing Amazon over concerns about health standards at the tech giant’s warehouses, and Shopify continues to ride the small business wave.
During its predictions webcast, IDC said that 2021 is the year of massive change and the year of the IP. Find out why.
Cisco has a new vice-president of channel in Canada.
Hashtag Trending – LastPass to remove options from free tier sub; Planning tool headaches; Clubhouse is running hot
Password manager LastPass will be removing functionality from its free tier subscription, an over-reliance on planning tools can reduce productivity, and Clubhouse’s voice-only chat rooms are capturing the attention of millions.
SAP Canada has announced the appointment of Brian Moore as its new chief operating officer.
Hashtag Trending – Canada and Huawei partnership; Netflix office in Canada; Unemployment hotline in Reddit
Canada is partnering with Huawei on a long-term project leaving some critics stunned, Netflix is is eyeing Toronto and Vancouver for its new outpost, and Reddit has become the unofficial unemployment hotline.
Hashtag Trending – Farmers hacking tractors; Bitcoin’s carbon footprint; Frustration over Uber Eats’ pay system
Farmers are having to hack their own tractors just to keep it running, a new study suggests Bitcoin uses more electricity annually than the whole of Argentina, and frustration swells over Uber Eats’ pay system.
Last year, the message was loud and clear: Partners should familiarize themselves with Citrix Workspace and move beyond virtualization. Kicking off 2021, Bronwyn Hastings, senior vice-president of worldwide channel sales for Citrix, is sticking closely to last year’s script.
Today HP Inc.’s Amplify partner program, which went live last November, received a new component, Amplify Impact.
Hashtag Trending – Salesforce and the 9-5 workweek, Twitter and subscription models; Kitty lawyer mishap
Salesforce cancels the 9-5 workweek, Twitter experiments with subscription models, and the lawyer with the kitty filter becomes an internet sensation.
Microsoft says its systems weren’t used to compromise other firms when it comes to the SolarWinds Solorigate/Sunburst supply chain hack and related incidents.
Hashtag Trending – Facebook expands false claims policy; Dogecoin skyrockets; AI picks apart Super Bowl ads
Facebook toughens up on COVID-19 false claims, the digital currency Dogecoin is skyrocketing, and we take a look at an AI that shows which ads motivated people to buy products.