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Google discontinues its flagship smartphones, residents in eastern Canada were hit with a cell service outage yesterday, scientists renamed 27 human genes to appease Excel.
This morning Avaya officially announced that the Avaya OneCloud brand will span the entire unified communications, contact center, collaboration and CPaaS (Communications Platform as a Service) product families.
We unpack a bunch of news from Samsung’s virtual event, Twitter braces for a mega fine, and Instagram is doing its best to keep you off of TikTok.
Cybersecurity solutions provider Digital Defense is launching a new partner program for managed services providers.
The iMac gets new updates, there are more developments on the fiasco surrounding TikTok, and Google’s pouring out new pixels.
Microsoft confirms its interest to buy TikTok, Mark Zuckerberg and Jeff Bezos added billions to their bank accounts during the height of the pandemic, and NASA astronauts return home after a critical SpaceX mission.
Major tech companies appear before the U.S. Congress in a monumental antitrust hearing, Ontario based smart glasses…
India bans more Chinese apps, e-commerce has doubled during the pandemic, and Bill Gates weighs in on the coronavirus.
New Brunswick’s Sonrai Security launched with $18.5 million in Series A funding last year. We caught up with them recently to discuss their latest solution.
The second iteration of the Microsoft Surface Go sees a markable improvement in performance and battery life. With that said, the baseline model can struggle with basic multitasking, and doesn’t come with the Type Cover keyboard.
Google employees will work from home until summer 2021, Jeff Bezos will face off against Congress this week, and the downsides to working from home are discussed online.
This morning we catch up with Intel and roundup the latest channel news from the past several days.
Apple shifts some of its manufacturing to India, a new mod allows players to run Windows 95 PC inside Minecraft, and multinational conglomerate Siemens is doubling down on its work from home policies.
AT&T delivers a scare by telling customers they’ll need to upgrade their phone to maintain service, a new survey states the obvious about social media, and Elon Musk issues another warning about artificial intelligence.
Microsoft Canada has recognized 16 partners across Canada for their achievements in delivering transformative solutions that have…
Twitter bans 7,000 QAnon accounts, it’s time to throw it back to 2001 with iPods, and Apple vows to go carbon neutral by 2030.
Microsoft Canada has recognized 16 partners across Canada for their achievements in delivering transformative solutions that have…
There are 30 pages worth of announcements in Microsoft’s “Book of News” this year. The few pages dedicated to customer and partner enablement consist of Azure Lighthouse updates, a pair of partnership expansions, and two new Microsoft playbooks. Let’s break it all down.
Facebook’s new video editing app looks to compete with TikTok, in a single day Jeff Bezos got a $13 billion dollars richer, and Elon Musk’s upcoming chip has a music listening feature.
Zoho may not be a household name right now, but the software as a service company aims to change that.
After launching a new partner program in March, VMware says it’s ready to announce the program’s first…
The United Arab Emirates launched its own mission to Mars last week, there’s a lot of chatter online about how to diversify the C-Suite, and millions of users of free VPN services may have had their information leaked in a recent data breach.
To find out more about the uptake and impact of vendor financing programs we reached out to D&H Canada to learn more. Plus, the latest IT channel news
Disney says it’s halting advertising on Facebook, a teen spends more than $20,000 of their parents’ money on Twitch donations, without them knowing of course, and the good times keep rolling at Netflix, which announced it added more than 10 million subscribers in Q2.
Google Cloud has introduced BigQuery Omni, a multi-cloud analytics solution, which allows developers to access and analyze data across the Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Azure (coming soon), without leaving the BigQuery user interface (UI).
The story around Twitter’s massive breach continues to develop, A European Union court sides with Apple in…
Prominent Twitter accounts suddenly get hacked to promote a bitcoin scam, a recap of day three of ITWC’s Digital Transformation Week, and Google’s new certification programs.
IBM’s recent job posting forgets how time works, another ITWC Digital Transformation Week recap from Day 2, and remote working tips from astronaut Chris Hadfield.
Microsoft says there were more than 3,300 nominations for this year’s Partner of the Year Awards from over 100 countries, and Softchoice took home the honour of Canadian Partner of the Year, while three other Canadian partners walked away with category awards.
Amazon says TikTok ban was an error, a quick recap from IT World’s virtual Digital Transformation Week event, and Google’s $10 billion for India.
AWS backtracks on its TikTok warning, iOS apps keep crashing thanks to Facebook, and Microsoft stomps out a nasty fraud campaign targeting CEOs. NOTE: This podcast was recorded prior to AWS’ update on TikTok this weekend.
TikTok users take to Twitter to yell about its meltdown, New records show Google, Microsoft, and Amazon have thousands of previously unreported military and law enforcement contracts, and Elon Musk teases an update for its brain-computer interface company Neuralink.
Growth in Canadian channel revenue in the first five months of 2020 is keeping pace with the same period in the last few years. However, the outlook for the remainder of the year remains precarious.
Facebook fails its first civil rights audit, hackers are snooping around on decommissioned police body cameras, and a trending hashtag we just had to include.
Vision Critical yesterday announced that it has appointed Gary Smith as senior vice-president, channel and partner alliances, and Frank Lingenberg as chief of staff.
Microsoft and Zoom will not process data requests through China’s new security law, TikTok exits Hong Kong, and Uber going into grocery delivery.
Reddit is suspected for privacy concerns, Hackers spread pro-trump data on a popular kids video game, and Mark Zuckerburg expects advertisers to return soon enough.
OVHcloud recently added domain names and web hosting offers to dedicated servers, private cloud and public cloud offerings. Read more to find out how the french cloud firm is looking to expand its presence in Canada.
Twitter says it will add an edit button if everyone wears masks, TikTok is being flamed by hacktivist group Anonymous, Tesla is now the most valuable carmaker in the world.
Canada’s big banks are joining the Facebook boycott, Tesla is now worth more than Toyota, and everyone is suddenly talking about their personal “Zoom shirts”.
Avaya today announced the global expansion and general availability of Avaya Cloud Office by RingCentral in Australia, Canada, and the U.K.
It turns out dozens of apps are still snooping around your clipboard data, Mark Zuckerberg is a little bit poorer now, and Amazon warehouse workers in Germany are planning to strike today.
While the event team quickly pivoted to streaming on Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube for the rest of the week, day one was not a happy time for SAP or for viewers.
CompTIA’s seventh annual virtual conference Aug. 4-6 will feature a meaty educational program and industry experts chiming in on the impact the pandemic has had on the channel, and where the market is headed for the rest of the year and beyond.
Amazon buys the naming rights to Seattle’s KeyArena and changes the name to Climate Pledge Arena, Olympus quits the camera business after 84 years, and Collision from Home wraps up.
Collision From Home continues, the U.S. says it will suspend foreign work visas until the end of the year, and Facebook boycotts continue.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is following through on its promise to enhance its cloud platform GreenLake into a full-scale cloud services market, and much more
Collision from home 2020, Andrew Yang says big tech should pay for user data, and Ontario’s new math curriculum will feature code and data.
This week’s Reddit roundup features some laughs, as well as some insight into recent phishing attacks that use Black Lives Matter material to trick users. Oh, and pre-billing.
A Canadian maker of behaviour-based multi-factor authentication is updating its solution to make it more broadly available with enterprise systems.
We’ve dedicated today’s Hashtag Trending episode to summarize all the big announcements from Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference. Strap in, listeners, because there’s a ton to talk about.
While Veeam’s annual flagship conference VeeamON wasn’t in Las Vegas, it still drew more than 20,000 registrants and a bevy of announcements.
Thousands of teens rally together on TikTok to throw a wrench into Donald Trump’s rally plans in Tulsa, Adobe wants you to uninstall Flash soon, and NBA Players are being asked to wear a smart ring when they start play again next month.
Canada’s COVID-19 tracing app is soon to arrive, Huawei is being accused as a national security threat, and useful tips for those starting remote work.
It’s *checks notes* Thursday, June 18! But what is time? Who knows anymore. Here are some of this week’s top conversations from the MSP subreddit.
Mark Zuckerberg announces Facebook will allow users to turn off political ads, the CIA’s largest data breach is due to not enough security, Twitter rolls out a new feature.
Apple faces two EU antitrust probes, Amazon launches a new social distancing tool, and remote work needs more chit chat.
Bell says BlackBerry Protect is available as an optional layer of security for smartphones and tablet management. It’s offered as an annual subscription based on the number of users or devices.
Walmart joins forces with Shopify, Zoom admits it suspended accounts of several activists at China’s request, and new office norms take place due to COVID-19.
Dell Technologies this morning announced the launch of a new unified unstructured storage array line called Dell EMC PowerScale.
Global IT and network integrator NEC Corp. this morning announced the general availability of its unified communications as a service (UCaaS) and contact centre as a service (CCaaS) solutions for Canadian businesses.
More tech giants exit the facial recognition business, fake contact tracing apps are popping up, and the PS5 reveal was impressive but the subsequent memes were even better.
Amazon will stop supplying US police with facial recognition technology for a year, Twitter has a new prompt encouraging users to read before they tweet, and Omni Ballot online voting raises concern on election integrity.
Clearview AI facial recognition will not delete Canadian faces from its collection of billions of photos; 3M sues third-party Amazon sellers for fraudulent N95 mask sales; Remote work raises concerns about work from home inequality.
Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, says its new edge platform can predict and resolve problems at the network edge before they happen.
IBM says no to facial recognition; Google Maps launches new features for COVID-19 travel alerts, and new perks for working from home may be on the way.
IBM’s chief executive officer Arvind Krishna today revealed that the company is sunsetting its “general-purpose” facial recognition business.
Twitter puts a fact-checking label on tweets linking COVID-19 TO 5G, Jeff Bezos gets $35 billion richer, and the Canadian Accounting Association has been hit with a cyber-attack.
Six Canadian firms were recognized for their business achievements during the Intel Partner Connect 2020 virtual conference…
The rare sighting of a predator drone flying over protests causes a stir, a story about how messaging technology is helping protestors remain organized catches fire over the weekend, and social media gets hyped about the next Matrix sequel.
The MSP subreddit was chatty as usual this week, and it’s clear the focus for many is getting clients set up to work from home in a more permanent fashion.
Amazon says Black Lives Matter while selling surveillance tech to police, Mark Zuckerburg defends his do-nothing approach to Trump’s offensive tweets, and the show goes on for CES 2021.
The Brandt Group of Companies has reached an agreement with U.S.-based Ultara Holdings, Inc. to acquire the Canadian operations of its GeoShack company and the Canadian assets of Inteq Distributors
Google faces a $5 billion lawsuit for tracking ‘private’ internet use, Zoom revenues soar but it faces criticism for denying free users encryption, and lastly Microsoft rolls out the new Chromium Edge browser for Windows 10.
Telus today announced that it has selected Nokia and Ericsson to build its 5G network, retracting its original plan to include Huawei.
Bell Canada chooses Ericsson for its 5G ambitions, China’s new digital currency makes a ton of noise, and the former CEO of Reddit slams the social media platform for amplifying hate, racism, and violence.
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